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6/4/2010 11:54:25 AM
8 Easy Tips for Summer Skin Care
In the summer my skin behaves very differently than it does in the winter. The heat and humidity, combined with a lot more time spent outdoors, can quickly lead to clogged pores, bumps and blotchiness. Does yours do the same, too? I checked in with Patricia, our resident natural skin care expert, who gives amazing facials at our spa in Palisades, NY, for some tips on how to keep skin healthy, balanced and beautiful all summer long. Here are some of her suggestions: 1. To help keep blackheads at bay, avoid touching your face and wipe down your cell phone occasionally. Pressing it up against your cheek regularly can easily lead to clogged pores. ...
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Categories: Tips & Tricks
6/2/2010 8:35:01 AM
Best of Social Media - May
We were really feeling the love in May from our fans and followers on Facebook and Twitter. Here are some of the messages that made us smile, just as our natural products make your skin smile! @unbereft I swear my sunburned hands healed in double time with @Weleda's Pomegranate Hand Cream. The stuff is awesome. @CityMommySeatac Your Calendula Diaper Care is the ONLY one that works for us. THANK YOU!!! XOXO @AmyDelaine I say it's Product Appreciation Day. I wanted to say to you, @Weleda, I love your Skin Food and your entire thoughtful line! @mamaash77 I too love Skin Food and the whole Wild Rose line. My skin never looked so good! Lisa A. Mays LOVE...
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Categories: Natural living, Our world
5/25/2010 2:45:01 PM
The King of the Night
In May, the King of the Night (Selenicereus grandiflorus), a plant in the cactus family, reaches its flowering high point. This is a plant that we use in some of our anthroposophical medicines. It helps to strengthen the rhythm of the heart.  To me, the most fascinating aspect of this plant is that its long, ugly, spiny and inconspicuous branches become very beautiful when it blooms. But it only blooms in the night, and for one night only. When it does, it produces big round flowers that smell like a brilliant perfume. To see these flowers blooming all at once and smelling so fragrant in the middle of the night—it’s truly a noiseless spectacle. Then,...
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5/21/2010 12:48:37 PM
Product Spotlight: Sea Buckthorn Hand Cream
Sea Buckthorn Hand Cream was one of the first Weleda products I ever tried, long before I even started working here. It’s still one of my favorites. I have a tube sitting right by my desk, and every time I put it on (like 10 times a day), it makes me smile. My colleagues are probably always wondering what’s so funny. The Sea Buckthorn Hand Cream has a light, uplifting citrus-y scent, courtesy of sun-drenched essential oils of orange, mandarin and grapefruit. It smells like a big bowl of tropical fruit salad. Even better than the way it smells, though, is the good it’s doing for my (and your!) hands. Biodynamic® sea buckthorn oil is chock-full of...
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5/19/2010 1:53:31 PM
My Weleda Kid
My son, Ben, is such a critic these days! Today he told me that I have too many Weleda products in the bathroom. It got me thinking about how Weleda is a friend throughout my day. I use our products morning and night, and whether Ben knows it or not, so does he! My favorite product, Salt Toothpaste, did take some getting used to, I admit. But I have been using it now for 18 years. I tell customers who call us that they may find it the taste strange at first, because it’s very different than most conventional toothpastes. But once you start using it regularly, you won’t be able to go back to the other stuff. And anyway, have...
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5/14/2010 12:09:28 PM
A Day to Remember at Weleda Naturals
It’s springtime now in Wetzgau, Germany, where our biodynamic gardens are located. This is a lovely time to visit the gardens and many different groups have stopped in for sightseeing tours. The tours take almost two hours because there are so many diverse plants to observe and learn about. When visitors first enter the gardens, they have to pass through the most unique gate. A colleague, Gabe Stahle, made it by hand two years ago using willow branches. She has a talent for making sculptures out of natural materials. On top of the gate is a sun. It’s a fitting and unique entrance to our garden since the sun is, after all, the most important element...
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