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The Reason Why You Should Start Oil Cleansing

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The Reason Why You Should Start Oil Cleansing

FACT: IT DEEP CLEANSE THE SKIN Like absorbs like and our Essential Cleansing Oil is an effective method for washing away dirt and grime from the day. By massaging oil to your dry skin, it can easily dissolve and break makeup and dirt and help effectively lift the impurities from your pores - leaving you with clean skin that doesn’t feel oily but soft and hydrated.   FACT: IT IS SUITABLE FOR ALL SKIN TYPES Traditional foamy cleansers can leave your skin feeling tight and stripped. Oil cleansers can quickly dissolve makeup and excess oil while softening the skin at...

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How to incorporate mindfulness into your beauty routine

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How to incorporate mindfulness into your beauty routine

  According to Ayurveda, there is no greater expression of self-love than lovingly anointing oneself from head to toe with warm, nourishing oil. The practice of a warm self-massage nourishes the skin and assists in the detoxification process of the body. By combining mindful meditation - a practice of focus and silencing the mind - and practice of a warm body massage, it helps to release stress and tensions in the body, increase inner happiness, and improve one's’ concentration and efficiency. A warm self-massage, also known as Abhyanga practice, nourishes the entire body, assists in the detoxification process of the...

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The Ayurvedic Solution for Healthy Hair

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The Ayurvedic Solution for Healthy Hair

Traditionally, beautiful hair has long been associated with health and wellness. Ayurvedic practitioners used natural oils and herbs to strengthen the hair and promote healthy hair growth. Check out these time-tested, Ayurvedic oils used to help nourish, heal, and stimulate hair growth:  Eclipta Alba Rich in protein, Eclipta Alba Oil is honoured in Ayurvedic hair remedies to help repair dry, damaged hair, and protect against excessive styling. Often mixed with Coconut oil for a scalp massage to stimulate hair growth.  Amla Oil Packed with Vitamin C, Amla Oil is antioxidant rich to help fight free-radicals while maintaining colour, strength, and shine. Found in...

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Ayurvedic tips for glowing skin

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Ayurvedic tips for glowing skin

Use Vitamin C Vitamin C helps to brighten the look of skin, fight free-radicals, and giving you a youthful glow. Our Protective Face Serum is infused with Triphala (meaning three fruits), which has 20x the amount of Vitamin C as a orange.   Hydrate As you wake up in the morning (even before brushing your teeth) drink a tall glass of room temperature water with lemon. Not only will it keep you hydrated, it helps to flush out toxins and fire up your morningmetabolism - which is important for glowing skin.   Sleep like a baby Many Ayurvedic practitioners recommend going to...

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Aid Your Digestion This Holiday Season With Ayurveda

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Aid Your Digestion This Holiday Season With Ayurveda

Cardamom Seeds When a craving for dessert before dinner hits, chew on cardamom seeds! Not only will it help freshen your breath, but it is an old Ayurvedic trick to help curb sugar cravings when the temptation is high.   Warm Water with Lemon in the Morning Drinking warm water with lemon helps to kick-start your digestive fire for the day. Your body is fasting while you sleep, so drinking warm water upon waking up help flush your system and reduce bloating! The acid from the lemons stimulated stomach acid product, which will help further to aid bloating and digestion....

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