TikTok challenges seem to be the new thing among teens, and this one is a doozy! The latest trend involves drinking blue food coloring in an attempt to turn their urine blue.
According to Mirror UK:
The trend appears to have been started by TikTok user @coltyy, who solely drank blue food colouring for 10 days.
In his first video, he explained: “I’ll be drinking blue food colouring, and only blue food colouring. From what I’ve read online, by the fifth day the colour of my pee will be blue.”
Unsurprisingly, guzzling glasses of blue food colouring resulted in the teen’s teeth turning blue, but he also experienced a range of other effects.
In his Day 10 video, he said: “Number one, my pee has turned blue. Number two, my poop has turned blue too. Number three, I’m turning blue. My skin’s blue guys and my hair is even turning blue. It’s getting wild.”
While @coltyy claims that the practice is ‘harmless’, TikTok has now marked the videos as potentially unsafe.
A warning on his videos now reads: “The action in this video could result in injury.”
Following @coltyy’s videos, several other teens are attempting the challenge, including one of his friends, who is attempting it with green food colouring.