MY STORY

Elda Kingston

Leading the Fresca Natural Team is Elda Kingston, Founder of Fresca Natural and mother of two. Thinking about the chemicals in all the products she used, she was alarmed to discover the affects that it can have on health and well-being. She says if you can’t eat it, don’t apply it to your skin. Here is her story…

Cancer and Chemicals

After losing family and a close friend to cancer, I started to think about the chemicals in all the products I used. What came to mind was my deodorant. Having suffered from sensitive underarms since I was a child and being a heavy sweater, I wanted an alternative deodorant without the aluminium and chemicals. After testing, trying and throwing so much of my time and money in the bin (because nothing worked for me) I wanted to try it for myself. I couldn’t find anything in the shops that worked for me.

MY STORY

Elda Kingston

Leading the Fresca Natural Team is Elda Kingston, Founder of Fresca Natural and mother of two. Thinking about the chemicals in all the products she used, she was alarmed to discover the affects that it can have on health and well-being. She says if you can’t eat it, don’t apply it to your skin. Here is her story…

Cancer and Chemicals

After losing family and a close friend to cancer, I started to think about the chemicals in all the products I used. What came to mind was my deodorant. Having suffered from sensitive underarms since I was a child and being a heavy sweater, I wanted an alternative deodorant without the aluminium and chemicals. After testing, trying and throwing so much of my time and money in the bin (because nothing worked for me) I wanted to try it for myself. I couldn’t find anything in the shops that worked for me.

Say NO to aluminium – make the safe choice.

Awesome natural deodorant

Wearing a 100% Natural Deodorant product is important to me because I am concerned about HOW aluminium affects the body. Fresca Natural deodorants are made from food grade ingredients and are natural enough to eat. Formulated to last all day, it’s all about letting your body breathe and cool down…naturally!

Traditional Remedies

Consequently, I got busy researching traditional remedies for odour using natural ingredients from my pantry. Further reading about the effects of cancer on the body alarmed me. The reports by numerous well known medical experts about the serious long term side effects of aluminium and their advice to “switch to natural” made me feel anxious. If I was using traditional products, there would be others that did too.

On a scorching hot 42 degrees Celsius day in Perth, Western Australia, my daughter came up to me and said. ”Mummy, you smell like a flower!”

“I did the armpit selfie-sniff test and I couldn’t believe it!” I didn’t smell! No pong! I created a natural formula that worked for me and didn’t irritate my skin. I asked my husband to try it and it worked for him. My friends were also my human testers and their feedback was also incredible. They couldn’t believe that it worked! This was the beginning. I am now, nearly 8 years later still doing what I love and knowing that I am helping people one arm pit at a time.

Unique essential oil blends

My European background has helped me understand the importance of plants. I have researched for thousands of hours about the benefits of essential oils on the body. Every thing that you put on your skin goes into your body. So I am very comforted to be able to share the beautiful fragrances that I have developed. Each fragrance has differing benefits. For example, any citrus fragrance helps you feel alive and helps to over come anxiety. Lavender has been used for thousands of years to balance and calm nerves. Sandalwood has been used to fight bacteria and Ylang Ylang to sooth the highs and lows that come around. I really feel that plants are in my blood from the history of my Croatian and Italian family who lived off the land for generations. I can feel energy when I hold my essential oils.

Serious application

Common perspective definition of deodorant :- Deodorant- a mindless application that is conducted at least once a day. We do it without thinking- regularly.
Body Conscious perspective definition of deodorant :- Deodorant- an important hygiene regime that needs to be of the best ingredients as I am applying it every day to my skin, right next to two major lymphatic areas of my body.

OK- so I am going to do a little maths relevant to both the definitions I have listed above:

Each person who applies deodorant every day, at least once a day, will roughly apply 12 litres of deodorant to your body over their lifetime. How much of that is aluminium based? Well, it could be as much as 25% or more. How much of that gets absorbed into your body through your skin?

Regulating body temperature

Have you ever stopped to think what one of your core body functions is? OK now do this for me. Hold your breath for about a minute. How did that feel? Now imagine having to hold your breath all day! 24 to 48 hours for some of our little sweat glands that cannot function correctly and allow the body to perspire because your sweat glands are blocked. So what happens to all that perspiration that is meant to cool you down? Where does it go? It has to travel around other parts of the body to be eliminated, along with the toxins. So extra effort is needed that could have been avoided if it was able to exit immediately through the armpit. Are you getting the picture? So what about all those gym work outs, runs, cycling, yoga classes, tennis and other body raising temperature activities you do and your armpits can’t work effectively? More stress on your body to cool itself down…. I am hearing armpit emergency! Let the sweat out! Even normal daily routine requires a certain amount of body breathing cooling activity. (Like your heart beating, you don’t even think about it.) Reward yourself and let your body regulate your core temperature the way nature intended!

