Mum's hilarious fake tan fail

Kristine Tarbert
Senior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
Louise Harper wasn't expecting this after she had applied fake tan. Photo: Kennedy News and Media

A mum has found out she dribbles in her sleep the hard way, after waking up to a fake tan nightmare.

Louise Harper, a 40-year-old musician from the UK, decided to apply some fake tan the night before a gig.

But when she woke up the next morning, it was her son Jude, 13, who pointed out it looked like she had white “fang marks” on her cheeks.

“It’s not like I could hide at home away from everyone for a couple of days – I’m a singer and a musician I had to go and do my gig,” Louise said, admitting she felt a bit “sick”.

The mum tried scrubbing at the St Moriz Darker than Dark product for 20 minutes before resigning to the fact she would have to try and use makeup to cover up the mishap.

So in the end she had to spend $65 on a foundation to cover it up before her gig.

The mum had never had any issues with the tan before and had no idea she drooled in her sleep. Photo: Kennedy News and Media

The patchiness eventually wore off a day or so later, and Louise said she was otherwise really happy with the tan and the product.

“It’s a good brand and the rest of my body looked great – really lovely and tanned, it was obviously the fact it got wet on that bit of my face that caused the problem," she said.

“My son was mortified when I put the picture up on social media but I reckon if you can’t laugh at yourself, who can you laugh at?”

Louise isn’t the only one who suffered a fake tan fail this week.

Real Housewives of Sydney star Lisa Oldfield also shared a rather terrifying fake tan nightmare with her followers on Instagram.

“When fake tan goes horribly wrong,” she captioned the image.

Real Housewives star Lisa Oldfield shared this fake tan fail online. Photo: Instagram/lisalocks16

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