Jaana Ailus is the head chemist at Laponie of Scandinavia and the one in charge of our product development in our laboratory in Otaniemi, Finland. We talked to her about getting into cosmetics chemistry, about the most interesting parts of her job and also about the challenges of creating simple, yet effective skincare.
What happens in the skin when it is exposed to sunlight? There are two types of UV light: ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB). UVA impacts skin aging, while UVB causes sunburn. When exposed to sunlight, melanin is produced by the melanocytes to protect the skin, causing the skin to darken. When this happens,
Salad bowls are genius: the variations are endless, you can prepare big batches of grains and veggies and have them ready when needed, they are smack-packed with color, look and taste delicious and make you feel good from the inside and out.
Sociologist and nutritionist Cecilia Portnoj is coaching in holistic wellness at Lagom Health. She guests our Edit every now and then. Here she shares her thoughts on the importance of having routines, but also on why it’s good to sometimes break them.
Our logo is the work of talented graphic designer Emelie Cheng. We talked to her about how the logo came to life, the symbolism in the Laponie of Scandinavia logo and how it interprets our no-nonsense approach to skincare.