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Ayurveda involves holistic therapies with roots to ancient India, over 5000 years ago. Celebrities like Leona Lewis, Kourtney Kardashian, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Christy Turlington are among the many who consider Ayurveda as alternative medicine. But is it just a trend?
A way of life, Ayurvedic practices are centered around all things natural, and how they collectively balance the mind, body and soul. While some debate scientific connections to these traditions, those who follow them believe in their self-healing qualities. Regardless of which side of the argument you fall on, one thing’s for sure and that is that Mother Earth is an abundant source of natural ingredients. This is especially true for glowing, healthy skin — one of the countless benefits of Ayurveda.
Ever read through the ingredient list of your favorite skincare product? Many are made with harmful toxins masked by complicated, yet “scientific” names meant to make us think they must be safe. Ayurvedic skincare, however, presents organic solutions using herbs, flowers, minerals and essential oils with in-built anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory characteristics.
We’ve rounded up our favorite growing Ayurvedic skincare products to make part of your morning and night routine. Each is thoughtfully made with age old Indian beauty rituals in mind.