Eat your skincare

September 9th, 2023

No, we don’t actually mean you should start eating your moisturisers and serums. “Eat your skincare” is a concept that is the basis of the Ayurvedic principle that food is medicine. So why can’t food be skincare too? By incorporating more nutrient-rich foods into your diet, it can help promote healthy skin. We all know […]

Hair perfuming & Bakhoor

August 31st, 2023

What is Bakhoor? Bakhoor is the name given to wood chips which are soaked in fragrant perfume oils and other natural ingredients such as flower oils and resins. These chips are then burned in special charcoal burners in order to release the deep and rich woody fragrant smoke. Bakhoor in the Middle East Bakhoor is […]

Cultural history of hair oiling

August 31st, 2023

How to integrate the age old tradition into your self care routine: In the ancient Indian language Sanskrit, the word oiling “sneha” also means to love. This is a beautiful explanation of the timeless tradition of hair oiling, which is often passed down through generations by mothers to her children. In Ayurveda, the ancient Indian […]