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Why use a serum

Maybe you are doing all the right things: cleansing, exfoliating, masking, moisturizing and spf’ing and your skin is still not glowing. A serum could be exactly what your skin needs. Serums are thinner than traditional moisturizers and contain higher concentrations of active ingredients. They absorb quickly, are soothing and nourishing for sensitive skin, hydrate skin, prevent scars and blemishes, minimize breakouts, protect your skin from free radicals, boost collagen and the ingredients in Face it serum are all anti inflammatory.
Start with Sea me mask and make sure you leave your skin damp after washing off the mask, so the serum can be absorbed deeply into your skin. Follow with a moisturizer like Make my day cream to seal in the serum. Our award winning Face it serum is high performing with pure organic oils.

Ps. right now we have a 50% discount on Sea me mask for a limited time
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Hello butterfly!

Hello butterfly 🦋! Not cutting your lawn golf course short lets the wildflowers 🌺🌸🌼that are most likely already in your lawn flourish. They are some of the best food sources for insects, rich in nectar and repeatedly flowering over a long period of time. On sunny days, your garden will reward you with beautiful butterflies 🦋 buzz 🐝 and sing with life.
Let it grow, let it grow, let it grow. 🌱
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Bergamot benefits for skin

Why do we add bergamot essential oil to many of our products? Besides that it has a heavenly scent, bergamot oil is used for its soothing effect on skin. It has
antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Bergamot oil can also help
with stress reduction. Inhaling the refreshing and fruity scent has been found to reduce anxiety, depression and fatigue by signaling to your brain to release the happy hormones, 😃serotonin and dopamine. Bergamot stimulates cell renewal and promotes healthy, toned skin.
What’s not to love? 😊

Beautiful 🤩 photo by our friend Simona💕 @_sim_ca_
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Humidity impact on skin

Be aware of the humidity changes in the climate because that has an impact on your skin’s needs. The colder the temperature, the dryer the air. This means that during cold weather the skin tends to loose moisture when it evaporates into the cold air. To prevent this moisture  loss it's important to use an oil, that locks in moist into the outer layers of the skin. When weather goes into spring, or warmer climate, the humidity levels increases in the air. This is why our skin feels less dry in warmer, more humid climates. Then adapt your routine to decrease the amount oil used. In daytime our soft Make My Day. This cream is excellent during sunnier times as the Algica in it acts as a uv filter. This one does the trick by itself, in warmer climate.
Many of you choose to use the cream during the day and the oil over night.
Just keep some attention to what your skin is telling you it needs and adapt the amount of oil contra cream according to what feels is giving you the most comfort. 💚
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Jojoba oil in Make my day face cream

When we at True organic of Sweden create new products, every single ingredient is carefully selected. Equally important is what we don’t want in the product. We are much stricter than the profit driven organic certification bodies. In our new Make my day face cream we have jojoba(ho-ho ba) oil. The thought behind it is, that our skin is made up of natural wax esters (called sebum). The sebum locks in moisture to keep skin hydrated and healthy. The sebum production begins to decrease as we age,  which means, fine lines, dry skin and sagging take place . The amazing thing with the jojoba plant is that it  naturally produces wax esters identical to our very own sebum. This means jojoba oil mimics our own skin’s natural oils and can penetrate at deeper levels. Because it is able to penetrate deep into the skin, it may help to ferry down the other active ingredients in Make my day where they can do some great work.

Jojoba oil is a real multitasker and it’s well researched. It has anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, hypoallergenic and antibacterial properties. Jojoba oil is loaded with antioxidants, Vitamin B, minerals like chromium, copper and zinc. It also contains both omega 6 and omega 9.

It balances out your complexion, adding more sebum where it’s needed and less where you don’t.

Jojoba oil is for people with acne prone skin, people who want to slow down the aging process, people with sensitive skin, people with dry skin or patches, people with oily skin.

