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Essentials for winter care

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Kama Ayurveda's winter essentials are great through the harsh season

By IANSlife

January 9, 2022 (IANSlife) The season of grey sky and brisk winds has arrived, and as the temperature drops, our skin generates less sebum, resulting in dryness, irritation, dullness, and pigmentation impacting our skin from head to toe.

One should switch up their beauty routines as the seasons change. The core of Ayurveda is the concept that our physical constitution reflects the seasons of the year. This principle is outlined in Ritucharya, an ancient Ayurvedic practise of changing our lifestyle and eating according to the season. This allows us to strengthen our physical and mental health in order to avoid illnesses that may arise as a result of seasonal changes.

We would always propose rituals utilising pure components that are in line with your beauty demands to target the wellbeing of the face, body, and hair over a trend-based approach. Kama Ayurveda's winter products are a treat through the season.

A gentle scrub for the body

body scrub

The majority of us are aware of how important it is to keep your skin moisturised during the cold months. We can't get rid of dry skin without some moderate exfoliation, no matter how much we moisturise our skin. Natural scrubs, both for the body and the face, are highly recommended. The Neem Tulsi Tea Tree Body Scrub unclogs pores and exfoliates dead skin cells to reveal smoother, more toned skin. Neem and Tea Tree assist to detoxify acne-prone skin and make it less greasy. Walnut Shell Powder eliminates dead, dull skin and acts as a light exfoliant.

Available in stores and online for INR 410

Cocoon your skin

Body

body lotion

To treat dry, irritated skin, we recommend a weekly oil massage or Abhyanga using Kama Ayurveda's Jwalini Retexturizing Skin Treatment, which is formulated with Ayurvedic ingredients like Costus and Tamanu. Self-massage is a terrific practise in mindfulness as well as improving blood circulation and warming our bodies. Wash the oil away with lukewarm water and gentle, sulphate-free gel cleansers. Apply a thick layer of body butter after patting dry fully with a soft cotton towel. Kokum & Almond Body Butter is prepared with organic cold-pressed Sweet Almond Oil and Coconut Oil. Fiber, Vitamin A, E, and minerals, as well as natural antioxidants, help to reduce dryness and promote skin elasticity.

Available in stores and online for INR 895

Face

The most crucial step for hydration is to apply face oils and serums right before moisturising. Serums and face oils are high in hydrating elements and can supply enough water to your skin before the moisturiser can lock it in. The Urjasara Hydrating & Replenishing Face Oil and the Organic Moringa Oil are two natural facial oils that we recommend.

urjasara

Available in stores and online for INR 495 - 2250

It is suggested that you use a different moisturiser for day and night. At night, use a thicker moisturiser, especially if you use heating. Even when we sleep, our skin loses moisture, which we may not be aware of. For the day, Kama Ayurveda Eladi Hydrating Ayurvedic Face Cream is recommended, while for the night, Kama Ayurveda Rejuvenating and Brightening Night Cream is recommended.

Day and night cream

Available in stores and online for INR 895 - 1425

Root-to-tip care for hair

hair oil

Many helpful plants for hair are described in a centuries-old Ayurvedic literature. There is one clear winner among them all: Bhringraj, the king of herbs! Bhringraj, often known as False Daisy, is a magical herb from the sunflower family. To make their Bringadi Intensive Hair Treatment Oil, Kama Ayurveda blends Bhringraj with herbs like Amla, Indigo, Sesame, and Balloon Vines. These herbs prevent hair loss, scalp irritations, dandruff, and premature greying when used together.

Available in stores and online for INR 395 – 1295

 

 

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