I wish tanning was good for you.
I am a WHITE girl, so it's not like I get all chocolatey dark brown or anything. But as I was looking at my pastey white self today, I thought how much better I would look with a tan. It would be different if I had lovely milky white skin like Nicole, or something. But I do not. And pregnancy is no friend to my skin.
I had no experience with the 'tanning bed' until I was in my late 20's. While skeptical at first, I soon became enamored with the flush, darker biege color it imparted, and the yummy tropical fresh baked coconut smell which lingered. Like a 20 minute vacation. Then I realized that wrinkles were part of the package. No more tanning for me.
But sadly, I looked at the lovely 'brown-sugar' tanned, fake-but-delightfully-honey-colored-professionally-blown-out hair of Kelly Ripa this morning and I felt a little longing...