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Errrrm...legs and tights?

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dogdaysareover Wed 24-May-17 21:06:58

Really hot day today and forecast even hotter over coming week. I have quite a few nice dresses, which are knee length, but the most pasty white, veiny legs. Are flesh coloured tights ok to wear or is this now considered a naff look? I really cannot bear to bare my legs. And if tights are out, well what can I wear? Not a fan of the maxi and I can't seem to get summer trousers right. And thanks to my Irish colouring fake tan just looks terrible on me. A bit dreading summer now.

furryelephant Wed 24-May-17 21:11:07

I'm about the same colour as a sheet of paper and I just embrace it now grini doubt many people look at someone and think "oh shit look how AWFUL they look without unnatural patchy tanned legs" grinlikewise I also wouldn't notice if someone was wearing skin coloured tights either, so I'd do what you're most comfortable with smile

Judydreamsofhorses Wed 24-May-17 21:17:17

My legs are fine, but my hair sprouts at such an alarming rate I am always self-conscious about them not being smooth. I shaved this evening, and by tomorrow morning they will be stubbly. (I know I don't have to have hair-free legs, I just prefer it. Waxing lasts about two days, so shaving is my best option) My solution is nude fishnets, which I feel just gives me a wee bit of coverage but aren't sweaty.

minipie Wed 24-May-17 21:19:38

You'll boil in nude tights. I don't thinj there's anything wrong with white skin

SansaClegane Wed 24-May-17 21:34:11

Embrace it. My legs are so white they reflect light, but I wouldn't dream of wearing tights in this weather! As a PP said, most people either won't notice or won't care.

rhiannon91 Wed 24-May-17 21:46:02

I use johnsons holiday skin. Moisturiser with a gentle bronzing tint. Not fake tan but it takes the edge off my extreme whiteness!!!

junglebookisthebest Wed 24-May-17 21:52:18

I'm noticing more and more white legs and that people aren't feeling the need to always be tanned.
Make sure they are in nice smooth condition - well exfoliated and plenty of moisturiser. Also I find that you need to have the right colour skirt and shoes that kind of work with your particular 'white' legs...

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