Tan lovers 'going organic'

PUBLISHED: 13:43 20 May 2008 | UPDATED: 21:50 15 June 2010

WHAT goes onto the skin can also be absorbed into the body. That's what consumers in Honiton realised as they revelled in the first taste of summer.

WHAT goes onto the skin can also be absorbed into the body. That's what consumers in Honiton realised as they revelled in the first taste of summer.Following the recent heatwave, sales of natural and organic sun block and skin care products soared.Ganesha Wholefoods noticed a dramatic increase in the sale of lotions and creams.Manager Richard Easton said: "People are becoming more aware of what they put onto and into their bodies."Up to 60 per cent of what goes onto the skin can be absorbed. We believe natural products can offer protection, without the use of chemicals that are absorbed through the skin into the body."Products by GreenPeople, Aloe Pura, JASON and Organic Children have been selling well."They are popular, because a lot of people are getting to know the brand names," said Mr Easton. "They compare favourably on price to other products and offer the entire factor range.


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