“In some ways, my skin never stood a chance. I went to high school on the Jersey Shore in the early ’00s, the height of the tanning craze. Remember when ostensibly pale blonde celebrities like Christina Aguilera, Jessica Simpson, and Paris Hilton painted themselves a bronzed orange before every red-carpet event? My friends hit the tanning beds multiple times a week, but I abstained. I didn’t want to wind up all wrinkled before I was 25—or you know, get skin cancer….Until, that is, one lazy afternoon in July 2013. I sat in the sun a bit too long and got a sunburn.” Continue to read here.