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SPE CIAL

Algae – the cosmetics all-rounders CHARLIZE THERON

A star with a big heart This character actress and beauty queen advocates for peace and Africa

RESEARCH & KNOWLEDGE

THE PATH TOWARD BALANCE Combination skin requires special care

NATURE MEETS CULTURE There is a lot to discover in the Black Forest

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Combination skin requires care that brings it back into balance. Our COMBINATION SKIN systematic care series regulates the sebum and moisture content of combination skin from 20 onward. The normal and dry skin zones receive valuable moisture and the T-zone (forehead, nose and chin) is clarified and mattified. The products’ innovative textures have structures similar to that of the skin so they are absorbed immediately, moisturizing and protecting the skin without adding an oily shine. Leaves complexions matte and clear. Green tea and algae extracts protect the skin against premature aging and refine its appearance. www.boerlind.com

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In this issue PORTRAIT

04 BEAUTIFUL AND COURAGEOUS Actress Charlize Theron advocates for women and peace. BEAUTY

EDITORIAL

DANIELA LINDNER Member of the management team

08 IT SUITS ME Systematic care series for every skin type. NEWS

11 Awards and news

Dear Readers, Our seas are often viewed as the cradle of life, while the desert is thought of as a hostile zone. It is fascinating that ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND manages to discover raw materials in both of these worlds that can be combined with pioneering research to create innovative natural cosmetics. For years, our head of research and development, Guylaine Le Loarer, has been paying special attention to the microand macroalgae of the world’s seas. As a result, over one hundred ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND products contain beautifying ingredients from the ocean. The special section in this issue, our GUIDE TO ALGAE, describes the different kinds of algae we use and reveals what makes these ocean-dwelling plants so special. We source jojoba oil, which is especially nourishing for the skin, from the Namib Desert in Namibia. In order to promote jojoba cultivation, we have been supporting the Jojoba for Namibia initiative since 2017. On pages 18 and 19, you can find fascinating facts about the project, as well as a link to videos from our visit to the plantation. We hope you will enjoy reading this issue!

MAKE-UP

12 LIGHT AS A FEATHER Tinted skin care products for a beautiful complexion; matte lipsticks make a statement. WORLDWIDE

14 LISTEN – THE FOREST IS CALLING The Black Forest: Tradition and nature. COMMITMENT

18 HELPING OTHERS HELP THEMSELVES The socio-environmental project Jojoba for Namibia. EXTRA

20 A LOOK BEHIND THE SCENES Blogger Laura Noltemeyer visits BÖRLIND GmbH. RESEARCH & KNOWLEDGE

24 THE SKIN’S COUNTERPART Best regards,

Combination skin requires special attention. SERVICE

27 Letters from readers, questions and answers, legal notice. SPECIAL

THE POTENTIAL OF ALGAE

Your bonus – Our GUIDE TO ALGAE

CERTIFIED NATURAL COSMETICS CSE (Certified Sustainable Economics) is synonymous with environmentally responsi-

Countless types of micro- and macroalgae are at home in the ocean. Research at ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND focuses on specific types. Discover the most exciting representatives in our special.

ble, socially integrated and quality-oriented company management. Manufacturing companies certified with this seal produce 75% of the mass of their products in accordance with a recognized, industryspecific product standard (e.g., NaTrue, COSMOS, BDIH). EcoControl coordinates CSE certification and issues the certificate.


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PORTRAIT CHARLIZE THERON

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Beautiful and courageous Her film characters polarize, but on the red carpet Charlize Theron captivates everyone with her poise and elegance.

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he has many faces. And is much more than just an elegant, acclaimed actress. Charlize Theron, who chooses to star in action or spy movies and dramas rather than romantic comedies, is not afraid to speak her mind. She was born in South Africa, won a modeling competition at the age of 16, and then studied ballet. Theron does not balk at ugliness: again and again she has portrayed quirky, polarizing characters. For example, she plays the American serial murderer Aileen Wuornos in “Monster,” the break-through 2003 film that won her an Oscar and a Golden Globe. Theron often wins acclaim for her highly

Vita

TURBULENT BEGINNINGS TRAINING IN BALLET Charlize Theron was born on August 7, 1975 in Benoni, South

expressive body language. She frequently decides to omit spoken language in her roles and replace it with gestures and expressions. Her training at a ballet academy gave her the tools with which to do that. “During my career, I have put more work into realistic roles than into glamorous ones,” she said recently in an interview with “Elle” magazine. On red carpets, during live performances and on TV, however, her beauty and poise are evident. One of her beauty secrets, says Theron, is that she is careful about exposure to the sun. She learned the importance of this from her mother when she was very young. “I’m a big fan of sunscreens. I use them even in the winter,

Africa. She performed as a ballet dancer in Europe and the United States until a knee injury ended her career. After her acting talent was discovered at the age of 18, she acted in several films in which she played a beautiful woman at the male lead’s side. In 2003, she liberated herself from being typecast with the film “Monster.” Recently, she has attracted attention for her work in action and spy films. For example, in the apocalyptic movie “Mad Max” (2015), she portrayed a onearmed, trigger-happy heroine.

In “Atomic Blonde” (2017) she played a British agent in Berlin. She can currently be seen in the drama “Tully” (2018), portraying a single mother of three children. ROOTED Charlize Theron frequently visits the African continent and her native country. She takes a stand against racism and in 2007 founded the Africa Outreach Project, which works for AIDS prevention.


