We believe your skin and body deserve only the best. That’s why purity is essential to us and we source the very best certified ingredients from around the world. All Aika ingredients are intentionally chosen based on authentic Ayurvedic principles to purify, restore, rejuvenate and bring radiance to your skin, body and mind.
Full Ingredients INCI: Castile soap (Purified Water, Organic Elaeis guineensis oil, Organic Helianthus annuus oil, Potassium hydroxide, Organic Olea europaea oil, Organic Linum usitatissimum oil, Organic Glycerine), Vegetable glycerin, Citrus limonum (lemon), Lavandula angustifolia (lavender), Citrus aurantium bergamia (bergamot), Aniba rosaeodora (rosewood).
Lemon – Lemon is a Vata pacifier, high in vitamin C, limonene and natural cellular renewing alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) for increased brightness and hydration. It has been used in Ayurveda for centuries for its cleansing and stimulating effect on the lymph system, and in improving skin texture for a smooth and even complexion.
Rosewood – Imparting feelings of peace and security Rosewood promotes emotional stability and compassion. On the skin its tissue regenerating properties promote cellular rejuvenation and repair which helps to increase vitality and smoothness. Aika's certified organic rosewood oil from Brazil is sustainably harvested from certified organic farming.
Lavender – Aika's high-altitude French Lavender from Provence has a beautiful gentle floral aroma. It has powerful antioxidants, antimicrobialand wound healing properties which helps repair and promote new cell growth and skin health. A known mood enhancer Lavender assists in reducing anxiety, headaches and mental stress to create a feeling of wellbeing.
Full Ingredients INCI: Castile soap (Purified Water, Organic Elaeis guineensis oil, Organic Helianthus annuus oil, Potassium hydroxide, Organic Olea europaea oil, Organic Linum usitatissimum oil, Organic Glycerine), Vegetable glycerin, Cymbopogon martini(palmarosa), Pelargonium graveolens (geranium), Lavandula angustifolia (Lavender), Pogostemon cablin (patchouli).
Palmarosa – with an uplifting rosy lemon aroma Palmarosa is known as ‘Indian Geranium’. It is a powerful cellular regenerator which stimulates and assists new skin cells to form. As it regulates moisture and oil production it benefits all skin types, particularly Pitta which often is a combination type skin. In Ayurveda it’s cooling and moistening nature makes it particularly suited to Pitta pacifying. Energetically Palmarosa helps release negative emotions and has both calming and uplifting effects which makes it a great mood regulator.
Geranium – Cooling, uplifting rose scented Geranium has an extremely rejuvenating and circulatory effect on the skin as it improves cutaneous blood flow, improves elasticity and helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. A gentle astringent, it is firming and toning on skin and helps balance oil which is beneficial for all skin types. It’s powerful anti-inflammatory nature means it soothes skin irritations and blemishes. As a natural diuretic, it helps with eliminating toxins from the body. It is calming and grounding on the emotions and is known as a woman’s oil helping to regulate the monthly cycle.
Patchouli – Derived from the Tamil word ‘Paccilai’ meaning ‘green leaf’, Patchouli has a deep, spicy, earthy aroma and has been used for centuries in Ayurveda for its warming and moistening properties which benefits both Vata and Pitta. It is extremely healing and rejuvenating on the skin and promotes tissue repair and firmness. It reduces pigmentation, scarring and inflammation and helps alleviate Pitta related conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and acne. On the emotions and mind Patchouli has an anti-depressive and calming effect that alleviates anger and heightened emotions.
Full Ingredients INCI: Castile soap (Purified Water, Organic Elaeis guineensis oil, Organic Helianthus annuus oil, Potassium hydroxide, Organic Olea europaea oil, Organic Linum usitatissimum oil, Organic Glycerine), Vegetable glycerin, Citrus aurantifolia (lime), Citrus aurantium amara (petitgrain), Lavandula angustifolia (lavender), Malaleuca quinquenervia (niaouli).
Lime – Fresh and tangy Lime is circulation boosting, anti-bacterial, purifying and detoxifying on the skin and body.Lime is high in anti-oxidant flavonoids, Vitamin C and natural alpha hydroxyl acids (AHAs) that assists with cellular turnover and regeneration. It has an astringent and toning effect on the skin and help clear excess oil and sebum for a clear complexion. It assists with mental clarity and promotes a feeling of positivity and light-heartedness to dispel tiredness and lethargy.
Petitgrain – With a green, fresh and woody aroma,Petitgrain is a cleansing essence that regulates sebum production and keeps acne, blackheads, whiteheads and blemishes at bay. It helps tone skin and reduce the appearance of pores. A natural stress reliever its anti-depressive properties balances the emotions, soothes and uplifts the mind and relaxes the body.
Niaouli – Antiseptic, respiratory strengthening and deep cleansing yet gentle Niaouli has a sweet, herbaceous and balsamic aroma. It clears excess oil and reduces acne and blemishes for a smooth and bright complexion. On the body, it is helps clear respiratory congestion and keep the sinuses unblocked. It has an uplifting and energising effect on the emotions and mind and helps dispel lethargy.
