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REPLACING YOUR DAILY NIGHT CREAM WITH OIL

The Ultimate Guide to Using Oil as Your Moisturizer Imagine the idea of replacing your daily night cream with oils. Since childhood its hard to believe that we hated oils on our hair and our skin, but it’s true! Our skin loves oil and craves it. Dry, normal or sensitive, oils maintain that moisture barrier on our skin, which is a key to maintain a healthy glow on our face. You may ask, what about an oily skin? The idea of using oils is ‘oil cancels oil’. Oily skin is dehydrated skin, meaning to compensate, the skin produces more oil than required to maintain the balance. However, adding oils, especially lightweight oils regularly controls the sebum production, which means less...

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Wild Wild Berries for Super Natural Skincare

Today we are going to talk about berries. That's right, berries. Not just any berry, but this specific one that's grown in the harshest and wildest habitats in the world; a survival plant so to say. Seabuckthorn berries are supercharged with antioxidants, a range of vitamins (A, E, B1, B2, C, D), phytonutrients, amino acids, skin loving lipids and the extracts contain 200+ amazing nutrients in every drop!   A bit about the fruit: These orange berries adorn the cold deserts of the Himalayas - both in the Spiti region of Himachal as well as Leh. Some are harvested in Sikkim too. This wonder fruit survives and thrives in cold winters and high altitudes at elevations as high as 12000+ feet. These are...

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Palasha or Butea Monosperma in Skincare for Skin Micro Circulation and Antiaging

Be it Rudyard Kipling’s stories, Harinder Singh Mahboob’s beautiful poems, the very first sloka of  “Sukla Yajurveda” or “The Jungle Book”, a bestseller till date for all the children, Butea monosperma has found recognition in all of them with common names such as Palashi, Dhak etc. During the spring season, Palashi is filled with clusters of bright orange flowers creating an image of flames over the trees, hence making the tree famous with the name “flame of the forest”. Although known as “flame of the forest” it relieves the skin of itching and irritation. Flowers of Butea Monosperma have been used since ancient times to maintain complexion and suppleness of the skin. Palashi has several medicinal properties such as antimicrobial,...

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Gotu Kola in Skincare- The Herb of Longevity and Anti Aging

Gotu kola or commonly known as Mandukaparni (in some parts of North India) is a low-growing green leafy herb that has been a common household name for ages due to its wonderful therapeutic and culinary applications. Gotu kola can be found natively throughout wetlands in Southeast Asia, India, and in some parts of the United States. It is said to possess magical rejuvenating properties which makes it an ideal ingredient for almost every skin care product. Gotu Kola is an active ingredient of our Eternal Youth Rejuvenating Serum, which is an anti-aging night serum containing more than 21 other botanicals as well, few of which have even been sourced from above 12000 feet altitude for a superior formulation. Other names...

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Atibala- the miracle herb for skincare

You may have seen it many times and in all probability, you may not have given it a second glance. It is a plant with small yellow flowers, round, velvety leaves, also called the Indian Mallow or Abutilon Indicum, and chances are you might not have realized just how this tiny plant could change your life for the better. Freya's Eternal Youth Rejuvenation Serum uses the root extract of Atibala for its antioxidant nutrients.  What is Atibala? Native to India, the Atibala is sweet to taste and is found year-round, identified by its distinct yellow flowers. Known by many names, including Rishyaprokta, Kankatika, Balika, Rishagadha, and Kangi, all parts of this medicinal plant, including the root and seed, have been used in Ayurvedic and Siddha...

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