Covering their bodies with algae has become a thing for beachgoers in China

Green algae has appeared on the beaches of Qingdao, China.

While most of us would avoid algae at beaches at all costs, both locals and tourists don't seem to mind them one bit.

According to Acid Cow, the algae isn't harmful to humans, and as a matter of fact, people are using it to protect their skin from the sun.

It is no doubt unorthordox, but if it's all natural and it gets the job done, why not?

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