Lake Retba, Senegal: In order to protect their skin, they rub their skin with "Beurre de Karité" (shea butter, produced from shea nuts obtained from the Shea nut tree), which is an emollient used to avoid tissue damage.
Lake Retba also known as Lac Rose meaning Pink Lake, lies north of the Cap Vert peninsula of Senegal. Named for its pink waters caused by Dunaliella salina algae and is known for its high salt content, up to in some areas.
Maravilhas da Natureza - Lago Rosa no Senegal (20 fotos) - Metamorfose Digital
Lake Retba, or as the French refer to it Lac Rose, is situated north of the Cap Vert Peninsula in Senegal, northeast of Dakar. The lake's harmless bacteria makes it pink while it's high salt content makes in easy to float on
Pink waters caused by Dunaliella salina algae. he color is particularly visible during the dry season. The lake is also known for its high salt content, which, like that of the Dead Sea, allows people to float easily.
Lake Retba or Lac Rose is located in the north of the Cap Vert peninsula of Senegal. It got its name due to the Dunaliella salina algae making its water look like strawberry milk shake. Pink color is clearly visible during the dry season.