Czech Republic

Weleda Garden, Prague 30. May – 04. June 2018

From Prague, it takes about an hour to drive to the birch groves in Soběslav in South Bohemia. Our pickers here go without the help of a ladder, as they collect a limited number of birch leaves from each tree. The protected, organically certified wild collection areas also provide a home for birds, insects and small mammals.

The Weleda Top 10 – A beautician’s best of the best

Who knows the range better than a Weleda beautician. I asked Míša what her top products are. Knowing what products are right for us can be challenging stuff. That’s why I thought I’d go straight to the expert – Míša, a Weleda beautician at the Prague Weleda salon and shop and ask her what are her top 10 products and why. “Weleda is certified natural cosmetics that cares for the skin without burdening it. Because it’s made from plants, it allows the skin to breathe freely and does not clog the pores, it does not contain mineral oils and respects the environment.” Míša – Weleda beautician Míša‘s Top 10 “To build the suspense I’ll do the beauty countdown to my number one product.” Míša – Weleda beautician 10) After sun milk To get started, I love the After Sun Milk after sunbathing. It’s a hot new feature in our Weleda assortment. I adore its refreshing smell! It reminds me of summer and holiday time. It has Aloe Vera which calms the skin after sunbathing while …

Benefits of wild birch

There’s a life lesson we can learn from the wild cultivated birch forest in South Bohemia – that all good things should be left to grow wild and free. I toured the natural Birch forests of South Bohemia in the Czech Republic with Leonard Taraba, the head of the family-run company that focuses on the wild collection of the young Birch leaves. These are used for the production of high quality extracts used worldwide in Weleda’s natural cosmetics and juices. The reason why Leonard and his team are able to extract such high quality raw materials is by their ecologically- friendly processing methods, environmentally clean localities and to healthy respect for nature. Their motto “in harmony with nature”. Benefits of Birch Birch is a silvery barked, leafy tree which is well-known for its restorative properties. Soviet countries have had a long appreciation for the medicinal power of this plant and folk healers used Birch for centuries for its diuretic effects, to assist the dissolving of kidney stones and also to treat gout and rheumatoid arthritis. …

2 product, 2 minute home facial

Massage is just as beneficial for our face as our bodies, but the morning rush sometimes makes us forget this. Did you know that massage is just as important for our face as the products we use? I didn‘t but that’s what I’ve been learning this week at the Weleda Salon in Prague, Czech Republic -where I was lucky enough too experience a 90 minute skin retreat at the very talented hands of Weleda Beautician Míša. As we both know full well, no-one has 90 minutes to devote to their skin every morning. So we though we would show you how to do your facial – in  2 minute with 2 products – easy! “In our hectic time, we need to think about how much time we devote to ourselves. And to realize that how we feel inside unfolds on our skin.”  Míša Products we will be using: Don’t worry, there isn’t a a million products you need to be using! Just two. We’re keeping this simple to get you out the door asap. How …