Welcome To The Bronze Age: Has D.C. Fully Embraced The Fake Tan?



No one's arguing with the innate appeal of a sun-kissed glow. From Barbie to the Beach Boys, pop culture is filled with icons lauding the life-affirming power of a good base tan. But it's 2012, and we're all well aware of the skin-wrecking effects of sunbathing and (eek) fake-baking. (Right? Don't make us pry the SPF 0 Hawaiian Tropic out of your hands.)

Well, according to Capitol File, it looks like Washingtonians are finally getting on board with the fake tan phenomenon, lining up for spray tans at Georgetown's Nectar Skin Bar and Glow Salon. We've been faux-glow believes ever since we spied our first traces of crow's feet, but we're glad to see our fellow ladies starting to embrace a safer approach to the sun. But what about you: Are you a spray-tan devotee? A die-hard sunbather? Or do you skip the sun altogether? Or, are you feeling a little nervous about the whole thing, after reading this? (Capitol File)

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