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Benefits of steaming your face

If you are not in a hurry, add steaming your face to your spa ritual. You should never be in a hurry anyway when doing a spa ritual 😉
Steaming opens up pores for a deeper clean and eliminates acne causing bacteria. The warm steam in combination with an increase in perspiration dilates blood vessels and so increases circulation. The increased circulation means a promotion of collagen and elastin production. The steam naturally helps to hydrate your skin which helps your skin absorb skincare better.
Steaming your face doesn’t have to be complicated. You can even do it over the sink. Fill the sink with hot water, you can even add a few drops of essential oil. Get a chair and place it in front of the sink so you are comfortable. Get a soft fluffy towel over your head. Steam your face for about 5-10 minutes. If it’s too hot, just raise and lower your head above the sink or lift the towel a bit.
Now you are ready to continue with a face mask for a continued spa ritual or if you have less time, your normal daily routine . Enjoy 😊
Beautiful spa photo by
@niinao
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Blueberry seed oil- The little miracle worker

Blueberry seed oil- Why do we put it in our products ? You know those tiny, tiny seeds in blueberries? The oil that is pressed from those is like a nourishing miracle worker for your skin. The oil is high in essential fatty acids omega 3, 6 and linolenic acids. These work as a protective barrier for skin, improving overall tone and firmness. Blueberry seed oil also includes Vitamin E which helps to minimize fine lines and prevents loss of elasticity. The blueberry is one of nature’s most potent antioxidant berry which makes it perfect for damaged skin and rejuvenation. It has excellent cell and tissue regeneration properties. It helps slowing down the aging process naturally. You will find blueberry seed oil in our Make my day cream and our multi award winning All you need is me balm 👍

The photo 📷is taken on the beautiful island of Gotland by @maven.gotland 🌿
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Antipollution means anti-aging

Antipollution = anti-aging

You may have heard the term antipollution being used more frequently about skincare and makeup over the past few years. But what does it actually mean? If you are living or working in a city you can’t help but notice the dust in the street coloring everything grey. You may not notice that the air smells bad if you breathe the polluted air every day. Then when you visit the countryside, the air smells so good you know that you have been in a polluted environment. What is this pollution doing to our skin? There is a great deal of interest in the subject and a lot of emerging scientific research is being done. Toxic air has been linked to premature aging, accelerating wrinkles and age spots. The small particles enter through our pores. If you are not in the city, it doesn’t help being nearby as the particles are spread by the wind. That’s why we see more and more antipollution products on the market. Traffic pollution is emerging as the single most toxic substance for our skin. We were delighted to hear that Algica, an algae that is one of the active ingredients in our Make my day cream has been cleared as an antipollution substance after clinical studies.

Algica, together with Vitamin E, also an antipollution protector in Make my day cream makes it an effective pollution shield.

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Oat oil in your body lotion

Oats are amazing! Not just for a healthy breakfast but also in your skincare. Oat oil is rich in vitamins A, E and B as well as loads of calcium, zinc, iron and manganese. A must have ingredient when we created our Body buddy lotion. Oat oil is antimicrobial, anti itch, anti inflammatory and soothing for uncomfortable dry skin conditions. Oat oil has fantastic antioxidant benefits which makes it a great anti-aging ingredient. It’s deeply moisturizing, highly absorbable and acts as a protective barrier. It’s a wonder not all body lotions have oat oil as an ingredient.

Fabulous summer Body buddy lotion photo by @thompas_images
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Anti pollution organic skincare

We can now claim that our Make my day cream protects skin from air pollution damage. A recently conducted study showed that Algica, which is one of the ingredients in Make my day, prevents harmful air pollution from reaching the skin. Exposure of the skin to air pollutants has been associated with skin aging, inflammation, sagging, uneven and dull skin tone. Air pollution may even be as damaging as sun exposure on unprotected skin.
We are very excited about this news! Algica is a real hero ingredient 😀💫✨For more information about Algica check out swedishalgaefactory.com
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Anti pollution organic skincare

We can now claim that our Make my day cream protects skin from air pollution damage. A recently conducted study showed that Algica, which is one of the ingredients in Make my day, prevents harmful air pollution from reaching the skin. Exposure of the skin to air pollutants has been associated with skin aging, inflammation, sagging, uneven and dull skin tone. Air pollution may even be as damaging as sun exposure on unprotected skin.
We are very excited about this news! Algica is a real hero ingredient 😀💫✨For more information about Algica check out swedishalgaefactory.com
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Super dry hands

The solution for super dry hands.

This evening ritual will bring relief to very dry hands.

Apply All you need is me balm to your hands at bedtime.

Don’t rub it in too much. Let the beeswax which is still alive start it’s process. Natural ingredients work in synergy with each other and therefor become much more powerful together.

Wake up to soft and smooth hands

So, what’s in it? What makes it so great?

Castor oil is a versatile vegetable oil pressed from the castor bean. It smooths flaky skin, provides a barrier on the skin and protects against moisture loss. We also included beeswax in All you need is me balm.It contains natural emulsifiers which help to retain moisture in the skin and forms a protective layer against irritants to the skin. The reason we included olive oil is that it’s an unbeatable moisturizer that keeps the skin soft and supple while being loaded with nutrients. We added Shea Butter as the concentration of natural vitamins and fatty acids will work wonders for dry skin. Vitamin E as it is calming and a real workhorse of a vitamin. Blueberry seed oil is a hero ingredient in the All you need is me balm. Rich in essential fatty acids and phytonutrients, one of the most potent antioxidants great for dry, cracked and scaly skin.

Keeping skin moisturized prevents dry skin and all symptoms that come with it.

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All you need is me balm for skiing

Going skiing this winter? Don’t forget your tube of All you need is me. For one, it protects your face from icy winds, but did I tell you the story from when I last went skiing? After 3 days of skiing, I could barely walk as my leg muscles were so sore. I applied All you need is me balm on my legs in the evening, and in the morning I was good to go again. How can it be, you ask. All ingredients are anti - inflammatory. Castor oil, beeswax, olive oil, Shea butter, vitamin E and blueberry seed oil. On top of this, natural products work in synergy with each other and the beeswax remains biologically “alive” even after it is processed.
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