10 Awful Sunburns You Absolutely Don't Want This Summer

Slather on the SPF so you don't end up like these victims of summer sun

As if you needed one more reminder to wear sunscreen when you play in the sun this season, here are 10. Check out these nightmare scenarios from summer’s worst over-indulgers.


Nothing refreshes like digging into a cold bowl of ice cream with a big spoon on a summer day. Just don’t doze off in the middle of your binge.

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“I got my face, chest, back, stomach, arms and legs. Nope, I don’t think there’s any body part I’ve forgotten!”

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Is there a farmer in the house?

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New party game: Stand at 10 paces and see if you can tell whether those flip-flops are still on.

Awkward Family Photos 

Friends don’t let friends bike shirtless with messenger bags in the blazing sun.

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The deal with sunscreen is you have to actually rub it in, not just slather it on your hand and stick it in one spot.


Sports fans will do anything for their teams — even paint the word “Czech” on their chests in sunscreen to reveal this burn after game day.

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Now that she’s a new mom, we hope Kim Kardashian can remember to coat her own face — and her baby girl’s — in SPF!

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Carrie made nameplates cool on Sex & the City — but this fashion victim was a bit confused about when to wear the accessory.

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Hey, we totally don’t judge you for cross dressing. But we do for not wearing SPF while doing it.

Alesandra Dubin is a Los Angeles-based writer and the founder of home and travel blog Homebody in Motion. Follow her on Google+ and Twitter.

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