So, would your feelings be hurt if you approached the "marital bed" with your new attire and your dh looked at you in horror?
Everyone should have some self-portraits now and then, don't you think?
Actually, I just got some snorkeling gear and wanted to see what it felt like before my trip to Mexico in a few weeks! It's not that easy taking a photo of yourself in the mirror, with a snorkel mask on, and having to manually focus!
Also as part of my preparation for this trip, I desperately felt that I needed to modify my ND Pale, or die in the first 10 minutes in the sun in Mexico. I've never in my life gone "tanning."
But I have ISSUES with this! See all these warnings??? I tell you, there's absolutely no item, not one caution, about necks. Nada about the necks.
I never gave necks, specifically MY neck, a moment's thought, until the evil Nora Ephron came out with the "I feel bad about my neck" book. And then I noticed that on this side of 50, apparently we women can have neck issues. Wrinkles and things. Well. . . . after awhile I decided that there might be bigger issues in life, and this got demoted to "get a life!" on my worry list.
Until tanning. WHY didn't anyone warn me that you could get stripes on your neck if you have. . . . ummmmm. . . . folds (I guess) on your neck???? Someone could have said, "Psstttt, watch out for horizontal stripes." But NOOOOOOOO. . . . LET me find out for myself!
After a couple of weeks of tanning, I looked in the mirror, and noticed. . . stripes! Blatant, high contrast, how-do-you-photoshop-THAT-out-in-real-life stripes. Luckily, since I would need to leave the house in the morning, and didn't want people squinting oddly at my neck, I had a bottle of self-tanning stuff that my daughter left at home, and used this to dab on the fat old stripes with some cotton balls.
So, take this as ANOTHER public service announcement from me, dear friends!