ROSE WATER –
Rose water and rose oil are one of the oldest skin care and grooming products. Since rose oil has anti-inflammatory properties, using rose water can help in reducing the redness from irritated or over-heated skin. It has astringent like properties, which is why it is used after facials and clean ups to close open pores. Rose water keeps skin shine free for longer and helps prevent acne.
Product Recommendation: Kama Ayurveda Steam Distilled Rose Water– INR 250 for 50ml
ORGANIC COCONUT OIL –
From healing to moisturizing dry skin, this natural ingredient has a wide range of beauty-boosting properties. Coconut oil is a great skin softener and helps you do away dry and hard skin conditions. As an exfoliate, including coconut oil as an agent with other exfoliating or grainy materials like salts and sugars can vastly improve the effects. it has anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial effects that can cure and prevent skin conditions.
Product Recommendations: Forest Essentials Coldpressed Virgin Organic Coconut Oil- INR 750 for 200ml, Kama Ayurveda Organic Coconut Oil – Rs. 500
ESSENTIAL OILS –
Essential oils are a miracle natural skincare oils that can protect and heal almost any skin condition! They can brighten, lighten, and heal skin in a number of ways. The best skincare essential oils are tea tree oil, argan oil, carrot seed oil, citrus oils, rose essential oil and lavender essential oil. Tea tree oil is best used diluted with a career oil.
Product Recommendation: essential oils from Kama Ayurveda and Soulflower
SUGAR SOAP –
Sugar soaps are made with pure unprocessed raw cane sugar which is a natural humectant and helps to retain moisture in the skin, along with pure cold-pressed oils like coconut oil and almond oil from sweet almonds which are the most nutritious. Sugar soaps can contain other essential oils too. They gently exfoliate skin speeding up healthy skin renewal and rejuvenates skin keeping it clear.
Product Recommendation: Sugar Soaps from Forest Essentials- INR approx. 395 for 195gms. Nyassa sugar soap – Rs. 250
Kumkumadi is a herbal product that contains more than 15 ingredients with functions ranging from skin softening to lightening! The saffron in kumkumadi tailam has anti-bacterial as well as antioxidant properties. it also contains turmeric, which has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial action and this can help to reduce the severity of skin problems, helping reduce skin blemishes. Regular use of kumkumadi oil keeps skin young and reduces dark circles!
Product Recommendation: Kama Ayurveda Kumkumadi Miraculous Beauty Ayurvedic Serum-INR 1350 for 12ml, Iraya Kumkumadi Facial Oil – Rs. 995
AYURVEDIC OR NATURAL SOAPS –
Ayurvedic soaps contain natural herbal ingredients that form an important part of Ayurveda. They help clear acne, backne, white heads, balances skin oils and heals skin. Regular usage rejuvenates and purifies skin which helps to keep it clear.
Product Recommendation: Ayurvedic Soaps from Kama Ayurveda– INR 525 for 120gms, Soulfower handmade soaps – Rs. 250
ALOE VERA –
Aloevera gel contains anti-fungal and anti-bacterial compounds as well as it has anti-inflammatory properties. It can be used for treating inflammation like sunburn, mild skin irritation, and various other skin conditions. In winters, it helps get rid of dryness by adding moisture to the skin. A minor cut or wound, a burn or a rash can be effectively treated with aloe vera.
Product Recommendation: Fresh aloe vera gel or aloe vera gel from Patanjali- INR 72 for 150ml. Just Herbs Aloe Vera Gel – Rs . 445.
ORGANIC ALMOND OIL –
Almond oil is packed with antioxidants, high in vitamins E, A, D and B, contains protein, essential minerals and healthy fats as well. It is also rich in oleic and linoleic acids. Due to its high nutrient-contents, this oil is used as a skin care product. It can help lighten complexion as well as treat dark circles!
Product Recommendation: Kama Ayurveda Organic Sweet Almond Oil- INR 1,075, Nyassa Cold Pressed Almond Oil – Rs. 250
Ubtan plays an important role in removing the dead cells of skin and its dryness. Blood circulation increases. Newer cells begin within skin with a fast pace. The dirt and dust sticking on skin get cleansed off with regular use of ubtan. To some extent, it also reduces hairgrowth if used religiously.
Product Recommendation: Soundarya Facial Ubtan From Forest Essentials- INR 695 for 50gm and Ubtan Body Cleanser from Kama Ayurveda- INR 595 for 150gms
These natural products can be used without any second thought as they have no side-effects and long lasting benefits!