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How to get a decent, natural tan if you have pale skin?
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Artificial tanning
I agree with dr. Fisher that artificial tanning is the way to go if you have what we call "type i skin" and cannot tan naturally.
But i would remind you that artificial tanning does not provide any burn protection - so you need to remember to apply a good broad-spectrum (spf ~50) sunscreen lotion every single morning, whether you plan on being in the sun or not.

In brief: Artificial tanning
I agree with dr. Fisher that artificial tanning is the way to go if you have what we call "type i skin" and cannot tan naturally.
But i would remind you that artificial tanning does not provide any burn protection - so you need to remember to apply a good broad-spectrum (spf ~50) sunscreen lotion every single morning, whether you plan on being in the sun or not.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
In brief: Self tanners
Although do-it-yourself tanners aren't as convenient as professional spray services, they are a lot less expensive to maintain.
Reviews identify clarins self tanning instant gel as the best do-it-yourself tanner -- it's easy to apply and it doesn't streak. With pale skin, you are more likely for skin cancer if you try to tan in the sun.

In brief: Self tanners
Although do-it-yourself tanners aren't as convenient as professional spray services, they are a lot less expensive to maintain.
Reviews identify clarins self tanning instant gel as the best do-it-yourself tanner -- it's easy to apply and it doesn't streak. With pale skin, you are more likely for skin cancer if you try to tan in the sun.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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