Use after cleansing and removing all makeup. Add 5-6 drops of the Ayuressence to a bowl of warm water and stir to dissolve. Drench a soft face cloth into this aromatic infusion. Wring it out and then press it over your face and neck to infuse the Ayuressence into your skin and gently steam the pores. Inhale deeply. Exhale mindfully for an instant sense of inner peace.
I AM WHOLE AND COMPLETE
The Ayuressence is perfect to use in a steam bath when you have a cold. The decongesting plant essences help alleviate and unblock your sinuses
VATA : For all skin types, especially dry and mature skin
Vata Dosha products are mindfully created to be warming, nourishing, regenerating and grounding for your skin, body and emotions
VATA AYURESSENCE is a potent Vata balancing synergy of brightening and revitalising Ayur-aromatic plant essences to accelerate cellular regeneration and repair giving you a deeper level of skin softness and cleansing, while restoring your inner Vata nature to joy and serenity.
This is an intensely aromatic and sensory journey for restoring your skin’s luminosity, as these precious drops magically melt in water. Containing a concentrated blend of brightening plant extracts, Lemon and Bergamot unite with rich natural plant AHA’s (alpha hydroxyl acids) to gently exfoliate the upper layers of dead skin cells. Rosewood and French Lavender repair and regenerate at the deeper layers of skin by boosting cellular turnover. The grounding earthy aroma assists in calming the nervous system and reducing anxiety
PITTA : For all skin types, especially sensitive/combination skin
Pitta Dosha products are mindfully created to be cooling, calming, soothing and pacifying for your skin, body and emotions
PITTA AYURESSENCE is a potent Pitta balancing synergy of soothing and anti-inflammatory Ayur-aromatic plant essences to accelerate cellular regeneration and repair, gifting you a calming of sensitivities at the deepest level.
This is an intensely aromatic and sensory journey for restoring radiance, with precious drops that magically melt into water as you activate them. Containing a concentrated blend of soothing and anti-inflammatory organic plant essences, Palmarosa and Geranium are cooling, calming and anti-inflammatory cellular rejuvenators which balance sensitive and inflamed skin. Lavender and Patchouli help reduce redness and heal, repairing skin while having a soothing and overall calming effect on deeper emotions and a stressful state.
KAPHA : For all skin types, especially normal to oily skin
Kapha Dosha products are mindfully created to be invigorating, detoxifying, enlivening and energising for your skin, body and emotions
KAPHA AYURESSENCE is a potent Kapha balancing synergy of refining and clarifying Ayur-aromatic plant essences to accelerate cellular regeneration and repair, restoring the complex balance of combination skin with effortless intuitive ease.
This is an intensely aromatic and sensory journey for restoring clarity and refining your skin, as these precious drops magically disappear into water as you activate them. It is deeply relaxing, restoring and tension-releasing for the emotions and mind. Antibacterial, astringent and toning Lime contains natural plant AHA’s (alpha hydroxyl acids) aid in cellular turnover, while Petitgrain and Lavender are uplifting of the mind and help balance oil production, while deep cleansing Niaouli gently eliminates blemishes and acne.
Daily ritual commitment, will result in dramatically clear, even-toned skin, blissfully free of excess oil and blemishes.
FACE Retreat Ritual
Exquisitely aromatic, Ayuressences will smooth, exfoliate and regenerate your skin while balancing your elemental Ayurvedic nature for enhanced overnight rest and rejuvenation.
Affirmation: I am whole and complete
The Ayuressence is the second step in your Retreat Ritual. For true wellness with the deepest commitment, use the Deep Cleanser (1), Ayuressence (2) and Elixir (3) as a collection. As your natural metabolic functions are supported overnight, the Collection works synergistically to create a deeper, intuitive wellbeing for your body, mind and soul, based on your body’s individual needs.
Regenerating and exfoliating – rich in rejuvenating plant essences which facilitates and accelerates your skin’s overnight cellular repair and turnover for fresh skin cells to surface.
Softening and brightening – reduces roughness and flakiness by evening out the texture of skin making it look smooth and revitalised. This also prepares your skin for optimum absorption of your Elixir.
Balances the emotions – vitalising, warming and grounding to balance your Kapha elemental nature.
Extremely versatile – multi-tasking ‘three in one’ daily deep cleanser, make up remover, and nourishing and vitalising mask.
100% Active and concentrated – devoid of water, fillers, emulsifiers and thickeners, every single ingredient is active in this waterless formula for incredible efficacy and long lasting value.
Your skin and body have different needs at night to the daytime. This is why we have created Dosha specific treatments aligned with the time of day and your body’s needs at that time, enriching their deep healing with holistic morning and evening rituals. The delicate bonding of organic ingredients helps you to mindfully restore true wellness, as a sacred loving twice daily practice. These rituals are our gift to you to ascend, escape and ultimately find your way home.
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