Are you trying to reconnect with nature? Well, our new skin care line ELEVATE Ayurveda is just for you. If you haven’t heard of Ayurvedic ingredients, then it’s time to get acquainted with them. Ayurveda is a traditional form of medicine in India and for centuries, people have turned to mother nature to strengthen their mind, health, and body. Taking a few pages from the Ayurvedic books, we’ve inculcated these ingredients in our new organic skin care line. Each product is enriched with special, organic ingredients to give you a natural alternative to cure your unique skin issues and get beautiful, elevated skin without any toxins. Read on to learn about all the Ayurvedic ingredients used in ELEVATE Ayurveda and how they can help boost your skin’s immunity in this virus-filled world.
Aloe vera is a miracle plant that has therapeutic, soothing, and healing properties. The gel-like component derived from this plant contains plenty of beneficial bioactive compounds, including vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and antioxidants, all of which play a major role in treating minor skin ailments like sunburn, cuts, dry, cracked skin and even acne. The aloe vera in ELEVATE Ayurveda are hydro-distilled from special mature aloe leaves (averaging 1kg each) to extract the maximum quantity of juice while carefully preserving the bioactives. Our formulations consist of 100% aloe vera juice without having any dilution with demineralized water.
Amla, also known as Gooseberry, is rich in vitamin C. This superfruit holds great value in the Ayurvedic books as it is the main ingredient in various health and beauty remedies. When it comes to skin, it works wonders to keep it young and glowing by fighting free radicals. This immunity-boosting ingredient also aids in collagen production which tones and tightens your skin and has anti-inflammatory properties that help fight acne.
Ginger can do way more than just add a bit of flavour to your food. This organic ingredient is packed with antioxidants that slow down the signs of aging, remove dead skin cells, and improve skin elasticity. It also has antiseptic properties that work well to banish pimple-causing bacteria.
Using turmeric for the skin has been an age-old secret. You probably remember your grandmother using this Ayurvedic ingredient on wounds or even adding it to milk. That is because turmeric or Haldi – as it’s commonly known in India- is a natural healer that strengthens the immune system and relieves pain. It also contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory components that heal wounds, reduce acne scarring, and bring back the glow and luster to the skin. Turmeric also reduces puffiness, dark circles, and maintains skin elasticity.
Kesar benefits for skin are endless as it is rich in vitamins C, B1, B2, and B6. For centuries, this organic ingredient has been useful in removing dark spots, treating blemishes, discoloured patches, brightening dull complexion, etc. It also has anti-fungal properties that reduce acne while Kesar strands work as a great exfoliator.
Methi seeds are rich in Vitamins A, B, and D, all of which bring back vitality to the skin. These seeds are also a great exfoliator as they deeply cleanse the skin, remove excess oils and dirt, unclog pores, and leave you with clearer, glowing skin.
Opt for roses on your face rather than in your vase. Roses have anti-inflammatory benefits and can soothe the skin. It also contains antioxidants that strengthen skin cells, which in turn, regenerate skin tissues. Roses also have moisturising properties, making it perfect for dry skin especially if you have chapped lips.
This Ayurvedic ingredient is prized for its skin benefits. Sandalwood has antibacterial properties that remove impurities and heal dry skin. It also acts as an astringent, protecting your skin from any allergies or abrasions. Sandalwood can also be used to soothe inflammatory skin conditions like eczema, dermatitis, and psoriasis. For years, sandalwood paste has also been useful in dealing with our hot Indian summers. Way before international brands came into the market, people used (and some still continue to use) this paste to deal with sunburn and prickly heat.
Tulsi is one of the most popular Ayurvedic plants known for its purifying and antiseptic qualities. It is packed with vitamins, electrolytes, minerals, and phytonutrients hence when it comes to its health benefits, the list is endless. Tulsi also has immunity-boosting agents that help the skin fight against environmental stress. It is known as an antioxidant and possesses antibacterial properties that prevent blackheads and fight signs of ageing.
Almonds are not only for snacking; the oil can also aid in treating skin issues. It is rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Omega-3 fatty acids, and Zinc. This oil can ease swelling, improve complexion and skin tone, treat dry skin, reverse sun damage, and even reduce the appearance of scars.
Beetroot is rich in nutrients, vitamins, and antioxidants that protect the skin from signs of aging while also treating conditions such as acne and damaged skin. Regular application of beetroot on the skin can also fade away dark circles and reduce puffiness around the eyes.
Grapeseed oil is rich in omega fatty acids and vitamin E. It also has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant properties which are very useful in treating acne, improving skin elasticity while maintaining the softness and suppleness of the skin. The powerful antioxidants in grapeseed oil can also protect your skin from sun damage.
This is more than just a pretty little plant. We all know it's a great natural alternative that helps in treating neurological problems like insomnia, anxiety, and stress but did you know that lavender also works wonders on your skin. Lavender oil has antimicrobial, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties that can be used to treat acne-flare up and even minimize the appearance of sunspots. Lavender oil is also ultra-soothing for the skin and can be used on the undereye area to rejuvenate tired eyes and reduce puffiness.
Mint or pudina is one of the most famous Ayurvedic ingredients. Aside from adding flavour to food, mint can also have benefits on your skin as well. Mint leaves are rich in menthol and have strong anti-bacterial properties. It can be used to treat skin conditions like acne and pimple breakouts, sunburns, and rashes while leaving your skin hydrated. It can also be used to soothe irritated skin and calm dry and itchy skin.
This ayurvedic plant is rich in nutrients like iron, calcium, vitamins, and antioxidants. Rosemary skin benefits include slowing down the effects of aging, tighten sagging skin and soothe and heal damaged skin.
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