* Tan Lines : Love *


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I LOVE tan lines. I can’t be sure sure but I think it has something to do with my first Barbie …who just so happened to be from Malibu, and very tan . . .

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While I’m not a fan of them peeping out and ruining the look & line of an outfit, when completely undressed, I think it’s 100% sexy . . .

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. . . and spotlights the parts that make a woman’s body different from a man’s . . .

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. . . which I think men like too ;)

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And really, tan lines just remind me of the warm glorious freedom that Summer brings
. . . and I love Summer!

* all photos found via flickr


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LA native & lifestyle blogger Maegan Tintari writes daily at ...love Maegan.com sharing beauty & style secrets, including fashion DIYs, how-to nail art manicures, hair tutorials, and home decorating ideas, as well as a look into her personal life with her husband and adorable dogs, two Frenchies & an old Pug in wheels. Here you will find her talking about their journey & battle with infertility & recent relocation up to the mountains by a lake in search of a better life.

33 Comments

  • Heidi Renée

    August 29, 2009 | Reply

    I never get tan lines… only burn lines. Darn Scandinavian ancestry.

  • josephine

    August 29, 2009 | Reply

    cool post! those are nice pictures. I’m always self conscious about my tan lines, but I guess they aren’t all that bad :)

  • ♥Aubrey

    August 29, 2009 | Reply

    NO tan lines here :)- I do believe what you say about it being sexy…but i like to bare it. lol
    Oopsie, she’s showing up top!!!

  • Lions, Tigers and Fashion OH MY!

    August 29, 2009 | Reply

    I love when I go on vaca and there is a big contrast!

  • devies

    August 29, 2009 | Reply

    Not really a fan of them… probaly ’cause here in Brazil it’s more different not to have them, and also ’cause I’m kinda pale, I get burned :(

    You look stunning, though!

    x

    Isabel

  • Revolution Vintage

    August 29, 2009 | Reply

    SUPEr fab pics!!!
    Personally, I love tan lines too – even when they are Mystic! : )

  • Marbella Designs

    August 29, 2009 | Reply

    I love tan lines! They are super sexy!

  • Annie

    August 29, 2009 | Reply

    i think tan lines as sexy as well….i only had them 2 times in the past 3 months and now summer is over…..so sad!! :( i wish summer in MN lasted more like 6 months and the other 6 months were fall.
    hehe

    hope you are having a great weekend girly!!

  • amoramor

    August 30, 2009 | Reply

    i have to wait more 3 months to my summer =//
    good sun bathing time for u =]

  • ...love Maegan

    August 30, 2009 | Reply

    Please note that none of these glorious photos are of me ;)

  • Te Te

    August 30, 2009 | Reply

    omg, I thought I was the only one! I’m pretty dark so when I finally get tan lines I get all happy and like to show them off :)

  • Jacqueline

    August 30, 2009 | Reply

    love this post!

    wanna see a girl playing tennis in heels?

    visit me at http://www.fashionsnag.com

  • Marianna Evangelista

    August 30, 2009 | Reply

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  • Marianna Evangelista

    August 30, 2009 | Reply

    Maegan, I’m in love with your blog. I live in Spain but I’m from Brazil, and I have to tell you that there they love it, the boys even more! here they don’t, so topless is all that girls do. xoxo

  • Cristina [BarbieLuvsMac]

    August 30, 2009 | Reply

    i lovvve tan linesss. my bf makes fun me he says it looks like i have white undies on LMAO!

  • Fashion&Such

    August 30, 2009 | Reply

    I never thought of tan lines in that way.
    They do look pretty good in these photos.

  • Cindy Khor

    August 30, 2009 | Reply

    i do agree that tan lines really makes a girl more healthier and sexy looking. but ironically, i’m not looking forward to tanning myself.

  • Phoebe

    August 30, 2009 | Reply

    I like them just so you can see how much you’ve tanned!

  • Christen

    August 30, 2009 | Reply

    I absolutely love tan lines too! I thought I was the only one :) And now I’m off to my pool to work on my tan lines! I am really going to miss summer :(

  • Brett Alexandra

    August 30, 2009 | Reply

    All true! great post, maegan!

  • Amanda Nicole

    August 30, 2009 | Reply

    Haha, I get the most severe tan lines. I tan very easily and spend a lot of time outdoors in the summer (if I can), and my guy likes to tease me and say he can’t tell when I’m naked because it looks like I’m still wearing underpants. I think he likes it though ;)

  • stilettostetico

    August 30, 2009 | Reply

    Mmmh I really like your “GLAMorous pleading” about this Brazilian Sensuality’s epitome !!! Just like a “next to the bare skin” natural painting . . .

    à Bientôt, Antoine

  • Jill Pilgrim

    August 30, 2009 | Reply

    I’m not sure what these “tan lines” that you speak of are, as I wear SPF 240 everyday in an attempt to ward off burning and freckles.

  • The Sweet Life

    August 30, 2009 | Reply

    I love tan lines!!

  • FB @ FabulouslyBroke.com

    August 30, 2009 | Reply

    I HATE tan lines

    Mine don’t fade for 1.5 – 2 years.. and tanning totally ruins your skin LOL

    With that being said, those above photos are beautiful.

  • Susan

    August 30, 2009 | Reply

    I totally agree!
    x

  • K @ Blog Goggles

    August 31, 2009 | Reply

    Ha, very hot. Just wish I could tan :(

  • Living and Loving In L.A.

    August 31, 2009 | Reply

    What a great Barbie. The coolest one I ever had, had crimp-able hair. I miss my Conair crimper so much. Damn it!

  • Vanessa

    August 31, 2009 | Reply

    I lover tanning, but i’m not too fond of the tan lines..

  • down and out chic

    August 31, 2009 | Reply

    sadly, i don’t have tan lines this summer, all work and no play:( now i’m sad.

  • Hanako66

    August 31, 2009 | Reply

    I love tan lines too…..they make me feel super sexy

  • Karin

    September 2, 2009 | Reply

    I looove them! I tan to get tan-lines (in the right places, and small enough).
    Might have to do with the fact that I’m a strawberry blond scandinavian who doesn’t really tan that much… tan lines are tan-tell-lines :-)

  • Chessa!

    September 3, 2009 | Reply

    I love tan lines too…this summer I wopre spf 30 every single day…esp when out on the beach. and I’m happy to report that I am not pasty but rather nicely sun-kissed and bronzed…I had the unfortunate experience of getting sunburned to the point of having to stay in bed with fever when I was very young so I learned my lesson the hard way…

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