Kim Kardashian West suffers 'major' sunburn to her cleavage after forgetting to use sunscreen

Kim Kardashian West, who is among the celebrities who have advocated for criminal justice reform, speaks about second chance hiring in the East Room of the White House, Thursday June 13, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Kim Kardashian West speaks about second chance hiring in the East Room of the White House in June 2019 (Credit: AP Photo)

Kim Kardashian West has shared painful pictures of her sunburnt chest after forgetting to apply sunscreen.

The 38-year-old reality TV star posted images of the angry red sun damage to her famous curves.

Fortunately for the Keeping Up With Kardashians star her own cosmetics range includes body foundation, so she was able to get her make-up artist to cover up the sunburn for her, as demonstrated in a video.

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Kardashian West told her 144 million followers on Instagram: “Sun Burns! UGHHHH I haven’t had this happen in years but thank goodness I had my body make up with me last week!

“I got a major sunburn! So Mary is going to put on my body make-up.

“I had no idea I was out all day and did not put on sunscreen. That is crazy. I haven’t had a burn like that since Mexico.”

Kardashian West’s painful accident coincided with a restock of her body make-up collection to her website.

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The entrepreneur and mother-of-four recently revealed she is studying to become a lawyer. The wife of hip hop star Kanye West has embarked on a four-year apprenticeship with a Bay Area nonprofit law firm, in the hopes of becoming a fully-fledged lawyer by 2022.

She told Vogue magazine: “Crim law I can do in my sleep. Took my first test, I got a 100. Super easy for me. To me, torts is the most confusing and contracts is the most boring.

“The reading is what really gets me. It’s so time-consuming. The concepts I grasp in two seconds.”