Björk & Berries is a Swedish botanical skincare and perfume house dedicated to capturing the beauty and benefits of Swedish nature in its purest form – and recreating that experience in expertly crafted products people use every day.
Björk & Berries started as a small project in the deep forests of northern Sweden, combining centuries-old Swedish natural beauty traditions based on local flora – wild herbs, plants and berries – with advanced technology to create highly effective modern beauty products. Working closely with a team of skin experts, cosmetic formulators, botanists and renowned perfumers, our vision is to preserve these Swedish beauty traditions and share them with the world through luxurious organic and natural skincare products and artisanal fragrances.
Luxurious yet sustainable – ecology is at the heart of our ethos – every formula is designed to deliver the maximum beauty benefits with the minimal amount of ingredients in order to streamline your beauty routine. Our development of products is founded in thorough research and our idea is to combine carefully selected active ingredients in unique blends with a mindful and sensorial application experience, in environmentally friendly packaging. All products are made in Sweden.
Björk & Berries’ aim is to simultaneously promote a sustainable environment and high quality by using hand-picked, natural and organic ingredients with beneficial documented results. We have a no-nonsense, organic and natural approach to developing our products to use as few ingredients as possible and to achieve the highest quality and maximum effect.
Björk & Berries supports local experts and aims to collaborate with them to develop the most effective products as well as to make sure to participate and support research connecting to the chain of sustainability, reduced waste and to take care of the surrounding nature given to us.
Our current product range includes skin care, perfumes, body and bath products, hand care and hair care. All products are natural and organic, refined and developed in laboratories and produced in modern factories according to our Ecoluxury Criteria:
• Natural ingredients, 95–100%
• Certified organic ingredients, 10–75%
• Minimal number of ingredients with maximum effect
• Cruelty free for human, animal and nature
• Clinically safe ingredients
• Always tested dermatologically and ophthalmologically where applicable
• No parabens, mineral oils, PEG, SLS/SLES or silicones
• Made in Sweden
Birch has been used in Sweden for both medical and beauty purposes for many years and is known as the life giving tree. The leaves and the extract were used as cover for wounds and weeping eczema. People would also drink a concoction as a wellbeing treatment to beautify the skin during spring.
The birch is as cleansing as healing; we have been inspired by its numerous benefits and use the birch leaf water and extract for its hydrating and nourishing effect on skin. From the bark of the birch we have delayed a soft, creamy body scrub with completely organic and natural exfoliates. The birch plant has following properties: Toning, softening, firming, purifying, elasticizing and antiseptic.
Organic Birch Leaf Water (Betula Alba (Birch) Leaf Water)
Organic Birch Extract (Betula Alba (Birch) Leaf Extract)
Is found in our White Forest product range.
We use the Birch leaf water and Extract for its hydrating, nourishing, softening, calming, toning and purifying effect on the skin. It also says to boost elasticity, firmness and has an antiseptic property.
Organic Birch Bark (Betula Alba (Birch) Bark Powder)
Grape Seed Powder (Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Powder)
We use Organic Birch Bark and Grape Seed Powder as natural exfoliators in our White Forest Body Scrub. The bark and powder gently and effectively exfoliates, leaving a fresh and soft skin. You can vary the intensity of your exfoliating by the time of use, the bark do not melt as sugar do in contact with water.
Organic Sea Buckthorn Fruit Extract (Hippophae Rhamnoïdes (Sea Buckthorn) Fruit Extract)
Is found in our Never Spring product range.
Organic Sea Buckthorn Fruit Extract is used for its antioxidative and skin conditioning benefits. Enriched with vitamin C, E , F and provitamin A. Sea Buckthorn acts positive on healing wounds with its anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and astringent effect and benefit to a strong and healthy skin.
Organic Witch Hazel Leaf Extract (Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Leaf Extract)
Is found in our Dark Rain product range.
Witch Hazel reduces swelling and work as an astringent to tighten, strengthen and repair broken skin. It purifies, hydrates and restores the suppleness to dry and flaky skin.
Organic Cucumber Fruit Water (Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Water)
Organic Cucumber Fruit Water is used as a soothing and refreshing agent and smoothens the skin.
Organic Aloe Vera Leaf Extract (Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Extract)
Aloe vera is well known for its benefits to hydrate, rejuvenate, calm and soften skin. It supply’s oxygen to skin cells and is a natural astringent, perfect for healing wounds and when skin is sunburned.
Silk Protein: (Cocodimonium Hydroxypropyl Silk Amino Acids)
Can be found in our Never Spring Shampoo and Conditioner.
Improves softness and texture. Has a moisturising and conditioning benefit.
Organic Rape Seed Oil (Brassica Campestris (Rape) Seed Oil)
Organic Rape Seed Oil is composed of Omega 3, 6 and 9 that hydrates, nourish and protects the skin. Perfect for a dry and sensitive skin, suffering from itching. In a Swedish Rape Seed Oil study they noted that the oil calm itching and irritation in the skin when used topically. It is a mid-rich oil that leaves a dry finish with no greasy residue.
Organic Sea Buckthorn Seed Oil (Hippophae Rhamnoides (Sea Buckthorn) Seed Oil)
Organic Sea Buckthorn Seed Oil is rich in Omega 3, 6, 7, and 9. The oil hydrates and acts positively on the skins ability to self-regeneration and self-healing. Sea Buckthorn says to act positive on healing wounds with its anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and astringent effect and benefit to a strong and healthy skin.
