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Organic castor oil one of the main ingredients in our All you need is me balm
Every ingredient in our skincare range have been carefully selected and have a purpose. Castor oil with its miraculous benefits for skin is one of the main ingredients in All you need is me balm.
Everyone wants beautiful, healthy skin. Even if you think you don't care, you still want to look your best and have a healthy, glowing complexion. We all know that using the right types of skincare products is key to achieving our beauty goals, and castor oil is one product you should know about.
Castor oil has been used for centuries to treat a variety of skin conditions—everything from acne to wrinkles. This natural oil is known for its incredible healing properties, making it an excellent choice for those looking to improve the health and appearance of their skin. In this article, we'll take a look at the history of castor oil and how it can benefit your skin. We'll also provide tips on how to use it correctly so you can get the most out of this powerful skincare ingredient. So let's dive in!
The Long History and Origins of Castor Oil
Castor oil—also known as Palma Christi—is no newcomer to the world of skin care products. Its history dates back centuries, with evidence of its use found in ancient Egyptian tombs dating back to 4,000 B.C. What's more, evidence of its cultivation was discovered circa 500 B.C. in central Egypt! It was even found inside the tomb of Tutankhamen—one of Ancient Egypt's most famous historical figures!
Jamaican Black Castor Oil is also believed to be an old remedy, originating from Africa during the time of the slave trade (1740 to 1810). The original healers were African in origin and used this oil for healing and protection against skin disorders. Its magical healing properties were passed down through generations, which eventually made it a widely used product around the world.
Today, castor oil is still a popular choice for those looking for an organic and cost-effective way to take care of their skin. By taking a look at its intriguing past, it's easy to see why it has remained a staple in skincare rituals around the world for centuries!
The Unique Composition and Properties of Castor Oil
Castor oil is one of the most unusual natural oils out there-- but for skin care, it can be an absolute miracle worker. It contains beneficial compounds like ricinoleic acid, an unsaturated omega-9 fatty acid that is rarely found in other oils and has strong anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.
But ricinoleic acid isn't the only fatty acid in castor oil, either. It also contains linoleic, oleic, stearic and palmitic acids—all wonderful ingredients for your skin.
What makes castor oil truly unique is its viscosity—it's more viscous than most other oils due to its high concentration of hydroxyl groups, meaning it takes longer to be absorbed by the skin and can eventually seal in moisture on the skin surface. This makes it great for dry skin types or those prone to irritation and inflammation.
How Castor Oil Works as an Anti-Inflammatory for Skin
Yes, castor oil has an impressive set of anti-inflammatory properties that make it so good for your skin.
The ricinoleic acid in castor oil is responsible for this, as it helps to reduce swelling and pain caused by chronic inflammation. It's also an antioxidant, meaning it can battle the free radicals that cause premature aging. In addition, castor oil is a natural moisturizer — so not only does it reduce inflammation but also helps keep skin hydrated and supple.
Soaking up Impurities
As mentioned, castor oil's antibacterial properties can help soak up impurities on your skin. This means that if you've got pimples or blemishes due to bacteria on the skin's surface, using castor oil can help reduce this. It's also a great remedy for treating fungal infections like athlete's foot and ringworm.
Healing Wounds Faster
Along with anti-inflammatory properties like reducing swelling and pain, castor oil is beneficial in healing wounds faster than other oils because of its unique composition of fatty acids. By applying it to wounds regularly, you're helping it heal quickly and reducing the risk of infection.
Put simply, if you're looking for a natural remedy for chronic inflammation or other skin issues like acne or fungal infections — then you should definitely give castor oil a try! It's powerful enough to heal skin conditions without any harsh chemicals — making it an excellent choice for all types of people with all types of skin.
Castor Oil as a Natural Moisturizer and Emollient
Another amazing benefit of castor oil is its ability to moisturize and heal the skin. As a fatty emollient, it helps keep the skin's barrier functioning properly, making it look and feel soft and healthy. It's rich in fatty acids and vitamins that nourish and moisturize the skin. It also has excellent emollient properties, which makes it a great choice for various types of skin.
Castor oil gets absorbed quickly into the skin, drawing moisture up from deeper layers and leaving your skin feeling hydrated all day long. You'll notice improved suppleness thanks to its nourishing benefits. It's especially great for dry, chapped and cracked skin as it helps to repair damage from environmental stressors like cold air or extreme temperatures. Not only that, but thanks to its antioxidants, castor oil also helps protect the skin against oxidative damage caused by free radicals.
