So, I know better, really, but I made a tanning bed mistake beginners would make. I haven't tanned in about 2 years (I know it isn't good for me), but I decided to go just for the two weeks before the big day, not so much to look "tan" in my wedding dress (because I actually don't like the look of "tan" with ivory), but because I wanted to get a base layer of color on me before the minimoon. I didn't want to burn on our getaway. The first week went great, laying in the bed only a few minutes each day. Yesterday, the salon girl upped the number of minutes, obviously too much. I burned my belly and lower breast area. My dress is strapless, but you would just slightly be able to see the redness. It's also (obviously) painful, especially with a bra on.
I'm going to pick up some Aloe after work - but I'm not sure what kind. It comes in so many different formulations and types. Any suggestions? I'm sure the redness will be all gone by next Wednesday and I obviously won't tan again either until the redness is all gone or not at all.