Remember Tan Mom , also known as Patricia Krentcil? Well she’s back in the news, but this time it’s not about her excessive tanning (or sunburning her 6 year-old daughter). Nope, it seems that Tan Mom is making a 180 and refusing to tan anymore–something that is making her almost-normal complexion feel “weird and pale.”
According to the latest issue of In Touch, Krentcil accepted a challenge with the magazine to give up tanning for an entire month. That means no indoor tanning booths and no pool or beach tanning. No sun, whatsoever.
So how’s she doing? Well, just by looking at her photos, she doesn’t look quite so disturbing anymore. In fact, she looks a lot healthier. Sure, she has sun damage on her face, but she seems to have lost a lot of that super dark, leathery skin that we saw earlier this year.
But, if you ask her, she’s not totally convinced she looks better. The 44-year-old says she’s had moments where she’s felt the need to tan. And now that she is not tanning, she says, “I feel weird and pale.”
Krentcil also admits that she still uses Jergens self-tanner. But hey, at least that’s better than the real thing, right?