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Baby Oil Tanning
By K S
Published on 05/25/2007

Getting fried in the sun secures a great golden tan but it is dangerous.

You get a bronze tan, but it is dangerous

You can often see someone lying on the beach all glazed up in their baby oil. They seem to be extremely well tanned as well, maybe you should try the same?

Shiny and soft danger
Baby oil makes your skin look shiny and soft, but remember it is oil! By lying on the beach with baby oil applied to your body you are frying your skin. When the sun meets your shiny and soft skin surface it is magnified and the damage is done.

Turbo tan
This damage to the skin is what makes you so tan by using baby oil. Is a good tan now worth a skin cancer in a few years time? No. Use some proper sun protection on the beach, and top up your tan with some fake self-tanner to get that Christina Aguilera look.