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Take care of your hair

Take care of your hair! When it comes to taking care of your hair, you should use the same level of attention to your hair you give to caring for your skin. Just like your skin, your hair needs to be taken care of and nourished in order to look and feel its best. Healthy hair starts with a good hair care routine that includes using the right products for your hair type. This means using a combination of shampoos, conditioners and treatments such as masks and oils that are specifically designed to meet the needs of your individual hair. Regular deep conditioning treatments will provide essential nutrients that keep it looking healthy . Applying a bi-weekly hair mask like Sea me mask will help restore moisture levels that can become depleted over time due to environmental factors such as sun exposure or styling damage.Treating your hair like you would treat your skin is key to having healthy, beautiful locks!
Sea me mask is formulated with natural organic Chlorella that help nourish your scalp and strands from root to tip, leaving you with healthier, stronger hair. Chlorella is a powerful superfood that has been used for centuries as a natural remedy for a variety of health issues. But did you know that this ancient superfood can also be used as an effective hair mask to nourish your scalp and hair? Chlorella is packed with essential nutrients like vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants that are beneficial for your scalp and hair. Explore the benefits of using chlorella as a hair mask and how it can help you achieve healthy, luscious locks!
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Choose organic skincare

Choose organic🌿

Better for you, better for our planet. Organic farming is sustainable farming without harmful pesticides that prioritize the long-term health of the soil, land and waterways.

Organic farming supports pollinators, it doesn’t harm surrounding land. Organic foods are often more nutrient rich and usually fresher as it’s without synthetic chemical preservatives.

At True organic of Sweden we use high levels of certified organic ingredients in our products. Planet friendly ingredients, every time- always 🤍
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Sustainable plastic for True organic of Sweden

Who would like to hear some good news today?

A plastic eating super enzyme was found by scientists by accident in a compost heap of leaves . This mutated bacterial enzyme breaks down plastic bottles in hours. Not only that, but the leftover material is even good enough to be 100% recycled into new food grade plastic. This gives some hope that more solutions will be found for all kinds of plastic. It’s estimated that we annually worldwide produce about 359 million tons of plastic with at least 150 million tons left in landfills or in our environment. I see more and more sustainable plastic replacement products which is positive. But we still have a long way to go. Our tubes at True organic of Sweden are made of sustainable, compostable sugarcane.
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Not so fantastic plastic

In support of UN Environment launch of a major global #CleanSeas campaign to end marine litter
Have you also heard that one has to use a cotton bag 131 times before it's more environmentally friendly than a plastic bag? Even so, plastic bags are the worst option to choose .
An estimated 6 billion plastic bags are consumed in each country every year.10% of the plastic that is produced worldwide each year winds up in the ocean—70% of which sinks to the ocean floor where it will never biodegrade.
Every square mile of the ocean has approximately 46,000 pieces of floating plastic which get mistaken for food by some marine mammals passing by. Other wildlife will unfortunately get tangled up in the loose plastic and drown.
Plastic bags that are buried in landfills can take up to 1,000 years to decompose and during this time, they undergo photo-degradation, a process by which an item (in this case, plastic) is chemically broken down through the absorption of sunlight, therefore contaminating soil and water. The production of plastic bags also use up millions of gallons of oil.
Even though they are considered to be a better option than plastic, paper bags still have negative impacts on the environment as well.. Both compostable and paper bags require more material per bag in the manufacturing process, meaning greater consumption of raw materials and greater energy and fuel use in the manufacturing and transport.
One of the great things about reusable bags is that they are manufactured responsibly without using environmentally harmful materials. Each reusable bag can eliminate hundreds and thousands of plastic bags. One should keep in mind, however, that effectiveness depends on the type of bag that is reused. “Polyethylene bags need to be used four times, a polypropylene bag must be used at least 11 times and a cotton bag must be used at least 131 times,” according to the UK Environment Agency.
I use a tote bag made of recycled pet bottles (polyethylene) which I can use up to about a year before it falls apart. Apparently though polyethylene cannot be recycled indefinitely. Switzerland where I lived for quite a few years, is way ahead in taking care of our planet than many other countries.
In Sweden there is a supermarket that has gone beyond the simple charging for plastic bags. One pilot program at Hemköp in Stockholm where you can buy their plastic bag , use it as many times as you wish and when you bring it back, you get your deposit back. In Sweden, we have this deposit system with PET bottles , it would be dream come true, if we can do this also with plastic bags. What do you do? What happens in your country? Do you have any more great ideas how to reduce the plastic? We can all do something, just to say no to “Would you like a bag with that? “ helps. Let's do this together

Source: Ian Somerhalder foundation , Larissa H

Photo by @jtamedia
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