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Confusing skin care routines explained

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I hear this all the time “I have had so many conflicting skin care routines from so many different companies”

It IS confusing having a lot of skin care routine advice from many different company’s.

There is a reason for it and its not sinister.

Its all about the ingredients, different ingredients do different things.
All routines are based on how they interreact with each other, makes sense hey when its explained.

Take control and work out what ingredients are best for you by
– what feels good on your skin
– work out what irritates your skin

Also work out what outcome you are chasing
– fine lines
– clear skin
– glowing skin

than work out your skin type
– oily
– dry
– combination

I actually love working with people to find this out,
I can arrange a zoom meeting on facebook meets face to face and we can get to the nitty gritties for free.

My products may not be right for you though you can work out what products are with a little guidance.

Mature skin care Bundle and save

By Kay Saarinen – Eco skin care made sustainably in Australia NSW

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DIY Fire cider – winter immune support

DIY WINTER TONIC – FIRE CIDER
 
Fire cider is a winter Immune system support,
great for blood circulation, Bladder  and digestion
 
Ingredients:
Honey- Raw-local low heated
Apple cider Vinegar organic with the mother in it
Orange
Lemon
Thyme
Rosemary
Red onion
Ginger
Garlic
 
How to
Cut orange & lemon into small pieces
Cut all ingredient finely
Pore vinegar over them
Pore honey on the top
wax paper on the top to stop the lid from rusting
4- 6 week fermentation
strain and take a nip a day
Store in the fridge
 

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Beyoo our sister brand for pimples and teens

We are so very proud to announce that we have Launched our website for our new Eco skin care sister brand
 

BEYOO sustainable skin and care

 
 

Woo hoo, its been a long time in the making. After 15years of testing and measuring, face to face conversations with mums with teens we have finally launched a new website especially for teens for natural and organic Skin Care for Teenage Skin – Organic Products For Pimples
– Organic Skincare For Acne Prone Skin – Organic hormonal break outs
– Organic treatments for Blackheads Its all about the kids and getting in touch with their own skin. We have made the Instagram fun and supportive. There are so many reasons why we get pimples and we try and explain it in a fun way. We are doing DIY so teens can make all Natural Skin Care Products even Organic skin care themselves as well like – Natural Face Cleanser. – Organic Face Products – Organic Facial Cleanser – Eco friendly skin care   pop over to Beyoo Skin Care on face book and @beyoo.skin on Instagram

PACKAGING Beyoo will have a far better system than what we are offering on Saarinen organics pimple pack, we have listened to mums and heard that the glass jar for the scrub smashes in the shower and the pimple oil smashes in school bags or the bathroom floor, so we are getting especially made bamboo wrapped glass for the scrub and the pimple oil. Until this premium packaging arrives we will be offering the old packaging bundle for $80. The new packaging arriving will be the premium pack that will be refillable. So pop in and pick up the old packaging if you are ok with it, keep it to refill or even wait until the refill pouches arrive and you will be able to fill any containers you have at home.

here is the link the the old pimple pack products

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Know your ingredient: Calendula

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Calendulas are members of the daisy family and are often referred to as marigolds. In addition to being a popular garden pretty, calendula flowers possess some powerful healing properties.

Origin

We grow all of our own calendula here on the farm. They thrive in this climate.

History of cultivation

Calendula species have been used traditionally as culinary and medicinal herbs. The petals are edible and can be used fresh in salads or dried and used to colour cheese or as a replacement for saffron. You can make yellow dye from the petals.

Romans and Greeks used the golden calendula in many rituals and ceremonies, sometimes wearing crowns or garlands made from the flowers. One of its nicknames is ‘Mary’s Gold’, referring to the flowers’ use in early Catholic events in some countries. Calendula flowers are sacred flowers in India and have been used to decorate the statues of Hindu deities since early times.

Applications

Calendula officinalis has antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties. We extract calendula essence from the flowers by infusing them in ionised rain water. Calendula ointments are used to treat minor cuts, burns, and skin irritation. I first made calendula ointment for a naturopathy assignment, and later used it on my baby daughter to treat her eczema. I know include calendula in my day cream because it’s such a healing ingredient.

You can buy my day cream with sunscreen here.

