temperature wise. Right now its really sunny but only about 50 degrees and I was wondering if that is hot enough to go get a tan? I was also wondering how long you guys tan for outside to notice some good changes. or doe it take multiple times? thanks !
03-07-2004, 03:54 PM #1
how hot does it have to be outside to get a good tan?
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03-07-2004, 03:57 PM #3
Being in SoCal i thought you'd have a tan from last summer
50 degrees is definitely not warm enough lol. Try and find the UV Index, if it is 9+, then u will get a tan (all depending on how much time u spend outside)
However, try tanning cream first. It's safer and quicker.
EDIT: Temp doesn't matter, but usually when it's 50, the sun aint strong enough. IE: U can get a tan at the snow, cuz the sun is strong and UVI is high.University of Florida '11
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03-07-2004, 04:08 PM #7Originally posted by strung_out209
ya its a really sunny day today. no clouds and a slight breeze, beautiful california weather.
ya im going to start looking into some tanning products. they even have tanning capsules !! wtf !
are u serious bout the tanning capsule? That's awesome lol i wonder if it works good.University of Florida '11
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03-07-2004, 05:37 PM #10
I think a lot of sun screen holds off a tan. Try get one that allows a tan, we have one here called "Le Tan" (no we don't speak french here) and that works well when you're out in the sun.
I don't think 30 minutes would be sufficient enough on a 50 degree day. Go out for the day, like 2-3 hours, just walk around downtown or whatever. Or go for a run. But wear sun screen..University of Florida '11
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Ummm...it's the sun that tans you, not the temperature. That's why you can still get sunburned in the winter (didn't know that, did you?) and doctors advise using sunscreen year-round.
If it's 20 degrees and sunny as hell, by all means break out the Speedo and sunbathe in your backyard. Get a jump start on summer.
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03-08-2004, 02:44 AM #14
It depends what latitude you're at, what time of year it is and the weather conditions ( obviously sunny would be best ) ... not really what temperature it is.
For example, you could be in a place like Bogota in Colombia ( right near the equator in tropical South America ) when it's cool and chilly ( due to the altitude ) and tan easier than in say a sunny 90 degree September day in southern California.
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03-08-2004, 03:32 AM #15Originally posted by t0mmy
shut up bro, you're making me jealous about the weather lol
are u serious bout the tanning capsule? That's awesome lol i wonder if it works good.'Lol nah bro, it's just a couple of pigs, but the way they were put together makes you think they are thighs and a cock'
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03-08-2004, 08:20 AM #17Originally posted by Assassinator
best tanning weather is 90 + only a few more months till that heat is here !
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03-08-2004, 04:41 PM #20Originally posted by CITADEL
Around here its about 75+ and it's good tanning weather. I was outside for about 8 hous yesterday and now I'm burnt bad but only my face and arms. I now have the makings of a great farmers tan.W is for Whoop Ass
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03-08-2004, 06:20 PM #23
The sun rays can go through clouds...The uv rays that damage the skin...You can get a sunburn or tan..same thing...When you're in 15degree weather and it's raining with no sunshine at all....It's true!5'5,105lbs,18%bodyfat
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03-09-2004, 02:43 AM #25Originally posted by Willie_Bosket
Come off it, you live in Melbourne, it would be warmer their than California at the moment.
cold and raining i got caught in the rain on the walk home from school and the creek was flooded so i had to walk ALLLLL the way around!
Not to worry, being melbourne, it should hit 40 (105F) in no time.University of Florida '11