Saffron & Honey Soap - For Vedic Glow
(For Tridoshic or All Skin Types)
Kerala Ayurveda Saffron and Honey natural handmade soap helps to maintain your natural skin glow; Helps tone the dull and tired skin; Honey being a natural humectant locks your skin's moisture.
AYURVEDIC SKIN TYPE GUIDE: The 1st step of skincare routine is to know your Ayurvedic skin type. This helps you to use a product that suits your skin. Your ayurvedic skin type, can be Vata, Pitta or Kapha, or sometimes even a combination of these doshas.
TRIDHOSHIC SKIN TYPE: Tridoshic Type Skin is generally healthy & balanced skin with optimal levels of Vata, Pitta & Kapha doshas. The ingredients of this soap are chosen to compliment the already beautiful skin. They are not too hot, cold, astringent or overly moisturizing and are well-proportioned to suit all skin-types.
OTHER LABEL CLAIMS
- No artificial fragrances or colors
- Made with pure essential oils
- No phthalates
- No silicones
- No paraben
- Made from 100% vegetable oils
- Not tested on animals
- Natural Handmade Soap
Ayurveda believes that the well being of the body is directly dependent on the well being of the soul and its surroundings, including the products that come in contact with the body and skin. Kerala Ayurveda’s Saffron and Honey Soap is a natural soap that is made with the finest quality ingredients, combined in just the right amounts to cleanse, lather, and nourish. For natural glowing skin, the soap is traditionally cold processed using pure essential oils and natural extracts and is one of the best Ayurvedic soaps for skin whitening. The presence of Wheatgerm Oil in the soap caresses and conditions the skin to reveal natural glowing skin.
Kerala Ayurveda’s Saffron and Honey Soap has the ability to moisturize, nourish, and improve the skin's overall complexion. The natural skin moisturizer, coconut oil, helps to delay the signs of aging on the skin with its antioxidant qualities. This moisture rich soap is enriched with pure Saffron and Honey and is known to brighten, revitalise, and give the skin a warm glow.
Saffron and Honey Soap - Ingredients
- Coconut Oil
- Almond Oil
- Wheatgerm Oil
- Sodium Stearate
- Sodium Laurate
- Purified Water
Causes of skin dullness
The skin constantly sheds dead cells and if the process isn’t working efficiently, the skin's complexion can take on a dull, unhealthy, tired appearance that emphasizes wrinkles. Dull skin is skin that does not look bright or radiant—in fact, it may appear lackluster or flat. Clear and glowing skin is a sign of good health, and taking care of it requires diligence.
The skin can lose its natural luminosity because of dryness, damaged cells, or slow cell turnover, all of which can happen at any age and in any season. This can make the face feel rough or bumpy, and can also give the skin a dull appearance. Several factors like exposure to pollution, UV rays from the sun, and a poor diet can aggravate skin issues. As a result, the skin loses its natural glow and texture.
Dull skin is one of the most common dermatological complaints and this condition is characterized by skin that has lost its radiance or glow. It is also often one of the first signs of aging, as skin renewal decreases about 7% every 10 years. Dull skin looks aged and unhealthy, and may often also have an uneven tone and texture. Spots, blemishes, fine lines, wrinkles, etc. can cause the skin to lose its natural glow and make it look dull.
Causes of dull skin
- Pollution: Skin is constantly exposed to pollution. The smoke and dust suspended in the air can cause the skin pores to get clogged and eventually this can affect the natural glow of the skin and cause other skin-related issues like acne, pimples, and uneven skin tone
- Sun Damage: The sun’s rays can cause damage to the skin cells and can even lead to serious illnesses like melanoma. Damage from UV rays can also make the skin appear worn out and dull
- Hydration: When the skin cells lack the moisture they need to remain healthy, it commonly leads to skin that appears dull. Sometimes dehydrated skin happens due to the weather, an illness, or inadequate water content in the skin cells
- Stress: Stress can have many adverse effects on an individual’s health. The skin is easily affected during bouts of stress and shows clear signs of stress in the form of acne, pimples, and dullness of skin
- Diet: A proper, well-balanced diet is imperative to maintaining healthy skin. Consuming nutrient-rich foods will ensure that the skin is well-nourished
- Lifestyle: There are a number of lifestyle choices that can cause dull skin
Here are a few examples:
- Smoking cigarettes and using other tobacco products
- Eating unhealthy foods
- Sleeping less than six hours per night
- Getting too little exercise
- Drinking alcohol to excess
- Not drinking enough water
An Ayurvedic Perspective
Ayurveda is one of the world's oldest holistic (whole-body) healing systems. It was developed more than 3,000 years ago in India and is based on the belief that health and wellness depend on a delicate balance between the mind, body, and spirit. Its main goal is to promote good health, not fight disease. But treatments may be geared toward specific health problems.
Ayurveda offers the perspective that while all skin conditions can seem superficial in nature, the skin is actually a reflection of hidden realities within each of our bodies. Skin conditions are rarely caused by an issue on the surface of the skin; they are far more likely to be the result of a deeper imbalance—making it somewhat ineffective to treat the symptom alone. This is why Ayurvedic skin care aims to identify and treat the underlying cause of skin imbalances—an approach that tends to offer real and sustained results.
From the Ayurvedic perspective, the quality of touch an individual receives affects the nervous system; it can excite, disturb, or calm the airy vata dosha, which governs the nervous system and becomes rattled when the individual is under stress. The skin, the body’s largest organ, also acts as a protective barrier and an early warning system to the body. Its tiny hairs increase sensitivity to physical sensations, such as heat, cold, and pain, and alert individuals to emotional pain as well. Radiant skin usually indicates hearty circulation, good digestion, and a strong ability to detoxify (which can sometimes occur through the skin). In Ayurveda, the constitution (the unique combination of vata, pitta, and kapha dosha) determines the skin’s specific needs and the face is one of the important areas to take care of because all five senses are located here.
An individual's dosha determines their skin type:
- Vata skin has a tendency towards dry and rough skin and is cold to the touch
- Pitta skin can be fair, reddish or freckled, affected by heat and sun, burns easily, can be sensitive or oily and prone to acne and inflammation
- Kapha skin is smooth, thick, moist, pale, ages well. Can be oily and prone to large pores, black/whiteheads and acne