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Sringing Nettle herbal infusion recipie

Stinging nettle Infusion
By Kay Saarinen of Saarinen Organics, 
Eco skin care made sustainably in Australia

Recipe

Dried nettle 30 gm per 1 litre of filtered rain water

I get asked all the time about how to make tinctures and herbal infusions.

It is pretty simple stuff, you just need to research each herb to find out what is best to draw out all the goodness that you need.

Some need to be used fresh and some need to be dried, some need an alcohol base some can be made with vinegar.

I use herbal infusions and apple cider vinegar tinctures in my skin care.

Growing

Stinging nettle is found in Australia from Qld to tassie in wet gullies, so we have it in abundance here so we can wild harvest though after the fires it hasn’t come back as yet so we are going to give it a go cropping it this spring.

We have heaps growing in the chook run, it readily will grow in with chooks because it loves alot of nitrogen, we are going to dig up the rhizomes and give it a crack at mass producing it.

It grows as a rhizome so you can easily transplant it.


What stinging nettle is good for

Nettle for infusions i prefer dried though it takes a while to brew it to get all of her compounds and nutrients out

She has vit ABCK loads of vitamins

High in iron and vit C

Great for stress & Anxiety

Energy – great instead of coffee if you can do that

Its an anti inflammatory thats why i use it in my night day and sunscreen creams for it helps with puffiness.

helps with puffy eyes as well 

I love to soak makeup pads in the nettle infusion and lay there with them on my eyes.

It is also used as a scalp treatment for a rinse with itchy skin and flaky sculp.

HOW to

Let it brew for at least 24 hours if not 30,

We have it in our heads that herbal tea should be a quick brew light black tea, this is such a western thought and thats all about taste.

Funny enough black tea goes bitter the longer you brew it though stinging nettle improves in taste.

Strain it and drink it cold.

Using nettle fresh is best in cooking like soups as it breaks down quickly.

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Menopause & dry facial skin

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WHY ARE WE SO DRY

We deplete our Sebum oil at 38 and stop producing it at 40.
We really need to look after ourselves from the inside and the outside.
I have some fantastic tips on how to best look after our skin and the WHY’s
of what is happening.

Looking after the inside.

Silica, zinc and vitamin C


Looking after the outside


Scrub – in the shower to remove dead skin cells
Serum – pat dry your face and roll under your eyes, top of your mouth and down your neck – dont rub it it – wait for it to soak in
Night cream – Apply though dont rub it in – again let it soak in xx

I am also offering my trio for 10% off my mature skin care pack

By Kay Saarinen, Eco skin care made sustainably in Australia NSW

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Menopause painful joints

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Menopause and painful joints

Click here to whatch our utube live video for some great tips

Tips for joint pain due to lack of collagen and Silica

I have found my joints are increasingly being painful due to menopause and the lack of silica.
S
o i have researched and worked on myself with great results.

Due to the pain i have stacked on the weight though am slowly getting on top of it and getting back out there and exercising.

Below are the 3 main things i have done, Yoga, Silica smoothie and my heat rub

👉YOGA

I waddle out of bed every morning and plonk myself on my yoga mat and do my 15min morning yoga i stream from youtube link below

👇👇👇👇

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCIviBT3Txc

👉SMOOTHIE

My silica rich smoothie every morning which is

Frozen raspberries

1 table spoon of seaweed

1 table spoon of LSA

1 teaspoon of beetroot powder

half a avocado

spinach

topped up with coconut water

👉Heat RUB

I use my heat rub in the morning as well, pop the code in HEAT and receive a free tin of energy and memory to for fatigue during the day

👇👇👇👇👇

heat rub 

By Kay Saarinen – eco skin care made sustainably in Australia NSW

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Itchy skin menopause

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Itchy skin menopause 

This is where i am at, itchy menopausal skin, I didn’t know this happens during menopause.

I have had many conversations with friends and customers who are also dealing with menopausal itchy skin as well.

It was driving me bonkers, It felt like my skin was crawling and tingling, from head to toe, constantly.

So What is happening, 

Why is one of the symptoms itchy & dry skin EVERYWHERE ?

Well it’s the decrease in the production of oestrogen which basically feeds collagen in your skin.

So the results are the collagen sucked out of us leaving our skin itchy & dry.

To support and feed your collagen, what estrogen used to do we now need to do ourselves.

It is so important to support yourself on the inside as well as the outside.

I for myself prefer to try a natural remedy rather than medical, of course tho there is definitely a time and place for medical.

