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Sun tanning

bask

verb

to relax and enjoy yourself by lying in the sun

burn

verb

if your skin burns, or if the sun burns it, it becomes red and painful because of the heat from the sun

overexpose

verb

to damage your skin by staying in the sun for too long

permatan

noun

a brown skin colour that someone has all through the year. It looks as though it was produced by the sun but in fact it is produced by chemicals.

solarium

noun

a place with special lights called sunlamps and special beds called sunbeds that you lie on to make your skin go brown artificially

SPF

noun

sun protection factor: a measurement of the protection that a particular suntan lotion gives your skin from the sun

sun

verb

if a person or animal suns themselves, they sit or lie in the sun

sunbake

verb

to sit or lie in the sun

sunbathe

verb

to sit or lie in the sun so that your skin becomes darker. This activity is called sunbathing

sunbed

noun

a machine with special lamps that you lie under in order to get a suntan (=make your skin darker)

sunburn

noun

the condition of having red sore skin that is caused by staying in the sun for too long

sunburnt

adjective

skin that is sunburnt is red and sore from too much sun

sunlamp

noun

a lamp that produces a type of light that you use to make your skin darker

suntan

noun

the dark colour of your skin when you have spent time in the sun

suntan lotion

noun

a cream, lotion, or oil that you rub onto your skin to stop it from being burned by the sun

suntrap

noun

a place that is pleasant to sit in because it is often sunny there

sun-worshipper

noun

someone who enjoys lying in the sun and getting a suntan

tan

noun

a suntan

tan

verb

if you tan, or if the sun tans your skin, the sun makes your skin darker than it was before

tan

adjective

tanned

tanning

noun

the act of turning skin darker using light

tanning bed

noun

a sunbed

permatanned

adjective

sunbather

noun

suntanned

adjective

catch the sun

to get red painful skin because of being in the sun for too long

catch/bag some rays

to sit or lie in the sun

mom jeans

a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

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