- Aika believe your skin and body deserve only the best. That’s why purity is essential to the brand, sourcing the very best certified ingredients from around the world. All ingredients are intentionally chosen based on authentic Ayurvedic principles to purify, restore, rejuvenate and bring radiance to your skin, body and mind.
VATA DEEP CLEANSER
Full Ingredients INCI: Helianthus annuus (Sunflower oil), Macadamia integrifolia (macadamia oil), Cera alba (beeswax), Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba oil), Persea gratissima (avocado oil), Illite (French Yellow Argiletz Clay), Vanilla planifolia (vanilla), Curcuma longa (turmeric), Elletaria cardamomum (cardamom), Citrus limonum (lemon), Myristica fragrans (nutmeg), Lavandula angustifolia (lavender).
All Ingredients except clay are certified organic
Argiletz Yellow Clay – a rejuvenating and revitalising clay this superfine Illite Yellow clay comes from the French region of Argiletz. Unrefined, non-radiated and full of living energy this active clay gently draws out toxins while oxygenating and brightening the skin. Essential earth minerals impart increased health, cellular repair and epidermal restoration.
Macadamia Oil – rich in phytochemical compounds such as tocopherols, squalene and vitamins A and E, which protect against free radical damage, Macadamia is highly nutritious for the skin. It contains the perfect balance of essential fatty acids as found in skin, particularly Omega 7 Palmitoleic Acid and anti-inflammatory Omega 9 Oleic acid which decrease as we age. It penetrates deeply to moisturise, improve skin’s barrier function and promote scar healing and cellular regeneration, decreasing the effects of fine lines and wrinkles and preventing premature ageing of skin.
Cardamom – Known as the ‘queen of spices’ cardamom is warming, sweet and pungent and is a natural skin cleanser promoting detoxification and circulation to give the skin a natural glow. It is anti-bacterial, stimulates digestion and is an excellent anti-oxidant. It alleviates fatigue and helps the mind from over thinking to bring about a state of clarity.
Vanilla – Vanilla is anti-inflammatory and high in anti-oxidants and B vitamins including niacin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid and B6, all important for skin nutrition. It is a natural mood enhancer and it’s warming aroma has a calming and sedative effect on the mind.
PITTA DEEP CLEANSER
Full Ingredients INCI: Helianthus annus (sunflower oil), Prunus armeniaca (apricot kernal oil), Cera alba (beeswax), Cocos nucifera (coconut oil), Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba oil), Kaolinite (French Pink Argiletz Clay), Rosa centifolia (rose), Azadirachta indica (neem), Rubia cordifolia (manjistha), Citrus sinensis (sweet orange), Pelargonium graveolens (geranium), Lavandula angustifolia (lavender)
All Ingredients except clay are certified organic
Argiletz Pink Clay – a softening and toning clay this superfine Kaolin Pink clay comes from the French region of Argiletz. Unrefined, non-radiated and full of living energy this active clay gently draws out toxins while soothing away redness and irritation. Essential earth minerals impart increased health, cellular repair and epidermal restoration.
Apricot Kernal – An ancient fruit indigenous to Armenia and the Himalayas the apricot is considered to promote longevity and health. The cold pressed unrefined oil of apricot kernel is an emollient full of essential fatty acids for deep dermal nourishment. It is a silky, lightweight oil that is quickly and deeply absorbed into the skin. It is rich in Vitamin A which helps repair the cellular structure of skin by building collagen and reduces pigmentation. It contains a large proportion of Vitamin C and E for powerful anti-oxidant support to assist neutralizing free radical damage.
Neem – Known as the ‘Village Pharmacy’ Neem is one of the most versatile Ayurvedic herbs and it’s cool, light and bitter qualities make it a wonderful Pitta pacifier. It has soothing, anti-inflammatory, lubricating and calming properties for the skin. Its antibacterial action has been used for centuries on skin problems such as acne, rashes and hyper-pigmentation. It has a purifying action on the body helping to get rid of metabolic waste.