I have found great relief in my diet to help feed the skin with Silica, vitamin C and also zinc

Top 6 collagen food

  • Bone broth 
  • Chicken – i have a chicken and bone broth soup every night
  • Eggs – i have poached eggs every morning
  • Citrus – i have lemon water every morning
  • Berries – i have a smoothie with frozen berries and powdered seaweed.
  • Also having fish in your diet

Collagen supplements 

Itchy skin relief cream

I also have a few products to help topically that many customers and myself have found great relief with.
Our hypericum cream and Calendula ointment.

Our Hypericum cream i make a hypericum tincture with apple cider vinegar and than pop it under a hydraulic press to extract the qualities i need to help with the itchy dry skin, i also blend it with local low honey, antibacterial essential oils, high vitamin D oils and a fresh herbal infusion. This is suitable for the scalp, from the neck down.

Calendula ointment is suitable for sensitive areas. 

Hypericum oil for instant relief when out and about to keep in your bag

We are also offering all 3 with a 10% discount 

By Kay Saarinen, Eco skin care made sustainably, Australia NSW

 

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Know Your Ingredient: Aloe Vera

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Loads of people have an aloe vera plant so they can apply ‘First Aid’ when they burn themselves. All you have to do is snap off a leaf and the slimy mucus comes pouring out—perfect for household injuries and sunburn. Over time, the chemical properties of this substance have been researched and scientists have discovered that aloe vera can be used for so much more, including soothing gastrointestinal inflammation and moisturising healthy skin.

Origin

We source our aloe vera through a company that buys from certified organic farms in Queensland where it grows best. We also grow a small amount on our farm.

History of cultivation

Aloe vera is native to the south-west Arabian peninsula and spread throughout the world by seafaring explorers in the 17th century. Known as the ‘First Aid plant’ and the ‘Burn plant’, aloe vera’s healing properties have long been observed. The first written record of aloe vera is in Ebers Papyrus from 16th Century BC.

Applications

Aloe vera is known for its moisturising action. The vitamins found in aloe vera include B complex, folic acid, vitamin C, and carotene which is a precursor to vitamin A. Because the plant naturally thrives in hot, dry conditions, the juice inside the leaves is full of moisture-laden compounds that are beneficial to human skin.

Want to know more about the amazing properties of aloe vera? I wrote a blog post about it here that talks about five benefits of using aloe vera on your skin.

Find out more about our non-greasy, easily-absorbed day cream with aloe vera here.

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4 AWARDS WON

How blessed are we.

I am so very happy to announce that we have won 4 awards in this years 2020 Ausmumprener awards.

The competition was steep, so many amazing businesses that were all worthy of wins and I was honoured to be sharing a room with them all.

We won

1st place Handmade excellence – from a panel of 3 judges.

2nd place Product, people’s choice award – Thank you so much to all that voted

3rd place in Sustainability – from a panel of 3 judges

3rd place in Regional excellence – from a panel of 3 judges.

To be recognised for all of our hard work over 13 years has just made my heart sing.

Thank you to each and every one of our amazing customers.

I think this win is a win for our region, this shows that our community does support local business.

We also buy from local farmers, this is all about strengthening our local economy.

 

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Night & Day Routine

CORONAVIRUS CARE KIT
For over washed and sanitized hands.

We have decided to bundle these two heroes and discount them to help combat the ever-increasing dry cracked hands pandemic xx

Day and night routine for over washed and sanitized hands to nourish those dry cracked areas.

1. During the day use our nourishing and antibacterial Seaweed Hand Cream that will penetrate quickly without leaving a greasy film on your hands.

2. After a shower and all jobs are done, pop on the Calendula Ointment—which will stay topical where it is needed—to deeply moisturise during the night.

Coronavirus Care Kit

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Seaweed In Skincare for COVID 19

Our new Seaweed Hand Cream for the drying effects of over washing and sanitizing our hands has been flying off the shelves.

We are so proud of this cream, with our collaboration with Jo Lane—who is a marine biologist—who supplies us with her very impressive seaweed (kelp).

Check out our interview with Jo on our Facebook page.

JO LANE SAYS
“Have you ever thought about when you swim in the ocean how good and invigorated you feel afterward, the ocean has over 40 different minerals, some of which are vital for our bodies health and immune system.”

