Ingredient education

Unique Herbs That Will Give You Glowing Skin

Manjishtha, saffron, jasmine, Pushkar rose and bakuchi are five potent herbs that treat common skin concerns. 
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Reduce Pigmentation

INGREDIENT EDUCATION

Scarring, dark spots, and discoloration—pigmentation is a common skin complaint that can be difficult to treat. We reveal three natural solutions to reduce its appearance.

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Darjeeling Tea

WELLNESS PRACTICE

Traditionally, Ayurveda has incorporated the power of tea into its skincare medicine. The antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties present in Darjeeling tea have been known to keep the skin healthy and glowing.

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Bakuchiol: The Natural Substitute...

Ingredient education
Here’s everything you need to know While most new-age skincare ingredients are effective at treating common skin concerns like aging and acne, they are often harsh and not suitable for sensitive skin. Topical ingredients like retinol may irritate some skin...
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The Pushkar Rose: Why...

Ingredient education
Amongst the 150 varieties of rose grown in the world, the Pushkar rose is one of the most popular. We discuss why. If there is one ingredient that has been consistently used in wellness and beauty treatments, it is the...
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Winter Skin: How To...

Wellness practices
Confused about whether to apply serum or moisturizer first? Here’s a guide to layering your skincare to get maximum results during the winter months.  The change in season demands a change in your skincare routine. Winters are marked with a...
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The real meaning and...

Wellness practices
In contemporary times, yoga as a practice has been rebranded and labelled in myriad ways, leading to the discipline losing its essence and true meaning. In order for us to understand the real meaning of the practice, let us first...
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The Power of the...

Ingredient education
We spotlight the benefits of lotus in skincare Revered as one of the most sacred plants in the world—celebrated in mythology and lore, while holding great symbolic as well as religious weight in many Eastern cultures, the lotus flower is...
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How To Balance The...

Wellness practices
A guide to the three Ayurvedic doshas and how to balance them  What are doshas? According to Ayurvedic philosophy, the universal life force manifests as three different energies, or doshas, known as vatta, pitta and kapha. The Tridoshas, as they are...
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Kajal: India’s most celebrated...

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A look at the history and modern references of kajal Makeup in India has been synonymous with kohl, and in the Hindi language, is more commonly referred to as 'kajal’ or ‘soorma’. This beauty product has defined makeup in the Indian...
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Beauty from within: The...

Wellness practices
The history, different types and benefits of this miraculous tea Situated in the foothills of the Himalayas, nestled between the northernmost area of West Bengal and the borders of Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet, is the quaint district of Darjeeling. This...
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Tvachagnivardhani: An ancient practice...

Ingredient education
How this ancient practice helps enhance the radiance and health of your skin Many modern-day trends in the skincare and wellness industry are rooted in the principles of Ayurvedic medicine. One of the concepts that has been practiced for thousands of...
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Hair Oiling 101

Wellness practices
We discover the Indian tradition of hair oiling, and its benefits For centuries in India, hair styling has revolved around rituals and traditions that promote strong, healthy hair, rather than focusing on the latest styles and trends. Women nourish their...
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Manjistha: The Ayurvedic Indian...

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 A look into one of Ayurveda’s most powerful skin-healing herbs The ancient alternative healthcare of Ayurvedic medicine can be traced back to 6,000 BCE in India. The practice of Ayurveda uses a host of plants and herbs, many of which...
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How to Reduce Pigmentation,...

Ingredient education
Scarring, dark spots, and discoloration—pigmentation is a common skin complaint that can be difficult to treat. We reveal three natural solutions to reduce its appearance. Dark spots seem to pop up out of nowhere, even when you are taking care...
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The Kansa Wand: Everything...

Honoring history
A deep dive into the rich history and healing powers of this age-old treatment. Plus, a step-by-step on how to use and care for your wand. In Ayurveda, there is no facial tool more sacred or celebrated than the Kansa...
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Dry Brushing: An Ancient...

Wellness practices
Dry Brushing: An Ancient Practice for Healthier Skin By: Monika Sharda  Dry brushing is all the rage in the beauty world lately, but did you know that the practice is rooted in ayurveda? Learn how adding this simple self-care treatment to...
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