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Vitamin D - The Underestimated Sun Vitamin

Vitamin D is known to many as the "bone-strengthening vitamin". However, this unique vitamin has much more to offer than meets the eye. It has far-reaching effects on metabolic processes in the intestine, brain, heart, skin and lymphocytes. One thing...

Natural sun protection - Our sun protection favorites

In recent decades, intensive research has been conducted into the benefits and harms of solar radiation for our health. What is often forgotten is that moderate sunbathing and the vitamin D produced by it keep our immune cells optimally fit...

Natural cosmetics hair care against dry hair in summer

Sun, sand, salt or chlorinated water put a lot of stress on the scalp and hair and make the hair dry, brittle and rough. Help against these stresses: Organic hair care products and extra care to the ends of the...

Beautiful skin in summer - Our facial care tips

We are in the middle of summer. While we were still looking forward to the first warm days in June, the increasing heat in the summer months is beginning to take its toll on us. Not only body and mind...

Sunburn Part 1 - Protective Reaction of the Skin and Treatment

Sunburn is a visible inflammatory reaction of the skin that is triggered after exposure to sunlight, by short-wave UVB rays. It occurs when the skin is exposed to sunlight that is too intense for it. Good sun protection is especially...

Vitamin D in the desire to have children

Sunlight on the skin not only has a pleasant warming function. It also leads to the synthesis of vitamin D, which, among many other processes in the body, regulates our sex hormone balance in a complex interaction. But to what...

Good Mood - What are the best herbal antidepressants?

A lack of serotonin leads to depression, anxiety, panic attacks, sleep, eating and memory disorders. Synthetic antidepressants have a long list of side effects, which is why in this article we present some plants and herbs that are popularly used...

Lime blossom - The beauty remedy

Already in the times of the ancient Greeks, the lime tree was considered a tree of healers and a symbol of peace. With its numerous healing ingredients such as flavonoids, tannins, mucilage, saponins, tannic acid, vitamin C, vitamin P and...

Sunburn Part 2 - Can home remedies provide relief?

In the first part of our series on the subject of sunburn, we looked at the background to the development of sunburn. In the second part, we now want to address the question of whether natural home remedies can provide...

Chemical versus mineral sunscreen | Part 2

In the first part of this series, we reported in the article Natural Sun Protection about the healing power of the sun and the right sunbathing with the right protection. In this article, we would like to focus particularly on...

Biosolis | Certified Organic Sunscreen

    BioSolis is now available in the Saint Charles Cosmothecary and in the Saint Charles Online Premiumshop!At Saint Charles, it is also important to us that only natural ingredients are used in sun protection. After all, sunscreen should protect...

Natural Sun Protection | Part 1

Don't be afraid of the sun: everything you need for a healthy sunbathing culture.   When the first rays of sunshine peep through the clouds after a prolonged period of gloomy weather, our hearts "lift". Our mood lifts instantly and...