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“ My mother helped me learn to accept my minor flaws.” CHAR LIZE TH E RO N

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PORTRAIT CHARLIZE THERON

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“ I’m a big fan of sunscreens. I use them even in the winter, when it’s rainy and gray all the time.” CHAR LIZE TH E RO N

With style and class

Sunscreen

NATURALLY PROTECTED EFFECTIVE AND SKIN-COMPATIBLE We love it because of its warmth: sunshine increases our sense of well-being. But the sun’s UV rays damage our skin. ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND Sun combines a skincompatible solar filter (UVA/ UVB) with kombu algae extract to prevent sunburn. Vitamin E and sea-buckthorn complex support the skin on the cellular level. The AFTER SUN products include a lotion and a gel that moisturize and soothe after sunbathing.


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when it’s rainy and gray all the time.” Sun protection, she says, is a basic part of her skin-care routine. Her mother also motivated the actress to accept minor flaws.

SHE HAS A PERSONAL CONNECTION TO HER CURRENT ROLE In that film, “Tully,” Charlize Theron plays an overwhelmed mother of three who gets support from a nanny. She gained around 50 pounds for the role. “I set an alarm clock at night in order to shove macaroni and cheese down my throat,” she told an American online portal. In the beginning she felt like a kid in a candy store. “But then it just became a job,” she said. Theron, 42, struggled for a year and a half to lose those pounds again. For her role as a single mother, Charlize Theron was able to draw on her own experience. Since her 2015 separation from actor Sean Penn, she’s been raising adopted son Jackson (6) alone and has adopted a daughter, August, who is two years old. She gets support from her mother, Gerda Maritz, who even accompanies her daughter to demonstrations like the one in favor of stricter gun laws in the U.S.

TAKING A STAND AGAINST RACISM AND SEXISM Theron is not afraid to take a stand. When Donald Trump was sworn into office, she took to the streets along with other celebrities to protest against sexism and racism. She recently admitted that she’s worried about her darkskinned children: “There are places in this country I wouldn’t move to.” Her childhood in South Africa gave her an awareness of the importance of human rights and equality, she says. In fact, Theron’s first native language is Afrikaans, not English. She didn’t learn English until she migrated to the U.S. She was discovered in Los Angeles at the age of 18, while she was supporting herself with modeling jobs. A talent scout noticed her as she pleaded with

a bank teller to cash a check for her. She made such an impression on the agent that he gave her his card, and later he became her manager. Although Theron has lived in the U.S. for decades, she still feels a strong connection to her African roots. She founded the Africa Outreach Project and advocates for AIDS prevention. Through education, discussions and campaigns, she hopes to break the taboos and dispel the myths that surround that disease. She was designated a United Nation Messenger of Peace in 2008 for her passionate support of women’s rights in her native country and her anti-violence advocacy. Just being beautiful is not enough for Charlize Theron.

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ADVOCACY IN AFRICA Charlize Theron works for AIDS education and even met with South African president Jacob Zuma for this purpose.


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ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND SKINCARE RANGES

IT SUITS ME Not all skin is the same. That’s why daily skin care products should be carefully coordinated with each other. Where to find them? Take a look at the ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND Skincare Ranges.

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ur body's delicate membrane knows what it wants. We just have to recognize what it really needs in order to be beautiful. Certain skin characteristics are inherited, while others are influenced by environmental factors. Nutrition and lifestyle also have direct effects on the condition of our epidermis. Skin type also depends on sebum production, composition, metabolism, moisture production and the ability to store water. There are four different skin categories: normal, dry, oily and combination skin. Mature skin and sensitive skin also have distinct needs. Until the age of 25, sebum production increases. That’s why our complexions are sometimes oily and acne-prone in our younger years. Then sebum

production steadily declines. The forehead, nose and chin may still be prone to impurities and have an oily sheen, but cheeks tend to be dry. We call this combination skin. After age of 40, a normal to dry skin type predominates. The older the skin gets, the less able it is to produce oil and store moisture.

CAREFULLY DESIGNED PRODUCTS FOR DAILY CARE As we age, our protective membrane becomes thinner and more fragile. Skincare needs increase. The ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND Skincare Ranges provide a visual overview of how new findings from the field of biotechnology are providing us with

“Effective natural cosmetics require innovative research for optimum efficacy.” G U YL AIN E LE LOAR E R , H ead of Research and Development at BÖ R LI N D G mbH

greater understanding of the skin’s needs and complex functions. Today, cutting-edge formulations with increasingly precise effects provide excellent care for the entire range of skin types and skin-care needs. As a pioneer of systematic skin care, BÖRLIND GmbH offers products that are optimally harmonized for the skin care steps of cleansing, toning, daytime protection, nighttime care and eye care. The products complement and intensify each other’s effects.

Beautiful, one step at a time STEP 1 Cleansing STEP 2 Toning (tonic, gel, fluid or serum) STEP 3 Daytime protection STEP 4 Nighttime care STEP 5 Eye care The product packaging is labeled with the relevant care step (1 to 5).


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BEAUTY SYSTEMATIC CARE

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MATURE SKIN

ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND SKINCARE RANGES SYSTEMATIC CARE SERIES STEPS 1–5

NATU ROYALE

Has a lifting, regenerating effect for all signs of skin aging.

AF TE R AG E 40

SYSTE M ABSO LUTE

Improves skin density and elasticity. With a rich texture.

LL R EG E N E R ATIO N

Improves skin density and elasticity. With a light texture.

AF TE R AG E 30

Preserves the skin’s youthful radiance.

ZZ SE NSITIVE R EG E N E R ATIO N

AF TE R AG E 30

Stabilizes and fortifies the skin flora for sensitive skin that requires regeneration.

