I am delighted to introduce the new I Am Calm Collection to Organica J’s artisan aromatherapy organic skincare range.
We offer three new After Shower, Bath & Body Oils. Use after shower, in the bath, as a body moisturiser or massage oil. The I Am Calm After Shower, Bath & Body Oils can be used as a meditation aid/tool.
Meditation and Calmology
I formulated these oils while undertaking a two year Calmology course with Sandy C Newbigging. Sandy is a best selling author, therapist and I found him to be an inspirational teacher. I graduated as a Calmologist in November 2020. I enjoy my meditation practice greatly, and I occasionally offer teaching too. It has brought me personally so much more peace, calm. It was a very natural progression for me, as an aromatherapist to create new aromatherapy products that can be used to promote peace and calm, joy and love in those who enjoy them.
I worked in collaboration with my dear friend Andrea at Arnie Creations. on this project She is a wonderful artist, and art therapist, who is an extremely experienced meditator. In lockdown, she voluntarily led a meditation group online to connect with and support people. Andrea created the wonderful artwork on the new I Am Calm Collection. Another incredibly inspirational human being! Thank you, Andrea 🙂
Vegan, Nut Free, Gluten Free Blends
The oils contain a vegan, nut free, gluten free blend for the ultimate skin experience – intensely nourishing and regenerating organic carrier oils blended carefully with organic essential oils. 100% organic ingredients. preservative, SLS and petrochemical free.
I Am Calm Organic Aromatherapy Blends
Love – this blend encourages a gentle opening of your heart to allow in more love. This is for all types of love – for self, friends, family, partners, all people and the world we live in. Connect with the power and synergy of this love-filled organic blend. Be Love more
Meditation – this blend encourages calm, allowing in stillness of the mind and body. Connect more with your conscious awareness in the present moment with this organic blend. Be Present more
Joy this blend encourages uplift, emotional balance and deep nurture. It creates the opportunity of allowing in more joy. Connect with the strength and synergy of this joyful organic blend. Be Joy more.
Pulse Point Roller Balls
These fabulous blends are also available in Pulse Point Roller Balls so you can enjoy Love; Meditation and Joy blends in this easy to use format too. They are small, and incredibly portable so you can pop them in your handbag or pocket and take your pulse point with you to work, or indeed anywhere. When you feel that you need a boost of calm you can apply the pulse points.
Use these roller balls on pulse points on the neck or wrist when you need to be calm. These powerful, but gentle blends of aromatherapy organic oils can also be used as a meditation aid/tool.
The After Shower, Bath & Body Oil comes in a 50ml bottle, and the Pulse Points come in a 10ml roller ball. All containers and lids are recyclable. c
After so many requests from both my online clients and the lovely outlets and therapists who stock Organica J products, I took the opportunity in lockdown in 2020 to formulate and test on willing human volunteers and am delighted to now be bringing my first shampoo bar to launch this week.
I have a number of products that I formulated and tested in lockdowns, but we were hit on Black Friday (very aptly named this year as all went dark!) with a massive storm which resulted in no power for 6 days and no internet for 10 days. A little challenging running the business at one of the most hectic time of year for orders. I found out just how much things I could do with no power! It was lucky that the storeroom was full of balms and soaps, and I could merrily make the Bath & Body oils, Pulse Points and wrap soaps to my hearts content – and did!!
I had to find a friend with power and internet connectivity (unfortunately at a distance to travel). I moved the office equipment on Monday, as it was obvious that this was a long haul. So after a time where my calming blends, energy giving blends, and meditation were much needed to see me through (along with much business support and otherwise from my daughter and other friends) all is smoother now – phew!
Shampoo Bar Launch
I am absolutely delighted to be now in a position to start launching my new products and I am proud to introduce my new Gentle Shampoo Bar.
The Gentle Shampoo Bar is suitable for all hair types. It is incredibly gentle, with extremely effective cleansing and also very nourishing for hair. You can enjoy this amazing cleansing without chemicals too, which I know is so important for you all (as it is for me).
The gentle shampoo bar is also ideal for those with sensitive skins and scalps.
Uplifting Essential Oils
The bar is very delicately infused with uplifting and calming sweet orange and mandarin organic essential oils, which are lovely on hair and widely enjoyed by many. I used to always say to my aromatherapy clients ‘the sunny faces’ of sweet orange and mandarin. They cheer up any day and bring brightness and uplift with their calming presence. So the gentle shampoo was always going to have them in it. From some of the testers, the feedback was that they wanted a stronger fragrance, which I understand totally, but with essential oils on a subtle level the ‘less is more” is one of my favourite sayings! Along with the restraints of cosmetic safety regulations, the levels of oils remain as they were.
How To Use the Shampoo Bar
To use the gentle shampoo bar – work up a gentle lather between your hands then apply to hair, then rinse as normal. Please note that the lather is creamy and light, not huge bubbles, as you would find with a chemical product. You can apply again to hair and then rinse again. Some of the testers replied that they wanted to finish with their hair conditioner, but not everyone by any means. So if you need to, apply your hair conditioner and rinse to finish. You will find the gentle shampoo bar Incredibly gentle and protective for your hair, not stripping out the naturally present oils with harsh chemicals.
