Come join us for Flow yoga amidst the design-forward surroundings of Sutra House in Riehen, Switzerland. The weekend will include healthy food from the garden, swimming, spa relaxation, and some talks with Anju around indian beauty rituals and building a sustainable beauty brand.
Tamarind seed extract is skincare’s newest and most potent ingredient for hydrating skin. In recent studies, it has been proven to outperform the well known and lightweight moisturiser Hyaluronic Acid, which is why tamarind has quickly become our favourite ingredient for weightless hydration in haircare.
The TEDx experience was incredible for me and I felt very honored to have been asked to speak. It was a humbling and thrilling opportunity to share the Abhati journey. And I shared from the heart and hoped to also inspire under my title “Aesthetic activism in the business of beauty”.
It took us over two years to get the idea and technology of extracting the liquid out of our shampoo for our shampoo bars while maintaining an optimal pH-balanced level for scalp. Ours are not the conventional bars you find in drugstores that traditionally leave scalp feeling greasy and hair like straw: they lather beautifully and have a high percentage of skincare ingredients to protect your scalp and hair.
At a time when men rode horses over the vastness of an Arabian desert, and women sat in palanquins behind them…when kings and queens governed the most fertile and precious continent on Earth…when women were said to be so beautiful and alluring in appearance in manner that love itself hinted at the genesis of formidable paradises carved from white marble that people from all over the world would pay homage to it in their artwork and textbooks, and travel hundreds of miles to visit and marvel at…
Amla, or Indian gooseberry, is a century old secret to healthy hair due to its nutrient-rich fruits. It has been a common ingredient in the ancient practice of Ayurveda. This humble fruit is one of the most important foods in Ayurvedic medicine and is a storehouse of good health. It has almost twice the antioxidant power of acai berry and about 17 times that of the pomegranate. It is also known to be a rich source of vitamin C.
Sulfate-based surfactants like Sodium Lauryl Sulphate further irritate the scalp by over-drying the remainder of oil and nutrition being produced. These days, many beauty connoisseurs as well as health-conscious individuals are aware of this risk, and will opt, therefore, for sulfate-free varieties. Sulfates, as used in soaps in general, provide the lather and ‘bubbly’ texture which is needed to cleanse the hair and skin of dirt and excess oil and bacteria.
Moringa is one of our favourite ingredients to work with a member of the holy trinity that runs throughout out line: our signature blend of edelweiss, moringa and Himalayan wild cherry oil. It’s been used in Indian beauty for centuries, but western brands are only know waking up to its benefits for hair and skin. […]
We use the term “wildcrafted” frequently when it comes to describing the ingredients in our skincare and haircare. Wildcrafted is often used alongside “organic” or “natural”, however the properties of wildcrafted botanicals are rare and these special plant extracts can ramp up the antioxidant profile of your skin and haircare regime in a very unique way.