Posts tagged "tanning"

9 Absolutely Necessary Tips For Applying Self-Tanner

Last week, Sophie Evans, celebrity skin finishing expert for St. Tropez, demonstrated her tips for getting the perfect sunless tan. Evans has tanned everyone from models during London and Paris fashion weeks to celebrities for the Academy Awards and Golden Globes. And now she's letting us in on her secrets. Keep reading for Evans' ti…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 3, 2011

Beat The Burn: 5 Tips To Save Your Skin This Memorial Day Weekend

With temperatures expected to reach their highest yet this Memorial Day weekend, you may have plans to soak up the sun. So StyleList tapped Dr. Robin Schaffran, board-certified dermatologist and creator of Dr. Robin for Kids sunscreen, for five simple tips to help you beat the burn. 1. Apply sunscreen liberally 20 minutes before sun

By: StyleList Home / May 28, 2011

12 Dumb Celebrities Working On Their Melanoma

There are many everyday rules that don't apply to celebrities. They get a pass where us normal people have to do things like wash our own dishes and not get escorted around in Escalades and eat fancy dinners for free. They take calls all day long at the beach or pool and look so good…

By: TruTV / May 22, 2011

Beach Bum Shows Off Their Lindsay Lohan Love

If you happen to be in New York City today and pass by the Beach Bum Tanning Salon at 239 7th Avenue, take note of their interesting bright orange accessory. The fake bake salon is showing their support and devotion for Lindsay Lohan -- a valued longtime customer -- by staging a protest and wrapping…

By: Bianca Posterli / July 27, 2010

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, but tanning is seriously bad for you anyway. If you absolutely can't part with your brown summer hue, you can always go outside—because that i…

By: Nikki Dowling / July 1, 2010

What You Should Know About Sunburns

With the July 4th holiday weekend almost here, it's time to address the beauty issue that no one really wants to think about but is always a possibility: sunburn. We fully advocate using sunscreen on a daily basis, but unfortunately, sometimes those rays get the best of us and turn delicate skin bright red. I…

By: Bianca Posterli / June 29, 2010

Snooki Shows Off Her Sun Love

Really, it was only a matter of time before one of the cast members of "Jersey Shore" scored a tanning deal of some sort. With their penchant for GTL -- emphasis on the T -- and the brand-new tanning tax, the guidos and guidettes need a new way to keep up their perfect orange glow.

By: Bianca Posterli / June 14, 2010

Quotable: John McCain Tells Snooki He Wouldn’t Have Taxed Tanning Beds

"U r right, I would never tax your tanning bed! Pres Obama's tax/spend policy is quite The Situation. but I do rec wearing sunscreen."—John McCain tweeting to Snooki, who complained multiple times during the MTV Movie Awards pre-show that Barack Obama had approved a tax on tanning beds. Who knew McCain A) watched "Jersey Shore"…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 10, 2010

Lindsay Lohan’s Self-Tanner Made Me Look Like The Bloody Chick From “Psycho”

This may come as a surprise to you, but I was first hired at The Frisky as a beauty and style blogger. (This, of course, was before we realized my true calling was brainwashing the masses with my cuh-razy radicalism.) Back when I was a beauty gal, a company called Sevin Nyne sent me a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 2, 2010

How To Ward Off Dry Skin This Summer

If your hometown's having the same nice, sunny weather we've been experiencing in New York City, you're probably browning a bit and noticing a layer of dead skin dulling your complexion. Sadly, though the type of dryness changes, skin dehydration doesn't disappear when humidity enters the picture. But because a lot of people don't realize…

By: Lily Q / May 17, 2010

The Deep Tan Is Officially Not Back

A recent blog post by Elle UK tells us that the deep tan is back. All we can say is ohgodno and pray that this doesn't give an army of Snooki wannabes sanction to bronze until they're black. So we have a proposition: Before you sit in the sun for weeks straight, or whip out…

By: Lily Q / May 4, 2010

How Snooki Do You Wanna Be?

Getting your pre-beach weather fake tan on but not sure what shade of bronze to go for? Snooki is here to help. I like my base tan to be Standard Guido, since I know some time in the sun will take me into full Jersey territory. [BuzzFeed]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 3, 2010

If Tanning Addiction Is Real, Then The Cast Of “Jersey Shore” Is In Trouble

According to a new study published by the Archives of Dermatology, about one-third of the 421 college students who tried indoor tanning became addicted to it. The study found that tan-oholics also use way more alcohol and pot than those who did not fiend for the tanning bed. More than half of the tanning maniac…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 20, 2010

What’s The “Tanning Tax” And How Will It Affect Your Pasty-Looking Skin?

Beginning on July 1, President Obama's health care reform bill will impose a 10 percent tax on all indoor tanning services. Congress claims the tanning tax will raise $2.7 billion over the next decade for health care costs. But that's not all the government is up to: Today the Food and Drug Administration is meeting…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 25, 2010

A Fake Tan Gave Kelly Osbourne Confidence?

Kelly Osbourne has talked a lot about how "Dancing with the Stars" helped her gain confidence, but apparently getting a spray tan helped, too. As the newly appointed ambassador for self-esteem issues for tanning brand St. Tropez, Kelly talked about her struggle to feel good about herself in a press release: "It really saddens me…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 15, 2010

Beauty How To: Tanning for Asians

How to Tan Asian Skin Asian skin tones look great with a little bit of bronze on top. Luckily, you don't have to submit yourself to the sun's UV rays just to get little color. If you've been too nervous to self-tan, you're in good hands. So take the chance and do it right with…

By: Wendy Atterberry / March 5, 2010

Oh, Burn! Senate Adds A Tax On Tanning

You thought health care reform was all about boring stuff like health insurance, didn't you? Well, it's far more fabulous than that: Washington, D.C.'s finest are fretting over several medical procedures of interest to the casts of "Jersey Shore" and "The Real Housewives of Orange County," including Botax and fake baking. The latest news? A…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 21, 2009

Tanning Beds Are Shockingly Bad For You

I knew tanning beds weren't a great idea, but I didn't realize they were this bad! People who start fake-baking before age 30 have a 75 percent higher chance of getting cancer and are eight times more likely to get melanoma. [Guh-reat. -- Editor] But, wait: It gets worse. Asbestos, arsenic, radium, and cigarettes are…

By: Nikki Dowling / July 29, 2009

When It Comes To Pet Accessories, When Is Enough, Enough?

When it comes to buying things for their pets, for some (lucky) folks it's all recession, what? Just when we thought a dog flying via private jet was the apex of crazy pet services, the newest ridiculousness that's been born into the pampered pooch universe: Dog tanning booths. Well, sort of. They're called Fauna Saunas

By: Nina Carbone / July 21, 2009

Cute Or Dangerous?: Skin Italy Bikinis

Those Italians just love the sun. So much so that they just came out with a new line of bikinis called Skin, which feature heart cutouts on the butt so that when you're baking on the beach, you're left with a little tattoo-tan on your behind. Clearly, these are only for the I Heart Tanning…

By: Leonora Epstein / July 14, 2009