The Care Journal

The Care Journal is Rudolph Cares digital universe, which inspires you with interviews, bathroom routines and guides for the good life.

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Sunday Edit: Warm-up to menopause

Are you in the midst of life? Do you notice mood swings, changes in the body, trouble sleeping, feel your skin get dryer, and the intimate area too —or do you just feel weird lately? Then your hormones might be going through a tumble dryer, and you might be heading into menopause.

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The Gua Sha - beauty of glass

Rudolph Care has teamed up with the Danish glass manufacturer Holmegaard to create a new, beautiful piece of design – a gua sha, handcrafted in glass. The design is locally produced at Holmegaard Værk and made from recycled glass, meaning no two are alike. That's something we appreciate. On this page you can read all there is to know about The Gua Sha, from how it’s made to how you use it.

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Sunday Edit: Andrea’s joy in the grey

It's grey, cold, and slushy on the other side of the windows – at least here in Denmark, the place of Rudolph Care’s headquarters. But, if there's one thing we can't change, it's the weather and the season. Instead of lamenting it, Rudolph Care’s founder, Andrea Elisabeth Rudolph, turns it around: How can we derive the most joy from the many shades of grey? She provides a handful of ideas.

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Sunday Edit: Self-love in December

December is lovely – and hectic. The last month of the year often brings expectations for how the holiday season should unfold, and how you should enjoy it. However, your everyday routines don't stop – you just add gift shopping, decorating, family time, baking, holiday events... Your day-to-day life is wild, and the world outside is even wilder.

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The Rudolph Care present guide

The Christmas season is upon us, and that is why we have collected all the best Rudolph Care gifts in this Christmas gift guide. Bring joy to a special someone and give moisturizing winter care, beautiful accessories, gift boxes and products that gives a radiant glow.

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Mommy & Me: Your Skincare Companion for Moms and Babies

Mommy & Me is not just your average skincare product; it's a multi-use wonder that can be added into the daily routines of pregnant women, new moms, and families. The product boasts several certifications, including the Nordic Swan Ecolabel, COSMOS, Asthma Allergy Nordic, and AllergyCertified, assuring its quality and safety. The product is 100% fragrance-free and smells mildly and naturally of the ingredients it contains. The balm contains natural and nourishing oils, shea butter and beeswax.

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Sunday Edit: Iben Maria Zeuthen – the journalist who wants to clear the front page for the climate

Meet journalist, podcast and radio host Iben Maria Zeuthen – founder of Instagram profile #rydfladenforklimaet (‘clear the front page for the climate’), an apolitical climate journalism community created to inspire the media to better reflect the severity of natural disasters. In other words, make as much noise as possible about the fact that the media needs to get involved in the climate fight now.

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Sunday Edit: 17 experiences for your autumn

Many people dream of escaping to warmer climates when darker days, wind, and autumn approaches – but not us. No, no. We’ll stay right here and indulge in all the goodness that Denmark has to offer. And we’re more than happy to share our autumn favorites with you. Here you go; culture, nature, cream, and coffee in abundance.

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5 tips for your pelvic floor

There’s no excuse – today's Kegels are just waiting to be done. Because who wants to pee their pants just looking at a trampoline? And who doesn't want more out of their sex life? At Rudolph Care there are no pointed fingers – instead, we want to help you out with our new pelvic floor trainer; three teardrop-shaped balls, that help you tighten up inside – along with five tips to easily take care of your pelvic floor.

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Sunday Edit: Clara Filippa Andersen, Founder of Peech

"Intimate well-being is having patience and a curiosity in oneself" Rudolph Care and the Danish intimacy and well-being brand Peech reiterates the success – and have once again teamed up for a very special collaboration focusing on self-love and pleasure. The two products; vibrator Pleasure Seeker and pelvic floor trainer Tender Lifters by Rudolph Care & Peech, are created with a mission to enhance intimate well-being and self-care – and wish to reflect the many nuances of intimacy. We spoke to the co-owner and founder of Peech; Clara Filippa Andersen about why intimacy, well-being, and sexual health are such important topics to talk openly and loudly about.