Activates cell regeneration at the first signs of skin aging. E N E RGY NATU R E

AF TE R AG E 40

SYSTE M ABSO LUTE LIG HT

AF TE R AG E 20

ZZ SE NSITIVE

AQ UA NATU R E

AF TE R AG E 30

Optimizes the skin’s moisture content and smooths out the first wrinkles. U NTIL AG E 30

COM B INATION SKIN

AF TE R AG E 20

Stabilizes and fortifies the flora of sensitive, youthful skin.

Brings skin into balance.

YOUNG SKIN

PU RIF YING CAR E

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For acne-prone or oily skin. Regulates and balances. DRY SKIN

SENSITIVE SKIN

TAKE THE TEST ON THE NEXT PAGE. YOU’LL GET AN IDEA OF WHAT SKIN TYPE YOU ARE.

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For balanced skin

Take the test

1. STRUCTURE WHAT DOES YOUR SKIN STRUCTURE LOOK LIKE? A Even and smooth B Fine pores, chapped in places C Large pores, nose and chin oilier D Dry, taut and reddened E Fine lines and wrinkles, small veins are slightly visible

2. CLEANSING HOW DOES YOUR SKIN FEEL AFTER CLEANSING? A Rosy and fresh B Sometimes taut and flaky C Quickly gets oily again D Sometimes tingles and is often reddened E Looks like it needs care

3. CARE

If you checked

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B

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C

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D

or

E

at least three times, you can say you have

that skin type. Mixed types are also possible. Take a look at the ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND Skincare Ranges (p. 9), and seek out advice about the systematic care series and your individual skin type.

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B

NORMAL SKIN

DRY SKIN

Needs creams with a balanced mix of

Richer formulations

lipid and moisture components.

revitalize and compensate for the lack

Hydrating factors such as hyaluronic

of lipids and moisture. In systematic

acid and anti-oxidants like vitamin E

care, plant oils are most similar to

keep it balanced.

the skin’s own lipids.

WHAT IS YOUR SKIN LIKE AFTER YOUR CARE ROUTINE? A Neither too dry nor too oily B Still seems thirsty C Forehead, chin and nose are oily D Is irritated and sometimes burns E Has poor circulation in places and needs care

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OILY SKIN COMBINATION SKIN Regulating active complexes clear up youthful, oily or acne-prone complexions. After age of 20, combination skin needs moisture for the cheeks, which tend to be dry, while the shiny T-zone of forehead, nose and chin

4. REACTION HOW DOES YOUR SKIN REACT TO SUN, COLD, STRESS AND ENVIRONMENTAL IRRITANTS? A Not sensitive B Thirsty, reddened, taut and sometimes burns C Oily sheen increases, as do pimples and blackheads D Allergic, reddened, pustule formation and itching are possible E Sensitive, irritation-prone and hyperpigmentation possible

needs to be clarified and mattified.

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SENSITIVE SKIN

MATURE SKIN

Sensitive skin is not strong enough to protect

After the mid-30’s, skin

itself adequately. Pre- and probiotic active

dries out faster, becoming thinner and

complexes offer a new approach to fortifying

more sensitive. Dry, mature skin

irritated skin flora. They promote the growth

requires a lighter anti-aging texture.

of good bacteria so that the skin's natural

Mature skin can also be dry and lack

barrier can become more resilient.

lipids. This skin loves rich formulations.


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NEWS

BSB Innovation Award

Twice as nice

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IMPRESSIVE PERFORMANCE ENERGYNATURE Vitalizing Day Cream was the winner in the German Innovation Award’s Beauty & Care category. The investigation and use of Black Forest rose stem cells plus the pre-aging segment were the factors that convinced the jury of the product’s high level of innovation.

Estonian Beauty Award

NEWS For the fourth time in a row, Börlind GmbH has received the BSB Innovation Award – in two different categories. The award is intended to convey the state of the art to the world, and is given for outstanding achievement. ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND 3 IN 1 FACE OIL won in both the Natural Products – Most Innovative Finished Product and the Natural Products – Best Packaging categories.

Big Party Receiving this year’s the Estonian beauty award Iluteemant 2018 gave BÖRLIND GmbH every reason to celebrate. ENERGYNATURE Anti-puff Eye Serum was awarded the Beauty Diamond in the Natural Cosmetics category for its innovative application method and demonstrably effective formulation.

VICTORIOUS COVETED BY CUSTOMERS This year, the 2018 Reform

SELECTED

Product of the Year award went to ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND AQUANATURE Smoothing

GALA SPA AWARDS 2018

Day Cream in the Vegan

ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND 3 IN 1 FACE OIL

Natural Cosmetics category.

was nominated in the Innovation Concepts category because the ingredient derived from marigolds protects against the blue light rays that damage cells and promote skin aging.


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MAKE-UP LOOK

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LIGHT AS A FEATHER A touch of color – nourishing tinted skin care from ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND creates even complexions naturally. Their ingredients supplement those used in daily skin care.

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FOR DELICATE COMPLEXIONS BB CREAM In the shades ALMOND and BEIGE – these vegan creams use light-reflecting pigments to visually reduce lines and wrinkles.

CREME PASTELL Protection and moisture – this light emulsion in APRICOT and BRUNETTE shades is vegan and easily absorbed by the skin.

hen the weather gets warmer, we want our make-up to feel even but not mask-like. Tinted day creams like our BB Creams are the perfect solutions. The name BB refers to “beauty balm,” or alternatively “blemish balm.” Unlike traditional foundations, these products contain fewer color- and light-reflecting pigments. That means slightly uneven areas become less conspicuous. This discreet coverage is combined with nourishing ingredients. ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND BB CREAM contains carotenoids from green algae that counter free radicals und skin aging caused by UV rays. Botanical hyaluronic acid from Chinese white jelly fungus moisturizes and smooths. ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND CREME PASTELL uses jojoba oil to nourish the skin without greasiness. Sesame oil, which retains moisture, also fortifies the skin's natural barrier. Both 2-in-1 products are intended for use as supplements to the systematic care series. They can be used in combination with daytime care or, depending on skin type, as a replacement for it. This means you can simplify your morning beauty routine and at the same time, beautify your complexion.


