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17 Celebrities Who Took Tanning Way Too Far

17 Celebrities Who Took Tanning Way Too Far

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  • Laureus World Sports Awards

    Victoria Beckham loved that bronzer in 2005. 

    Photo: MJ Kim/Getty Images for Laureus
  • Nicole Richie And Nicky Hilton

    In 2003, Nicole Richie and Nicky Hilton looked as if they bought several 2-for-1 package deals at Hollywood Tan. 

    Photo: David Klein/Getty Images
  • Jimmy Choo and Cartier Present "Four Inches"

    We didn't forget you, Paris Hilton circa 2005. 

    Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images
  • 76th Annual Academy Awards - Show

    Who could forget Charlize Theron accepting her Oscar in 2004 looking like she just climbed out of a bucket of Burnt Sienna paint. 

    Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images
  • Teen Vogue Young Hollywood Issue Party

    An orange Lindsay Lohan in 2005

    Photo: Matthew Simmons/Getty Images
  • Valentino: Front Row - Paris Fashion Week Haute-Couture F/W 2013-2014

    The master of all things arancione (that's Italian for orange), Valentino Garavani 

    Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
  • amfAR Cinema Against AIDS - Arrivals - 2009 Cannes Film Festival

    And the reigning arancione queen Donatella Versace.

    Photo: Francois Durand/Getty Images
  • Teresa Giudice Visits Midway Wine And Liquors

    Reality star Teresa Giudice's legal troubles clearly hasn't affected her tanning schedule. 

    Photo: Debra L Rothenberg/WireImage
  • New Line Cinema Presents The Premiere Of "Hairspray" - Arrivals

    Zac Efron sure had that youthful glow in 2007. 

    Photo: Evan Agostini/Getty Images
  • 50th Annual Grammy Awards - Arrivals

    Her reality show may not have made her that famous, but Brooke Hogan sure was tan in 2008.

    Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images
  • 2004 MTV  Movie Awards - Pressroom

    Christina Aguilera should have been "tanner in a bottle" in in 2004.

    Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images
  • 5th Annual The Society Of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Spring Ball

    Live! With Kelly Ripa and a bottle of self-tanner.

    Photo: Michael Stewart/WireImage
  • The 2006 NCLR ALMA Awards - Show

    Maybe Jessica Simpson's 2007 brown hair is making her skin appear darker? #Not. 

    Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images
  • "All Star Celebrity Apprentice" Finale

    Hey Donald Trump, you're orange (picture that in a "you're fired" tone.) 

    Photo: Robin Marchant/Getty Images
  • Fox Television's "The X Factor" Season Finale -  Arrivals

    Straight up, Paula Abdul: You're orange. 

    Photo: Mark Davis/Getty Images
  • MTV TRL Presents The Cast Of "Hairspray"

    In 2007, Amanda Bynes was crazy ... for tanning. 

    Photo: Scott Gries/Getty Images
  • COVET Fashion Launch Event

    Rachel Zoe, that bronzer is bananas.

    Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images
  • Fox's "The X Factor" Season Finale - Night 1

    Whatever, the Jersey Shore cast is allowed to be orange.

    Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

After the winter we’ve had this year, it’s going to be incredibly hard to stay out of the sun during every waking moment. What won’t be hard? Taking tanning to a level where we end up looking like someone from the cast of Jersey Shore or a Hilton sister circa 2005.

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It seems like being overly tan was the look in the early 2000s. Every popular celebrity at the time from Lindsay Lohan and Nicole Richie to Jessica Simpson and Victoria Beckham were sporting orange-tinged skin and no one seemed to bat an eye. Nowadays, if anyone were caught with a tan as saturated as one of these celebs, they’d definitely hear from the public eye.

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We’ve gathered 18 photos of celebrities who made the mistake of taking their tans way too far. Click through the gallery to see what not to do this summer.

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