Jojoba oil is simply a star ingredient, wouldn’t you agree?

 

Beautiful photo by @thompas_images

 

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Jojoba oil in Make my day face cream

When we at True organic of Sweden create new products, every single ingredient is carefully selected. Equally important is what we don’t want in the product. We are much stricter than the profit driven organic certification bodies. In our new Make my day face cream we have jojoba(ho-ho ba) oil. The thought behind it is, that our skin is made up of natural wax esters (called sebum). The sebum locks in moisture to keep skin hydrated and healthy. The sebum production begins to decrease as we age,  which means, fine lines, dry skin and sagging take place . The amazing thing with the jojoba plant is that it  naturally produces wax esters identical to our very own sebum. This means jojoba oil mimics our own skin’s natural oils and can penetrate at deeper levels. Because it is able to penetrate deep into the skin, it may help to ferry down the other active ingredients in Make my day where they can do some great work.

Jojoba oil is a real multitasker and it’s well researched. It has anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, hypoallergenic and antibacterial properties. Jojoba oil is loaded with antioxidants, Vitamin B, minerals like chromium, copper and zinc. It also contains both omega 6 and omega 9.

It balances out your complexion, adding more sebum where it’s needed and less where you don’t.

Jojoba oil is for people with acne prone skin, people who want to slow down the aging process, people with sensitive skin, people with dry skin or patches, people with oily skin.

Jojoba oil is simply a star ingredient, wouldn’t you agree?

 

Beautiful photo by @thompas_images

 

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Toxic free cosmetics and personal care products products

Planet friendly ingredients are also human skin and body friendly. We have to become 🕵️‍♀️ detectives when it comes to skincare. Many everyday cosmetics and personal care products have 1. Known carcinogenic and 2. Probable carcinogenic ingredients. No warning labels.
Oh, it’s such small amounts one might think, but add all the other products we use every day, year after year.
Just look at the J&J baby powder. Why would you even risk it, and on your baby no less?
It’s scary to me.
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Toxic free cosmetics and personal care products products

Planet friendly ingredients are also human skin and body friendly. We have to become 🕵️‍♀️ detectives when it comes to skincare. Many everyday cosmetics and personal care products have 1. Known carcinogenic and 2. Probable carcinogenic ingredients. No warning labels.
Oh, it’s such small amounts one might think, but add all the other products we use every day, year after year.
Just look at the J&J baby powder. Why would you even risk it, and on your baby no less?
It’s scary to me.
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Sustainable new year and decade

We are at the end of the year and the decade. A cause for reflection and feelings of positive expectations for many of us.Experiences we are grateful for, happy and sad events, lessons learned. Maybe you have done or are planning to do a little ritual for your hopes and dreams to come true in the new yearand next decade? Falling in love, changing careers, taking thatscuba diving license, starting a business, go back to school, using only organic skincare products. Only our imagination limits our dreams and intentions.

 

I am very grateful that you have stuck with me.

I see you. Every comment, every like, every message, every review, email and the support choosing my skincare products.

 

We start the year off with our annual January sale! 25% off the entire line, January 1st – January 10th. Don’t miss our economypacks, a great opportunity to stock up.

 

With this, I wish you health and happiness for the coming year and decade!

 

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Squalane in our Make my day cream and Body buddy lotion

What is squalane?
It’s an oil that is increasingly common in skincare.
We have squalane in our face cream Make my day and in our body lotion Body buddy.
The reason is that it is a phenomenal multitasking moisturizing oil
that leaves skin visibly plump, hydrated and minimizes signs of redness and irritation.
Squalane reduces the look of fine line and wrinkles, locks in moisture, improves skin
elasticity, helps protect skin and assists with oil control while it doesn’t block pores.
The squalane we use is naturally derived from olives.
Watch out though, there is also squalene with an e.
This is either unethically derived from shark liver or a synthetic material.
Squalane -yes! Squalene -no!
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