High on Fragrance!

High on Fragrance!
Posted by FoM on April 22, 1999 at 06:04:03 PT
Source: Washington Post
Hemp may be just the thing to alter your mood. But you'll have to inhale.Last spring, the Body Shop introduced a line of earthy moisturizing creams and soaps ("No Buzz, Great Sudz") made with industrial hemp, a cousin of marijuana. The company's current catalogue features woven hemp back scrubbers--a flashback to those macrame plant hangers from the 1970s. And on the way to the 300 U.S. Body Shop stores by June: hemp candles and burning oil.
The products push the marijuana connection with a musky fragrance and suggestive pitch and packaging. Military-surplus-style tins and tubes are labeled with the five-pronged leaf once so familiar on T-shirts and music posters. "They can't arrest your skin," says one slogan. "The best moisturizer in the world and we promise you won't get the munchies," says another. Click the above link for the whole article!
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