Armpit Toxicity

If our sweat cannot exit through the sweat glands of our armpits, what happens to that area behind your skin that you cannot see? If something is not working in the body, body stress is caused. Your sweat gland may be blocked. Sweat gland closed- out of order- sweat retreat!

I have spoken to many of my customers after they have started using my deodorants and it has taken them a couple of weeks for their armpits to detox. It is often an unpleasant experience for their noses as even the most natural of ingredients cannot get in the way of a detox avalanche that affronts them!

Salts are the answer

Fresca Natural deodorant contain NO aluminium. Fresca Natural deodorants work so well due to a unique suspended formula of essential oils and a aerated salt (nacholite or sodium bicarbonate) which is also linked to helping fight fungal cancers according to Dr T Simoncini. This special natural salt creates an environment on your skin where bacteria can’t live and therefore prevents body odour. Fresca Natural deodorants will allow your body to cool itself the way nature intended and does not block your pores or sweat glands.
So what about all those gym work outs, runs, cycling, yoga classes, tennis and other body raising temperature activities you do and your armpits can’t work effectively? More stress on your body to cool itself down…. I am hearing armpit emergency! Let the sweat out! Even normal daily routine requires a certain amount of body breathing cooling activity. (Like your heart beating, you don’t even think about it.) Reward yourself and let your body regulate your core temperature the way nature intended!

Traditional Remedies

Consequently, I got busy researching traditional remedies for odour using natural ingredients from my pantry. Further reading about the effects of cancer on the body alarmed me. The reports by numerous well known medical experts about the serious long term side effects of aluminium and their advice to “switch to natural” made me feel anxious. If I was using traditional products, there would be others that did too.

On a scorching hot 42 degrees Celsius day in Perth, Western Australia, my daughter came up to me and said. ”Mummy, you smell like a flower!”

“I did the armpit selfie-sniff test and I couldn’t believe it!” I didn’t smell! No pong! I created a natural formula that worked for me and didn’t irritate my skin. I asked my husband to try it and it worked for him. My friends were also my human testers and their feedback was also incredible. They couldn’t believe that it worked! This was the beginning. I am now, nearly 8 years later still doing what I love and knowing that I am helping people one arm pit at a time.

7 Amazing Fragrances- What’s your flavour?

Blended with pure essential oils sourced from all over the world, Elda has created Fresca Natural’s own blends of fragrances that are simply irresistible!

Bolster your spirits with this fresh and alive fragrance featuring cypress, juniper berry and spruce essential oils. Imagine standing at the shoreline with pine trees and salt water lapping the air.

Well known for their uplifting and mentally clarifying properties! This classic blend of citrus essential oils, grapefruit, lime, mandarin, tangerine and highlighted with lemon verbena and will add a spring into your step and may even lift your mood. NOTE: No emmenogogue oils and safe for pregnancy.

We use the most precious essential oil in the world in Valley Rose. Bulgarian rose essential oil (rosa damascena) gives this natural deodorant a fragrance that’s truly romantic note and opens the heart chakra. With a vibrational energy of 352 mega herz, it contains over 300 compounds it is a must for your body.

Don’t think for one minute that this is going to smell like your beloved nanny! Using the finest high altitude lavandula angustifolia and blended with patchouli and geranium adds a muskiness to this fragrance that is beautiful. Calming for the spirit this natural deodorant is soothing on the skin, this is Elda’s personal favourite.

Originally fragranced with men in mind, the amount of Australian sandalwood in this earthy blend also attracts women who want a more grounded fragrance. Cedarwood and carrot seed in our natural deodorant round off the notes in this blend which has very high anti fungal and antibacterial properties. Many men have reported reduced itching, and redness after using this one.

Jaisara is the beautiful Nepalese word meaning ‘Jasmine’, which is blended with high grade Comoros Island Ylang Ylang essential oil. An exotic fragrance that will condition the skin and provide relaxing aromatherapy benefits. A sweeter scent that the rest, it is as mystical as the Daintree Rainforest.

For those of you that just want a deodorant without the fragrance, we have enriched this blend with high powered antioxidant vitamin E. This fat soluble vitamin, softens and rejuvenates the skin and helps to draw out trapped skin impurities.