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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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What are Ayurveda Cosmetics?

What are Ayurveda Cosmetics?

You'd be hard pressed not to notice the trend in natural and organic products everywhere you look, and cosmetics are no exception. When you start diving into these products, many different terms come up fairly regularly. One of those is Ayurveda. So what exactly are...

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Bamboo: Source of Sustainable Cosmetic Packaging

Bamboo: Source of Sustainable Cosmetic Packaging

Bamboo is a common commodity that has been used by humans for at least 5,000 years. In China, it's a symbol of uprightness and in India a symbol of friendship. Bamboo's uses span countless industries, like construction, textiles, food production and even musical...

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Be Bold and Shine Bright By Embracing Ayurveda

Be Bold and Shine Bright By Embracing Ayurveda

It´s true what they say: Yoga will turn your life upside down. If you want to stay the same, stay away. When I stepped into my first yoga class ever, it was just a search for another sports class to move my body and become fitter and stronger. All this time i learned,...

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Cosmetics Going Green: Save Water with Dry Masks

Cosmetics Going Green: Save Water with Dry Masks

People are undeniably becoming more conscious about what they consume, both looking at ingredients, packaging, and source. This applies to cosmetics as much as anything, and those in powder form are leading the way in a new green revolution in the cosmetics industry....

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DIY Ayurveda and News

CHIC CHIQ debuts luscious new Chocolat facemask

CHIC CHIQ debuts luscious new Chocolat facemask

CHIC CHIQ is proud to announce the fourth member of our line of natural, Ayurveda-inspired powder facemasks. Chocolat is a luscious new treat for your skin, made with 70% dark chocolate, multani mitti and licorice. Chocolate is a powerful antioxidant that protects the...

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Our Powder Facemasks Now Ship to North America

Our Powder Facemasks Now Ship to North America

CHIC CHIQ is happy to announce another treat for the holidays, expanded shipping to North America! Our friends across the pond can now get our all-natural, powder facemasks and share in our Ayurveda journey. CHIC CHIQ cosmetics flat rate shipping to North America...

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Creating Fresh, Natural and DIY Cosmetics at Home

Creating Fresh, Natural and DIY Cosmetics at Home

Have you noticed lately that DIY cosmetics have suddenly become popular? Whether it's homemade face masks, creams mixed in your kitchen or even soap made in your own bathroom, Do-it-yourself seems to be the Now Age mantra taking hold. But are freshly made cosmetics...

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Properties of Chocolate and a DIY Detox Facemask

Properties of Chocolate and a DIY Detox Facemask

Chocolate's Properties and Use in Ayurveda Skincare Products Chocolate does not always have to be a scrumptious dessert that widens our hips. It is also a very effective cosmetics ingredient found in many different products. Thanks to its anti-oxidant properties,...

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