PETA is complete bullshit. I love animals but they do more for their own PR than they do for any animals, for real .
Also, if you only go tanning a couple of times I guess I understand. I only have a problem when teenage girls are going 4 times a week and thinking it's OK. My cousin goes tanning once a month for acne , and that's cool. But if you want the jersey shore look just use paint, you'll live longer*.
*as long as it is not lead based
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All I'm sayin' is DON'T SEND AN ANIMAL LOVER A PICTURE OF A HURT ANIMAL. They lost a donor.
Tanning does help acne. I am not going for Jersey Shore. I'm going for Sudanese but you know. =P
Haha yeah I know what you mean. The tanning thing just hits a sore spot for me.
As for PETA, well after my vegetarian girlfriend and sister went on and on about them I did some research. All I have to say is they are not what they seem, but what organization really is?
The likelihood of me getting skin cancer (one of the most curable) from tanning once or twice a year is pretty low. I will risk it. I sat in a Fiero with my grandma - windows rolled up - as she chain smoked Camel's Unfiltered. That probably did more damage.
Don't underestimate the curable cancers. They suck, too.
Vitamin D is the only thing I'm low on. I still forget to take pills/drops. I wouldn't fake tan for that though... I doubt the effects of low vitamin D would be worse than dying of skin cancer.
I'm the whitest bitch you'll ever meet. I can barely tan no matter how hard I try. It sucks. I wish I had dark skin! I sometimes joke (or maybe its not a joke) that I must mate with a darker skinned man for the sake of my children.
Change the word 'man' to 'woman' and I could have pretty much written this post exactly.
I wish it was the 1800s when being uber white was still considered attractive.
Legitimate quote from my neighbour at Sasquatch 2010. We are talking about how being white sucks because all the white people had somewhat of a sunburn.
"I'm not really like, one of those 'white power' kinda guys, but, you know, I got white pride!"
While in the Seattle hostel we were drinking and partying with this group from Minnesota after the DBT show. All of us that went to the show were talking about how amazing Mike Cooley is and that we would all like to marry him (He has a song called "Marry Me") and one of the dudes, like, stopped the conversation with both hands in the air and drunkenly turned to us and said, "listen, watch what you're talking about because I'm pretty Patriotic, man". Needless to say, "I'm pretty Patriotic" became our trip meme to defend ourselves whenever we'd say or do something extremely dumb.