Rose – Rose’s soothing and cooling effects has been used in Ayurveda for centuries for balancing Sadhaka Pitta, which governs the heart and emotions. It reduces heat in the skin, encourages cellular regeneration and promotes smoothness and radiance. It has a gentle and calming effect on the nervous system.
KAPHA DEEP CLEANSER
Full Ingredients INCI: Helianthus annus (sunflower oil), Cannabis sativa (hemp oil), Ricinus communis (castor oil), Cera alba (beeswax), Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba oil), Illite clay (French green Argiletz clay), Eucalypus globulus (eucalyptus), Ocimum tenuiflorum (tulsi), Taraxacum officinalis (dandelion), Citrus auratifolia (lime), Pelargonium graveolens (geranium), Juniperus virginiana (Juniper)
All Ingredients except clay are certified organic.
Argiletz Green Clay – a detoxifying and deep cleansing clay this superfine Illite green clay comes from the French region of Argiletz. Unrefined, non-radiated and full of living energy this active clay draws out toxins, balances oil production and increases skin clarity. Essential earth minerals impart increased health, cellular repair and epidermal restoration.
Hemp Seed Oil – with an essential fatty acid profile that closely resembles skin lipids our cold pressed unrefined certified organic Hemp Seed oil is rich in Omega 3, 6 and 9. It is packed full of anti-oxidants and vitamin E to fight free radical damage, contains all 21 amino acids needed, and is rich source of phospholipids, phytosterols and minerals. Hemp seed oil has anti-inflammatory properties with a zero comedogenic rating and will not block pores. It soothes dermatitis and irritation, combats acne and blemishes while hydrating and repairing skin’s barrier function. All of which make it ideal for sensitive, combination, oily and blemish prone skin.
Tulsi – Also known as Holy Basil, Tulsi is a Kapha pacifier being warming, pungent and bitter and a rich source of flavonoids and anti-oxidants. A powerful detoxifier and anti-bacterial it helps protect cells from premature ageing. It has uplifting, energising and anti-depressant qualities that have been revered for centuries as promoting purity and lightness in body, mind and spirit which has earned it a revered position in Ayurveda.
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.Store below 25C in a cool and dry place out of direct sunlight. Use within 6 months of opening. As with all products patch testing before use recommended.
- Take a chickpea size of the Deep Cleanser and warm between your fingertips. Massage all over your face and neck in circular upward and outward motions allowing the cleanser to melt deeply into your skin dislodging all makeup and debris.
To remove, drench a soft face cloth in warm water, ideally infused with Ayuressence. Wring it out and compress over your face and neck to steam skin and open pores before gently wiping off.
As a deeply hydrating and revitalising weekly mask treatment smooth it liberally over cleansed skin and rest for 10-20 minutes
Watch the Deep Cleansing Ritual video
Massage the Deep Cleanser onto your skin before you step into the shower. The warm water and steam will help infuse the oils into your skin for a deeper cleanse with a softening effect.
This is the perfect cleanser to switch to when the weather gets cold or your skin is starting to feel extra dry and dehydrated
VATA: For dry and mature skinVATA DEEP CLEANSER is velvety, deep clay cleansing treatment that nurtures your dry fine pores with regenerative nourishment, the result is a new level of hydration, firmness and agelessness, igniting your inner Vata healing.
Vata Dosha products are mindfully created to be warming, nourishing, regenerating and grounding for your skin, body and emotions.
Transform your nightly cleansing into a sensory aromatic ritual that purifies your skin of toxins, clears your mind of tension and expands your own understanding of your body’s rich, profound beauty. The velvety soft balm of the Vata Deep Cleanser drenches your skin in organic nutrients. The vitamin rich plant oils of Macadamia, Jojoba and Avocado and herbal infusions of Madagascan Vanilla, Turmeric and Cardamom add vitality to your skin’s elasticity, while the aromatic essences of Lemon, Lavender and Nutmeg give your skin a new level of radiance. Argiletz Golden Clay gently draws out toxins while re-mineralising for brightness and increased glow.
