TikTok Influencers Claim Carrots Are The Best Way To Get Tan

There might be a new reason to eat your veggies. Influencers on TikTok are touting a diet full o’ carrots as another way to get a “glow” this season. One person claimed it “changes your natural undertone,” while another TikToker says the “carrot tan” made it so he’s no longer pale. So, how many carrots does it take to show up on your skin?

Social media mavens claim the carrot-y glow can be achieved by chowing down on three large carrots per day. What do experts think of this? While not dangerous, most docs don’t recommend it as a tanning hack. Turns out, the orange “undertone” is actually due to carotenemia, which could potentially turn your skin an orange-y color.

Source: NY Post

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