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How Do You Deal With Visible Tan Lines?

We've all seen the photos of Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony sunning themselves on a gorgeous Spanish Island, and now we're seeing the tan lines. Marc received an award from Milan's town council yesterday, and Jen's asymmetrical dress showed off the ghost of her bikini. When you have tan lines, do you mind, or do you just let it ride?


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sundaygreen sundaygreen 9 years
I don't tan.
LeChatonNoir LeChatonNoir 9 years
A slight tan-line around the collarbone can look sexy...but not if it's incredibly obvious. I maintain that the best tan lines are for the eyes of your lover. ;)
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 9 years
I never get tan so I don't have to worry about it. I'd just use bronzer to blend it in a little. I don't notice them on other people unless I'm looking for it.
cocomademoiselle cocomademoiselle 9 years
I don't like seeing the tan lines at all on the neckline or shoulders.... and on formal occasions it's horrific! Whenever I see a bride in a strapless gown and with tan lines, I just imagine the bikini is always there and the magic elegant moment is gone! I tan very easily even with 40 or 50 protection. To avoid the lines, I change bikinis shape everyday or I move the straps often or I just let them down for a little while to even the tone contrast. I arrive at the beach at 4PM, and I just go there for having fun in the waves! I never go far into the ocean though...
theglossarie theglossarie 9 years
I stay out of the sun for the most part, but if I am laying out, I work like a fiend to avoid them!
PeaceLove415 PeaceLove415 9 years
Since my tan lines are pretty intense, I dont wanna remove them completely since that looks kinda fake, but I put bronzer over them to kind of dissuade them but not cover them completely. Hers looks bad though since its a formal event. For a formal event, and especially a dress like that, i would cover them completely
caernarvan caernarvan 9 years
YAY MelissaVictoria!! I have a unisuit tan too!! I do triathlons and always have the silliest tan lines. The top never bothers me, but my pasty white upper thighs are hilarious / frightening.
heineken67 heineken67 9 years
I don't really tan much, so I rarely have to deal with tan lines. I've thought about going after my boyfriend with self-tanner, though. He's got a wicked watch tan.
hmcmcd hmcmcd 9 years
I go to the tanning salons too, and I have a thong tan line that I am especially proud of :) ~ I would never wear a thong at the beach but I always wanted a tan rear, so nothing to be ashamed about here! As for shoulder straps, I don't mind them on other people but on me I feel like it is just distracting, it's like wearing the wrong necklace with your outfit.
puddlesworth puddlesworth 9 years
I have a tan line on my wrists. :( I usually wear long sleeves.
the-makeup-blogette the-makeup-blogette 9 years
I don't mind them, so I just leave them be. I have sporting similar tan lines like J Lo now... it is a nice reminder of my beach vacay, cos I dun go to the beach in my country.
lizlee89 lizlee89 9 years
plus I hate self tanner...
lizlee89 lizlee89 9 years
hehe poizen that's hilarious - yeah, I hear that some clothes are so thin (a lot of cotton stuff) that you will tan and can actually burn even though they cover you. some people say you should wear sunscreen even under clothing. anyways, I hate how tan lines look, but I'm too lazy to do anything about them...
poizenisxkandee poizenisxkandee 9 years
as a filipino (tans easily, never burns) member of the swim team from 5th grade til senior year; swim season being in the spring; i am beyond used to visible tan lines. it especially hit me in high school...prom was always ridiculous because my dresses never covered the crazy strap and circle and x marks. and i tan so easily that when my practice suit was striped (which it was one year), so was my butt. yeah, seriously. it was blue and black striped and i tanned through the blue stripes. my tan lines were so obvious and so plentiful that i couldnt do anything about it. actually in a dirty video chat with my boyfriend, he once asked if i was wearing white panties or if that was my tan. it was my tan...
terryt18 terryt18 9 years
I don't show them. But I usually only show my arms and legs. And I don't tan. I self-tan those areas to be presentable in public.
okmaebe okmaebe 9 years
My fella thinks tan lines are hot, because it implies a hidden bit of skin is being exposed. I don't mind it, but I'm another one who only tans accidentally. Here's what I really wonder. Why in the heck are 90% of bikini tops halter tops? I mean really, most people don't wear halter tops that much on a day to day basis. Tank style straps on a bathing suit make so much more sense!
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 9 years
Don't mind them although if it was a annoying line just sweep some bronzer on (I believe they make waterproof liquid bronzer so I would say mix abit in with moisturizer and apply to the spot.) Personally I don't really tan so any line isn't obvious. Alhough I hate farmer's tans (shirt sleeve line) which is just weird to see.
ccsugar ccsugar 9 years
If I have tan lines I am happy since it is so rare for me to even have a tan :rotfl:
neonbee neonbee 9 years
I don't mind them. I play tennis all the time and trust me, I have some weird tan lines. I don't bother putting self-tanner because I'm very cautious with those things. It takes a very long time for me to get rid of those tan lines, but I've gotten used to them.
hippiecowgirl hippiecowgirl 9 years
I have trouble getting a tan so I'm thrilled if I can actually see a line. I just let 'em ride.
chiquita29 chiquita29 9 years
I don't lay out or go to tanning salons so I don't ever really get tan lines. If I did have them, it wouldn't bother me too much though, unless it was a formal occasion. Then i'd try to fill them in with self tanner.
lenepocket lenepocket 9 years
I don't go to tanning salons so I have the tan lines and I am proud too.
MrsJamesTKirk MrsJamesTKirk 9 years
I'm usually ghostly pale, but when God forbid I forget to wear my SPF 75 sunscreen and DO get a tan with tan lines, they annoy me SO MUCH!
Tabloid Tabloid 9 years
OMG... I cannot stand it. It's yucky! There's nothing to be proud or feel pretty with it!
jld392 jld392 9 years
so many people go to a tanning salon these days, im proud to show off my tan lines
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