“Seaweed is a great addition to skincare, it has a high mineral content, vitamins, amino acids, and biologically active ingredients, it also has omega 3 and omega 6 oils which promote cell regeneration and skin health.”

“The properties of kelp are great to cleanse, nourish, hydrate, and enrich the skin. Ever notice while walking on the beach seaweed (kelp) washed up, after lying in the sun for hours it still retains moisture and elasticity, it’s these same properties that make it fantastic for nourishing and hydrating your skin.”

We take this another step and use seaweed in our skincare range.

Seaweed Nourishing & Antibacterial cream for over washed COVID 19 hands

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COVID 19 Hand Care Solutions

Due to demand we have put our thinking caps on and recognised a big problem.

We are all doing the right thing, washing and sanitizing our hands to get rid of coronavirus.
Unfortunately, it is creating a major problem—severe irritations, dry cracked skin, and bleeding skin.

We have created a solution—a cream that soaks in very well and doesn’t leave an oily residue on the skin, so you can go about your day quickly.

We have been joint venturing with Jo Lane and understand how amazing seaweed is to heal and nourish the skin.

So we have decided to create a seaweed and apple cider vinegar tincture with nourishing and antibacterial essential oils, and herbs.

Click on the link below as we catch up on all that has been happening.
Remember your sanitizer must contain 70% or more alcohol to be effective and moisturise 20 minutes after you sanitize.

Catch Up

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COVID 19 — Coronavirus, Sanitizing & Washing Your Hands

HAND SANITISER🤚
⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️
FACTS
From the World Health Organization.

A hand sanitizer to be effective to kill the virus it needs to be 70% alcohol!!! 😲

This is so important, I bought one that was 76% alcohol that I use in my lab, wow, so strong! 👌🙌

Then I bought another online, when I got it I found it was only 6% alcohol and mainly aloe vera, so disappointed. 😢👎

Be careful, read the labels.🤓

A lower percentage of alcohol is fine for normal practices, though if you are out and about and can’t wash your hands and relying on a hand sanitizer, make sure it has 70% alcohol or over to kill the virus xx

Love this post of what hand sanitizing is doing to our hands.🤣

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Go Fund me – Bush fire eco affected business NSW

After a exhausting start to the year (see our below post) has left us about 5 years behind of where we were.

We are so proud to have created our eco permaculture farm, built by us over 18 years, with no loans at all apart from the initial purchase of our land.

Even though our home is insured our farm is not, this was a financial decision and unfortunately all that burnt was not insured ie fences, tanks, poly pipe, orchard trees, crops and orchard netting.

We have started up a go fund me page to help us get back on our feet and our orchards and fencing and irrigation all back to where it was.

When and during we would also love to have any visits from anyone to be part of or just have a look at our farm as a thank you for your help.

Please click on the link below to see our full story which will also take you to our Go Fund me page for our Bushfire affected eco business.

https://www.gofundme.com/f/fire-affected-eco-farm?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link-tip&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet

 

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BUSH FIRE IMPACT

Wow what a start to the year.

For all our social media followers you will know that we have been impacted by the NSW fires, for those who don’t this is our story.

We invested the most we have ever done, with an amazing 2019, even with the drought and 3 failed crops.With 12 years in business, well supported with articles in ABC earthgarden mag, tv interviews, innovation hub award we were set to rocket in 2020 with every day in January devoted to a pop up shop or market’s from mallacoota to bermi with the hope of finally getting ahead…..and than the fires hit, all market’s cancelled, our income lost.

December 2019

The first one b4 new years we were to late to leave, we had to bunker down, it was 3km away,
our farm survived.

JANUARY 2020

In the next week we were hunting for fuel and food as panic set in with 10s of thousands of tourist up and         down the coast, all roads out were blocked.
When it was safe all tourist were evacuated, all roads available out were at a snail pace for days.

A meeting we had in our small rural town, full to the brim the news was grim.
“There will be no help, there will be no planes, it will be just us, the danger is high, stay and you will die”

Our animals we had to leave, as prepared to stay we were, we had to flee. Then the sky turned orange than day to night, the fire spread quickly through the night, a 60km monster devoured our state from the Vic border to nethercote in one night.

Our property survived, back we went again to prepare, all week again we racked and mowed we taped our windows and moved our stock, exhausted for 2 weeks we have fought.

