My Tanorexia Story | How I Got Confident Being Pale
Today I'm sharing a personal story on how I overcame tanorexia as a teenager. All I ever wanted as a child and teenager was to achieve a gorgeous, glowing tan -- and I wouldn't stop until I got it. The invention of mystic tanning made a bronze tan possible, but I didn't know when to stop. What started as a way to feel like "everyone else" because a sick obsession with getting the darkest I could. While tanning gave me confidence, it also gave me a fake shield I could hide behind, not dealing with the real issue which was being insecure about my skin color.
I hope you like my story and please share with anyone who might be struggling with a similar issue!
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