More about the “ultimate matte” trend look

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Matte finish

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SATURATED COLORS LONG LASTING ULTIMATE MATTE LIPSTICK Draw attention to your mouth with ULTIMATE BERRY (1), ULTIMATE RED (2) and ULTIMATE NUDE (3). Hyaluronic acid supplies moisture and smooths the lips. For perfect results, use the matching lip liner.

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“He who has learned to listen to trees wants to be nothing other than what he already is.“ H E R MAN N H E SSE , G erman writer


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WORLDWIDE BLACK FOREST

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Listen – the forest is calling Dark fir trees, deep ravines and picturesque halftimbered houses – the Black Forest is full of adventure.

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hinrin-yoku. That means “forest bathing” in Japanese and refers to complete immersion in nature. This was a recognized method for treating illnesses in the Empire and it’s turning into a trend here. And where better to follow the trend than in the southwestern corner of Germany – in the Black Forest? The Black Forest is the largest continuous forested area in Germany. Fir and spruce trees predominate. The ancient Romans gave this forest its name. The “silva nigra” was unsettled at the time, almost impassable and an ideal hiding place for bandits. The Romans built a few connecting roads through the area, but preferred to settle in

Traditions

OF POM-POMS AND CLOCKS CUCKOO! Cuckoo clocks are often considered the embodiment of German parochialism. But various companies, including Romba (www.artclock.de), now offer original, contemporary versions of these clocks.

the milder regions of the Rhine Valley and to the east of the forest. Today, the landscape that was once so forbidding now droves visitors in like a magnet. The Black Forest offers dramatic scenery and idyllic hideaways along its 20,000 kilometers of hiking trails. And the region’s charming villages offer plenty of opportunity for relaxed sightseeing. Among them is Calw, where the famous writer Hermann Hesse was born. This regional center is also where ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND is headquartered. The towns of Wolfach and Gengenbach boast exceptionally large numbers of half-timbered houses. The lively college town of Freiburg, with its

CREAMY AND FAMOUS This chocolate cake with luscious cherries and a creamy filling is a well-known regional specialty. FANCY HEADGEAR Festooned with large pom-poms, this hat was invented around 1800 and is a symbol of the region. You can see it and other traditional garments in the Black Forest Trachtenmuseum in Haslach.


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“Börlind matches our sustainability strategy.“ ALE X AN DR A H IE L SCH E R , H ead of the Per f ume and Cosmetic s Depar tment at GALERIA Kaufhof

impressive cathedral (5), is also an exciting place to visit. The Freiburg cathedral’s tower, with its airy octagonal top portion, is considered a masterpiece of German Gothic architecture Visitors can climb the tower and marvel at the view it offers of the city, the Kaiserstuhl region and the Rhine River Plain. The picturesque

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cathedral square is ringed by noteworthy buildings, including the Historic Merchants’ Hall, the Kornhaus and the Alte Wache. Visitors looking for big-city attractions can head to Stuttgart. The GALERIA Kaufhof department store here also offers an excellent selection of ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND products. “In terms of both

appearance and products, the BÖRLIND counter perfectly matches our sustainability strategy,” said Alexandra Hielscher, Head of the Perfume and Cosmetics Department (1). In addition to sustainable cosmetics, the Black Forest region is also known for its culinary products, including wine, ham and the famous

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WIN THE NATUROYALE SYSTEMATIC CARE SERIES YOU CAN

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cake, Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte. And Baiersbronn has more gourmet restaurants than anywhere else in Germany. This town is a great tip for foodies. Three of its restaurants are included in the Michelin Guide.

A NATURAL PARADISE FOR HIKERS It’s easy to work up an appetite for a luxurious gourmet dinner in the varied landscapes of the Black Forest, for

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example by walking around Titisee (3), a lake that was formed during the last ice age. The lake can also be explored in a more leisurely fashion on a cruise that starts from the lakefront promenade along Seestraße. Or you can rent your own boat. If it’s challenging hiking you’re after, try the Wutachschlucht, a gorge known as the “Grand Canyon of the Black Forest” because of its 200-meter high cliffs. The trail offers 35 kilometers of natural wonders, beginning in Neustadt/Kappel and ending in

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Blumberg. Afterwards, a meal at one of Baiersbronn’s award-winning restaurants or an excellent rustic inn will really hit the spot. Alternatively, you can head to the ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND – Natural Beauty SPA in Hotel Therme Bad Teinach (4). There, a team of experts pampers guests with cosmetics made from natural ingredients like cold-pressed botanical oils, herbal extracts and vitamins. Black Forest spring water is also used there, in combination with special treatment techniques.

Dining and lodging

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A WARM WELCOME RESTAURANT BAREISS The chef trained under Eckart Witzigmann and Alain Ducasse (2). 3 Michelin stars! HermineBareiss-Weg 1, 72270 Baiersbronn RAIMARTIHOF Good hearty food on the shore of Feldsee. Be sure to try Bibiliskäse, the cheese specialty! Raimartihofweg 12, 79868 Feldberg HOTEL THERME BAD TEINACH Beautifully situated, with regional gourmet cuisine and ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND – Natural Beauty SPA (4). Otto-Neidhart-Allee 5, 75385 Bad Teinach

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COMMITMENT

COMMITMENT

HELPING OTHERS HELP THEMSELVES ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND supports Jojoba for Namibia, a project initiated by Namib Desert Jojoba that ensures an income for people there.

