Among the many dependencies, tanorexia is not too well known. And no wonder, because this term appeared less than 20 years ago, at the beginning of our century. Tanorexia means psychological dependence on tanning (from English tan – sunbathing and analogies with anorexia).
The fashion for a tanned, bronze body appeared not so long ago – in the 20s of the XX century. Until that time, tanned skin was a sign of low origin. Noble ladies, by hook or by crook, tried not to get exposed to the sun so as not to look like peasant girls.
Coco Chanel changed everything. In truth, she accidentally sunbathed while relaxing with friends on a yacht. But since Coco was an unquestioned authority in the fashion world, everyone decided that the tan Continue reading