It’s Aliiiiive!!! Caring for Your Organic Skincare

Plant-powered organic skincare naturally has a shorter shelf life than conventional skincare because it contains fewer preservatives. At Botnia, we think it’s actually healthy and natural if skincare starts to turn a little off—that means it’s alive, just like fresh food! You can tell our ingredients are active this way. Conventional wisdom is that longevity …

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Botnia Toner is the Jam

Have you tried our Toner yet?  It’s a refreshing blend of ultrapure water, handcrafted geranium hydrosol, hyaluronic acid, vitamin B3 and arnica, goldenseal and witch hazel extracts.  And can I just say that to me it smells like heaven.  It really is my personal favorite part of my morning and evening skin care rituals.  I …

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Does your skin need Gentle Hydration?!

How much do you know about relative humidity? Basically it’s a measure of the water content with respect to how much water the air around you can bear at a certain temperature. Just like hot water can dissolve more sugar than ice water, hot air can carry more water than cold air. This means that the cold air that winter brings just can’t “dissolve” that much water. When we take that cold winter air and warm it up in our homes or offices or apartments, it still has the same amount of water in it, but the relative humidity of the air where we spend so much of our time plummets. I bet you can guess where I’m going with this… Relatively dry air is going to lead to dried out skin.

Saponification

It’s Soaping Day!

Okay, it turns out that there isn’t actually a National Soap Day. Although, a quick search did just teach me that there is a Global Handwashing Day in October to raise awareness around the world about the importance of clean hands in reducing the spread of bacteria.

Botnia Holiday Soiree

Thank you so very much to each and everyone of you who were able to make it to our Holiday Soiree last night! Whether you came and stayed and mingled or had to just swing through, it really, truly meant the world to us to see y’all and feel your support during this exciting time. So again thank you, thank you, thank you!

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