I have been told my my hairdresser, Pauline (she is an amazing woman!) that my hair is so much better condition since I started using my own products and also reduced the amount of times a week that I wash my hair too (I have very dry hair – with very sensitive skin)
The gentle shampoo bar is made with. 100% organic ingredients. It is suitable for vegans, and is a gluten free recipe. You will find no preservatives, SLS , GMO or petrochemicals in it. It is, of course, not tested on animals. I do not want to use, never mind make, any product that is.
To be fully supportive of our delicate environment, the gentle shampoo bar is in plastic free biodegradable packaging.
I found that different folk like different sizes of bar, so you can choose from 90g and 45g bars to see what fits with you best.
Only Organic Ingredients
Here are a list of the organic ingredients:
sodium olivate (olive), sodium cocoate (coconut), sodium castorate (castor), sodium shea butterate (shea butter), sodium almondate (sweet almond), sodium jojobate (jojoba), citrus sinensis (sweet orange), citrus reticulata (mandarin), limonene, linalool, citral (from essential oils)
I hope that you all enjoy our new Gentle Shampoo Bar – buy it here.
Organica J is delighted to launch our new look jars in all our products. We hope that you like them! After some years with the same look, it was time for an upgrade. Lockdown provided me with some extra time to get the new labels created with the help of Hayley Muir of Capercaillie Communications.
It was great to work with someone who was so creative and efficient. She was incredibly helpful in throwing ideas around through to carrying out the liaison with the printer. Hayley is also an expert in website design, SEO and digital marketing. I can totally recommend her. You can find her contact information below.
A Fresh Image
The new look jars give a fresh image, while still encompassing the simplicity and purity of the product inside, that Organica J has become known for. They have been designed to be more customer friendly to handle, and to retain the look of the product as you use it. It would be great to have any feedback on what you, our customers, think of the this new look. Feel free to comment here, or email or call.
We are launching this new look in our 21st Birthday month, which is a great way to celebrate the dawning of a new chapter for us all.
For those customers who have journeyed with us along the last 21 years, we cannot express enough how much we value your custom. For those who have been with us any amount of time – to customers old and new – Thank you! Without you, we just simply would not be here.
Thank you! Thank you 🙂
More Upgrades and New Products
There will be further changes coming with the Bath & Body Oil Range changing soon. Followed by the Roller Balls and finally our Organic Soaps. Plus some new products coming your way soon too. We will let you know as soon as they are ready to launch.
It’s so exciting right now!
Here are some details of the professionals I have been working with on this rebrand project, who come with my top recommendation.
To contact Hayley Muir at Capercaillie Communications
To contact our Printer: Astute Scotland
Our new plastic free packaging starts with our 60ml jars are now available online to buy. We have been always working with the environment in mind and have been using glass jars throughout our 19 and half years of business with recycled plastic lids.
Through customer demand we are delighted to launch our new Aromatherapy Pulse Point Roller Balls. Our customers have enjoyed using our Aromatherapy Bath & Body Range, and a growing number suggested that they would also like to have their favourite products in an easy to carry, simple to apply format that can be used in the office, on holiday or wherever they go, so we listened, and here they are!
You can choose from Restful Evening, which can be really helpful when you need to relax and restore calm to your mood and mind. It contains organic essential oils of Lavender, Rose Geranium and Roman Chamomile, in a carefully made blend.
Or Nervous Exhaustion which can be used to de-stress and balance. The blend contains organic essential oils of Rose Geranium, Lavender and Basil.
Both are ideal to pop into your handbag, pocket or desk at work, by your bedside cabinet – in fact in a handy 10ml size, very easily portable, so you can take the Aromatherapy Roller Ball wherever you go!
Both also are gentle and moisturising for skin containing organic sunflower, sweet almond and wheatgerm carrier oils.
Use the Aromatherapy Pulse Point Roller Balls on the pulse points on the neck or wrist. Some clients like to use them on the front of their chest to be able to enjoy inhalation properties at bedtime/overnight.
They are also an ideal gift for someone too. Great for Christmas pressies, and perfect for helping you deal with the stressful run up to Christmas !!
You can buy the Restful Evening Aromatherapy Pulse Point Roller Ball here, the Nervous Exhaustion Aromatherapy Pulse Point Roller Ball here and you can buy the Aromatherapy Bath & Body Oils here.
We are very proud to introduce a new product for Christmas 2016 our Gardeners & Cooks soap. Customers were asking for a soap that was both citrus and exfoliant, and so here it is!
The soap is still very gentle on skin using our traditional and fully natural/organic soap base of organic olive oil, coconut, palm (sustainable) and sunflower oils. It is a hard cake of soap with a soft lather, which lasts and lasts and doesn’t turn into jelly (unless left sitting in water of course). It contains essential oils of lemon and lime, which are excellent for using in a kitchen environment, as well as the bathroom. They provide a refreshing, cleansing fragrance and are reputed to have disinfectant and antiseptic properties.