A COVETED RAW MATERIAL

AN AFRICAN CLIMATE Namibia has the perfect conditions for jojoba cultivation. Namib Desert Jojoba operates two

BÖRLIND GmbH includes jojoba

plantations of its own; one is ten kilometers

oil’s skincare properties in many

outside of the coastal city of Swakopmund,

products. This precious oil is

and the other is located next to Namib Naukluft

used in the systematic care series,

Park. In addition, the program provides aid

extra-care products and

to other small settlements in different

decorative cosmetics.

locations around Namibia.

ACCEPTING RESPONSIBILITY As a natural cosmetics pioneer, ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND is committed to social and environmental responsibility. This is why our company consistently obtains its organic jojoba oil from the producers in Namibia and also supports the project financially.


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STRONG ROOTS

ROBUST NATURE

Erosion is a worldwide problem.

These shrubs don’t need

Thanks to their taproots, jojoba

much room and are so tough

shrubs, which are native to the desert,

that they require neither

can help counteract desertification.

pesticides nor fertilizer.

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LIQUID WAX

EVERGREEN PLANT

Although it flows, the lipid obtained

A jojoba bush can live up to

from jojoba seeds is

200 years and grow to between

not an oil. Its is made up of

50 centimeters and 2.5 meters

96 percent wax esters,

high. After three to five years,

tocopherol and free sterols.

the first nuts appear and can be

That means jojoba oil does not go

processed into oil. However, only

rancid. It has smoothing, protective

the female plants form the seeds,

effects and is absorbed quickly

which contain approximately

without being greasy.

50 percent jojoba wax.

More about the project, including video, at:

MANUAL LABOR, NOT MACHINES In order to create as many local jobs as possible,

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many processes on the plantation are carried

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out by hand. This is true, for example, of harvesting, washing, sorting and processing

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jojoba seeds. The project is designed to support about 60 people directly.

“In order to obtain one liter of oil, we need about two kilograms of seeds.” SILVA IM K E N , H ead of Corporate Communication at B örlind G mbH


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EXTRA

A LOOK BEHIND THE SCENES

LAURA NOLTEMEYER

MY FAVORITE

DESIGNDSCHUNGEL – Fashion and lifestyle

BLOGGER LAURA NOLTEMEYER Proper skin care is especially important because we simply feel better and are more self-confident with radiant, beautiful skin. One of my favorites – moisturizing ANTI-POLLUTION & MOISTURE SERUM from ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND.

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RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT At ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND, innovative products go hand in hand with appreciation of nature.

How are ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND’s natural cosmetics produced? Laura Noltemeyer takes a tour of the company in Calw.

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think all women would agree that it’s not so easy to find the perfect skin care products for one’s own skin type. I have been looking for a long time, and have tried a lot of products. For some years now, ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND

products have been among my favorites and have become part of my daily skincare routine. When I got the opportunity to have a look at the entire process that the cosmetics undergo, I didn’t need to be asked twice. Upon my arrival in the Black Forest, I received a very warm welcome from Nicolas Lindner, the executive partner. The building is painted white with the windows supplying little dabs of green – it radiates tranquility. Behind the house there is a garden with many plants that are also used in the cosmetics. What a great idea, being able to see the ingredients in their natural


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environment. One thing I hadn’t known is that ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND is still a family business. And I sensed it everywhere during my visit. The atmosphere is wonderfully pleasant, the employees are very friendly – and everything is completely sincere.

THE COMPANY IS COZY AND INNOVATIVE From the reception area, I went to meet Guylaine Le Loarer, Head of Research & Development. Le Loarer, who is French, is responsible for all products and innovations. Tests, experiments and research are conducted on raw materials in the labs, and their efficacy and tolerability are examined. The most exciting part for me was seeing the various fragrance components and what different effects they can have in a product. ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND also only uses high-quality organic raw materials from sustainable sources, such as the Black Forest rose. Nicola Weller in the Quality Assurance department is responsible for checking all products for quality and purity. That means all the raw materials have to be tested. And there are

PRODUCTION & QUALITY The greatest care is always taken, whether when stirring products or selecting fragrance components.

plenty of them, 500 in all! Tim Wagner is in charge of storing them. The formulations are of course very precise. Prior to my visit, I had no idea of the quantities that are produced. So naturally I was impressed by seeing a bulk container with 1,000 liters of BB CREAM from which 20,000 tubes of cream are filled. The whole working area was so clean that I hardly dared touch anything. Of course, the hygiene rules are very strict here in order to prevent any pathogens from getting into the cosmetics. For that reason, bulk product is quarantined for 48 hours and is only released for filling after microbiological testing. My next stop was the packaging department with Jana Zakrajsek, where the cosmetics are filled into bottles, jars and tubes. “We fill 2,000 containers per hour and five million a year,” Zakrajsek told me. An impressive number. Next, I went to the shipping area, which I had not expected to be so high-tech. “Self-driving forklifts place the packaged products on the warehouse shelves,” Maurizio Arcoria explained to me. The whole process is paper-free, which is impressive and innovative. And the shipping procedures also follow to the principle of sustainability.


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At the end of my visit, it was this insight as well as the employees’ relationships to the company that most impressed me. During my tour, I spoke with many employees, some of whom had worked for ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND for years. I was especially interested in what their favorite products are. I’ve been using a few of them for a couple of weeks, and I am really impressed. For example, I wholeheartedly recommend that you try the 2 IN 1 BLACK MASK. Or the HYALURONIC ACID EYE PADS, which I’ve already been using for a while and which always help me look fresh and rested.

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PACKAGING & SHIPPING BÖRLIND GmbH ships to more than 38 countries around the world. Every day, the company ships 1,000 packages.

