Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Chocolate Sun: Part Deuce

I said I'd keep you posted on the fake tan so...here's what went down.

A super friendly gal greeted me at the little studio - "Amy!" (such enthusiasm when you're a potential promoter) - and after I signed a waiver (always reassuring) I was ushered to the back room.

The sprayer told me to keep my underwear on so I could see the results afterwards. So I had to get a tan line? Interesting. But I did have to strip off my bra, which was a little awk. Taking off my glasses helped somewhat. If I couldn't see myself, she couldn't either, right? Right.

Next, she turned on this crazy machine that looked/sounded like an industrial vacuum. She held the tiny bottle attached, filled with a brown - all organic! - solution and I began the strange little dance they teach. I put my hands over my head, or hung them like a scarecrow, or out like a zombie, and she methodically sprayed me. It was cold and sticky and smelled nothing like chocolate, but it moved pretty quickly. After she went twice over my bod (and face - ew) she "detailed" me, rubbing off the smudges and cleaning out my ears (double ew) with some wet papertowels and Qtips. Um.

Left alone for a final drying session, I couldn't help but sneak a glimpse at the new me. Yow. My eyes popped and my teeth were CHING! A tad much, but I wasn't worried; the color I saw was bronzer - the chemicals (or non-chemicals) that would dye my skin are clear and take about 10 hours to develop.

I wasn't sure how people would react, but apparently it looks realistic, because no one screamed and/or ran away and I actually got a couple compliments. Sitting in my office chair with the gummy bronzer sticking up my legs sucked, though, and I pretty much daydreamed about taking a shower all day. When the requisite 10 hours had passed, I gladly hopped in and scrubbed down. The whole thing was very Janet Leigh in Psycho, but I was just happy to get it off. I got out with my tan looking subtler, but still very much intact. Magic!

All in all, I'm pretty happy. I don't look like an Oompa Loompa, I got to try something new (and free) and I can't stop looking at my legs. If I ever get my hands on some disposable income, I just may swing by again.


  1. I think the fake tans look pretty hawt...good for you...

  2. i wish you had gotten a tan like the one in the pic... just on one side of your body.

  3. I like tan M&M's. Are those organic chocolate tans?

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