A view over a lake in Finland

A Love Letter To Nordic Skincare

When you think about Nordic nature, what do you see? Pure nature, lakes, snowy Lapland?

Hi, I'm Jenny the founder of Jenny Nordic Skincare and I want to take you on a journey to the forests of Finland. I feel deeply connected to the essence of Nordic nature and the timeless traditions that define this beautiful region. Growing up surrounded by the pristine landscapes of my homeland, I developed a profound appreciation for the natural world and its ability to nourish and rejuvenate both body and soul.

Nordic Connection To Nature

One of the most cherished aspects of Nordic culture is our deep-rooted connection to the land, embodied in practices such as foraging for wild berries, mushrooms, and herbs. I remember countless childhood adventures spent exploring the forests with my family, gathering treasures from nature's bounty to incorporate into our meals and skincare rituals. These foraged ingredients not only infused our dishes with flavour but also enriched our skincare products with their potent healing properties, inspiring the clean and minimalist formulations that define Jenny Nordic Skincare today.

Wild blue berries

Nordic Beauty Rituals

Another beloved tradition in Nordic culture is the sauna—a place of sanctuary and rejuvenation. I have fond memories of gathering with friends and family in the warmth of the sauna, the scent of birch leaves filling the air as we relaxed and unwound from the stresses of daily life. The contrast between the intense heat of the sauna and the refreshing coolness of a plunge into icy waters or a roll in the snow invigorated both body and spirit, leaving us feeling refreshed and revitalized—a feeling I strive to recreate with each of our skincare products.

One of my dreams is that I can one day build a sauna in my back garden here in the UK.

And of course, no Nordic experience would be complete without the invigorating practice of swimming in lakes. Despite the chilly temperatures, there is something truly magical about immersing oneself in the crystal-clear waters of a Nordic lake, surrounded by the beauty of nature in its purest form. The cold water invigorates the senses, awakening the body and revitalizing the mind—a sensation that perfectly complements the rejuvenating effects of our skincare products.

4 Ways To Bring Nordic Beauty Traditions Into Your Own Life, No Matter Where You Are

Embrace the Power of Nature

Incorporate elements of nature into your daily routine. Take walks in green spaces, spend time in local parks, and seek out natural skincare products with ingredients inspired by the Nordic landscape.

Create Your Own Sauna Experience

While building a traditional sauna may not be feasible for everyone, you can recreate the experience at home with a few simple steps. Invest in a portable sauna tent or use a hot bath or shower to create steam. Add a few drops of essential oils like birch or pine to enhance the atmosphere and simulate the scent of a Nordic sauna.

Cold Therapy

Embrace the Nordic tradition of cold therapy by incorporating cold treatments into your skincare routine. Store your skincare products in the refrigerator for a refreshing sensation, or try using cold facial tools like ice rollers or chilled cucumber slices to reduce puffiness and invigorate your skin.

Connect with Water

Whether it's swimming in a local lake, taking cold showers, or simply splashing your face with cold water, incorporating water into your daily routine can help you feel more connected to Nordic beauty traditions. Water therapy can invigorate the senses and leave your skin feeling refreshed and revitalized.

Prioritise Hydration

Hydration is key to achieving that coveted Nordic glow. Drink plenty of water, eat water-rich foods like cucumbers and watermelon, and use hydrating skincare products to keep your skin plump and moisturized.

By embracing these Nordic beauty traditions, you can infuse your life with the same sense of purity, simplicity, and rejuvenation that defines Nordic skincare.

Finnish sauna rituals

Nordic Traditions In Our Skincare

At Jenny Nordic Skincare, we draw inspiration from these timeless Nordic traditions, crafting products that celebrate the beauty and abundance of the natural world. From our foraged botanicals such as cranberry and blackcurrant to our minimalist skincare rituals, each product is infused with the essence of Nordic nature, offering a holistic approach to beauty and wellness that nourishes both inside and out.

By embracing the wisdom of Nordic minimalism and the transformative power of nature, we can reconnect with our roots and rediscover the beauty that surrounds us. With Jenny Nordic Skincare, I invite you to start a journey of self-discovery and renewal, guided by the timeless traditions and natural wonders of the Nordic lands. If you're new to me and Jenny Nordic Skincare, try our Discovery Set! it offers you to get a mini experience of all our naturel, high-performance products.

Love, Jenny

Founder of Jenny Nordic Skincare

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