The actor, who is one of the favourites to win the ITV1 skating reality show, has been warned to avoid over-doing the skin treatments by his soap bosses.
"It would look really odd if one day he's walking through the village with a tan in the middle of winter," a source told the Daily Star.
Wolfenden, 31, plays David Metcalfe in Emmerdale.
The soap star, who is partnered by pro Nina Ulanova, is apparently currently having wash-removable tans rather than full treatments.
Dancing on Ice continues on Sunday nights on ITV1.
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