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11/1/2013 12:08:47 PM
Introducing Weleda Hair Care!
Introducing Weleda Hair Care! We are excited to announce Weleda’s newest launch, a line of natural hair care developed with the assistance of holistic hair care experts and with Weleda’s deep understanding of how natural ingredients support health and beauty. We utilize mild, coconut-based surfactants to provide gentle cleansing while plant extracts revitalize the scalp to promote healthy hair. As is true with all of our products, these newest additions are free of heavy silicones, harsh sulfates and synthetic preservatives and fragrances. Also, they are all certified natural by the European organization NaTrue. This newest collection...
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Categories: Body, Natural living
8/16/2013 9:09:37 AM
And the Award Goes To ...
    While we here at Weleda may happily believe in the beauty and efficacy of our products, it’s nothing compared to the excitement of hearing that our consumers and costumers love them, too. This is why we couldn’t be happier or more excited when we receive awards like the ones below. Here’s a highlight of the awards we’ve won in 2013.   Our Pomegranate Regenerative Body Lotion won Better Nutrition Magazine’s  BEST OF NATURAL BEAUTY 2013 Award         Weleda Body Lotions won Delicious Living's Beauty & Body Award 2013      ...
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Categories: Body, Baby
7/1/2013 9:25:16 AM
Ingredient Spotlight: Salt
    “Salt is the only rock directly consumed by man. It corrodes but preserves, desiccates but is wrested from the water. It has fascinated man for thousands of years not only as a substance he prized and was willing to labour to obtain, but also as a generator of poetic and of mythic meaning. The contradictions it embodies only intensify its power and its links with experience of the sacred.” Margaret Visser, 20th century author     Considered a gift from the feng-huang, or phoenix, salt has been a documented part of Chinese medicine since 2,700 years B.C. History has seen salt used as currency for trading...
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Categories: Ingredients, Body
3/8/2013 9:00:00 AM
Spring Detox
  With another snowstorm approaching the North East, it is hard to imagine that spring might be just around the corner. But at our Compounding Pharmacy, the prescriptions for cold and flu remedies seem to be getting fewer, so it looks like we have turned a corner. Plus, the crocuses seem to be readying themselves for an appearance, and daylight savings commences on March 10th – unmistakable signs of spring approaching.   Spring is the season of renewal, and this also applies to our bodies. Traditionally, it is the time for cleansing. Growing up in Germany, this was very much imbedded in the culture, from drinking cleansing teas...
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Categories: From our Experts, Body
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...
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Categories: Body, Tips & Tricks
9/13/2011 1:50:59 PM
The Many Benefits of Massage
A soothing massage may seem like a luxury, but in fact, it’s more than just a quick escape from the whirlwind of our busy lives. Boasting a wide range of benefits, massage can—and should be—an important part of healthy, balanced lifestyle. The Weleda Store + Spa in Palisades, NY, is a haven for whole-body healing, thanks to our certified-massage therapist and esthetician, Patricia Pol, whose massages are deeply relaxing and restoring. I try to book her when I can; her massages always seem to restore harmony to my mind, body and senses and leave me feeling like a new person.Just what are the benefits of massage? According to...
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Categories: Body, Natural living