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6/9/2011 1:05:54 PM
4 Tips for Natural Summer Skincare
Hello, everyone! I am the new Communications Intern at Weleda, here to help you survive the summer heat in style, with my first blog! The transition to summer can be invigorating for the mind and body. Here are a few simple solutions to ensure your skin feels just as good as your spirit as the summer rolls in. 1. Lighten Up! As the weather warms our facial skin becomes less susceptible to over drying as the body begins to produce natural oils more regularly. To maintain a perfect balance of moisture without leaving the skin feeling greasy, switch to one of our facial lotions in place of our richer day creams. Perfect for those in their 20s, our...
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Categories: Ingredients, Body
5/19/2011 12:30:50 PM
8 Reasons to Love Our Sea Buckthorn
Some of my favorite Weleda products for summer are our Sea Buckthorn Body Oil, Hand Cream, Body Lotion and Creamy Body Wash. Here are eight reasons why I love sea buckthorn and hope you will, too! 1. It’s a super superfruit. Sea buckthorn is scientifically reputed to contain a rich cocktail of antioxidants and health benefits. Its golden-red pulp and seed oil is rich in unsaturated fatty acids, and pro-vitamin A and vitamin E. The juice contains among the highest amounts of vitamin C of any fruit or vegetable, including oranges and lemons! 2. It’s Biodynamic®. The sea buckthorn we use is grown in Tuscany by a farmer,...
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Categories: Ingredients, Body
5/16/2011 2:19:18 PM
Come Twitter Party with Us!
What: Come join us and a few of our green friends for a Twitter party on Tuesday night! We’re teaming up with Practically Green, Mystic Paint and Applegate Farms to share tips for healthy and eco-friendly living in every room of your house--from your bathroom to your bedroom.When: Tuesday, May 17, 9:00  p.m. to 10:00 p.m. ESTPrizes: Plenty of prizes to go around, including two sets of our new Cleansing Line and Wild Rose Smoothing Lotion and Night Cream, and other prizes from Applegate Farms, Mystic Paint and Seventh Generation.Hashtag: #practicallygreenSpecial Guests: We’ll be joined by very special guests, including: Alexandra...
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4/29/2011 1:00:00 PM
Give Seasonal Allergies the Sneeze...Naturally!
Finally, spring is here! Daffodils and crocuses are showing off their colors, and everyone is glad that winter is behind us. Well, almost everyone. Those with seasonal allergies are perhaps not so excited. Inquiries about seasonal allergy relief have started coming in, and I am reminded that in the South, pollen season is well under way. For the most part, the beautiful spring flowers are not the culprits when it comes to causing misery—the pollen from these plants is relatively large and they depend on insects, like bees, for pollination. But trees, like birch (pictured right), maple and alder, have tiny pollen that’s so small they do not...
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4/8/2011 2:23:35 PM
Top 3 Must-Have Body Oils for Spring and Summer
Spring is here at last! It’s time to banish those puffy coats, wool sweaters and leggings to the back of the closet and bring out your short shorts and sundresses, sandals and sunglasses. Just how will you get your winter-weary skin ready for the season? Our suggestion? Try a natural body oil!Contrary to popular opinion, body oils are not just for moisturizing flaky February skin or for use during a massage. They’re also wonderful for summertime use. Weleda’s 100-percent natural body oils give your skin a healthy, radiant glow, and many of them boast refreshing summertime fragrances that will delight your senses as they nourish your...
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Categories: Body, Tips & Tricks
3/11/2011 2:42:20 PM
Best of Social Media - February
This month we celebrated the launch of our new Pomegranate Firming Facial Care and Cleansing Line with a month of giveaways on Twitter and also chances to win on Facebook! Congrats to all the winners and thanks to everyone who took part. We hope you enjoy the products you won! Here are some of our favorite comments from last month! @TheGlitterGeek EEEEEEEP I'm so excited to finally try @Weleda skincare products! This is like Christmas all over again, seriously! @alisonmcgill Honestly can't wait to dive into my @Weleda mega goodie basket tonight. Sea Buckthorn body oil here I come. @Churchillsgifts Love any and all @Weleda! Loved using their Calendula...
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