Antimicrobial and Healing Benefits of Castor Oil
Did you know that castor oil can be used to treat some common health issues, as well as improve the condition of your skin? It's true, castor oil has powerful healing and antimicrobial properties that can help keep skin healthy.
Castor oil contains ricinoleic acid, which has strong antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, making it a great natural remedy for wound healing due to its antibacterial qualities. Ricinoleic acid helps reduce inflammation and promote circulation, which in turn helps heal blemishes faster.
Other than its antibacterial properties, castor oil has been used for centuries for its therapeutic benefits. Its anti-inflammatory properties make it an excellent choice for treating constipation, fungal infections, and arthritis pain. Furthermore, it helps balance the pH level of the skin and prevents dehydration, while its antioxidants help fight skin damage caused by free radicals—all these features make castor oil a great all-purpose skin care solution!
DIY Home Remedies and Recipes Using Castor Oil for Skin
Did you know that castor oil is great for more than just an addition to your massage oil? It can also be used to make DIY home remedies for skin.
Using a few ingredients, you can make amazing, natural treatments for your skin and hair right in the comfort of your own home. Here are some of our favorite recipes that use castor oil to improve the look and feel of your skin:
Create a nourishing face mask with castor oil by combining 1 teaspoon of castor oil with 1 teaspoon of oatmeal powder and ¼ teaspoon of honey. Mix all the ingredients together until it creates a paste then apply it to face for 10 minutes. Wash off with warm water and pat dry - this is great for soothing dry skin!
All you need is me balm with organic castor oil is a perfect night mask
Mix 2 teaspoons of sweet almond oil, ½ teaspoon of vitamin E, 8 drops of lavender essential oils, and 5 drops of tea tree essential oils into ⅛ cup of castor oil. Rub onto your body after showering or add a few drops into the bath water for extra moisturizing effects.
Castor oil is full of vitamins, minerals and proteins- making it perfect for making small batches of skin treatments at home!
With its countless medicinal properties, it’s no wonder why castor oil has been used for centuries. The oil works well as an anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, moisturizer, and nourishing oil, helping to reduce wrinkles and heal blemishes, soothe dry patches, and keep skin looking and feeling healthy.
Whether you’re looking for a home remedy for a skin issue or just want to add some nourishing benefits to your skincare routine, castor oil can be your ally. With plenty of choices on the market, it’s easy to find a formula that works for you.
So, whether you’re looking for a natural remedy for skin care or just want to bring some of nature's convenience to your beauty regime, castor oil is the perfect ingredient. The wonder oil might be an age-old remedy, but its miraculous benefits have stood the test of time.
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Anti inflammatory skincare
Anti-inflammatory skincare is a type of skincare that helps to reduce inflammation in the skin. It is designed to help soothe skin, reduce redness, and calm irritation. It can be used to treat a variety of skin conditions such as acne, rosacea, eczema, and psoriasis. Anti-inflammatory skincare products are formulated with ingredients like aloe vera, green tea extract, and chamomile that help reduce inflammation. They can also provide hydration and nourishment to the skin while calming it down.
Why we put True organic of Sweden skincare in tubes not jars
True organic of Sweden
True organic of Sweden
Organic and natural skincare products made in Sweden in sustainable packaging. True Organic of Sweden is a multi award winning brand for people who want effective skincare that is kind to the skin and the planet.
When my son was born I had just finished a degree in science of natural health. My son had diaper rash and I had sore breasts from breastfeeding. I searched for any ointment relief, even the organic certified ones had ingredients that I would never use on my son. They could have as little as 5 percent organic ingredients and the rest could be anything. How can this be?
I was living in Switzerland at that time, and when I moved back to Sweden, my home country a few years later, I started looking around for how to actually produce skin care. I found a wonderful organic and natural skin care guru. Together we created the first product: All you need is me balm. Two weeks after launch, All you need is me balm won its first award of many. It’s 100% natural and 95% organic in a compostable tube made of sugarcane. I was very happy and content with my accomplishment of such a unique, pure and effective balm but then people started to ask me “What is your next product “? Next product ?! I asked. After this I followed by producing my own wish list of my dream skincare products. True organic of Sweden skincare brand was born. True organic of Sweden skincare products are with as few ingredients as possible, as high in organic content as possible and ingredients that you recognize, at the same time very effective products that bring results. We have 7 products today and developing more.Our customers are loyal, we have a 60% return rate. http://trueorganicofsweden.com
Now we sell all over the world, to distributors, retailers and directly to consumers.
