Beta-carotene: 3 good reasons to make it your best tanning ally
If the carrot is one of the most beneficial vegetables for your health, it is also the perfect ally for getting a natural tan! Indeed, a beta-carotene tanning oil is your perfect summer partner for that sun-kissed complexion you crave.
Beta-carotene is a natural pigment found in plants that gives fruits and vegetables their yellow-orange color. It is undeniably a real asset for your skin and your health.
1. Beta-carotene, a powerful antioxidant
Indeed, beta-carotene as a provitamin A is a powerful antioxidant prized in cosmetics because it allows slowing down the aging of the skin by promising elasticity and protection against external aggressions such as pollution and the sun. In addition, it plays an important role in the health of your hair, your nails, your eyesight and even your neurological functioning.
2. Beta-carotene is also a real tan enhancer
Beta-carotene oil is not a pure UV protectant, so it is necessary to check that your tanning oil based on beta carotene provides good UV protection. However, beta-carotene has been clinically proven to have a protective action against sunburn.
When you are exposed to the sun, your cells begin to produce a natural pigment, melanin, and it is at this precise moment that the tanning oil will to act. Indeed, the beta-carotene it contains will accelerate and strengthen your skin's natural defense mechanism. Thus, the skin will produce melanin more quickly when exposed to the sun and you will tan more intensely.
Beta-carotene therefore has a double action, it stimulates the synthesis of melanin, and thanks to its antioxidant power, protects your skin from the harmful action of free radicals . Result: you tan better and faster, what more could you ask for?
3. The nourishing action of beta-carotene
Finally, the oil rich in beta carotene, thanks to the fatty acids it contains, nourishes and protects the skin allowing it to retain its elasticity and keep it from peeling. You can also boost post-sun hydration with a body milk to maximize the effects. Thus, thanks to supple and hydrated skin, your tan will last longer and you can return to work with peace of mind with a healthy glow and a tan radiant!
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