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Beauty IRL: Oh, To Be Tan

If being tan is wrong, I don’t wanna be right.

Megan Reynolds | April 8, 2015 - 3:15 pm

9 Things You Need To Know About The Sun And Your Skin This Summer

It’s beach season! Yay! That means that when I went to the beach last week I got sun poisoning, just like every year. Boooooo.
The whole concept of “sun…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 5, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Beauty Test Drive: LORAC’s Tantalizer Body Bronzing Spray

Ever get all dolled up and then look down at your painfully pale legs? If you’re coming out of winter hibernation and have a special event to go to, I’ve…

Sophie Leon | March 18, 2014 - 9:30 am

Robert Pattinson Has Started A Weird Beauty Ritual To Impress His New Lady

Of all the crazy Robert Pattinson rumors we’ve heard over the years, this one just may take the cake. According to a source, the normally pasty (in a good way)…

The Stir | October 11, 2013 - 12:50 pm

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 | August 3, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Dr. Gwyneth Paltrow Says Tanning Is Totally Safe

“We’re human beings and the sun is the sun — how can it be bad for you? I think we should all get sun and fresh air. I don’t think anything…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 9, 2013 - 5:30 pm

A History Of Tanning Culture, From Coco Chanel To Snooki

Summertime. Cue the languid bathers soaking in the blistering summer sun in the park, on the beach and just about everywhere you look. Everyone’s trying to get that summer glow.

College Candy | July 9, 2013 - 12:50 pm

7 Products To Salvage Your Sunburned Skin

While I’ve personally never found any remedy that can mollify the sting, maybe you’ll have better luck. Check out these seven soothing products we recommend slathering all over in case…

Alyson Penn | June 17, 2013 - 11:00 am

The 11 Stages Of A Surprise Sunburn

We are all too familiar with the abusive nature of the sun. It’s like that snake cane Jafar carries around with him that makes you do whatever he wants. It’s…

Alyson Penn | June 17, 2013 - 10:00 am

Ohio Tanning Salon Turns Away Woman For Being Too Fat

Kelly McGrevey of Akron, Ohio was told that she was too fat to tan. McGrevey claims that Aloha Tanning Salon’s management told her she was too big to fit in…

Ami Angelowicz | April 24, 2013 - 11:40 am

Tanning Mom Supports The Anti-Tanning Law She Inspired, Continues To Be Amazing

My obsession with Tanning Mom Patricia Krentcil grows stronger with every passing public appearance. Her latest is this gem of a TMZ interview where she responds to New Jersey’s newly…

Ami Angelowicz | April 4, 2013 - 2:20 pm

Tanning Mom Considering A Move To Jolly Old England

New Jersey isn’t quite as fun when you’ve been banned from the local tanning salons. So Tanning Mom Patricia Krentcil is doing what any UV-ray worshipper would do: she’s considering…

Jessica Wakeman | February 25, 2013 - 2:40 pm

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 | August 29, 2012 - 11:00 am

Want To Avoid A Summer Tan? Try A Face-kini!

In America’s tanning-obsessed culture, where we spend millions of dollars and hours a year trying to bake (or fake) our way to the perfect golden hue, it’s difficult to fathom…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 22, 2012 - 10:40 am

“Safe Tan” May Just Be An Oxymoron: Spray Tanning Joins The Club

It’s universally acknowledged, if not necessarily heeded, that both tanning by sunlight and by booth can cause skin cancer, and now we’re being warned that something so seemingly innocuous as…

Rachel Krause | June 13, 2012 - 3:40 pm

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 | May 23, 2012 - 2:40 pm

12 Things We Don’t Understand About “Tanning Mom”

We can’t hide it. We won’t deny it. We are fascinated, strangely fascinated, with Tanning Mom, the New Jersey mother who was arrested for child endangerment for allegedly taking her…

The Frisky | May 4, 2012 - 1:20 pm

“Tanning Mom” Speaks!

Yesterday we were gobsmacked by/fascinated with Tanning Mom, aka Patricia Krentcil, the New Jersey mama bear who got arrested for allegedly putting her five-year-old in a tanning bed. Tanning Mom…

Jessica Wakeman | May 3, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Jersey Woman Arrested For Taking Her Daughter Tanning

Nutley, New Jersey, mother Patricia Krentcil really likes tanning. That’s obvious when you look at her oranged-up skin and bleached hair. But police officials in Nutley believe that Krentcil likes…

Julie Gerstein | May 2, 2012 - 3:40 pm

New Law Bans California Teens From Tanning Beds

That sound you hear? It’s a stampede to the nearest tanning salon before it’s too late! Tanning will be banned in California for anyone under the age of 18 beginning…

Jessica Wakeman | October 11, 2011 - 1:20 pm
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