How to Fix Annoying Tan Lines Instantly


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Since most of us don’t remember to reapply sunscreen as frequently as recommended (if at all), we often wind up with a tan line or two after a day at the beach. And since some lines tend to be a bit distracting (think backless mock-neck swimsuit), we reached out to a couple skin and makeup experts to learn how to fix tan lines.

Let’s face it: We’ve all had an unsightly stripe one time or another (even the occasional farmer’s tan, or worse, a sunglass line). Therefore, we’ve compiled four different ways to fix, hide, and fill in unfavorable tan lines. From traditional methods like applying body makeup via a Kabuki brush to less conventional practices like rubbing potato slices on your skin, our tan line–erasing hacks will make your stripes disappear in no time. For our tricks to fixing tan lines, keep on reading.