Yesterday, the tides of the season changed and summer finally graced our English shores – and then left again last night as perpetual winter and thunderstorms rained down on Britain once more.
However, in those few spare hours of blistering heat – heat which most of us had prayed for, yet when it actually came out, we simply didn’t know how to react – tonnes of Brits managed to change the colour of their skin from a milk bottle white to a painful bright red.
And yes, it looks like fucking agony.
Taking to social media everywhere, new wave lobsters emerged out of their underwater hiding places and flooded the Internet with photos of their deep fried skin:
Sick sunburn dad 😂 pic.twitter.com/nya3KA9MuE— Benj (@ben_pufc) July 18, 2016
Freckles decide to take over my face & I get the worst sunburn, this pretty much sums up my summer every year pic.twitter.com/HZ3aLKowj4— Charlotte (@Charl_Robbins) July 19, 2016
@aimee732 oh noo!! You didn't have your factor 50 on (again!) here's a lovely reminder of our sunburn in Truro! Xxxx pic.twitter.com/A2A2d3GWZ5— Lila Clements (@Lilaclements) July 17, 2016
Everyone who was off today will wake up looking like this tomorrow morning 😂😂 #SunBurn #Squashies ahahah pic.twitter.com/1gR4Vyw1IW— Lady Kerry CSC (@wee_kezza) July 19, 2016
This is why us red heads should stay indoors on a games console eating pizza all day !! 😂😟😥☀️ #sunburn pic.twitter.com/iTPlxHOpFf— Jenna louise (@NeonPinkJenna) July 18, 2016
There’s gonna be a lot of painful nights in the UK this week…Not even sunburnt mate... pic.twitter.com/8sP6qtdXU7— tyler (@Tylerminchxlla) July 18, 2016