After a holiday in the sun, nothing beats coming back with a golden glow.
But when you can’t get away, many people choose to hit the sunbed or slather themselves in lotion to get the perfect tan.
However, some people can go a bit overboard and end up looking a little more orange, as these hilarious pictures show.
People from all over the world have been sharing their worst tanning fails in a cringe-worthy online gallery.
From the woman who got some interesting tan lines when she kept her goggles on too long in the sunbed, to the woman who was left with orange feet – these pictures are a warning to anyone who is partial to the sunbed or bottle.
Below FEMAIL reveals the worst and most hilarious tanning fails of all time…
Not a good look! This tan lover managed to get tan lines from her sunbed goggles
Ouch! This woman was left with orange feed after a rather unfortunate tanning mishaps
Whoops: This woman was left with rather unfortunate tan lines from her face to her neck
She’s been Tangoed: This woman’s face was several shades darker than the rest of her body
Terrible tan lines: This woman had some very interesting tan lines thanks to her outfit
Hot mess: This woman had white marks around her eyes after going overboard on the fake tan
Patchy: This woman went a little overboard with the fake tan and didn’t apply it evenly
Oh dear: Proving it’s not just the woman who love tanning, this man went a little too dark
Burned: This woman looked like she had spent way too long lounging in the sun
Gone overboard: This woman used a shade of fake tan that was much too dark for her skintone
Natural and not so natural: Standing next to her paler friend really highlighted how dark this woman’s tan was
Not very macho: Another man clearly hit the sunbeds too hard before seeing his much paler date
Fake it until you make it: This woman definitely went a little overboard with her tan
Not quite a golden glow: This woman looked much better without her bright orange tan
Pretty patchy: This tan-lover’s skin tone was very uneven thanks to her patchy tan
Mahogany man: This very dark tan was even darker than the wood behind its owner