110,000 orders per year

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RESEARCH & KNOWLEDGE COMBINATION SKIN

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THE SKIN’S COUNTERPART An innovative manufacturing process coupled with unique raw materials helps bring combination skin into balance.

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A balancing care series with mattifying effect

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recious botanical oils are like gold in the field of natural cosmetics. Placed into liquids drop by drop, they form tiny spheres that glide effortlessly upward. On their own, they do not form compounds with water. As two elements with differing natures, oil and water need an intermediary plus speed and pressure to unite them. The result is a classic component of all skin care products: an emulsion.

EFFECTIVE TRANSPORT SYSTEM FOR INGREDIENTS Depending on their consistency, these products are called creams or lotions. Differing proportions of the two components result in different properties. Oil-in-water emulsions moisturize well and are easy to spread. Water-in-oil emulsions, on the other hand, have a more pronounced replenishing effect. Both resemble our skin’s natural lipids in terms of composition and structure. But even classics sometimes need to be adapted to modern times, and in particular to our skin’s needs. In recent years, the structure of

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emulsions has been decoded with increasing precision. BÖRLIND GmbH has long used such findings to develop new technologies and products. “In our systematic care series for combination skin, we use a special process for creating the emulsion,” explained Guylaine Le Loarer. The advantage of the resulting microemulsion is that it is incorporated into the outer layer of the skin instead of remaining on top of it. Experts call this “enhanced penetration.” The tiny diameter of each drop of this type of emulsion makes the difference. To achieve it, BÖRLIND GmbH uses technology from the field of biochemistry in a very targeted way. Under high pressure, the premixed product is pressed through tiny channels into a chamber where the emulsion streams collide. The forces that are generated create the desired fineness. Using sophisticated temperature controls during the process, this condition can in a sense be “frozen” into place. In 1997, our company received the “Dr. Rudolf Eberle Award” for this innovation. “The high-emulsification process enabled us to create an innovative texture,” said Le Loarer.


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“ People of all ages benefit from the balancing effect.” G U YL AIN E LE LOAR E R

that of the skin and is therefore absorbed in a particularly gentle, non-greasy way.

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Which botanical ingredients does the combination skin series contain? For example, we use

algae extracts obtained from knotted wrack harvested in Brittany. It regulates sebum production, is effective against free radicals and creates a radiant complexion.

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cule cyclodextrin is obtained enzymatically from plant starch and mattifies the complexion. A milk-peptide complex supports regeneration, increases elasticity and has a smoothing effect.

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“It is absorbed by the skin, moisturizing and nourishing it without leaving an oily sheen.”

THE FORCE OF NATURE CREATES BEAUTIFUL COMPLEXIONS This special emulsion technique is used in COMBINATION SKIN. This series regulates lipid and moisture levels by providing optimal care for normal and dry areas as well as the T-zone. The oily areas on the forehead, nose and chin are clarified and mattified. To do this, BÖRLIND GmbH uses ingredients like green tea and algae extracts. Le Loarer, Head of Research and Development, is especially passionate about seaweed.

“The algae we have selected, a form of knotted wrack, firms the complexion and counteracts premature aging.” This type of brown algae, with its characteristic air bladders, is particularly at home in the tumultuous littoral zones of the Atlantic. The milk-peptide complex used in the night cream has smoothing and regenerating effects. It substance contains components called cytokines that stimulate collagen and hyaluronic acid synthesis in the skin. BÖRLIND GmbH used a range of efficacy tests and an application study to verify these and other effects of this systematic care series. “We observed an improvement in the condition of the skin with regard to tone and reduction in sebum content,” confirmed Le Loarer. “There was a reduction in the skin’s roughness and in the depth of wrinkles, while cell regeneration and hydration increased.” For this reason, Le Loarer recommends the COMBINATION SKIN systematic care series for everyone, just young people. “All age groups benefit from the balancing effect.”


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KNOTTED WRACK ASCOPHYLLUM NODOSUM

Knotted wrack is found on rocks and walls in the intertidal zone, where the fronds are tossed about in the currents of the sea. This brown algae species is especially fond of the vigorous intertidal zones of the Atlantic but it feels at home pretty much anywhere. With its characteristic air bladders, knotted wrack can be found along the coastlines of Brazil, the Canary Islands, the North Sea and Baltic Sea. Knotted wrack from Brittany is used in ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND products. We derive an extract that regulates sebum, counters free radicals and makes the complexion more radiant from knotted wrack.

ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND products containing this extract include TONER, LIGHT DAY ESSENCE and NIGHT CREAM in the COMBINATION SKIN systematic care series. Regulates sebum.

Evens out the complexion.

Slight brightening effect.

Leaves the complexion more radiant.


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TANGLE LAMINARIA HYPERBOREA

Tangle grows in sublittoral zones. It anchors itself firmly to underwater rocks, forming opulent, extensive kelp forests. Each spring, these forests grow new fronds and shed the old ones. Tangle is a perennial brown algae species that is native to the North Sea, the Baltic Sea and the North Atlantic. In German-speaking regions, it is named “Palmentang” because it has the shape of a palm tree. ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND uses tangle from Norway. This brown algae species contains a type of polysaccharide that is used as a natural botanical gelling agent. The gelling agent has a stabilizing effect and regulates texture fluidity.

This natural gelling agent is used in VITALIZING DAY CREAM, which is part of the ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND ENERGYNATURE systematic care series. Vegan gelling agent. Regulates texture fluidity.


