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The Story Behind Iremia Skincare

The Story Behind Iremia Skincare

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

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

 

The Background

Formulated to manage highly sensitive and reactive skin, Iremia Skincare offers a non-medicated and 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 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 including working with a naturopath, who 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. In life, healing encourages more healing. As I began with a search for solutions to my highly reactive skin, I realized that healing my skin was simply a gateway to healing many parts of myself. I then started adding practices into my daily routine to like “me time” every morning to get ready, walk the dog, have a coffee or tea, and write in my devotional journal to start the day with a positive mindset before my kids get up, as well as making time to work out 3-4 times a week and decluttering my space consistently – these all are reminders to keep moving forward in this journey. It moves across all areas of your life. It is deeper rooted than any single manifestation. Through all of this I started to evoke a new sense of calm in myself, I began to shed the amount of physical and mental clutter I had been carrying all my life, and pairing this new lifestyle with calming skincare products as my daily ritual I started to find peace and a healthy lifestyle we can all achieve. 

 

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 and create a more luxurious ritual leaving you with soft, glowing skin. 

We hope to inspire busy, passionate women to evoke a sense of calm in their lives while encouraging them to make conscious decisions that will have a lower impact on the environment. Our products are also bottled in reusable glass jars that can also be recycled.

The entire collection is formulated with my family's skin in mind. The products are also 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.

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

xo, Elaine

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