You’ve probably noticed that your face is tanning itself.
And you’ve probably wondered why you’re still tanning yourself.
The answer, according to a new study, is that you’re tanning to enhance your facial features.
The researchers from the University of Queensland examined the makeup of 2,848 men and women and found that while men tend to be more oily than women, the makeup for both genders was similar, even when they were asked to wear cosmetics that differed in their composition.
That may have something to do with how you view your skin’s complexion.
Women are told that they need to be tanning their skin, while men are told to tan to enhance their facial features, said Dr. Elizabeth Levenson, the study’s lead author and a professor of psychology at the University.
Levensons research suggests that a “facial tanning regimen” has become more common in the past 20 years, with many people seeking to enhance the appearance of their skin.
This can be accomplished by: tanning the skin of the face, chest, and neck;