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I work outside and despite wearing sunscreen, I developed a tan line on my face.

Yep. I have good old raccoon eyes. So, like an idiot, I thought I'd try and fix it with self tanner. looks worse than before and it won't wash off!!

Am I stuck like this for a week or so? Is there something I can do to fix what I tried to fix?


by Anonymousreply 2104/14/2019

Do an almond facial scrub. Fake tan will be gone in 48 hours.

by Anonymousreply 104/14/2019

It doesn’t last long.

by Anonymousreply 204/14/2019

Pin on a tail to the back of your trousers. Embrace your inner raccoon.

by Anonymousreply 304/14/2019

So I'm assuming you're a gay construction worker?

by Anonymousreply 404/14/2019

Do NOT use scrub of ANY sort under or around your eyes to be clear OP.

R1 is hopefully referring to the rest of your face. I actually don't think that will do much though. Time is more of your friend. That, and zinc oxide. Desitin is the best.

by Anonymousreply 504/14/2019

Also, didn't someone recently post an article that stated American sunscreen to be ineffective?

by Anonymousreply 604/14/2019

No, R4, I'm an instructor at a railway.

by Anonymousreply 704/14/2019

R3 or wear a long tie and embrace your trump.

by Anonymousreply 804/14/2019

R8, I'd rather go full bore trash panda, thanks!

by Anonymousreply 904/14/2019

Hydrogen peroxide will pull some color off. Use a cotton ball, do not get it in your eyes, and rinse afterward and moisturize. Otherwise passage of time is the only thing to get rid of it. A scrub is drastic so maybe real gentle if you do.

You need to wear a hat with three inch brim or greater for outdoor work. You probably also need better sunblock, use a sweatproof, like a stick sunblock.

by Anonymousreply 1004/14/2019

You'll be fine. Nobody looks at you anyway.

by Anonymousreply 1104/14/2019

Sit in a steam room for at least 20 minutes. The self tanner should then rub off on a towel

by Anonymousreply 1204/14/2019

Is your hole hairy?

by Anonymousreply 1304/14/2019

R6 Most American sunscreens are based on Avobenzone, which is an inferior UVA sunscreen. Both UVA and UVB rays contribute to tanning.

by Anonymousreply 1404/14/2019

it's ridiculous to think that silly man-made sunscreens will filter all effects of UVA/UVB rays.

by Anonymousreply 1504/14/2019

R15 Yes, it is. But who’s making that claim?

by Anonymousreply 1604/14/2019

wear sunglasses until it wears off.

by Anonymousreply 1704/14/2019

Use a tinted sunscreen you stupid git.

by Anonymousreply 1804/14/2019

I got nothing except my dermatologist said to reapply sunscreen every 15 minutes when outside.

by Anonymousreply 1904/14/2019

How humiliating! Reminds me of when Bunny Bixler and I were in the semi-finals—the very semi-finals, mind you—of the ping-pong tournament at the club and this ghastly thing happened. We were both playing way over our heads and the score was 29-28. And we had this really terrific volley and I stepped back to get this really terrific shot. And I stepped on the ping-pong ball! I just squashed it to bits. And then Bunny and I ran to the closet of the game room to get another ping-pong ball and the closet was locked! Imagine? We had to call the whole thing off. Well, it was ghastly. Well, it was just ghastly.

by Anonymousreply 2004/14/2019

This happened to me, but we had to keep filming.

Everybody Sing

Judy Garland sings FDR Jones

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