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I haven’t used self-tanner in years, mostly because I’m already medium in color and I tan super, super quick during the summer (even with sunscreen!). I just don’t have the patience or desire to work with self-tanner. Besides, it’s so cold out, I’m always wearing pants or tights!

— Christine

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Yes always! My skin is so dull..I need the self-tanner to give me a little pick me up. Even so, I make sure to use just enough for a glow, never orange or too dark.

My skintone is very close to, if not exactly like yours, Christine. What with being part Southeast Asian and part Caucasian and all. I also tan incredibly fast, even with high-spectrum sunscreen. Moreover, I find that I look really silly with a tan, so I’m not interested in getting any darker than I already am. If anything, I try to get just a little paler, since I find it works better with my features.

Shortly, no, I don’t wear self-tanner.

Nope. I do the opposite: Using a high SPF during the summer while trying to stay away from the sun. I prefer being pale….
Also; I don’t see the point of using self-tanner when it’s -20 degrees Celsius (In Dec-Jan)…

I hate selftanner! I never used it and I never will. It’s fake. Make up is enhancing your natural beauty. If you’re not tanned naturally, selftanner is just fake.

Sometimes in the face/neck when I look like death walking…. 🙂 I’m NC15 and go super super pale in the winter it’s hard to even bronze myself up

I ve never used sel tanner before a)because I am a NC40 and b)I am terribly afraid that something will go wrong.But I have seen results from friends that do and they look great all year long.

Nope, for similar reasons to Christine. Plus, I don’t mind being pale. Really! I think it can look quite striking on many women.

I have never used self-tanner in my life nor do I intend to. My natural skin tone is a very warm NC30- 35, so yeah. -.-

I used to be a sun worshipper and honestly look a whole lot better with a tan and tan very easily (mother is from south america)but I can get very pale (father is part irish). I get a lot of freckles (aka sun damage)from even just driving down the street. I got rid of most of the sun damage through IPL. Since I miss being tan so much but dont want the freckles I’ve started to use St. Tropez gradual tanner. I had samples of Dr. Perricone self tanner that I also enjoyed. Since I exfoliate and like my makeup to match I like the gradual tanner so its more subtle. I will continue to use it throughout the winter and summer! and go to the spray booth for special events.

No self-tanner ever. I’m pale, and I rock it. I do occasionally tan the old fashioned way on vacation; yes, I’m aware of the risk.

I do but only for certain events. I self-tan all summer long so by the fall and winter I’m quite ready for a break! But I have a wedding coming up in December, for instance, and for that I’ll self-tan.

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