The obsession with tans has taken over the younger generation in a manner that is causing a major alarm amongst health professionals.
According to local media reports, so many youngsters are looking for the perfect shade of darker skin that would last them for a year and that’s why they’re even willing to go the extra mile and put their health on the line with a new product.
This comes in the form of an illegal nasal spray that has the capability of turning your skin into a darker shade within just a few hours. And while that might seem great, it does come with some serious consequences relating to an individual’s health.
Doctors are now issuing a major warning relating to the fact that it causes cancer and the fact that the company is making young and vulnerable people fall prey to their marketing tactics without alarming them about the hazards has really caused fury on social media.
These unregulated sprays are also found in a number of unique flavors like watermelon and even bubblegum too. Moreover, you’ll even find some leading social media stars such as influencers picking up on the trend. Therefore, you can only imagine what’s going through so many people’s minds.
Skin specialists are playing an active role in raising awareness against the trend as they claim the products includes an artificial hormone that’s referred to as melatonin. And that leads to malignant melanoma which is deemed to be the worst form of cancer.
Each year, thousands of people die from the neoplasm and that’s why the tan trend is being called out for obvious reasons.
At the moment, at least 70 cases have been reported from those using the product who claim to have suffered symptoms like headaches, nausea, and even damaging effects to their kidneys too.