Self Tanner: The Anti-Orange Movement

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As summer is coming to an end and fall is creeping around the corner, our sun-kissed skin is coming to a close fade. Now not all of us, but most prefer a nice glistening glow throughout the year. Shamelessly, I can tell you that during the winter months I am so pale that some go running the other direction or perhaps relate me to Robert Pattinson minus the vampire-esque sparkly vibes (no offense Rob, unlike me you pull off the pale look). Ever since high school I took a detour to “Tan Land” and tried every lotion, every mousse, and every wipe imaginable and with complete immersion, I came out each time looking like an Oompa Loompa with racing streaks for evidence of the night before. I always knew when my application was bad because the moment I walked downstairs and said hello to my family,  my mother would say “OH! What the heck happened to you?!” and my dad laughed maniacally as I stood there looking like a humanized Slim Jim. Continue reading “Self Tanner: The Anti-Orange Movement”