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How long does tans and sunburns last?

  1. May 14, 2005 #1
    How long does tans and sunburns last? I went out today and got 5 shades more darker! When will itgo back to my normal skin color?
     
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  3. May 14, 2005 #2

    brewnog

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    Ahhhhhh there's nothing quite like scorching your skin such that it changes colour. I guess it's a bit like throwing seven chickens, two pigs, and half a cow on the barbeque...
     
  4. May 14, 2005 #3

    Evo

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    <snort>

    :rofl:

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    Sorry ConcealedDreamer, I've had tan lines that lasted until the following year, and were still pretty distinct.
     
  5. May 15, 2005 #4
    I thought you said the secret of your eternal youth was that you had never been outside while the sun was out.
     
  6. May 15, 2005 #5

    Danger

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    Pictures, please. :tongue2:
     
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