tanorexic

tanorexic

(ˌtænəˈrɛksɪk)
adj
(Hairdressing & Grooming) obsessed with maintaining a permanent deep tan, esp through use of tanning machines
n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) a tanorexic person
[C21: a blend of tan and anorexic]
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The self-confessed 'tanorexic' told how she was obsessed with sunbeds, she would spend so much time under the 'blue light' in her bedroom that her dad would complain about electricity bills.
And oh how theatrically concerned he was as orange tanorexic Charley revealed she'd been bullied.
Self-proclaimed "tanorexic" Trisha Paytas has spent [euro]35,166 keeping her skin brown.
"I was told I was a tanorexic, I've never been so scared in my life," she added.
I wasn't exactly a "tanorexic", but I wouldn't dream of going out on a Saturday night without a trip to the electric beach first.
Self-confessed "tanorexic" Sam Laing, 23, from Sunderland, will have to have growths removed after they developed on both eyes.
Self-confessed "tanorexic" Sam Laing, 23, has developed growths on both eyes which will have to be removed.
The Coventry mum, who lives in Binley with son, Dion, 12 and partner, Karl Wooton, said: "I always say if you could see me with my scars all over my body you would think twice about being so desperate for a tan." Michelle, who works for the Myton Hospice lottery, was a self-confessed tanorexic. From the age of 14 she was desperate to look 'bronzed and beautiful'.
I should know - I'm a recovering tanorexic who has had many an Oompa Loompa moment.
The whole tanorexic problem was highlighted this week by 14-year-old Hayley Barlow, who is so addicted to sunbeds she has been warned that she could get skin cancer before she is 30.