A natural tanner for your skin.


  • 3/4 gallon of water
  • 1 lb of fresh carrots (unpeeled)
  • 2 cups of brown sugar
  • 8 drops of vitamin E extract and 1/2 a cup of aloe vera gel.


1. Rinse the carrots and cut them into thin slices

2. Boil the water in a large saucepan, mix in the sugar and the sliced carrots

3. Let the carrot/sugar/water mix simmer for approx. 3 hours

4. Allow your self tanner mix to cool down and then pour it through a strainer

5. At this point, you can add the aloe vera and the vitamin E into your self tanner. This step is optional and was not included in my grand mother's original recipe. However, I like how aloe and vitamin E soothe the skin.

6. Pour your selftanner into a spray bottle

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