Orange Is The New Skin Tone! The 26 Worst And Fakest Celebrity Tans Of All Time

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Mar. 11 2019, Updated 4:31 p.m. ET

The red carpet is the time to look your best, but unfortunately these famous faces let their spray tans get the best of them.

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When done right, a spray tan can give a subtle sun-kissed glow minus the risk of sun damage. But when you're looking like a roasted duck, it's definitely time to lay off the bronzer.

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From Jennifer Lawrence to Kim Kardashian, Radar has the best of the worst celebrity fake tans of all time.

1. Farrah Abraham

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Farrah Abraham is no stranger to changing her look. However the spray tan she rocked at a Crazy Horse III event was a few shades too dark; a detail that was emphasized by her platinum blonde hair.

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2. Chrissy Teigen

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Even Chrissy Teigen had herself a spray tan malfunction. Before she married John Legend, she accompanied him to the 2008 Grammy Awards where she sported a fake tan much too dark for her skin. It wasn't her best red carpet moment and even she was able to poke fun at it.

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3. Christina Aguilera

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If there were a bad tan hall of fame, Christina Aguilera would be the first to enter. Her tan at an EIF Cancer Research Fund event was so unbelievably dark it was borderline offensive. Kudos to Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson for keeping a straight face while posing next to the singer.

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4. Bradley Cooper

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Bradley Cooper usually looks his best but his fake tan was a bit too noticable when he stood next to his Silver Linings Playbook costar, Jennifer Lawrence.

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5. Claire Danes

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Sometimes a bad tan can age a person by a few years. Such was the case with Claire Danes at the 2016 Emmy Awards.

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6. Gigi Hadid

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Gigi Hadid has come under fire for a bad spray tan before. The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards were no exception. The supermodel's bright yellow plunge dress only made her unusual tan more noticeable.

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7. Kim Kardashian

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As hard as it may be to believe, even Kim Kardashian is capable of having a bad spray tan. While she stunned in her neon ensemble, her skirt's thigh slit revealed her blotchy bronzed skin.

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8. Ryan Reynolds

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Ryan Reynolds may have gotten away with his unfortunate spray tan while presenting at the 2017 Golden Globes. However, Emma Stone's pale complexion only accentuated Reynolds' unnaturally orange hue.

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9. Simon Cowell

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Simon Cowell has made a career out of roasting people onstage. Here, he looks a little bit roasted himself while at the premier of America's Got Talent.

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10. Snooki

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The Jersey Shore is synonymous with bad spray tans. Of all its cast members, Nicole "Snooki"Polizzi. was the best example of this. The Jersey Shore bad girl has gone deep with the spray tan and the trend continued during the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards.

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11. JWoww

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Snooki's costar, Jenni "JWoww" Farley hasn't fared any better with her fake tanning. While she may have turned heads with her revealing top, her cleavage revealed just how uneven her fake tan was during the 2017 MTV VMAs.

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12. The Situation

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Not to be outdone by his costars, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino has also been victim of a strong fake tan. Here he flaunted his orange tinted skin at the 2018  MTV Movie Awards.

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13. Tara Reid

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Tara Reid's platinum blonde look only revealed how devastatingly bad her fake tan looked.

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14. Kelly Osbourne

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Kelly Osbourne's tan was unique. But not in a good way. The talk show host had an almost sickly complexion while on the red carpet.

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15. Victoria Beckham

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Victoria Beckham was once reported to have spent $50,000 an year on her fake tan. The uneven spots around her put that number into question.

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16. David Beckham

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Victoria's husband and famed footballer, David Beckham shared his wife's affinity for a fake tan. Unfortunately he came out a little too orange this time around.

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17. George Clooney

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George Clooney may have won Oscar gold, but he looked overly bronzed sporting a fake tan.

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18. Leonardo DiCaprio

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Fellow Oscar winner Leonardo DiCaprio went a little overboard during an event for his film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

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19. Selena Gomez

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Selena Gomez was roasted on social media after arriving to the 2018 Met Gala a few shades darker than fans were used to.

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20. Jennifer Lawrence

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Jennifer Lawrence surely wanted to look her best for the 2014 Cannes Film Festival but came out with an uneven tan instead.

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21. Lindsay Lohan

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Poor Lindsay Lohan just wanted to showcase her line of tanning creams. But didn't apply it as well as she should have. Not the best way to promote your own product!

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22. Aubrey O’Day

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Aubrey O'Day wanted to look like Cleopatra but she came out looking like a Jersey Shore cast member. Fitting considering her romance with Paulie D.

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23. Paris Hilton

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Paris Hilton has always looked her best on the red carpet. But her turn at the 70th Annual Cannes Film Festival turned heads for all the wrong reasons. Her blotchy fake tan was much too noticeable under the red carpet lights.

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24. Mariah Carey

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No one would ever dare question Mariah Carey's glamorous style. But she did have herself a bit of a tan mishap.

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26. Pippa Middleton

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Not even royalty is exempt from a bad tan. Pippa Middelton had herself a royal mishap when her glow was a bit too much on the orange side during a charity event.

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26. Arnold Schwarzenegger

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Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger once signed a bill barring children 14 and under from using tanning beds. Maybe he should've banned himself?

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