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10/15/2012 12:00:00 PM
A Visit to Tuscany, Italy + Giveaway!
  The Maremma area of southern Tuscany boasts Mediterranean blue skies and clear sunshine. Here, hedged by holm oak trees, you can see rows of olive grey bushes, their branches heavy with bright little sea buckthorn berries. A balance of rich soil, ideal temperatures, and the power of the sun create this vibrant supercharged fruit.  Rich in antioxidants, fatty acids, and vitamins A, C and E, the sea buckthorn berries possess wonderful health and skin-protection benefits. Edible and highly sought after, 3.5 ounces of this juice can contain about 600 milligrams of Vitamin C; this is almost ten times the amount of vitamin C found in the same...
Categories: Ingredients, Our world
10/5/2012 2:00:00 PM
Visit a Weleda Garden + Giveaway!
  If you’ve ever wondered where Weleda gathers its beautiful ingredients, here’s an inside look at our Biodynamic© garden in Germany. Come join the tour!   Biodynamic© farming uses the balance between plants, earth, animals and the environment to create a sustainable, fertile, enriching relationship. This concept, started by Dr. Rudolph Steiner, is the guideline for growth at the Weleda Naturals Garden in Wetzgau, just outside Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany. Here, over 250 different medicinal plants are grown on 56 acres of lush land and harvested at their peak for use in Weleda products. It is one of the...
Categories: Ingredients, Our world
9/20/2012 3:33:27 PM
Prepare Yourself for Fall - Hand & Feet Care
As we shuffle into sweaters, scarves and snow boots this fall and winter, don’t forget to care for the skin you’re covering up, especially on your hands and feet. Both have a tendency to get dry and rough as the air turns cooler. To help, we’ve put together a few tips for pampering, nourishing, and preparing your extremities for the oncoming chill. Let’s Start at the Bottom Your feet carry you everywhere you ask them to go. So treat your feet and yourself to an easy pedicure: To cool down tired feet grab a large bowl, add Epson salt and warm water with a few drops of Lavender Relaxing Body Oil. Place marbles at the bottom for...
Categories: Body, Tips & Tricks
9/5/2012 11:00:00 AM
Prepare Your Skin for Fall - Facial Care
With Labor Day weekend now behind us, Pinterest boards and crafty types alike are looking forward to the coming of fall. As the temperature starts to drop, though, heaters turn on and so begins the season of dry skin. Never fret: we’ve put together a few tips to help keep your beautiful skin happy, hydrated, and nourished all season long. Ensure that your face wash isn’t stripping or drying. That squeaky clean effect may feel great, especially in summer, but it can also strip skin of its natural balance- leaving your skin tight and dry. Try a gentle cleanser that includes moisturizing ingredients like Weleda’s Gentle Cleansing...
8/29/2012 2:01:53 PM
A Weleda 4-Step Facial
  Sometimes a little “me time” is the perfect escape from a crazy and hectic day. So often, though, we neglect to take care of ourselves because we think we don’t have enough time or money, or we just don’t know what to do. Well here is a suggestion straight from Weleda for your very own 4-step facial. And there’s very little time, money or thought required!   End this facial with a cool sensation: run a washcloth through cool water, wring it out, and lay it over your face for five minutes while you rest. Dream of cool water on grand beaches or an open meadow colored by flowers—anywhere that takes you...
Categories: Tips & Tricks
7/30/2012 2:12:10 PM
Introducing Regenerating Pomegranate - Giveaway!
We’re excited to announce that there are a few new additions to the Weleda family! Introducing our four new 100% natural Body Lotions, made to indulge your skin and stimulate your senses.     They are currently only available online, but will be available at your local Weleda retailer by September. We know waiting is no fun, so we’re giving away all four new lotions to a lucky winner! Details on that below! First, we’re highlighting the Pomegranate Regenerating Body Lotion. Organic pomegranates from the heart of Turkey makes this lotion second to none. The pomegranate symbolizes beauty, vitality, and richness; features...