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9/10/2013 8:51:32 AM
We're Expecting...
  ...New Bundles of Joy!   Why change a wonderful thing such as our natural baby care products? To make them even better! In the more than 90 years we’ve been around, our Calendula Baby Care has had very few changes. All of our products are developed with handpicked calendula and they’re also all certified natural by NaTrue.   See the new look for our baby essentials This fall, look for brand new packaging for Weleda baby care products on your store shelves, as well as a few changes! For parents who wish they had an extra set of hands, we’ve improved our bottle tops to secure properly, reduce cracking and avoid...
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Categories: Ingredients, 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
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...
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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...
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Categories: Ingredients, Our world
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...
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7/17/2012 2:24:47 PM
Pomegranate Firming Serum Q & A
Since we first debut our Pomegranate Firming Serum last year, we’ve received many questions about the product and also about caring for aging skin in general. We’ve created this post hoping to tackle the four most commonly asked questions we’ve encountered. Plus, check out our opportunity below for your chance to win a Pomegranate prize: 1)      What is a serum? Serums are highly concentrated formulas designed to target specific skin issues. They typically contain an active base of nutrients that are fast-acting and go deep within the layers of your skin. While facial serums can give you added moisture, the...
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Categories: Ingredients, Tips & Tricks