15 Celebrity Tan Line Pictures to Make You Feel Better About Yours

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It’s summer, so unless you’re covered head to toe, you likely have—or will have—tan lines. No matter how much shade we get or how much we try to even out our tan, tan lines always seem to appear in the most inconvenient places—at the most inconvenient times. For more evidence, take a look at the post-vacation pictures of celebrities such as Kendall Jenner, Rihanna, and Miley Cyrus who walked the red carpet with visible tan lines.

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To make you feel better about your summer tan lines, we rounded up 15 epic pictures of celebrities with uneven tans, proving that the sun doesn’t discriminate. From outlines of spaghetti straps to pale remains from a bikini-filled weekend, these celebrities DGAF about tan lines—and neither should you.

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Hayden Panettiere
Hayden Panettiere

Despite wearing a dress with straps, Panettiere's swimsuit tan lines were front and center when she walked the red carpet for the 2009 premiere of Star Trek.

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Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez

Lopez's one-shoulder dress could cover only one of her tan lines when she was at an Italian press conference in 2008.

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Jessica Alba
Jessica Alba

Alba's swimsuit tan lines were visible when she attended a 2008 party at the Beverly Hills Hotel in a strapless black dress.

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Jessica Biel
Jessica Biel

Biel had a summer glow at the premiere of Halloween H2O in 1998, but even that couldn't distract from her very obvious halter-top tan lines.

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Kendall Jenner
Kendall Jenner

Jenner demonstrated the effect of living in sunny California when she showed off noticeable tan lines at a magazine signing in 2012.

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Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst

Dunst's swimsuit tan lines were visible at the 2002 premiere of Spider-Man, where she showed off her semi-pale boobs in a low-cut dress.

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Megan Fox
Megan Fox

Fox had an obvious tan—and tan lines—when she attended the 2009 MTV Movie Awards in a strapless dress.

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Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus

Cyrus worked her tan line in a one-shoulder dress at a gala for the Starkey Hearing Foundation in 2011.

Photo: Adam Bettcher/Getty Images for Starkey Hearing Foundation.
Mischa Barton
Mischa Barton

Barton showed off her tan lines (and a slight nip slip) at a Christian Dior Paris fashion show in 2009.

 

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Rihanna
Rihanna

Rihanna DGAF who saw her tan lines when she took home multiple trophies at the 2013 American Music Awards wearing a bra-like top.

Photo: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic/Getty Images.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Huntington-Whiteley gave cameras a peek at her swimsuit tan line when she wore a backless dress at the 2016 Critics' Choice Awards, where the outline of her bikini top was visible.

 

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Shailene Woodley
Shailene Woodley

Woodley flaunted a summer glow and tan lines at the 2014 premiere of The Fault in Our Stars.

 

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Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana

Saldana was photographed with visible tan lines at a 2008 Fashion Week event in New York City.

Photo: Andrew H. Walker/Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for Moet & Chandon.
Jada Pinkett Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith

Pinkett Smith let her tan lines fly free when she wore a strapless purple dress at the Kit Kittredge: An American Girl premiere in 2008.

 

Photo: Michael Loccisano/FilmMagic/Getty Images.
Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow

Paltrow showed off a subtle tan and faint halter-top tan lines when she walked the red carpet at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival.

Photo: George PImentel/WireImage/Getty Images.

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  • Hayden Panettiere
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Jessica Alba
  • Jessica Biel
  • Kendall Jenner
  • Kirsten Dunst
  • Megan Fox
  • Miley Cyrus
  • Mischa Barton
  • Rihanna
  • Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
  • Shailene Woodley
  • Zoe Saldana
  • Jada Pinkett Smith
  • Gwyneth Paltrow
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