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Extend the feeling of summer

Oh no… Is summer coming to an end? Not if you ask us at Rudolph Care, model and medical student Clara Raundorf-Medina who lives in Copenhagen, or photographer and Stylist Elise Dumas, who lives in Paris. Here, they give their best tips on how to bring the feeling of summer with you, when autumn is lurking around the corner.

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Experience five Swedish gems

We're thrilled to announce that Rudolph Care is now available in several Åhléns department stores across Sweden. To celebrate, we've put together a mini guide to five Swedish destinations that are definitely worth a visit, just a short trip across the bridge.

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Tips & tricks for glowing skin

Makeup artist Anne Staunsager has had many models and Danish celebrities in her chair. With beautiful colors and advanced techniques, Anne creates fantastic makeup looks that grace the covers of Danish and international magazines. We have spoken to Anne about which products she uses when the models need an instant glow in their skin – and which tips she follows herself to achieve radiant skin.

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Sunday Edit: Adventures in nature – a journey of self-discovery

The last time we met the two childhood friends from Southern Jutland, photographer Mads Schmidt Rasmussen and boarding school teacher Jens Jakob Ellegaard Petersen, they had returned from Lofoten and were embarking on new adventures with their surfboards leading the way, down under in Australia. Now, they are back in the Northern Hemisphere, taking a moment to reflect in the summer sun before the world and the wild nature they cannot live without ,calls on them once again. Because when the sun is shining, you must go out. And preferably, far out.

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Sunday Edit: La Dolce Vita – Marie Worsaae’s Summer Living

Meet Marie Worsaae, creative consultant at Rudolph Care, esthetician and connoisseur of the good life. Marie looks to Italy for inspiration, a country she visits as often as possible. Rudolph Care caught up with Marie for a chat about what summer means to her, how to create magical memories in good company and with good ingredients, and how we can all bring a little piece of Italy to the north.

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Sunday Edit: Knowledge is your most important factor in the sun

This summer, Rudolph Care have partnered with the Danish skin experts at Hudkræftklinikken (Skin Cancer Clinic), so that together with you, we can become even more knowledgeable about the skin during and after a day in the sun. Read our interview with dermatologist Martin Glud, who shares his best advice on how to be safe and best protect your skin under the sun. Take a step into the shade – and read what the expert says. Your warm summer skin will thank you for listening.

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Sunday Edit: A Conversation about skin and hormones

Many women experience changes in their skin in correlation with the hormonal fluctuations of their menstrual cycle. It's possible that a single skincare routine throughout the month may not yield the desired results. Listen to your skin and discover what it’s telling you; what does it need more or less of? We spoke with our skincare expert, Camilla Schjelderup, about which products and ingredients you should reach for depending on the condition of your skin and where you are in your cycle.

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All about sun protection

Hans Christian Andersen said it so well: “Just living is not enough… One must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower.” It is precisely our love for the sun and everything that grows freely beneath it – including you, your children and the sea you swim in – that lies at the heart of our aim to produce the best sun protection in the world for both people and the environment.

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Certified sun protection - also for men

Our sun series is good for your skin – and for our planet. All our sun products are certified with the Nordic Swan Ecolabel, which guarantees that both your health and our planet have been taken into consideration. Our sun series is made without ingredients that are proven hormone disruptive and doesn’t contain the 26 allergenic perfumes that EU recommends avoiding. Therefore, our sun series is also coral friendly.

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Sunday Edit: Understand yourself and your cycle better

Too many women ignore the signals their body sends, even when they are loud and clear. But it is never too late to learn to listen to what the body is saying, says psychologist, yoga teacher and author, Laila Tórsheim. She believes that a woman's menstrual cycle holds a wealth of rewarding information that can make us softer, stronger and, not least, much smarter about our health, body and psyche.

