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By now you should be more than aware that any tan you get naturally is sun damage, but for many the lure of a deep, golden and figure flattering tan is too great an opportunity to pass up, especially during the summer season or when you’re on vacation.
The simple truth is, it makes a lot of sense to get a spray tan or use self-tanner before succumbing to temptation and the sun’s damaging rays. Katherine Goldman, celebrity esthetician/waxologist and owner of the Stript Wax Bar says, “With a spray tan, you end up with the beautiful looking skin you want, but you avoid the pitfalls and risks that come with other tanning routes. It’s the best route to take to look great for the summer.”
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Whether you’re in the best shape of your life or your body hasn’t seen the light of day for months, few things are more anxiety inducing than slipping into your first swimsuit of the season. No matter where you are on the spectrum “acknowledging that you are beautiful irrespective of what anyone else thinks is the first step to looking great,” says Tayo Ishola, Creative Director of Eido Swimwear. And she should know. Tayo is a Nigerian born fashion model, introduced to the world of bikinis and swimsuits when she started competing in beauty pageants at the age of 15 and later when she moved to Miami and began modeling swimwear.
Tayo offers firsthand advice on how you too can look you
For the second year in a row, hours before our flight was scheduled to take off my family and I had to cancel a long-planned and much anticipated trip for some fun in the sun. Last year it was the super-storm that did us in and this year a stomach bug swept through our home. The fatalist side of me just knew we were not meant to be on that plane… but the stressed-out, had-enough-snow-up-to-here, pale, pasty side of me could have really used a vacation.
Though I was heartbroken over missing the sun and the sand and the surf and the seafood, the one thing I was not going to miss was the golden glow. Since self-tanners have come a very long way in recent years — new delivery systems can