Botnia Skincare Guide for Pregnancy and New Moms!

Pregnant skin is more complicated than you might be used to because your body is changing every day to aid the life you’re growing. This means your skin could be up and down throughout the whole pregnancy, and most likely you’ll have to change your skincare a bit to keep up! Let’s talk about the …

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You are the problem, or so the plastics industry would have you believe

Okay, hear me out on this one, because I think it’s a really important subject. The world is just not set up for you to recycle plastics and glass. The fact is that our recycling programs aren’t as good as they might seem. Most recycling plants don’t actually recycle most of your bottles and jars. …

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(RE)FILL IT UP

Botnia customers are the best in the world! We thank you for being conscious consumers and asking us over the years for refillable and plastic-free options for your skincare. In addition to our two foaming face washes, we’re thrilled to announce that we’ve included both our Toner and Rose Water Toner in aluminum refill bottles! …

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How to Spring Clean Your Skincare Routine

What the heck does seasonal skincare mean?! How is my skin different in the spring than in the winter?! As an esthetician with almost 20 years of experience, believe me: seasonal skincare is real, because your skin changes with the seasons; one of my favorite sayings is we are nature!    The biggest thing you should …

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Hyaluronic Acid, I Love You . . . But What the Heck Are You?!

At Botnia we proudly make organic, plant-based skincare by hand in our Sausalito lab and micro-farm. But you might inspect some of our ingredient lists, see “hyaluronic acid,” and wonder . . . what plant is this mysterious ingredient? And is it really an acid?! Like, the burn-your-face-off kind of acid? I’m asked questions on …

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Future Plans

    The overall vision of Botnia is to create a skincare solution for all skin types, but I didn’t set out to build a company; I simply wanted to answer one question: how can I offer my clients a solution to their skin issues that is also healthy? This basic beginning led me down …

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