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Your Time To Glow Peeling Mask routine

“Time To Glow Peeling Mask with 8% AHA is both my indulgence and my quick fix when my skin is in need of extra softness and glow, as well as that smooth texture that both age and life can challenge. The mask is gentle yet effective on fine lines and wrinkles, signs of tiredness, unevenness in tone and texture, blemishes and sun spots. It creates results that I can both see and feel.” – Andrea Elisabeth Rudolph

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Sunday Edit: Signs of Spring

The crispness, light and ease of spring ensure we blossom in step with the growing season. Rudolph Care has spoken with Fanny Morel, communications manager at Oh My Cream, Awa Malina Stelter, co-founder and designer of Operasport, and creative producer Emilie Guldbrandsen about how they welcome the season into their everyday lives and beauty routines – as well as where in Paris and Copenhagen they enjoy the first rays of spring sunshine.

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Treatments

Come visit us in the Rudolph Care House and try one of our signature treatments; Glow Facial Treatment, Glow Gua Sha Facial Treatment, Sculpt Gua Sha Facial Treatment or Soft & Soothing Mommy-to-be Treatment.

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The ultimative skincare guide

Take a look in the mirror and check in with both the skin surface and the sensation in the deeper layers. Be mindful of the fact that skin is ever-changing – especially with the seasons, busyness, hormones and your sleep routine. Maybe you’re a combination of skin conditions and must try your way over time, before reaching the perfect routine. Read more about our recommendations for you and you skin here.

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Interview: Get your glow back

Loss of skin elasticity, breakouts or dry skin with increasingly more apparent lines, can be typical signs that you are entering menopause. These changes to your skin can be both challenging and exhausting if you at the same time don’t feel quite like your former self. But don’t worry, you’re not alone. We spoke to our skincare expert Camilla Schjelderup, who shares her best advice on how to get your glow back and keep your skin in check.

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Sunday Edit: Tea with Mette & Andrea

“I love tea. Tea gives me a feeling of doing something good for my body. Good tea lowers my pulse and sends my stressful thoughts to yoga with the soul. That’s why it was only natural for me to knock on the door of Mette Marie Kjær, founder of Sing Tehus, who is just nerdy about herbs, origins, nature, sustainability and social responsibility as I am. Fortunately, she let me into her world, and into the traditions and science behind a completely new tea blend," says Andrea Elisabeth Rudolph of Rudolph Care's new and warming collaboration with Mette Marie Kjær of Sing Tehus.

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"Menopause hit me like a freight train"

Author and journalist Annamette Fuhrmann (49) knew next to nothing about the menopause before she found herself in the middle of it and felt like a fourth division player who had been forced to play a World Cup final against 12 Messis. That made her take to her blog and Instagram account @fuhrmannshedetur where she shares her frustrations, milestones and experiences.

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Sunday Edit: Winter Mind

So closely tied, entangled in each other until you break free, become yourself and find your own path. How do mother and daughter understand each other when childhood is over and you are no longer one, but two?  Rudolph Care speaks with gender sociologist and owner of Mangfold, Cecilie Nørgaard, and her daughter, Nova Nørgaard, a student at The School of Design in Copenhagen, about what they see when they look at each other.  To mark the launch of our Firming Eye Mask, we focus on the eyes. On what they see when we look at those we care about. On getting older – what it brings and how it changes us — and on the things we pass on to the next generation.

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Rest and winter balance

The cold months are nature’s break, a cyclical breathing space, where it recharges for the great effort that creating life is. Sprouting, shooting and flowering again. On this page, we will be talking about small routines, rituals and good habits that in the final stage of Winter Glow can help you to reconnect to yourself and the world – small actions created to ease your winter blues. Because doing things you enjoy is good for revitalizing your glow and for feeling happy.

Christmas

Sunday Edit: Christmas recipes from Rudolph Care

December is filled with Christmas lunches, mulled wine events and fun and games. But right now, put the month’s hustle and bustle on hold and make room in the diary for a dose of the good old-fashioned Christmas spirit. Spend a day gathering winter greenery for a homemade Christmas wreath and learn how to make Rudolph Care's signature mulled wine, complete with a generous slug of warming brandy.

