It’s beach season, collegiettes! And you know what that means: three long months of digging your toes in the sand, playing in the waves, and exposing your body to intensified ultraviolet radiation—hurrah! Next time you head to the beach, make sure to load up on the SPF… unless, of course, you want to end up with one of these 12 totally awkward sunburns.
1) Nay to the Spray
Thought spray sunscreen was effective? Think again, friend.
2) Buckle Up
He may have skimped on the sunblock, but can we still give him props for wearing his seatbelt?
3) Sunbathers of the Caribbean: Red Man’s Chest
Hey, high five for wearing sunscreen! JK.
4) Beachin’ With Ben and Jerry
Apparently ice cream took precedence to sun protection.
5) Thighs Don’t Lie
At least we know he wasn’t wearing a Speedo.
6) Say Cheesy
His chest may be smiling on the outside, but inside, his viral skin structures are very sad.
7) Superman That Bro
Able to accelerate his effects of aging and increase his risk for developing skin cancer at the speed of light!
8) Body Art
We don’t even know, man. We don’t even know.
9) Plain White Tank
And he thought he felt self-conscious about taking off his shirt before!
10) Bikinis On Top
You cross-dress, you sunbathe, you lose.
11) Hats Off
To his credit, the hat probably seemed like a good idea at the time.
12) Stunner Shades
Celebrities: they’re just like us! They get totally awkward sunburns too!