Organic Borage Seed oil (Borago Officinalis (Borage) Seed Oil)
Organic Borage Seed oil has the highest content of Omega 6, (GLA) among the vegetable oils. GLA is an essential fatty acid that plays an important role for the skin health and helps to maintain its hydration, firmness and restore the natural skin barrier. It’s a light and fast absorbed oil that suites all skin types but especially recommended for dry and sensitive skin because of its restoring benefits to skin.
Elderberry Seed Oil (Sambucus Nigra (Elderberry) Seed Oil)
It restores smoothness and elasticity to skin.
Organic Jojoba Seed Oil (Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil)
Organic Jojoba Seed oil is actually not a pure oil but more a fluid, component of different wax substances. Because of its composition it’s most effective to attract moist to the skin, to make it smooth. It is a natural protector for the skin.
Organic Jojoba Seed oil has a light yellow colour and has a long shelf life, perfect as a base oil in most skin care products.
Sunflower Seed Oil (Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil)
Sunflower Seed Oil has as Borage Seed Oil a high content of Omega 6, GLA, and strengthens the natural skin barrier. The oil acts as a humectant and is most suitable for dry skin. It also has a high content of Vitamin E and Lecitin (naturally occurring in the cell as a softening agent) It is fast absorbed and do not leave any greasy residue.
Organic Olive Fruit oil (Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil)
Olive Oil penetrates deep into the skin and provide it with hydration and firmness by its composition of Omega 7 and 9. It leaves skin smooth and soft. Perfect for dry and mature skin by its cell renewal benefits.
Cucumber Seed Oil (Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Seed Oil)
Cucumber Seed Oil is rich in Omega 6, 9 and has a high content of tocopherols and phytosterols. Phytosterols are known for their ability to nourish and stimulate the skin cells to encourage regeneration of healthy skin. Cucumber seed oil moisture a dry and sensitive skin.
Shea Butter (Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter)
Is one of the most common ingredients in skin care because of its benefits to dry skin. It hydrates, smooths and protects a dry and sensitive skin from harsh weather conditions as wind and sun. It accelerate skins heling poperties on a dry and flaky skin. It has a high content of Omega 9 and restores firmness to skin.
It is a rich and smooth oil slowly absorbed by the skin.
Vitamin E (Tocopherol)
Vitamin E is referred to as the protector among the vitamins, it’s a powerful natural antioxidant. Prevents oxidation of fatty acids within the cell membranes that can lead to tissue damage. Protects DNA and other cell structures from free radical attack and provides moisturizing, revitalizing as well as an inflammatory effect.
Vitamin C (Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate)
Vitamin C is referred to as the protective corrector among the vitamins for its anti-age and skin whitening properties. Vitamin C effectively protects cells from free radical attack. It is an essential component of many biochemical processes in the human organism. Participates in the elastin and collagen syntheses, makes it an essential component for normal skin functioning.
In our Skin Awakening C-Serum we use a more stable form of Vitamin C (Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate) with higher concentration for optimal anti-age and skin correcting effects.
Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide)
Vitamin B3 is referred to as the energizer among the vitamins. A necessary component for the cell metabolism. Niacinamide participates in the synthesis of hormones and proteins. It stimulates blood circulation, activates oxygen flow and has a rehydrating effect.
Vitamin B5 (Calcium Pantothenate)
Vitamin B5 is referred to as the Moisturizer among the vitamins. This vitamin is deeply involved in many metabolic processes such as biochemical synthesis and energy transport mechanisms. It maintains the moisture level of the skin, stimulates cell growth and tissue regeneration, stops inflammation and helps to recover tissue damages.
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine Hcl)
Vitamin B6 is referred to as the cell activator among the vitamins. Essential element for normal cell functioning. Acts especially in the metabolism of amino acids and thereby provides synergies to the activity of Niacinamide.
Omega 3 (Alfa Linolenic acid)
Reduces damage to the skins collagen caused by the suns UV rays. Stimulates cell regeneration and cell metabolism. Perfect as a part in anti-age products,
Omega 6 (Linolic acid)
Omega 6 is essential for a normal TEWL function as it protects the skin barrier from dehydration. Omega 6 also interacts with skins natural ceramides to function as building stones for the skin cells.
Omega 7 (Palmitol acid)
Omega 7 is rare in vegetable oils but is natural occurring in the skin and therefore sought as a part of skin care products. Easily absorbed by the skin. Palmitolacid boost skin regeneration and rehydration, perfect for a dry skin.
Omega 9 (Oleic acid and Erucic acid)
A common fatty acid in vegetable oils that smooths and penetrate deep into the skin. Perfect as a carrier to help other nutrition’s to penetrate into the skin.
Organic Almond oil (Prunus Dulcis (Almond) Seed Oil)
A common vegetable oil for dry skin, perfect as a base in skin care product for its moisturising and smoothing benefits.
Organic Beech Extract (Fagus Sylvatica (Beech) Bud Extract)
Organic active Beech Bud Extract boost oxygen flow, strengthens and supports collagen and elastin formation for a smooth skin texture and added burst of radiance. Beech tree is called “the ever-lasting youth tree” and are one of the main actives in the Skin care products.
Organic Green Mandarin water (Citrus Nobilis (Green Mandarin) Fruit Extract)
Improves skin cell vitality and provides a fresh and green scent to the formula.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride)
Derived from natural coconut oil and glycerine. It is considered an excellent emollient and skin-repairing ingredient in skin care products due to its mix of fatty acids that skin can utilize to repair its surface and resist moisture loss.