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Why Cleansing is essential for your skin

Why Cleansing is essential for your skin

At the end of a long hard day at work, especially in hot and sultry conditions, all you want to do is get back home, relax and get rid of the dust, sweat and muck off your face and body. A soothing bath always feels great but sometimes, when you really just want to...

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Natural Skin Lightening and Blemish Reduction

Natural Skin Lightening and Blemish Reduction

Skin lightening (also called bleaching and whitening) is a controversial skincare procedure, that often involves harsh and toxic chemicals (like mercury) with questionable safety guarantees. While we won't delve into the arguments about whether the procedure should be...

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How to Prepare Your Face Before Applying Makeup

How to Prepare Your Face Before Applying Makeup

No matter what your makeup routine looks like, preparing your skin is critical. Professional makeup artists already know that to get a flawless look you need careful preparation beforehand, by cleansing, nourishing and moisturizing your skin. Lucky for you, there are...

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Cosmetics are the Face of Ayurveda in the West

Cosmetics are the Face of Ayurveda in the West

Ayurveda is a 5,000 year-old tradition of medicine originating in India. While common throughout the Indian subcontinent, it has struggled to find a foothold in the West. It can seem exotic and inaccessible to people who are not familiar with it, and the wealth of...

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Gold and Silver: Precious Metals in Ayurveda

Gold and Silver: Precious Metals in Ayurveda

The 5,000 year-old tradition of Ayurveda offers a wealth of information about herbs, spices, flowers and woods, but what about the precious metals found below the earth? As it turns out, the tradition of decorating treats in Asia with gold or silver foil originates...

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DIY Ayurveda and News

Ayurveda Skincare – Identify Your Dosha

Ayurveda Skincare – Identify Your Dosha

Are you looking for an all-natural solution to your problem skin? Using harsh soaps and cleansing gels with alcohol or other chemicals can hurt the skin you are trying to help. Ayurveda has the solutions for any skin maladies, you just need to identify your Dosha....

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