Blog — Essential Oils

Blog 17: How aromatherapy works?

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Aromatherapy is best defined as a complementary discipline of medicine that aims towards offering overall wellbeing using essential oils as healing agents. How aromatherapy works is not a mystery rather a pure science.  The essential oils, the healing agents of aromatherapy work on the body through 3 different pathways. While these pathways are often described as individual processes, in reality, each of the pathway interacts as well as influences the others within the body. Essential oil pathways – how aromatherapy works on the body The cutaneous pathway – through the skin The respiratory pathway – through the membrane of lungs...

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Skin Hydration – why your skin needs it?

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    A proper skin care regime is the secret to glowing, soft and hydrated skin. Just like cleansing and moisturizing, skin hydrating is also an important part of the daily skin care regime. Skin hydration helps in keeping skin soft, hydrated, toned. It also helps to control sun tan and unwanted pigmentation. Skin hydration is basically an in-between skin-care step, used after cleaning the face but before moisturizing. A skin hydrator is a water-based toner infused with skin nourishing ingredients that provide required nutrients to skin and balances the skin pH.     The skin Hydrating Range by Keya...

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Winter Care for Chapped Lips

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  Lips not only enhances your smile, but also uplifts your beauty and completes your personality. Soft and smooth luscious pink lips widen your smile, makes you more confident. Read on to find out more about the reasons behind chapped lips and how to take care naturally…       Chapped lips can be one of the serious reasons to worry about. Like our face, lips are too exposed to external elements like sun, wind and cold weather. At times chapped lips can be a regular occurrence or can happen with weather conditions like in winters. Our lips do not...

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Blog 52: Sunscreen – Why you need it? The right sunscreen for your skin

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More than enough has been said & written about the importance of using a proper sunscreen on a daily basis but still there seems to be a serious lack of awareness. It is important to understand that sunscreen is not just a normal cosmetic that you can skip if you like, but it is a protection, a coverage that your skin needs to stay healthy.            Check out what science has to say about sun induced skin damage & sunscreens, Sunscreen is one of the most important cosmetics in your skin care regime. It has been proved through several studies...

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Blog 51: Does your skin really need a scrub? Guide to choose the right scrub

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Human skin has 5 layers. New skin cells are produced at the innermost layer, known as the basal layer (stratum germinativum). Once produced, the new skin cells continue moving upwards through the skin layers, matures & dies. By the time they reach the outermost layer, the stratum corneum (horny layer) they are all dead. Scrubbing helps in removing these dead cells & thus invigorates the process of new cell production. Benefits of scrubbing includes, Removes dead skin cells Clears deep-seated dirt Promotes clear complexion Improves cell regeneration rate Prevents pimple & acne Improves penetration of topically applied products The easily...

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