When we hear the word hippie we tend to think of the people in the 1960's that had long hair, protested, and were obsessively into living a naturalist, environment friendly lifestyle. The surprising part is that those outcasts of that generation were way ahead of their time because now natural and organic living is a huge part of the norm in today's society. We may have shorter haircuts, shaved legs and prefer to wear shoes now, but us health conscious, earth friendly shoppers are considered a new age hippie! The once taboo title of granola-crunchy hippie is now a compliment more than an insult. More and more consumers are learning about the health benefits of natural and organic eating and now that frame of mind is expanding out to our skincare. People are educating themselves and reading labels to ensure they maintain health on the inside...and out.
Weleda is one company maintaining their 100% certified natural claim since they started in 1921. They have very clear standards for their products:
- No synthetic preservatives
- No synthetic fragrances
- No synthetic chemicals
- No synthetic anything
It's that simple...and when they say "all natural" they mean all natural!
"It all goes back to 1921 and something called anthroposophy. This movement, stemming from the teachings of philosopher Dr. Rudolf Steiner, encourages the individual to see his or her body, mind and spirit as intrinsically linked to our world; all part of one holistic system....