To the ground I fell with tears as I read, once more you must flee, the monster is awake once more.

Of the millions donated we still had no help, again we were told no one will come! Our town is without fuel, on the craziest night of all, the fire trucks here had to siphon fuel from a willing local.

We are in our safe house kindly donated in pambula, as I sit I not only worry of my farm and my friends, my hubby is up there to voluntary fire fight to save the town.

All I ask is one simple thing, to support rural business in any way you can, the money DONATED is really good, where it is going I cannot say, its certainty not in our small town.
Our bega mayor is a amazing lady she listens to us and is trying to help.
I haven’t had time to listen to the news, the ABC local fire station, fire apps and facebook updates are all I have done.

As we wait this monster out, 2morrow is another D day, Catastrophic it is labeled, a state emergency it is, will our farm be there, I worry if not will the insurance pay, all I know not.

That night we spent it down the beach, our fire clothes on and dogs on a leash, exhaustion is now greater than fear, its all to normal to be fleeing again, face masks and fire blankets are always on hand.

our farm survived that catastrophic day.

Back we went, we worked some more, working bees to cut dead drought trees out, smoke so thick every day, older livestock died out there, no fresh air to hard to breath.

No school holidays fun, 3 days at home than evacuation notice again, and again, UNTIL……

1st of FEBRUARY 2020

Saturday night we knew would come, our fire chief warned us well.
We packed and moved and raked and cleared and watered and prepared all month, 7 evacuations, 2 near misses and than the one that got us.

Our product, ingredients and house hold treasures, our 50 some animals, all in 5 days, to safety so far away, we were helped by friends so dear to my heart.

It came with force, so dangerous and

fast, poor gregg wasn’t allowed to stay and fight for his own farm.
A volunteer fire fighter he is, all week he has fought along side his fellow volunteers, other peoples places he defended and saved while he knew ours was left to burn. A police road block, no one was left to defend their farm up our mountain it was far to dangerous to stay.

To dangerous to go to our farm until the wee hours of the night he saw from the truck, through thick smoke and flames, the headlights and ash, with tears in his eyes he could not even breath “how the hell is that still there” he said to his mates. there in thick smoke our dear house standing proud, made out of straw and clay with our bear hands.

For the fate of the rest of our farm we did not know as trees were down, than finally we were allowed to go and see.

To our permaculture farm we went in the morning, the drive through our once lush furned forrest was black and charcoal, so hot it burnt nothing was left, i wasn’t prepared for that.

With a very heavy heart i must say first my beloved garden now is burnt beyond repair, our fruit trees and herbs so

Though what a relief as we turned the corner, my lab standing there so tall and so proud, all our buildings cannot believe are still there, a little battle scarred here and there, but there they are, we cant believe our eyes.me burnt to the ground.

Our neighbours aren’t as lucky as us, all is lost all up the hill, only 2 stand still, all the rest are gone, so hot it burnt not a shrub in sight. So many homes and farms are lost all around us, so much loss and sadness, i neighbour in hospital, so much to heal.

What a month its been, 7 evacuations, 2 near misses and one that got us, exhausted we are, now we must heel, so much work to be done, our lives are upside down, we don’t know where to start, but i do know we will.

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IN THE MEDIA

Wow we have had pearler of a year, so much media we can hardly keep up, so in a nut shell

An article in

Pip magazine – fantastic Permaculture mag https://www.pipmagazine.com.au/
South coast mag  with a fantastic 6 page spread – https://www.southcoaststyle.com.au/?s=saarinen+organics
The nude horse – https://thenudehorse.com.au/
Bega newspaper
Merimbula newspaper
Eden newspaper
ABC radio
2ec Radio
Pambula comunity radio
Win TV
to come Iacelerate TV
Nine news

Wow what a year, so grateful xx

 

 

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Know Your Ingredient: Stinging Nettle

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Stinging nettles are those pesky weeds in the back paddock, right? Most people recall getting zapped by one of these plants when they were a kid but what many people don’t realise is that the phytochemicals that cause the stinging sensation are also extremely beneficial to humans when used medicinally.

Origin

Originating from Europe, stinging nettles are found all over the world, including in cultivation on our farm. Many people think of stinging nettles as a weed but this extraordinary plant has a lot of therapeutic properties for the skin, urinary system, lactation, and joints.

