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Beta Carotene: what it is and how it helps tanning

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Want to be outdoors, feel the sun on your skin in the garden, at the lake, at the sea or during a walk in the mountains, finally enjoy moments of relaxation with more lightness and desire for a tan.

Tanning, relaxation and well-being the perfect mix for mood and health , you must know that the sun has many positive effects on our body, stimulates the production of vitamin D, giving you a more effective immune system, stronger bones and will also allow to look more beautiful, brighter and more sunny with a screaming tan.

And this is where beta carotene comes in.


Beta carotene is a plant pigment that can be taken by our body through nutrition or supplementation . It is part of the carotenoid group and has two particular characteristics: the bright color (yellow, orange and red) and the fact that it is a precursor of vitamin A.

Vitamin A, also called retinol, is not present in plants but they are rich in beta carotene, once taken the carotenoids are transformed into vitamin A which is stored in the liver, and released over time according to the needs of the body and used for keeping the skin and mucous membranes of the nose, mouth and throat healthy also helps strengthen the immune system .


Beta carotene has important antioxidant properties capable of counteracting the formation of free radicals, harmful to the cell structure, with long-term harmful effects on skin structures. In addition, beta carotene naturally colors the skin giving it a darker and more golden appearance , effectively reducing sensitivity during sun exposure. But be careful, this substance is not able to filter ultraviolet rays that are harmful to the skin , it is always important to use a sunscreen with a filter suitable for your skin type.


Beta carotene is contained in many orange, yellow, red and some green leafy vegetables . Carrots, apricots, sweet potatoes, peaches, pumpkin, spinach, chard, cabbage, parsley and rocket are just a few, to discover them all read the article I wrote some time ago

What are foods rich in beta carotene?

To ensure adequate intake, you can also use high quality beta carotene supplements.

In conclusion, a good tan, which will be even more beautiful, luminous and lasting thanks to beta carotene.

Your Mrs Adorable.

In spiaggia mi metto al sole e mi asciugo. Il sole scrive sulla mia pelle ciò che è già scritto in qualche mio sogno lontano.

At the beach I lay in the sun and dry off. The sun writes on my skin what is already written in some distant dream of mine.

(Fabrizio Caramagna) (translated)
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