Frequent mass media portrayals of tanned
fashion models account, in part, for the popularity of tanned
bodies in North American culture (Cafri, Thompson, Roehrig et al., 2006).
Having tried a vast array of different makes and textures - from mousse to cream to lotion - I've decided I was never meant to look tanned
in the first place.
Tanning behavior can be predicted by perceived pro-tanning norms, which are promoted by the popular culture frequently showing images of tanned
people (Davis, Cokkinides, Weinstock, O'Connell, & Wingo, 2002; Cho, Lee, & Wilson, 2010).
However, we experimentally manipulated whether participants saw a tanned
or nontanned version of the picture.
Cocoa Brown by Marissa Carter 1 Hour Tan Mousse, PS7.99, Superdrug Cocoa Brown by Marissa Carter Tough Stuff 3in1 Body Scrub, PS4.99, Superdrug It's the season for glowing, tanned
skin, and plenty of us are trying out the fake option.
| DO WEAR loose clothing and flipflops once you've tanned
- and ditch your bra for at least six hours.
Whether you've never tanned
before, or prefer to build your glow gradually (not everybody can style out the 'Ta-dah!
"If you favour a spray, mist your product in the bathroom in front of the mirror and stand on a dark towel - but don't forget to use wipes on your soles once tanned
There's no need to sacrifice the health of your skin to achieve a natural tanned
, avoid chlorinated swimming pools as the chlorine will strip away your carefully and expensively acquired tan.
* Those who tanned
indoors during warm weather were more likely to be tanning dependent (OR 2.99) than were those who did not use indoor tanning.
Hollywood is responsible for originally encouraging the trend for tanned
The one-hour option offers an instant tanned
appearance, which is perfect for an impromptu night out or a quick-fix.
Unfortunately I forgot to exfoliate my knees, so these were more tanned
than my legs, but it was my own fault.
She said: "Being tanned
gives you a natural feel-good factor.