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IRISH MOSS CHONDRUS CRISPUS

Irish moss has a characteristic fan shape and it grows on stone substrate. It is found in both seas with strong waves and calmer waters. Irish moss is a red algae species and its color ranges from an intense deep red to a purplish brown. It tolerates fluctuations in salt content and can be found in the northeastern Atlantic from Norway to Morocco, as well as in the Northwest Atlantic. ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND sources this red alga from Canada’s Atlantic coast, Ireland and France. An important gelling agent is derived from Irish moss. This red algae species also contains high levels of antioxidants such as vitamins E and C, which protect against the harmful effects of free radicals, thus preventing premature wrinkles.

The ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND products with Irish moss include STRENGTHENING FACIAL GEL, MILD CLEANSING EMULSION and REGENERATIVE EYE CREAM, which are all part of the ZZ SENSITIVE systematic care series. Rich in vitamins E and C.

Counteracts premature wrinkles.

Protects against free radicals.

High moisture retention.


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GREEN ALGA DUNALIELLA SALINA

This unicellular green algae species likes very salty environments and occurs in both natural and artificial waters. The single cells of this extremely versatile green algae species vary in color from green to dark red. Although it spans the Antarctic to desert regions near the equator, ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND uses green alga from Israel. Green alga is known as an excellent source of beta-carotene. The colorless carotenoids that are derived from it provide protection against UV radiation and free radicals, preventing premature aging of the skin.

Carotenoids derived from green alga are used in the BB CREAM from ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND. Protects against UV radiation and free radicals. Prevents premature aging of the skin.

Antioxidative and anti-inflammatory.


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TAPE WEED ULVA COMPRESSA

Tape weed likes waters that are rich in nutrient salts, which is why it is usually at home in coastal waters. Tape weed is typically flat but contains air pockets enable the tube-like fronds to remain upright in the water at all times. This seaweed can be found worldwide in coastal waters. ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND sources it from India. We derive an ingredient that reduces the signs of aging from this green alga. Tape weed is also used in Japanese cuisine.

The following products from the ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND SYSTEM ABSOLUTE ANTI-AGING systematic care series contain tape weed: EYE CREAM, BEAUTY FLUID, NIGHT CREAM, NIGHT CREAM LIGHT, CLEANSING LOTION, DAY CREAM, and DAY CREAM LIGHT. Reduces the signs of aging. Fortifies the skin’s natural barrier.

Smooths the skin.


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SERRATED WRACK FUCUS SERRATUS

Serrated wrack prefers protective environments. It grows from the intertidal zones subject to the ebb and flow of the tide to the depths of the submerged kelp forest. This perennial species of brown algae is considered a large alga because it can grow to a length of 30 centimeters. A holdfast anchors this alga to its substrate. Serrated wrack gets its name from the sharply serrated edges of its fronds. It thrives in the North Sea, the Baltic Sea and along the eastern shores of the North Atlantic from Spitsbergen to Spain. ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND uses serrated wrack from Brittany. The brown algae extract derived from serrated wrack protects and nourishes the skin.

The following products from the ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND FOR MEN range contain serrated wrack: AFTER SHAVE BALM, AFTER SHAVE GEL, REVITALIZING CREAM and REVITALIZING SHOWER GEL. Relaxes the skin. Fortifies and protects.

Provides intensive nourishment.


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GREEN CAVIAR CAULERPA LENTILLIFERA (Sea grapes / green algae extract)

Green caviar, which is also known as sea grapes, is native to coastal regions in the Indo-Pacific. It is a green algae species. The characteristic tiny globules of this algae species are reminiscent of caviar. “Green caviar” is a very popular delicacy in Filipino and Japanese cuisine. In Asia, sea grapes are farmed in ponds. ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND uses green caviar from Vietnam. The green alga extract improves the skin’s texture and has a firming effect. It helps to reduce the signs of aging.

ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND products containing green caviar include ANTI-POLLUTION & REGENERATION SERUM for skin that requires regeneration and ANTI-POLLUTION & MOISTURE SERUM for dry skin. Improves the skin’s texture. Firms the skin.

Reduces the signs of aging.


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GOLDEN KELP LAMINARIA OCHROLEUCA

Golden kelp has adapted to life in the intertidal zone. This edible seaweed contains high levels of iodine and is very popular in northeastern Asia. Golden kelp’s habitat is the intertidal zone, which means that it is exposed to bright sunlight during low tide. As a result, it has developed active defense mechanisms. ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND uses golden kelp from Brittany. The active ingredients in this algae species protect the skin from the negative effects of increased UV radiation and fortify the skin’s natural barrier.

The following ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND SUN products contain golden kelp: DNA-PROTECT SUN CREAM SPF 30, COOLING SUN SPRAY SPF 30, SUN CREAM SPF 15, SUN CREAM SPF 30, SUN CREAM SPF 50, SUN MILK SPF 30 and SUN SPRAY SPF 20. Protects against UV radiation. Anti-inflammatory effect.

Fortifies the skin’s natural barrier.


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CLAWED FORK WEED FURCELLARIA LUMBRICALIS

Clawed fork weed grows deep underwater, either on rocky substrates or as large, floating mats. The large floating mats formed by clawed fork weed are easy to harvest and harvesting is most common off the coasts of Canada and Denmark. Clawed fork weed is also important as a habitat for spawning fish, for example. Due to its importance as a habitat, some countries have restricted the harvest of clawed fork weed to specific seasons. ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND uses clawed fork weed from Estonia. We derive an ingredient that stimulates the skin’s own production of hyaluronic acid from this alga.

Clawed fork weed is used in ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND HYDRO BOOSTER serum and HYDRO GEL MASK. Stimulates the skin’s own hyaluronic acid production. Boosts the skin’s moisture content.

Firms the skin.


