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4/3/2009 3:01:00 PM
Attack of the Beauty Masque
Ben is wonderful.  He is 4 ½ years-old, sweet and very funny.  He wants my attention always.  We have a snack and read a picture book.  Lately he is interested in the Greek myths.  Medusa, the 12 labors of Hercules.   It is easy to be fascinated with these stories. To get a moment to myself I have a secret weapon so I don’t end up looking like Medusa: The Beauty Masque. I choose Weleda’s Almond Facial Masque because it is soothing for sensitive skin.  My skin is blotchy and sometimes dry.  The masque is a beautiful saffron yellow color because of the carrot extract in it. The carotene in...
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1/3/2012 10:02:25 AM
Tips for Winter Skin Care...and Giveaway!
When winter’s chilly frost sets in, the world can feel dry and lifeless, and unfortunately, our skin can, too. Dry, itchy skin is a common complaint during the colder months, and it’s no wonder. The lack of moisture in the air means less moisture in our skin, and for many, the problem can be severe, with symptoms like flaking, cracking and eczema appearing at winter’s first frost. Fortunately, Weleda products have just what your skin needs to weather the winter well. Follow these tips to keep your skin healthy and hydrated come snow, sleet and cold.Shorten Your Showers. A long, hot shower or soak in the bathtub may be blissful after...
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11/8/2011 12:06:56 PM
4 Steps to Soft, Healthy Hands
It happens each year, about the time fall turns into winter: My hands start to feel like sandpaper, painful hangnails seem to come out of nowhere and my once healthy nails turn a brittle and frail! Does this happen to you, too? Patricia Pol, esthetician at the Weleda Spa in Palisades, NY, says that everyone’s hands take a beating when the humidity falls, the air turns cold and the wind starts a howling. “The skin on our hands is thin and often exposed to the elements. We need to take extra good care of them this time of year.” To help keep your hands in tip-top shape come winter, we’ve packaged our best-selling hand...
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6/5/2012 12:00:00 PM
Summer Skin Essentials Kit Giveaway!
Did You Know that 90% of visible changes attributed to aging are caused by the sun- changes like wrinkles, brown spots, and sagging skin? Yikes! To keep you looking youthful we put together a Summer Skin Essentials Kit to promote your skin’s natural ability to repair, hydrate, and stay balanced all summer long. The kit includes some of the best Weleda products for summer, that will invigorate your senses while they pamper your body:   Plus, we’ve added our Almond line, great not only for all sensitive skin, but for soothing sun ravaged cheeks! What’s even better? We’re giving it away! HOW DO I WIN THIS FABULOUS GIFT? To...
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6/27/2011 10:00:00 AM
Ingredient Spotlight: Chamomile
Summer is finally here and our chamomile flowers are in full bloom! Chamomile flowers are little, but they are special in a big way. You might know this flower best for its ability to be dried and made into delicious, calming tea, but here at Weleda it is known more as one of the amazing ingredients in our skin care and medicines. Also known as German Chamomile or Wild Chamomile, this annual herb blooms small white flowers. I think they look just like daisies. The best time to spot them is between May and August. They grow prolific throughout Europe and northern Asia. Chamomile is very fine and must be harvested by hand, then cleaned of soil and...
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7/1/2010 12:20:08 PM
Ingredient Spotlight: Biodynamic Sea Buckthorn
Sea buckthorn needs one thing more than anything else: sunlight! This plant soaks up the sun’s rays to create radiant, golden-red berries. One look at them and you just know they must to be good for you—and they are! Sea buckthorn is proven to contain a rich cocktail of antioxidants and health benefits. It's rich in unsaturated fatty acids, pro-vitamin A and vitamin E, which help protect our skin from UV radiation and free-radical damage associated with signs of aging. What’s more, it possesses antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, and the easily absorbed oils support the buildup of the skin’s...
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