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Is it possible to take melanin supplements to help you tan?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: No

Melanin is a complex biochemical compound produced by your skin cells.
If you ingest melanin, it is broken down and cannot supplement your skin. It is in fact not available as a supplement so if you are being sold a product advertised as helping with this - it is a fraud.

In brief: No

Melanin is a complex biochemical compound produced by your skin cells.
If you ingest melanin, it is broken down and cannot supplement your skin. It is in fact not available as a supplement so if you are being sold a product advertised as helping with this - it is a fraud.
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