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Sunless Tanning Products for a Great Tan

Sunless Tanning Products for a Great Tan - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
( Rating: 1 Star Rating)

Its dangerous to tan in the summer sun. Instead, check out these sunless tanning products from The Body Shop and Neutrogena to get that golden glow.

With the summer sunshine in full effect comes the warning of skin cancer. Everybody knows it's super unhealthy to bake in the sun, but it's still fun to have that nice, tanned look. Here are a few beauty tips and tricks to get that warm copper glow without doing any major damage to your skin.

Tanning Products - Bronzing Powders

Add a bronzing powder to your morning make-up routine. Bronzing powders come in various shades (for different tanning effects) and can be pressed powder, loose powder or even beads. Use a big fluffy brush to apply the powder to your forehead, down the top of your nose, your cheekbones and your chin. Kidzworld recommends Brush On Beads from The Body Shop. They come in gold, copper and bronze powdered beads that last forever... well, not really, but it lasts a long time! Check out The Body Shop to buy it online or check out your local Body Shop store.

Tanning Products - Self-Tanners

Ok, so now you've got a nice sun-kissed glow on your face, but what about the snow white skin on the rest of your body? Try a self-tanner. It's a cream, lotion or foam that gives your skin a brown tint without the harmful rays of the sun.

But, not all self-tanning creams are good. Depending on your skin coloring and the quality of the product, you may end up looking more like a carrot than a beach bunny! If the product is really cheap, leave it on the shelf unless you like the orange look. Try asking someone in the cosmetics department if the product will turn your skin orangy or streaky. A good one to try is Neutrogena's Instant Bronze Sunless Tanner. Neutrogena even has a video on their website to teach you how to apply it properly and avoid getting lines on your skin. Watch the video at www.neutrogena.com.

Tanning Products - Full Body Glow

We know that basking in the sun all day is unhealthy for our skin and lying in a tanning bed isn't great either. So, what can you do to get that all-over tan? Why not try airbrushing it on? Tanning salons all over the world are offering this unique method of sunless tanning. Airbrushing means you're sprayed from head to toe with an aloe vera-based tanning mist that contains DHA, the active ingredient found in most sunless tanning products. It takes about eight hours to soak in completely, but it gives you a great no-streak look that can last up to ten days.

So next time you're thinking about baking your skin in the sun, why not get your tan from a powder or a bottle? if you've ever used a self-tanner or bronzing powder and how it worked for ya!

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Do You Use Tanning Products?

  • All the time!
  • Bronzing beads are cool cuz it's just like make-up.
  • I hate self-tanners cuz they're greasy and icky!
  • I don't use them cuz they take too long to tint my skin.

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"Lulu335" wrote: I live in a military family, which means we have to move A LOT. I'm halfway through 6th grade, and I'm really stressed out. The reason is because I have a guy who really likes me, and we liked each other back in the 5th grade, and he's even got me presents and everything, but now I'm starting to doubt whether I still like him or not. And he is a great guy; he's silly, funny, kind- but I just don't know if he's the right guy for me. Plus there's a friend of mine who I know likes me as more than a friend, and he's a great guy, too. I really need advise!! Oh sweetheart, your situation is so, so very far from being complicated. In fact, it's actually, entirely simple. But I'm here to help you see that, because you can't see it yourself quite yet. Brace yourself, you may never hear such advice in your life ever again. Or you might, I can't predict the future. You're in sixth grade, you said. Assuming you live in the United states and weren't held back, you're probably 12, maybe 11. The problem is, the human brain isn't fully developed until a person hits the age of about 25. This means, without debate, that your brain unable to fully grasp what being in a relationship actually entails, what it means, what the consequences are, and so forth. You can't even fathom it, my dear. I couldn't at your age; no one can. You've just begun to hit puberty at this point in your very young, completely normal life. Certain hormones are now being developed by your body that, up until puberty began, your body did not produce. Let me explain, in simple terms, what this means: these new hormones are giving you fuzzy feelings for boys, but these feelings are not what people with fully developed brains call "love." Love means being self sacrificing, compromising, giving and taking, communicating clearly and honestly, and so much more. What you're feeling is a part of love-romance-but it's not all there is to love. It's actually just a few simple chemicals being released in your brain: dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin, and few others. Your brain releases those chemicals when, say, you see a boy you like, and those chemicals make you feel all fuzzy inside. In fact, (brace yourself,) there's nothing inherently special about the boys you like, or the boys that like you; in fact, they're also, entirely normal, and aside from a few minor differences in character, completely like most other boys their age. Had you been born in another town, gone to another school, you would have gotten the same fuzzy feeling about whatever boy you thought you liked at that school. You see? I'm not saying this to make you feel insignificant, but perhaps the insight will make moving easier for you. The next place your militant parents settle down in will also have a middle school, with a bunch of normal 11-14 year old boys and girls, all doing the exact same things the kids at your school do right now. Does that put things in perspective for you? The world is a very, very big place, and it's home to billions upon billions of people. Your situation is far from being a needle in a hay stack; it's more like a blade of grass, in a vast field of foliage. The feelings you're feeling aren't uncommon or complicated, they just feel that way to you. (Now, really brace yourself, because this is going to get uncomfortable.) We, as people, tend to think that we're special. Each one of us a unique snowflake, drifting about in big blue sky, that exists solely to show the world how special we are. The problem is, the other seven billions snowflakes (people) think exactly like we do, and in this way, we are all the same. We think our problems are new problems that no one has ever dealt with before, and no one else could possibly understand the pain and suffering we're going through. We all think this way, by nature; but it's simply naive. Heartache and suffering have existed since people existed, and possibly before then. Your situation may not be ideal to you, but once you come to terms with the fact that life isn't ideal for anyone, you might actually feel comfort. The easiest way to cope with our many problems, is to accept them for what they are: a part of the human experience. Natural, normal, repeating generation after generation without end. Again, these are concepts that require some deep thought, and you might not fully grasp them quite yet. But remember them. With time, as you grow, think about them more, and you will find peace with your life. And remember this: although you're stuck (for now) on a giant rock hurling around the sun at an incredible speed, you're not alone. With billions of other people stuck here with you, you'll never be without friends.
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Fun_125
I personally think that when you ARE ready then go for it! As long as the person you like isn't a jerk to anyone or you go for it! Just don't get too serious. It's middle school. Good luck!
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Error44
"Lulu335" wrote:I live in a military family, which means we have to move A LOT. I'm halfway through 6th grade, and I'm really stressed out. The reason is because I have a guy who really likes me, and we liked each other back in the 5th grade, and he's even got me presents and everything, but now I'm starting to doubt whether I still like him or not. And he is a great guy; he's silly, funny, kind- but I just don't know if he's the right guy for me. Plus there's a friend of mine who I know likes me as more than a friend, and he's a great guy, too. I really need advise!!I know, it is too late but I think you should not go for a deeper relationship, don't make it hard for yourself and try to be his just friend because you are so young .
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Error44
"queenslay173" wrote:I was at school when I noticed people started to tell me this boy liked me and I thought it was cool because I'm used to that type of stuff then we started to dated in October we broke up right before christmas and it was so strange. we got back together in the beginning of January and we broke up again on the 4 my friends are really mad at me and he seemed really upset I like him but I just don't want to be with him anymore what should I do ?- confused lover Tell him your reasons and make it clear for both of you
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lottie_h141
lottie_h141 posted in Style:
thank u!!! acc helps so much. Obvs going to superstars aswell 
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