An NHS worker says she was forced to scrub her face with bleach after applying the wrong shade of fake tan.
Kelsey Chambers, 19, from Newcastle, used a £13 bottle of St Moriz Darker Than Dark, thought to be the world’s deepest sahde of fake tan, when trying to cheer herself up during the UK lockdown.
But the glamming up didn’t quite go to plan for the NHS call handler, when she turned a deep shade of brown.
After several rounds of trying to scrub the tan off, Kelsey finally succeeded after having a bath filled with a little bleach, according to The Sun.
Most experts advise against people using diluted bleach without speaking to a dermatologist first.
Kelsey Chambers, 19, from Newcastle, used a £13 bottle of St Moriz Darker Than Dark lotion when trying to cheer herself up during the UK’s lockdown. Pictured after leaving it on for an hour
Kelsey had bought the lotion from online-based Pretty Little Thing because she ‘hates being pale’ and believes a tan ‘makes your outfits look better’.
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She kept the cream on for an hour and was astonished by the results.
‘When I realised it was that dark I laughed for hours and was shocked. I was not leaving the house looking like that.
But the glamming up didn’t quite go to plan for the NHS call handler (pictured), as she was left shocked after turning a deep shade of brown
I just had to keep washing it until it looked natural,’ she told the publication.
Kelsey took to Facebook to share the amusing results, 슬롯사이트 posting a picture of her tanned-self alongside the caption: ‘Use darker than dark, they said.’
The post racked up nearly 4,000 shares and 5,000 comments, with social media users sympathising with Kelsey.
But the shocking experience has failed to put Kelsey off using fake tan again.
She explained: ‘I still use the fake tan now, but don’t use so much and it goes on much better.’
NHS worker forced to scrub her face with bleach after applying wrong shade of tan – The Sun
Bleach may cure inflammatory skin diseases – BBC News
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