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You’ve probably already heard that chemical filled sunscreens are harming coral reef systems around the world. In fact 4,000 – 6,000 tons of sunscreen is washed in to the oceans every year! and this figure is growing. The National Geographic research program 2008 shows that 10% of the worlds coral reef systems are being killed of by sunscreen-induced bleaching. Again this figure is growing, which also means that sea creatures that live and feed on and around the reefs are also threatened. All this because we choose to wear horrible armful chemicals on our skin.

Research also shows that nearly every American citizen has been contaminated with the popular sunscreen chemical; Oxybenzone which has been linked to allergies, hormone disruption and cell damage. This same nasty chemical  is also linked to low birth weight in baby girls who’s mother have been exposed during pregnancy. 

If that isn’t enough to put you off using such sunscreens then what if I tell you that these sunscreens that disrupt the endocrine system can play a significant role in the development of breast cancer too.

Using links: http://www.ewg.org/2013sunscreen/the-trouble-with-sunscreen-chemicals/

                        http://www.breastcancerfund.org/clear-science/chemicals-glossary/sunscreens-uv-filters.html

But it’s not all doom and gloom because there are a few sunscreens out there which do not contain these chemicals and our favourite of course is Soleo Organics. It’s 100% organic and suitable for all the family including babies. It’s that green it’s not only better for you than other sunscreens it is actually good for the skin as it contains skin loving ingredients such as grapeseed  oil, green tea and chamomile amongst others. They is nothing synthetic in Soleo Organics, this means that its really good for people with very sensitive skin and many of our customers won’t use anything else.

As the UK and European distributer of Soleo Organics we are exited to announce Soleo Organics UK new website: www.soleoorganics.co.uk where you can find more information on this great product including full ingredients and you can also see regular updates on twitter by following: @SoleoOrganicsUK

www.soleoorganics.co.uk

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