Without wellness wisdom from the Scandinavians where would we be? There are so many beautiful and wise traditions to be found from the cultures in the Northern Hemisphere. It’s fun to glean rituals from other cultures and incorporate them into our own. World Wise Beauty was founded on the idea that wellness wisdom exists all around the world and rings true for most of us universally. Hygge originating from Denmark, has taken off here in the United States, and it’s one philosophy, ritual, and trend, I hope never goes away. To be clear, hygge is not a commercial product, but a state of mind and approach to living. Most of it is very simple, which is why it is so appealing to our speedy stressed out culture these days. Culture is something we humans make, so maybe in 2019 we will decide as a people to slow down despite the technology advancements, and remember we can choose to embrace and reject things that come along and lead us astray from what really matters. Now that’s a fresh mindset for the New Year!
My 2019 wish is we become wiser as a society but in the meantime we can embrace wellness mindsets and rituals like Hygge! As always, you can shop by your conscious values and see the criteria list for WWB Ideal Finds below. I love all the Ideal Finds I feature, but I will say my favorite this year is the SONNEGLASS (okay and the Cat Bed!) It speaks to the future of conscious lifestyle and eco-design perfectly and is sure to create ‘HYGGE” wherever you take it! It also shows us how embracing simplicity is the way to eco-conscious living. Learn more below, and follow the links Amazon to purchase yours! Wishing everyone a warm, hygge filled holiday season!
P.S Follow World Wise Beauty and discover wellness inspired books year round! Peruse the archives where you will find books on Hygge, Lagom and Lykke featured in the Book Wise department. I know I have you curious!
WWB ‘FEELS GOOD’ CHECK LIST
- Cruelty Free: No animal was harmed or tested on
- Sustainable & Eco-Friendly: green, organic and sustainable
- Beauty, Health & Wellness Without Compromise: Free of harmful chemicals known to harm you
- Socially Responsible: Fairtrade and Social Mission Retail
WWB GIFT CATEGORIES
- Self Care: Personal care products for calm and relaxation
- Conscious Beauty: Meets one or more of the ‘feel good’ criteria
- Healthy Epicurean: Edible treats and food with healthy and organic ingredients
- Artisan Hand Made: Beautifully Designed, Creatively Crafted, Useful & Enduring
- Books, Music & Inspirational Gifts: Celebrating Wellness Wisdom, Lifestyle & Culture
- Conscious Lifestyle: Eco-Friendly and value Driven and mission
WWB FEELS GOOD CHECK LIST: Sustainable & Eco-Friendly, Socially Responsible
SONNENGLAS® stands for sustainable, ecological design.
“We consider it imperative to think in an eco-friendly manner from the early stage of product development. Our innate responsibility to protect our planet starts right there. It is, indeed, one of our goals to leave our world in a better condition than we found it in. Developing our SONNENGLAS® under the highest quality standards is a must for us, and by providing the maximum life span, it leaves the tiniest ecological footprint possible. ”
Product Note: The principle of this solar light is as simple and fun as it is ingenious: SONNENGLAS® stores energy during the day and releases light at night. Producing light in this way is fun, sustainable and makes it easy to do your bit for the environment. And SONNENGLAS® will light up the dark for years to come. SONNENGLAS® contains four solar-powered LEDs, which are charged by solar cells in its lid. When placed in direct sunlight the batteries are charged and provide many hours of soft, yet bright lighting without glare.
SONNENGLAS® is ideal for garden lighting, decorating your table and other areas, barbecues, camping, alfresco dining and all other outdoor pursuits that would benefit from beautiful lighting to create a wonderful and relaxed atmosphere.
~SELF CARE & CONSCIOUS BEAUTY
WWB IDEAL FIND: Homemade Betty Detoxing Bath Soap
WWB FEELS GOOD CHECK LIST: Cruelty Free (Vegan), Eco-Friendly, Beauty, Health & Wellness Without Compromise
“Homemade Betty is a 100% Organic, Fair Trade & Vegan Company. We make everything in small batches & with only transparent ingredients . Our Company dedicates itself in finding the best ingredients and suppliers to find whole-some, certified cruelty free and beautiful ingredients. All of our products are made to order. Nothing is ever sitting on shelves.”
Product Note: Each jar comes with an organic Muslim bag to put your soak in and throw in the tub.(nobody wants to clean after a bath)! Once done empty & hang to dry for the next bath.
WWB FEELS GOOD CHECK LIST: Beauty, Health & Wellness Without Compromise, Socially Responsible
ESSENTIAL ROSE LIFE
“Essential Rose Life offerings include MOOD OILS®, Mists, and Exfoliants designed holistically for mental health and healthy skin. MOOD OILS® are formulated from the cleanest ingredients and powered by the science of clinical aromatherapy, where essential oils are used for their therapeutic benefits to support the mind, emotions and skin. Described by our clients as “bliss in a bottle,” they are known to balance your mind and emotions with every heavenly inhalation.”
Product Note: The Uplift Moodset includes our favorite blends to elevate your mental state, induce joy and euphoria, and support emotional balance. It features essential oils such as rose geranium, bergamot, and neroli to enliven the mind and heart. Inside you will find our bestselling “Sacred Presence Mood Mist” and “Indulge Mood Oil®.”
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INNERSENSE ORGANIC BEAUTY
WWB FEELS GOOD CHECK LIST: Cruelty Free, Sustainable & Eco-Friendly, Beauty, Health & Wellness Without Compromise
“Nature is at the center of Innersense Organic Beauty. We believe choosing clean, pure beautiful haircare is the smart, simple way to create a love story between you and your hair. Our products are crafted from certified organic plant ingredients your hair will love in luxurious formulations that deliver hydration, health, moisture, shine and protection only Mother Nature can provide.”
Product Note: Harmonic Healing Oil is a treatment oil to increase moisture. Raise the vibration with this sacred treatment oil formulated with a blend of emollient oils and flower essences, including sacred tamanu, evening primrose and macadamia oils. Rich in antioxidants, vitamins and nutrients. This luscious oil penetrates deep into the skin, scalp and hair to deliver hydration and nourishment. A high vibration treatment oil to nourish hair, skin and nails.
~Artisan Hand Made
WWB IDEAL FINDS FEELS CHECK LIST: Sustainable & Eco-Friendly
SPRINGERLE ROLLING PIN
“Springerle are pale cream-colored cookies embossed with familiar images and flavored with lemon and lime. It is sometimes helpful to chill the pin in the refrigerator for several hours before rolling the dough to prevent it from sticking. The barrel of this maple wood rolling pin is 8.5 inches and has 16 designs embossed on it for making springerle cookies. Made in Germany.
WWB FEELS GOOD CHECK LIST: Sustainable & Eco-Friendly
“The chunky crochet cat bed natural grey is warm, comfy, stylish and will be completely irresistible for your cat! The 100% uncolored Scottish (light grey) and German (dark grey) 5 cm/ 2” super chunky yarn make for a beautifully pure and sustainable product of nature, plus mulesing free so the sheep can be as happy as your cat. Since the wool is not treated with chemicals, the cat bed is in addition to soft & cosy, also a very eco friendly bed for your feline. The 100% natural wool cat beds come in grey, white and brown.”
~Books, Music & Inspirational Gifts
WWB FEELS GOOD CHECK LIST: Need I say more? This holiday collection is #1 on the Billboard List this week! This is a treat for yourself, as Michael has a smooth vintage sounding voice sure to evoke warm cozy feelings this holiday season!