From: Paul Geary, ENN
Published May 5, 2005 12:00 AM

EarthNews Radio: Organic Beauty Products

Many websites are now touting beauty products that are "organic." But some of these companies' offerings are loaded with chemicals, and the consumer has to check the veracity the "organic" claims.Jerry Kay spoke to Diana Kaye of Terressentials, a real organic-products company.

Listen to EarthNews Radio: Organic Beauty Products

Kay said that every day there are companies jumping on the organic bandwagon. Sometimes if you look at the labels of some of their products, you see chemicals and in fact no organic ingredients at all.

She takes issue with that, because her company invests a lot of time making sure products meet organic standards. Instead of talking about the merits of the truly organic products, time has to be spent educating consumers about distinguishing real organic products from false claims.

You can read more about Terressentials products here: Diana Kaye writes about organic and psuedo-organic products; you can learn more about that subject here: Diana's Planet.

Listen to EarthNews Radio regularly to hear Jerry Kay's interviews with scientists, eco-focused businesspeople, and environmenalists. And be sure to visit EarthNews Radio's home here at ENN; you can find it at

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