SPRAY ON TAN
Posted 24 March 2004 - 08:44 AM
|QUOTE (bluebird @ Mar 24 2004, 01:09 AM)|
|can I ask how much it is to have done. I can't go to solariums as I am prone to skin cancer, this may be an alternative.|
Depends if you want full or half body done.
Half which is lower legs, upper body, back etc cost me $25 and I think full was about $40 or something but places differ in costs so probably worth checking out a few to see how different they are in price.
Posted 24 March 2004 - 01:34 PM
I will let you all know Friday if I look like a freak.
Posted 25 March 2004 - 10:23 AM
Me, I'm going to be scrubbing all over to remove any mild tan marks from summer, and then proudly walking down the aisle with my glowing white skin.
A tan is a sign of SKIN DAMAGE not health, and the latest research out just this week shows that UVA rays (previously considered safe, and often used in larger amounts by solariums) contributes to the gene mutations that lead to skin cancers. I can't understand why it's suddenly cool to paint yourself to look like those sun-fried idiots you see on the beaches (whose skin, when you get closer, resembles hardened leather!)
If being creamy pale was good enough for Audrey Hepburn, Marylin Monroe and Judy Garland (to mention a tiny handful) then it's good enough for me. I'm not going to waste my money just because a bunch of cosmetic companies have found a new way to make money.
I see so many women walking along with their fake tan lines around their hairlines, and it just makes me laugh.
Don't feel pressured to have a fake tan done because everyone else is - if you're naturally very fair skinned, that's just as beautiful as someone who has naturally darker skin
I know what Adam would say if I came home sporting a fake tan!
(don't even get me started on hair colour - I had foils done, and never again)
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Posted 25 March 2004 - 03:26 PM
I am getting it done tonight... I hope it looks good. I am excited, even if there was supposed to be five of us girls getting it and now there will only be two
Don't you hate it when people are all up for something and cry poor the day of the thing your supposed to be doing! It's not like I haven't been excited about it or anything!!
Posted 25 March 2004 - 03:34 PM
I can understand why some ppl like the tans. While I have ivory skin and nearly black hair, my sister has very olive skin and gold-brown hair (if it wasn't for the fact that we sound the same and have the same facial features, you'd think we weren't sisters)
Anyway, she's prone to skin problems like excema, and as a result, her skin is blotchy, and she sometimes uses a fake tan to even it out. My other sister is as white as me, and has even lighter hair, but uses a fake tan and it doesn't look that good. <shakes head>
I'm going to get my nails done (If I can stop biting them just long enough to get acrylics put on) and my hair done nicely, and instead of getting a spray on tan, I think I might go to a beauty spa and get an all-over scrub and massage <bliss!!>
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Posted 25 March 2004 - 03:43 PM
I think some people use fake tan wrong and that looks ridiculous... like orange feet, orange hands, brown legs and white rest of body...
I mix my fake tan with moisturiser and that way it is not as strong and it blends in a lot better.
I am disappointed the girls let me down, but what can I do.. I am still gald I am going ahead with the spray tan.. and I am leaving work in 15 mins, so soon I will be brown or orange???????
Speak to you about it tomorrow!!!
Posted 26 March 2004 - 08:14 AM
Posted 25 April 2004 - 01:19 AM
I'm interested in getting a spray on tan also but I am interested to know what exfoliaters and moisturisers you use? I know I should exfoliate on a regular basis but I don't. What brands are good?
I have a great moisturiser that I use on my face but I'm unsure about a moisturiser for the whole body. What do you use and reccommend?
I'm interested in your opinions on which ones you use.
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Posted 27 April 2004 - 09:06 AM
I had a spray on tan done once.. wear loose clothes to get there, and they tell you not to put your bra on to leave.. or at least the people who did mine told me not to...
You have to stand around for about 5 - 10 minutes after its done to let it 'set' so that you dont get too much on your clothes..
Then you need to sleep on it, then the next morning when you wake up and freak out because you are so black (thats right, not brown) you jump in the shower and most of it washes off.. it leaves you with a beautiful golden looking color, however if you are concerned that it will leave you looking unnatural, perhaps have it done at least 4 days before? THe tan usually last about 10 days so you should almost be in the tail end of it on the Big Day.
Posted 05 June 2004 - 11:23 PM
Also..................it dyed my toe nails orange and i looked like i was fungus infected!! It has been 4 weeks since i got it done and their still orange.
Posted 06 June 2004 - 12:05 AM
Posted 07 July 2004 - 01:09 PM
Its good that the days are gone of sunburnt brides!
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