Starting as a one person company has been a challenge. Both financially and time wise. I have never wanted to employ lots of people but instead used freelancers and distributors responsible for their areas. The distributors have bought in bulk, have exclusive rights to their country but in return also been responsible for getting the products into retailers and conduct marketing, sales and PR. Some distributors have been better than others but as a small unknown brand it’s even difficult to get a distributor to look at your products. So if the distributors ignore their obligations there’s not much you can do other than remove the brand from them but then you might not fin anyone else willing to take your brand in that market.
Another challenge has been in the sourcing of ingredients and creating products that are efficient, as high in organic ingredients as possible, 100% natural using only planet friendly ingredients in sustainable packaging. Not all ingredients can be found grown organically. Most products have water and water can never be organic. This brings the organic level down. Organic produce is grown without synthetic fertilizers, genetic engineering, irradiation or pesticides. The plants need to grow at a certain distance from any farm that is not organic so the bees cannot fly in between. Our mission statement is to create top quality skincare products with the highest levels of organic ingredients. We are committed to protect the planet, its resources and all those who populate it.
The skincare business is big and competition is fierce but the more of us organic and natural skincare producer there are, the better it is for our environment.If natural, organic products in sustainable packaging become the norm, the better it is for all of us, our children and the planet.
Looking towards future opportunities there is a very positive awareness that there is no planet B and everyone needs to do their bit.
With so many natural disasters around the world it’s difficult for even the most climate change deniers to ignore facts. People are looking for ways to do their bit to help our planet. More are turning to organic and natural products. We are becoming aware of sustainable packaging and getting upset when an item is packaged in far more plastic than needed. Luckily we see that innovation is buzzing and sustainable solutions are presented in every field.
With the pandemic we had to rethink like everyone else and concentrate our efforts more to the online business instead of retail stores. Our distributors who had mainly retail stores were suffering while the ones with online businesses were thriving. http://trueorganicofsweden.com
A business is a living thing and one needs to nurture it and be flexible because change is constant. Wether it’s a pandemic, war or inflation. Being a small business it may be easier to make a quick change. We for example had Rosewood essential oil in our deodorant Undercover agent. I found out that rosewood is endangered so we could quickly change to ho leaf essential oil instead with a similar scent.
Talking about being flexible and change, I have decided to take on a partner in the business. It’s one of our distributors who has more economical muscle and is an established skincare distributor. Together we will be able to create new products faster and more cost effective. If you take on a partner it’s important that you have the same vision and values. For me it’s not an unknown partner, I know and have worked with this company for several years.
The advice I can give anyone wanting to start a business is just do. You can have market research, plans and preparations for years but I say just start. Take a first step and then the next one. I have to say, everything takes much longer than you think and more expensive than you thought.
If you go ahead, do something you are passionate and interested in, feel the excitement and have fun! That’s what I always have said, I will do it as long as it’s fun
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Humidity impact on skin
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. 💚
All you need is me balm- solution to dry cracked hands
Cold weather and frequent washing of our hands wreak havoc with the skin on the hands. What to do about those dry hands? Here are a few tips: As soon as it starts getting cold, protect your hands with gloves, after you wash your hands make sure they are totally dry. Use a gentle soap, not a harsh antibacterial one. Moisturize with a lotion after every time. At bedtime apply All you need is me balm on your hands. Thin cotton gloves optional. You will wake up with baby soft skin. All you need is me balm has castor oil that helps pull moisture from the air to the skin. Beeswax hydrates and protects skin creating a barrier. Olive oil locks in the moisture, Shea butter nourishes and soothes skin. The Vitamin E helps to seal the cracks in skin caused by dryness.
Blueberry seed oil contains oleic acid which is a permeability enhancer, it increases absorption and making the active ingredients even more powerful. There is no water in All you need is me balm, all the ingredients are active and anti inflammatory.
Stay away from petroleum based products, they are harmful to your skin and our environment
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