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Ultra-nourishing for dry skin

On days when I need a bit of extra moisture, I add a few drops of Face it oil serum to my Make my day moisturizer. Did you know that an oil blend can only be called a serum if all ingredients are active? Our Face it is a real powerhouse delivering high concentration ultra-nourishing ingredients to your skin.

Beautiful photo by art director @thebeautymaiden and photographer @amandaxnilsson
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Wellness tip

Wellness tip: Now when many of us work from home and spend more time at home, it might be a good time to invest in some house plants. 🌱 Not only do they look lovely but NASA also recommends the following plants for air purification. Areca palm, Mother-in-law’s tongue,🪴 Money plant, Gerbera daisy, Chinese evergreen, Spider plant, Aloe Vera, Broad lady palm, Dragon tree, Weeping fig,  Chrysanthemum, Rubber plant and Poinsettia! Perfect for the holidays 🎁

These plants beautify our homes while getting rid of toxins in the air. It’s a win-win situation

 

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How do you use a serum?

How do you use a serum?

You apply serum after cleansing, before your face cream twice a day.

Serums have powerful concentrated ingredients that go deeper into the skin than creams do. Serums have active elements that often work to prevent wrinkles, hydrate skin add  glow and or reduce pigments on skin. Protects your skin from free radicals and future damage. Has the potential to provide visible results.

For an oil blend serum to be able to be called serum, it needs to have only active ingredients like our Face it serum.

It is usually not enough to only use a serum; you need a facial cream on top to create a barrier to protect your skin. Just let the serum sink into your skin for a few minutes before you cover with your face cream. Always apply oily serum on moist skin, because if you apply oil on top of dry skin, it will just sit on top.

Have a lovely weekend

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Oils inside and outside

There are numerous benefits with using topical facial oils but here I wanted to talk about oils as an internal supplement. With a background in Science of natural health, I want to put forward the fantastic benefits for your body you can get from taking some oils as an addition to your diet. An oil that I have taken regularly for many years is evening primrose oil (jättenattljus olja). It regulates hormones and is very helpful if you have pms. Reduces pain, bloating and acne. Many women who go through menopause also use evening primrose oil as it helps deal with common side effects. This is not something you take on occasion, it’s an everyday supplement. It also gives your skin moisture from the inside. Sorry boys, this was a very female oriented post. The beautiful photo is taken by @thompas_images . The photo features our topical Face it serum, please don’t consume ;)
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Bee (a) savior

A recent report from the Swedish environmental protection agency states that the situation is urgent for bees, butterflies and other pollinators. In Sweden as many as one third of our 270 distinct wild bee species are endangered. The problem of bee decline is not unique to Sweden, it is a huge global problem.
Pesticides, lack of food and a changed landscape threaten our little wild gardeners. It means serious consequences for our future. We are totally dependent on the crucial work of bees and other insects. About a third of the food we humans eat is pollinated by them.

What can you and I do to help? The problem seems overwhelming but there are quite a few small things we can do as individuals to help. If you have a lawn, leave some of it to become a flowery meadow and plant bee friendly flowers. Build a bee hotel, it’s not so complicated, watch and learn from a Youtube clip. Plant bee and butterfly friendly flowers on your balcony. All different butterflies have a special host flower of plant where they deposit their eggs and the caterpillars eventually feed. Caterpillars are particular which host plant they will feed off, so you can choose which butterflies you would like to hopefully visit.
Choose and support organic food, skincare, clothes etc.
Don’t use pesticides in your garden or harsh chemical cleaning and washing detergents in your home. For your families health and the health of our planet.





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Annual January Sales

Our annual January sales are on! This is the time to stock up on your favorites or try something new. 25% discount on everything. 

Use code Jan19

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Chia seed oil fabulous for a beautiful complexion



Most of us know that chia seeds are great for our bodies when adding to food and smoothies for example. But did you know that oil extracted from chia seeds has incredible beauty benefits? Not only are they rich in precious omega-3 fatty acids, but they’re also intensely anti-inflammatory, calming and antioxidant-rich. What does that mean exactly? Chia seed oil is a great bet for restoring vital moisture, diminishing redness and inhibiting the appearance of wrinkles.
Those essential fatty acids also help to make the skin feel soothed and calmed, while giving it a supple and plumped up appearance. Another bonus to using chia seed oil on skin is its bounty of antioxidants, which help to protect the skin from signs of age, environmental, and UV induced damage. The oil is lightweight and non-greasy, so it won’t leave skin feeling oily. People with dry skin will love using chia seed oil for its amazing moisturizing properties. However, chia seed oil is actually great for all skin types—even oily, which can be surprising to many people. There is a common myth that applying oil to an oily skin will make it worse. This isn’t the case. Oily skin can really benefit from the nourishment that chia seed oil can give, ultimately helping it to control itself and to stop overproducing oil. Chia seed oil is rich in vitamin B3 and zinc, which means it balances oily skin and keeps the complexion clear Soft hydrated skin with a youthful look who doesn’t want that? This is why chia seed oil is the main ingredient in our award winning Face it serum. Top tip – make sure your skin is a bit moist before adding drops of oil on your face, this helps the oil penetrate the skin.


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