White Leg Fail-When You Need a Self Tanner Most

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If you didn’t already know, I live in Portland, Oregon. If you have never been to Portland, it is beautiful, it just happens to get more rain than the other lower 47 states, combined.  This will mean my skin will STILL be near translucent by the end of June.  Plus I am a skin care fanatic, which means I wear loads of SPF and sometimes fail to notice how sickly pale I can look. So here is my story/confession.

I will call this story “white leg fail.” It happened the other day at church while I was rocking a sassy pink and red dress from H&M.  I am not going to lie, I am a new mom so I kind of try to feel put together even if I am throwing back the “mommy pony”. I was feeling pretty good about my look that day when this dear 90 something old man walked by me and “whispered” to a friend how gross it was when girls wear  dresses and still have really white legs.  I don’t think he realized how loud he actually was talking.

I still thought, “oh he must be talking about someone else” until I looked around and realized I was the only female wearing a short(er) dress and the only other person in the hallway.  So thank you “90 year old man,” because of you, I have entered the self-tanner phase of my life. I guess I was so enamored by my pretty dress that I failed to notice how pale white my legs actually were.

After church I stopped by my local, lovely Target and picked up the Jergens Natural Glow Daily Moisturizer. It is a buildable tanner so I didn’t need to worry about instantly transforming to “oompa loompa” status.  I am new to self-tanners, but this stuff rocked. My legs are no longer blinding or translucent. On the flipside, I am not being mistaken for a walking construction cone either.

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