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Sunday Edit: Winter Poems by Kristine Hellesøe

This year's Christmas print is a collaboration between graphic and visual artist Kristine Hellesøe and Rudolph Care founder Andrea Elisabeth Rudolph. It’s called Winter Poems and takes its cues from the ephemeral beauty and vulnerability of the Nordic winter. Right here you’ll find all Kristine Hellesøes thoughts on the Winter Poem print, crafts and winter fascination. 

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Sunday Edit: The look of love

So closely tied, entangled in each other until you break free, become yourself and find your own path. How do mother and daughter understand each other when childhood is over and you are no longer one, but two?  Rudolph Care speaks with gender sociologist and owner of Mangfold, Cecilie Nørgaard, and her daughter, Nova Nørgaard, a student at The School of Design in Copenhagen, about what they see when they look at each other.  To mark the launch of our Firming Eye Mask, we focus on the eyes. On what they see when we look at those we care about. On getting older – what it brings and how it changes us — and on the things we pass on to the next generation.

The Amazon

Giving back to the Amazonas with Açai Facial Oil

At Rudolph Care, we want to give back to the people and places from where our ingredients originate. That is why we annually support the local community in Nazarezinho do Meruú, Brazil, where 150 families have for more than a decade harvested the small yet powerful açaí berry, the very heart of our products. We will also offer our assistance this year, too. Here, we will tell you everything you need to know about how your purchase of Açai Facial Oil 30 ml. helps.

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The Firming Trio - step by step

Rudolph Care's Firming series consists of Firming Therapy Moisturizer, Firming Perfector Serum and Firming Eye Mask; three green products that work together to give your skin a loving lift, plenty of moisture and nourishing, active care. Get to know them all here.

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Sunday Edit: Wave hunting and midnight sun

Two childhood friends from Aabenraa, photographer Mads Schmidt Rasmussen and schoolteacher Jens Jakob Ellegaard Petersen packed a converted van with equipment and 10 packs of rye bread and drove up to the northern archipelago of Lofoten in Norway. The weather forecast determined whether it was going to be a day for surfing, snowboarding or hiking boots.

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Sunday Edit: Summer with Coco O

Danish singer Coco Maja Hastrup Karshøj, aka Coco O., wants to do it all herself – and she can. She is done with putting her career in the hands of men who want to tell her who she must be – because the fun bit is being creative and developing is meaningful. Read the full interview here.

Sustainability

Rudolph Care & Mads Nørgaard Copenhagen to collect waste

Many people are supporting the Waste Collection Campaign (Affaldsindsamlingen) which will be taking place from 28 March to 3 April. This year, the Danish Society for Nature Conservation has had a record 220,000 people sign up for the campaign. At Rudolph Care, we are also donning our garden gloves again this year and dedicating a working day to collecting waste – this year in the company of Mads Nørgaard Copenhagen. Read more & join.

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Sunday Edit: How to whip matcha

Mette Marie Kjær, owner of Sing Tehus, decided 6 years ago that it was time to live out a dream of living in the country. She googled ‘rent a house in the country’ and stumbled upon Gjorslev Manor near Stevns – built in 1396 by Bishop of Roskilde Peder Jensen Lodehat. Here she has moved into the south wing with her boyfriend, three cats and a creative mix of antiques, Japanese minimalism, and a lot of color, ceramics and art. Sunday Edit went for a tea ceremony at the manor to learn how to whip up a foaming, creamy matcha.

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Sunday Edit: International Women's Day

The women's movement isn't just a fight for equality between genders; it's a fight for equal opportunities for all. On the occasion of International Women's day on March 8th, Sunday Edit has asked film director Janne Giese, with a history in the Danish Red Stocking Movement, political chief consultant in LGBT+ Denmark Andreas Nielsen, and journalist Gisella Francisca about their take on the day.