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PHYTOPLANKTON POLYSACCHARIDE

Phytoplankton, which means “plant plankton,” prefer standing and slow-moving bodies of water. Phytoplankton are microscopically small organisms. The term mainly refers to diatoms, green algae, golden algae, cyanobacteria and bacteria. Their oxygen production capability makes them important. Estimates indicate that 50 – 80 percent of the oxygen in the atmosphere is produced by phytoplankton. ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND uses phytoplankton from the Aber Benoît river in Brittany. The polysaccharide that we derive supports cell regeneration and fortifies the skin’s natural barrier. It counteracts acne, decreases pore size and moisturizes.

We use phytoplankton in ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND BEAUTY SHOTS and our 2 IN 1 BLACK MASK. Supports cell regeneration. Refines the complexion.

Moisturizes.


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BLOOD-RAIN ALGAE HAEMATOCOCCUS PLUVIALIS

Blood-rain alga is a small, unicellular freshwater algae species. When its habitat conditions are poor, the astaxanthin it contains gives it a spectacular red color. Astaxanthin, which is a carotenoid, is responsible for the alga’s red color. The blood-rain alga is one of the most important sources of industrial astaxanthin. ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND uses blood-rain alga from Hawaii. Astaxanthin reduces the signs of skin aging caused by sunlight and protects skin against damage from UV light. It fortifies the skin’s natural barrier and has an antioxidant effect.

Astaxanthin is used in the following ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND products: NATUPERFECT ANTI-PIGMENT & BRIGHTENING FLUID, BODY LIND FRESH DRY BODY OIL, VITAMIN ENERGIZER and VITAMIN DUO MASK. Protects skin against sunlight-related aging. Fortifies the skin’s natural barrier.

Antioxidant effect.


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DEAD MAN’S FINGERS CODIUM FRAGILE

Dead man’s fingers, also known as green sea fingers, is a green algae species that is found all over the world. It prefers temperate waters. Dead man’s fingers is classified as a large alga because it grows to a length of 20 – 50 centimeters. This dark green alga grows on a rocky substrate in the low intertidal and subtidal zones. It adapts extremely well to fluctuations in temperature. ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND uses dead man’s fingers from southern France. The extract derived from this alga counters free radicals and moisturizes and regenerates the skin.

Dead man’s fingers is used in REVITALIZING REHYDRATION SERUM and SMOOTHING DAY CREAM LIGHT, which are part of the ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND AQUANATURE systematic care series. Counters free radicals. Moisturizes.

Regenerates the skin.


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SEA DAFFODIL PANCRATIUM MARITIMUM

The sea daffodil is a coastal plant whose habitat of choice in the wild is the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. This hardy, herbaceous plant grows to a height of 60 – 75 centimeters. It has a special feature: the large, fragrant flowers that bloom on one afternoon only and wither the next morning. ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND sources sea daffodils from Brittany, where they are grown in greenhouses on an island. The extract derived from this plant reduces liver spots and prevents the formation of new ones.

Sea daffodils are used in the following ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND NATUROYALE systematic care series products: LIFTING SERUM, DAY CREAM and NIGHT CREAM. Minimizes liver spots and prevents their formation. Leaves the complexion more even.


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GLASSWORT SALICORNIA HERBACEA

Glasswort also goes by the names of sea asparagus and marsh samphire. The origin of the name “glasswort” dates back to when the plant’s ash was a coveted raw material in the production of glass. Glasswort is mainly found on the tidal flats and seashores of the northern hemisphere. Glasswort likes salty conditions, so it can be found growing in salt marshes or inland in salty soil. The plant belongs to the amaranth family and the ends of its shoots are bent like horns. Glasswort is full of minerals, including sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium, which is why it is becoming an increasingly popular ingredient in food. ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND uses glasswort from Brittany. The extract derived from glasswort has a moisturizing effect, activates the skin’s natural synthesis of urea and fortifies the skin’s natural barrier.

Glasswort is used in the following ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND AQUANATURE systematic care series products: PLUMPING EYE CREAM, SMOOTHING DAY CREAM LIGHT and SMOOTHING DAY CREAM. Moisturizes. Activates the skin’s natural production of urea.

Fortifies the skin’s natural barrier.


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OARWEED LAMINARIA DIGITATA

Oarweed is a large brown algae species whose shape is similar to that of a palm tree. It is found on the coasts of the northern Atlantic, the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. Oarweed is perennial and although it was traditionally gathered from beaches following storms, nowadays it is harvested from the sea floor. This brown algae species is mainly used for iodine production. A byproduct of this production process is alginate. Alginates provide structure within the oarweed and are important for flexibility and strength. In cosmetic products, they act as a natural gelling agent. ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND uses alginate from Iceland.

Alginates are used as a gelling agent in ANNEMARIE BÖRLIND ANTI-POLLUTION & REGENERATION SERUM for skin that requires regeneration and in ANTI-POLLUTION & MOISTURE SERUM for dehydrated skin. Natural gelling agent.


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PURPLE LAVER PORPHYRA UMBILICALIS

Also called slake, purple laver is predominantly found along the coastlines of the North Atlantic and the North Sea. Purple laver is found in the intertidal zone as far up as the high tide line. This red algae species forms folded, wavy thalli with smooth surfaces. It is a familiar sight on many beaches and harbor walls. ANNEMARIE BĂ–RLIND uses purple laver from Brittany. Due to its wealth of polysaccharides, fatty acids, beta-carotene and proteins, this alga is of great interest to the cosmetics and food industries. The active ingredient derived from purple laver firms, strengthens and regenerates the skin.

Purple laver is used in ANNEMARIE BĂ–RLIND 3 IN 1 FACE OIL. Firms and strengthens the skin. Regenerates.


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