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Organic balm for everything

I often get the question : Why did you start your business.
I developed the idea of All you need is me when my son was born.
He had diaper rash and I had sore nipples from breast feeding.
Having just completed a degree in science of natural health, I was not happy to put any of the existing balms on my son. Even the certified organic ones that had maybe 5% organic ingredients and the rest could be anything.
When I returned to Sweden after many years, I started looking into how to develop a cream. The result was All you need is me. The name came about as it’s really good for everything :)
From diaper rash, cuts, scrapes, minor burns, sore muscles, dry skin, as an overnight face mask, protecting skin from cold weather and wind and so much more. I still today get people telling me new uses.
All you need is me is 95% organic, 100% natural and it comes in a sustainable tube made of sugarcane.
All you need is me ingredients are
Castor oil, beeswax, olive oil, Shea butter, vitamin E, blueberry seed oil and rosemary leaf extract.
Nothing else, not even water. There’s no need for preservatives as there’s vitamin E, blueberry seed oil but no water. I have actually tasted all the ingredients myself . The olive oil is delicious 😋 😉
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January sales!

Our annual January sales is on! We have 25% discount on the entire line of organic skincare products. All our skincare products are made in Sweden. We always strive to have as high organic content in our products as possible. Natural and planet friendly ingredients of course. All our tubes are made of sustainable sugarcane. Our organic skincare line includes All you need is me, Undercover agent deodorant, Face it serum, Sea me mask, Body buddy lotion and Make my day face cream.
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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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Benefits of deep breathing

Listened to a holistic health specialist yesterday. Had my breathing tested, it turns out that I like most people breathe too shallow. Some of the benefits of deep breathing are 

*natural pain killer 

*improves blood flow 

*increases energy levels 

*improves posture 

*reduces inflammation 

*detoxifies the body 

*stimulates lymphatic system 

*improves digestion 

Apparently only people who regularly meditate and practice mindfulness pass this test.

The specialist recommended trying to sleep with a thin piece of surgical tape across the lips so you only breathe through your nose. She said it’s like doing yoga breathing through the night. Maybe something to try ? 

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Sourcing organic product ingredients

When creating our new products, for True organic of Sweden, the ingredients are very carefully considered. They have to be effective, clean, not too expensive and always planet friendly. When I discovered that rosewood is endangered, I immediately changed to ho-leaf essential oil in our Undercover agent deodorant. Unfortunately it puts a lot of pressure on the consumer to check ingredients before buying. I’m there myself, googling ingredients before buying something new. But, I think we have to. The profit driven organic certification organizations are no guarantee, they let through a lot of ingredients that are not planet friendly at all. 

Smashing photo by @thompas_images 😍

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Veggie burgers

Did you hear that a new EU regulation has decided that veggie burgers now have to be called veggie discs? 

Makes me think of disc jockey, floppy disk, diskmaskin (for Swedish people) 

It’s a little bit funny, no? ..

Like someone ordering a bean burger would get confused and ask “Where is the meat?” 

Hmm... is the meat industry behind this maybe? 

#trueorganicofsweden #organic #organicskincare #naturalskincare #seamemask #sustainablepackaging #madeinsweden #clearskin #acnemask #cinderellamask 

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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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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.


Photo by veronicacampell.se





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Are serums good for your face?

Are serums good for your face?

Have you wondered what a serum is and if you really need to use it?
So, let’s make this easy. A serum is a skin care product that you apply to your skin after cleansing but before moisturizing with the intent to deliver a potent shot of ingredients directly into your skin.
The best serums offer highly-concentrated doses directly to your skin which makes them great for targeting specific concerns like wrinkles, brightness, acne or hydration. Important is the type of ingredients used and climate friendly natural vs synthetic.
Because active ingredients are more expensive than thickeners and other fillers, serums are also the costliest product in many skin care lines. The reason is because a serum is the workhorse of your ENTIRE regimen. Compared to a regular moisturizer or lotion, you're getting way more bang for your skincare buck.
When applied properly, a 1-ounce container of serum should last months, a few drops are sufficient to cover the entire face.
Unlike a moisturizer, serums are thinner which allows the active ingredients to penetrate quickly into the epidermis instead of lying on the surface.
Face lotions and creams are richer and create a barrier on top of the skin to keep all that good stuff in.










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Time of change

I think this time will be remembered as the time of change. It’s a movement happening all over the world. People are realizing that it’s now or never to save the planet. We have seen a major reduction of plastic bags, single use plastic items banned in several countries, we eat less meat, alternative fuel, electric cars, we eat more organic food and use more organic skincare etc. It’s happening because we want to chip in and make a difference for future generations. The bigger the demand for sustainable and organic products, the more will be created at a lesser cost. Think about it every time you have a sustainable or organic alternative.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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