History of cultivation

If you’ve ever had a kidney infection and you like alternative therapies, there’s a good chance you’re familiar with nettle tea. Smells a bit like fresh cowpats.

Nettles have been used in Austrian traditional medicine for centuries and pagans used nettle tea as a lactation aid. In Ecuador, there are indigenous healers that use stinging nettles to improve fatigue and circulation. They either rub raw leaves directly onto their patient’s skin or they flog them with bundles of the herb. I guess that would wake you up!

Applications

Nettle extracts are used in skincare because they are chock-a-block full of calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc, copper, and they possess anti-inflammatory qualities.

Want to check out our day cream with sunscreen that has nettle in it? Check it out here.

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A Win For Us

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Wow, what an amazing 4 months we have had.

Gregg and I were lucky enough to be accepted into the iAccelerate program that is run by the University of Wollongong through the Bega Valley Innovation Hub.

Only 7 businesses were accepted into the program so we were over the moon. It was a very intensive business course, we were overwhelmed most of the time though with support we got a lot out of it.

At the end of the course we all had to pitch our business plan to a panel of university judges and the Mayor of Bega.

It was a great honour to have been named the winners of an innovative business for the Bega Valley. WOOHOO! We also took out second place in people’s choice.

We are so humbled and now opportunities are flying in the door as we start to develop our business plan that involves many new and exciting things.

Stay tuned as we start to roll them out and we will let you all know.

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Sea Change Meets Tree Change

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Sea change meets tree change.

Click on the link below to view our lovely video together.

https://vimeo.com/327417191

Kay Saarinen and Jo Lane are playing with seaweed and it’s paying off for both of them.
The two women have formed a business partnership based on the principles of permaculture:
local, sustainable, and natural.

Kay is the founder and creator of Saarinen Organics, a skincare range that uses organic Australian
ingredients and Jo is a marine biologist who owns and runs Sea Health Products, a business that
turns wild-harvested Golden Kelp into nutraceuticals.

Jo’s seaweed story began when she processed a fisheries permit for Scott Long, the son of Betty
Long, the woman who pioneered the Australian seaweed industry. It piqued Jo’s interest and when
Scott put the business up for sale, she took the plunge and bought it.

That was four years ago. Today she harvests kelp, washes it in rainwater, dries it in the sun on
racks, and then turns it into powder or granules that can be added to smoothies, salads and taken
as a dietary supplement. She has recently started experimenting with smoked seafood flakes
that have more flavour than her standard product.

Having recently won a Churchill Fellowship, Jo is about to travel to Korea for the International
Seaweed Symposium where she will visit some of the largest seaweed farms in the world. Her
plan is to learn more about ocean farming so that she can look at implementing these aquaculture
techniques in Australia. She is currently testing seaweed propagation methods with the help of the
local university.

The benefits of farming seaweed are not just about ensuring a reliable supply of kelp for her
business. Thriving kelp forests improve ocean health, biodiversity, and also create a carbon
sink.

When asked what the nutritional benefits of eating seaweed are, Jo says, “Seaweed is like a
natural multivitamin and contains calcium, magnesium, zinc, vitamins A, B, C, and E, as well as
iodine that helps regulate the thyroid.”

Sea Health Products sponsors, Jack Hewish, Australian Enduro National mountain bike
champion, who uses it for muscle recovery while some of her other customers use it to treat their
arthritis and thyroid issues.

Seaweed has been used therapeutically for centuries in both Asia and Europe. Jo says there are
spas in Ireland where people bathe with seaweed.
“It’s said to be anti-ageing, antioxidant, and anti-cellulite,” she says.
The benefits don’t stop there, though.

Kay has started using Jo’s seaweed products in her skincare range. She uses the powder in a face
mask, makes a tincture from the raw product that she adds to her day cream, and uses the
granules in the coffee scrub.
Kay says that seaweed is moisturising, nourishing and has a high silica content that boosts
collagen production in the skin.
Because Kay’s products use the whole plant, they are less reactive with the skin than products that
use seaweed extracts.

Kay says that she loves working with Jo because she’s a scientist.
“I know that her information is good. She knows everything about her product—how to harvest,
when to harvest, what to harvest—her expertise guarantees the quality of the product,” she says.
“It’s a great partnership because we both have science behind us and we both believe in helping
people live healthy, sustainable lives,” says Kay.