Swimmer's tan

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noun - Swimmer's tans are unique body tanning locations due to their swimsuits, swim caps, goggles, and race numbers. Swimmer's tans include raccoon eyes and panda eyes due to goggles and swim cap tans due to swim caps. The tanning is the process whereby skin color is darkened or tanned.

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Goggle Tan

A goggle tan (or Raccoon eyes or Panda eyes) is the division on a swimmer's temple and around their eyes between skin of pronounced paleness relative to the rest of their face that has been sunburned by prolonged exposure to ultraviolet radiation in a pool, outdoors or in the open water.

Swim cap tan

A swim cap tan (or cap tan) is the division on a swimmer's forehead between the skin of pronounced paleness relative to the rest of their face that has been suntanned by prolonged exposure to ultraviolet radiation in a pool, outdoors or in the open water. It is caused by wearing of a swim cap on the head while swimming outdoors.

Body Number Tan

A body number tan (or body marking tan) is a suntanning of the skin due to the sun's excess ultraviolet radiation around the part of the body where body marking is located. The skin where race numbers are printed on their bodies remains a lighter shade than the surrounding skin color.

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