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No. Use a good facial tan/body self tan. Your skin (and health) will thank you. Now that the temperature has risen and it's blue skies all day, I'm staying out of it or crossing the street to the shady side.
I'm 55 and though not very wrinkly, I know as a teen, I slapped on the carrot oil with everyone else and baked. I regret that but.... it's what we did in the early 70's. Nowadays, we know better.
Fake it all the way. Now that the sun is peeking out, I am lashing on the gradual tan at night. I have very pale Irish skin, rarely tan and have had a basal cell carcinoma removed from my neck due to being burnt in the past (I was never a fan of lying in the sun either). Now it is factor 40 all year round and a good dose of fakery on the parts of the bod that need exposing
I have the same colouring and it's not even worth bothering. My cheeks, the backs of my hands and the tops of my feet get "a bit of colour" and that's as far as it goes, apart from the freckles.
And I tried, oh I really tried, back in the 80s when a tan was fashionable. Developed PLE for my pains.
And, now, in my late 40s, I have a couple of small permanent patches of sun damage. I love being outdoors, but tend to only go out in the sun for as long as it takes to hang the washing out, through the middle of the day. If I'm outdoors, I tend to hug the shade. It's not just the sun sensitive skin, but the fact that it's too bloody bright, even with sunglasses on.
Stay white. my fair celtic skin that never saw sunscreen as a child of the 70's and 80s... also has a scar of my face from removing the skin cancer... I can't do anything about the old damage but I'm trying to avoid it as much as I can now.
OP I have exactly the same colouring as you. Your skin wouldn't look nice and sunkissed even if you did let it tan - I accidentally got mildly burned at the beach last summer (despite tons of cream - there was just no shade!) and my skin looked awful, Celtic skin just isn't made for tanning. It affected the texture as well as the colour.
I've been staying ghostly white, but with just a light touch of bronzer across the cheekbones and think it looks nice. Also if your freckles pop out even with SPF on I think that looks lovely too.