Who in their right mind would "snort" a fake tan? Heart palpitations, fits of dizziness – the hidden costs of a new "herbal"…


Who in their right mind would "snort" a fake tan? Heart palpitations, fits of dizziness – the hidden costs of a new "herbal"…

Who in their right mind would “snort” a fake tan Heart palpitations, fits of dizziness – the hidden costs of a new “herbal” tanning fad

10:42 PM on 27th July 2011

Tanning addict: 35-year-old Anthea Tonks ended up in hospital after snorting Ubertan, a

Tanning addict: 35-year-old Anthea Tonks ended up in hospital after snorting Ubertan, a “herbal” nasal spray that promises to darken your skin tone

Side effects: For a health product to be approved for sale, it must go through stringent safety testing that usually takes years and can cost million

Side effects: For a health product to be approved for sale, it must go through stringent safety testing that usually takes years and can cost millions

People in the UK spend around 40 million a year on sunbeds and tanning lotions

People in the UK spend around 40 million a year on sunbeds and tanning lotions