On days of stress or strain, expand your ritual and use as a mask, revelling in the firmness and hydration its medicinal qualities bring back to your body.
PITTA : For sensitive/combination skin
Pitta Dosha products are mindfully created to be cooling, calming, soothing and pacifying for your skin, body and emotions.
PITTA DEEP CLEANSER is a satiny deep clay cleansing treatment that sensitively soothes your reactive skin, the result is a medicinal calming and a new state of peaceful wellbeing, grounding your adventure-weary soul.
Transform your nightly cleansing into a healing aromatic ritual that purifies your sensitive skin of toxins, clears your mind of external ambition and allows your whole self to experience pure relaxation. The sumptuous satiny softness of the Pitta Deep Cleanser envelops your skin in the organic nutrients of vitamin rich plant oils, Coconut, Jojoba and Apricot Kernel. Herbal infusions of cooling and purifying Rose, Manjistha and Neem are combined with Argiletz Pink Clay for gently drawing out toxins, toning and re-mineralising your skin for a calm appearance. Aromatic essences of Geranium, Lavender and Orange reveal a new level of skin clarity and balance.
On days of stress or strain, expand your ritual and use as a mask, revelling in the tranquil and soothing relief it brings to your body.
KAPHA: For normal to oily skin
Kapha Dosha products are mindfully created to be invigorating, detoxifying,
enlivening and energising for your skin, body and emotions.
KAPHA DEEP CLEANSER is a silky deep clay cleansing treatment that understands the depth of your need for replenishment, rest and rejuvenation, clearing congestion and leaving your combination skin feeling luxurious balance and clarity in every pore.
Transform your nightly cleansing into a calming aromatic ritual that purifies your skin of toxins, clears your mind of worries and expands your heart into loving and accepting your true self. The sumptuous silken softness of the Kapha Deep Cleanser drenches your skin in the organic nutrients of vitamin rich plant oils Hemp, Jojoba and Castor. Herbal infusions of detoxifying Dandelion, Tulsi and Eucalyptus refine while Argiletz Green Clay draws out toxins and clears the pores. Aromatic plant essences of Lime, Geranium and Juniper refresh your world-weary soul with herbal energetic healing.
On days of stress or strain, expand your ritual and use as a mask, revelling in the peaceful balance it returns to your body.
FACE – Retreat Ritual
Velvety rich in texture these luxurious Deep Cleansers melt away all impurities and makeup with ease while supporting and repairing your skin’s barrier function.Intention: Purify
VATA DEEP CLEANSER – For dry and mature skin. Nurtures dry fine pores with regenerative nourishment.
PITTA DEEP CLEANSER – For sensitive/combination skin. Sensitively soothes reactive skin.
KAPHA DEEP CLEANSER – For normal to oily skin. Replenishes and rejuvenates, clears congestion.
Affirmation: I create space for my unlimited potential to unfold
Ritual: RetreatYour skin and body have different needs at night to the daytime. This is why Aika 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 Aika’s gift to you to ascend, escape and ultimately find your way home.
Aika Deep Cleanser is the first 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 Face Collection works synergistically to create a deeper, intuitive wellbeing for your body, mind and soul, based on your body’s individual needs.
Deep Cleansing – deeply yet gently cleanses without stripping to lift off the most stubborn makeup and environmental pollution and grime for clear and revitalised skin.
Nourishing and replenishing – a nutritious skin food packed full of essential fatty acids, anti-oxidant free radical scavengers and vitamins to boost hydration and lock in moisture to make your skin extremely soft and supple.
Hydrating Mask Treatment – provides an intense boost of emollients that penetrate deeply to banish dehydration, dryness and that tight skin feel for soft, plump and dewy radiant skin.
Clears and liberates – releases stress, emotional baggage and nervous tension from the day to create space for night-time rest and rejuvenation.
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 isactive in this waterless formula for incredible efficacy and long lasting value.
Made in Australia