Nikki Medina

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Confessions of a Spray-Tan Newbie

Working in an environment where the spritzing of new perfumes, facial mists, and dry shampoos fills the air on a daily basis, I often feel like I'm simply absorbing an all-encompassing, cross-category store of beauty knowledge. Which is why I nonchalantly waltzed into my first spray-tan appointment …

Everything You Need to Know Before You Get a Wedding Spray Tan

<i>Below is an excerpt from "Everything You Need to Know Before You Get a Wedding Spray Tan</i><i>," which originally appeared on POPSUGAR BEAUTY. Read the</i> …

Will My Spray Tan Come Off on My Wedding Dress?

Q:<p>Will my spray tan come off on my wedding dress?<p>A:<p>In short, No! "Just be sure to let it fully develop, then take your first shower/bath to remove …

Talking tanning tips with St. Tropez's Katrina Brown

We've come a long way since the "tanorexic" early 2000s and the orange to otherworldly hues celebrities like Paris Hilton paraded on the red carpet as if leather-looking skin was an upmarket accessory. The decade faded with the International Agency for Research on Cancer's 2009 report adding …

The 10 Commandments for Getting — and Keeping — the Perfect Tan

Thou shalt Pin this ASAP.<p><b>1. Thou shalt not sunbathe.</b> Seriously though, by now you know that worshipping the sun is dumb because of skin cancer and wrinkles and brown spots and leathery skin when you're 40. Need I go on?<p><b>2. Thou shalt only use self-tanner or get a spray tan to achieve a natural glow.</b> …

What It's Like To Spray Tan The Cast Of Magic Mike XXL

Yes, spray tanning Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, and Adam Rodriguez — the oft-half-naked and ridiculously ripped stars of the upcoming <i>Magic Mike XXL</i> — …

How to Extend Your Spray Tan's Shelf Life

Long live your faux glow.<p>No, baking in the sun is <i>not</i> the smart way to glow this summer—but rather than forego bronzed skin altogether, why not spring for a high-quality spray tan? By shopping around for a highly recommended technician, you'll evade the risk of oompa-loompadom—no one will be the …

When Bad Spray Tans Happen to Good People: The 6-Minute Damage Control Guide

There is something slightly terrifying about waking up the morning after a professional spray tan session, the scent of DHA drifting through the air, and finding that instead of the soft-focus-<b>Gisele</b> bronze of your dreams, you have, in fact, developed an assortment of patchy sheet-induced …

5 Things Your Spray Tanner Wants You to Know

"If you leave damp, sticky, green, or feeling the slightest bit self-conscious, change your tanner."<p>With 14 years of tanning experience under his belt, faux glow U.K.-based pro James Harknett has seen it <i>all</i>. Whether you're a spray tan first-timer or regular in the tanning salon, here are the key …

Picture Shows Crazy Thing That Happens When You Breastfeed Baby After Spray Tan

This baby looks like 35-year-old man.<p>Heads up to all those spray-tan-loving moms out there, be careful after you cover yourself in chemicals and stick your baby's face on your boob. One mom got a spray tan and then breastfed her son a few hours later — now he looks like Danny Devito.<p>Welp, what can …

Redheads Get Spray Tans For The Very First Time

"I felt like I was dunked in chocolate pudding."<p>Redheads are known for their fair complexions, and perhaps not having the best ability to get a tan. But watch what happens when they get spray tans for the first time ever. Warning: "Before" photos may require you to temporarily turn down your …

In Defense of Spray Tanning and Loving Yourself

Recently, I did one thing that it seems that millennial women hate to admit: I got a spray tan.<p>I came into this whole process with the idea that I was going to be able to laugh at myself for getting a spray tan. I really wanted to believe that I was above it.<p>To put this into context, I look like a …

Death of the Red Carpet Spray Tan

Celebrities, <i>they’re just like us</i>. Except, like, super rich. What I love about celebrities is that though they have access to the most cutting edge fashion and beauty, they’re just as guilty of following trends as closely as the rest of us. There is no better place to see this in action than red …

Spray Tans: How Healthy Are They Really?

Photo: Courtesy of Free People.<p>For as long as it's been around, the spray tan has been championed as the healthier way to nab a glow without sitting …

This Red-Carpet Roundup Of Very Tan Men Is Hilarious

Photo: David Fisher/REX USA.<p>The Oscars are mere days away, and the celebs are preparing for their big close-up in every way possible. This includes a …

What Is Spray Tanning? (and is it right for me?)

What Is Spray Tanning? And Is It Right For Me?<p>Unless you’re living under a rock, you probably know that “looking tan” is the hottest accessory you …

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9 Wedding Photographers Reveal The Most Memorable Photo They've Ever Captured

These stunning images will absolutely take your breath away.<p>Wedding photographers capture memories that will last a lifetime. From a couple's first kiss as newlyweds to their celebratory first dance, professional photographers simply have a way of harnessing a multitude of emotions on film. And as …

The Cheap Body Oil Kim and Khloé Kardashian Use Every Night

Thanks to the recent launch of their apps and websites, the Kardashians have been pretty open about the beauty products they swear by. But who would've thought the millionaire sisters—specifically, Kim and Khloé—would ever use something you can find at your local CVS?<p>In recent posts, both sisters …

Jennifer Lopez Calls Breakup With Ben Affleck Her "First Big Heartbreak"

Surprise, surprise...<p>It seems our gut feelings about <b>Jennifer Lopez</b> and <b>Ben Affleck</b> were right all along (you know, the fact that you could see he was a great love written all over her face). During a recent interview with <i>TODAY</i> <i>Show</i>'s Maria Shriver, the 45-year-old "First Love" singer opened up about …

Best Dressed from Vogue CFDA Fashion Fund Party 2014

The CFDA and <i>Vogue</i> got together last night for the Fashion Fund Awards, and as you'd expect, there were all kinds of stylish sorts in attendance. If you want to be a student of good dressing, here's a maxim to absorb: Any opportunity to outfit-ogle is actually a chance to learn.<p>__1. Monochrome Is …