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The Story Behind Iremia Skincare

The Story Behind Iremia Skincare

“Creating something that would help me manage my sensitive and reactive skin has been a dream, and I hope that my products will help others in their journey to calm, healthy skin.”

 

The Background

Formulated to manage highly sensitive and reactive skin, Iremia Skincare offers a natural solution to calm, soothe and strengthen your skin.

Our name was inspired by a little town on the ocean in Southern Greece where I had my honeymoon, which evoked a sense of calm and stillness. This feeling is what I needed in my life every day but something I struggled to attain for many years. I was living in constant stress while working in a corporate job, with a small and growing family and struggling with allergic reactions, constant inflammation, and fatigue. Despite living a relatively healthy lifestyle, something was wrong, and my body was attempting to tell me something.

 

The Journey

During this time I didn’t know where to turn. I started to try everything from seeing specialists, using traditional products, medication and eventually worked with a naturopath. He made me aware that my body was in a constant state of stress. But still, during this time my body struggled to heal, leading to two miscarriages, and I was devastated. This, however, was a turning point in my life that began a holistic health journey. Through such devastation, I found a sense of strength to enable real change and the drive to move forward.

As I began with a search for solutions to my highly reactive skin, I thought of all the ingredients that I didn't want in my routine. I started simplifying and found an incredible chemist that worked with me on the formulations. I wanted to start with three products - ones that targeted calming the skin, protecting the skin, and really strengthening the skin. By pairing these products with a new lifestyle as my daily ritual, I started to find more space for stillness which eventually lead to healing from within. 

 

Iremia Before and After Rosacea Flare Up

 

Our Philosophy and Values

We believe in simple and effective skincare. You don't need a lot to make a big impact, so we decided to cull our routine, focus on using calming ingredients and create a simplified yet luxurious ritual leaving you with soft, glowing skin. 

The entire collection is formulated with my family's skin in mind. Iremia Skincare is certified by CertClean, meaning they are "free from ingredients that may pose risk to our hormonal, reproductive and or neurological systems, like talcum powder, formaldehyde-releasing preservatives, parabens, sodium lauryl sulfates, and hundreds more". 

Everything has been personally tested on my reactive skin and never, ever on furry friends. Our products are also bottled in UV glass jars that can be reused or recycled.

We look forward to contributing towards your journey of healing and hope to help evoke a sense of calm into your daily beauty routine.  

xo, Elaine

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