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The Tannest People In The World

We get that having a tan can feel good, especially in the summer.  But most of us don’t understand Tanning Mom’s desire to obtain that leathery shade of brown. And then there…

Ami Angelowicz |

Poor Jennifer Lawrence Got The Aggressive Spray Tan Treatment

Whoever is in charge of Jennifer Lawrence’s skin color (is it you?) went a little/a lot spray tan-happy on the poor girl before the Academy Awards Nominations Luncheon, which left…

Rachel Krause |

What A Difference A Tan Can Make

Sunday night, Hayden Panettiere showed up to the American Music Awards looking rather … different than usual. It took me a minute, but I finally realized what had changed.  Hayden…

Julie Gerstein |

Be My Boyfriend: Bodybuilder Who Forgot To Apply Fake Tanner To His Face

Dear Number 49,

Congrats on making it to the Super Heavyweight finals at the Arnold Classic Europe in Madrid this weekend! That’s awesome! I’m sorry that you didn’t…

Ami Angelowicz |

Please Explain: Why Can’t I Get A Tan?

Each summer, as I dare to don the shorter garments in my closet, I’m taken back to junior high gym class. Playing kickball and running laps with no athletic ability…

Kate Hakala |

When Weird Tan Lines Happen To Celebrities

When “Jersey Shore”‘s Deena Cortese was arrested for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness this past weekend, we discovered she was guilty of another offense: Crazy tan lines. How did she…

Ami Angelowicz |

The Tannest People In The World

We get that having a tan can feel good, but most of us don’t understand Tanning Mom’s desire to obtain that leathery shade of brown. And then there are others…

Ami Angelowicz |

Help Me Find A Natural-Looking Self-Tanner That’s Right For My Fair Skin! (Snooki And John Travolta Need Not Apply)

I wouldn’t know if I could tan naturally because I’ve never actually tried. Aside from the fact that, you know, the sun wants to give you cancer and shit, I’m…

Rachel Krause |

H&M Under Fire For The Use Of A Ridiculously Tan, Blatantly Altered Model

H&M made Tanning Mom so proud with their new swimwear ad, which features model Isabeli Fontana flaunting skin the color of coffee beans. The Swedish fast-fashion retailer was forced to…

Rachel Krause |

Pippa Middleton Is “Royal Mocha”

According to a new poll in the UK, Pippa Middleton’s posterior isn’t the only thing in high demand. Women are also after her skin color, which a tanning guru dubbed…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

The Tanning Tax And 5 More Reasons You Shouldn’t Be Fake Baking

The new tanning tax goes into effect today. And if you are upset about it, you shouldn’t be. Sure, it adds 10 percent to the cost of most fake bakes,…

Nikki Dowling |

Skin Cancer: Tanorexia Takes Its Toll

Summer is all about showing some skin while you’re having fun in the sun and tanning goes with the territory. Sadly, as well know, getting that bronze glow can also…

Simcha |

How To: Select And Apply Bronzer

Amelia wears a lot of bronzer (some might even say too much), so Trae Bodge, the creative director and founder of Three Custom Color Specialists in New York,…

Catherine Strawn |