Response to 27 Reasons Why You Should Never Tan:
AsaPacific IslanderIhave to say I’ve NEVER understood why Westerners enjoyed lying in the baking sun. They always came out looking burnt. It’s why in the islands we used to joke, “White people don’t tan, they rust.” And beingaperson of color is no guarantee that you’re safe from the negative effects of the sun. I’ve had family members deal with skin cancer. So stay out of the sun!!