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How to use Botnia’s Sausalito Hydrosol

Otis Redding had it right… Sausalito is the perfect place to sit on the dock of the bay! We want to capture the essence of Sausalito in a bottle, so with every spray, it’ll remind you of this beautiful city. Last year, we sold out of this special seasonal hydrosol so quickly we didn’t even …

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Botnia Detectives Decode Skincare Ingredients on a Label

Do you remember that 90s ice cream commercial where the kids are struggling to read the ingredients on the carton label? Like … What does polysorbate 80 mean anyway? (Psst… it’s an emulsifier used in both food and cosmetics.) Lucky for you, you’ve got a BFF on the inside (us!) and we’re here to help …

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How to Choose a Botnia Face Wash

Nothing feels better than washing off the day! Our face washes are all formulated to cleanse without stripping your skin’s acid mantle. Did you know the skin naturally sits at around 6.5 pH? Your genius skin is slightly acidic to protect you from bacteria and pathogens. So, when you look at any face wash the …

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An Esthetician’s Guide to Pimple Popping

Pimple popping . . . feels satisfying, doesn’t it? (Bingeing Dr. Pimple Popper anyone?) We understand the obsession with pimples; we’re skin experts and love talking about this stuff. We’re here to remind you that it’s totally normal to want to pick your pimples – we’re apes at heart! All jokes aside, if you can’t …

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How to Choose a Botnia Moisturizer (pt.2) – East Coast and Cold Winter Climates

As we continue our journey east, winters here and in the northern states are frigid, snowy, and harsh. Our holistic estheticians are here to share their thoughts on their clients’ needs for moisturizers in their region.  Northeast// Emily of Elderflower Esthetics, Rutland, VT Most common skin conditions: Compromised barrierRecommendations: Daily Face Cream with added boosters …

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How to Choose a Botnia Moisturizer (pt.1) – West Coast and Warm Winter Climates

Any guesses on the first Botnia product ever created? If you guessed our Daily Face Cream, gold stars for you! Besides a cleanser or face wash, if we could recommend only one other product you need in your skincare routine, it would be a moisturizer, especially in the wintertime! Face creams are beneficial for the …

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Ask an Esthetician – Does Slugging Really Work?

Curious about slugging? The trending beauty hack seen all over TikTok and Instagram has us wondering . . . what’s the hype? It isn’t a new concept. Traditionally, slugging refers to using an occlusive petroleum-based product (usually Vaseline) at the end of your skincare routine overnight and applying it thick enough to help keep your …

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How Holistic Estheticians Use Botnia Skincare

Psst… here’s a little secret! Our Botnia Spa Partners have the insider’s look to Botnia product hacks from Psst . . . here’s a little secret! Our Botnia spa partners have the inside scoop on Botnia product hacks from working with our full lineup day in and day out in the treatment room. Like our …

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Botnia Winter Skincare: Occlusives and Emollients

We LOVE cozy things. When it’s chilly in the air and the fog rolls over the Marin Headlands, it’s nice to bundle up inside and crank the heat! Unfortunately for our skin, this type of environment can cause it to go bananas! What’s important about the wintertime is having hydrated skin when you’re inside (and …

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The Trick to Refilling Botnia Oil-based Refills

Unlike other refills we make, our Balancing Oil Cleanser Refill is a bit more challenging to set up. You might be asking yourself, “Why? Seems simple enough! Just pour the new refill into a freshly cleaned container.”  Well, not so fast . . .  If you wash your oil container with soap and water it …

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