Kapha Ayuressence 30ml (liquid exfoliant drops)

Kapha Ayuressence 30ml (liquid exfoliant drops)

65.00

Feel enlivened with this potent Kapha-balancing synergy of refining and clarifying Ayur-aromatic plant essences as it accelerates regeneration balancing normal to oily skin with effortless intuitive ease.

As these precious drops magically melt in water, experience a pleasure-filled sensory and aromatic journey while your skin’s refreshed and whole being’s energised.

Incorporating a concentrated blend of detoxifying plant extracts, Lime offers antibacterial, astringent and toning results as its natural plant AHA’s (alpha hydroxy acids) gently exfoliates dead skin cells. Blended with Petitgrain and Lavender for uplifting the mind and balancing oil production, deep cleansing Niaouli eliminates blemishes and acne.

With daily ritual use, the Kapha Ayuressence results in dramatically clear skin that’s even-toned and free of congestion, as the invigorating aroma dispels lethargy and encourages brightness of mind and spirit.

My wish is for you to feel at ease using your chosen products. Complimentary with every purchase, receive a personal 30min online skin care tutorial with me (Skin Therapist & Founder, Maxine). Tutorial booking link will be emailed once your products are sent to you.

See below for Intention, Ritual & Video, Tips, Benefits, Ingredients & Storage details.

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Intention: Restore

Affirmation: I am whole and complete. 

Ritual: Retreat

Aligned with morning (awakening) and evening (relaxing) energy as well as our skin and body’s varying needs at those times, Aika have created Dosha-specific products and holistic rituals to enrich their rejuvenating benefits. The delicate bonding of organic ingredients also help to restore true wellness as a loving twice-daily practice. These Ayurvedic-inspired rituals encourage us to connect within and come home to ourselves.

The Kapha Ayuressence is the second step in the Kapha Retreat Ritual and when combined with the Deep Cleanser and Elixir, its effects are amplified. As our natural metabolic functions are inwardly focused for overnight support and rejuvenation, the Kapha Collection works together to create a deep and intuitive sense of wellbeing based on our individual needs.

 

Ritual

AS A DAILY COMPRESS

  1. Use at night after cleansing and removing all makeup.

  2. Add 5-6 drops of the Kapha Ayuressence to a bowl of warm water (½ litre or 1 pint is sufficient) and stir to dissolve. If your skin is sensitised, inflamed, sunburned, irritated or reactive, then make the water temperature lukewarm to cool.

  3. Drench a soft face cloth into this aromatic infusion then wring it out and press over your face, neck and decolletage (steps below) to infuse into your skin and gently steam the pores.

    a) Lay your cloth over your decolletage and press lightly.

    b) Press your cloth gently into your neck mindfully avoiding direct/firm pressure on the tender throat area.

    c) Gently hold and cup your hands over the cloth along the jawline and press firmly.

    d) Then press over your cheeks.

    e) Finally press over your eyes and forehead area.

  4. Inhale deeply. Exhale mindfully. Repeat 2-3 times.

  5. Follow with the Kapha Elixir for the best skin-nourishing results.

 

AS A WEEKLY STEAM BATH

  1. Fill a large bowl with steaming water making sure the bowl is sitting securely on a table.

  2. Add 5-6 drops of the Kapha Ayuressence to this.

  3. Lean over the bowl with your face about 15-18 inches away from the water, and cover your head with a scarf or towel to create a tent like effect and trap the steam.

  4. Allow the aromatic steam to gently open pores, soften and release impurities while increasing your skin’s subcutaneous circulation. Steam for 5-7 minutes. The steam should feel comfortably soothing – not too hot.

  5. Pat dry and follow with Kapha Elixir.

 

AS A MOOD ENHANCER

  1. Whenever you need to feel uplifted, clear or refreshed, add a drop of Kapha Ayuressence to your palm and rub your hands together to warm and activate the essences. Cup over your nose and breathe in deeply for a few moments. This is particularly beneficial when you feel depressed, fatigued or depleted.

  2. Add a drop to a cotton ball and wear this in your clothes when you need to concentrate, be alert, study or in need of an energy boost.

 

Tips

  • The Kapha Ayuressence is perfect to use in a steam bath when you have a cold. The decongesting plant essences help alleviate congestion and unblock your sinuses.

  • Ideal for use during damp and cold climates/weather or when skin’s overly congested/oily due to the energising, purifying and uplifting properties Kapha offers. Also beneficial during times of fatigue and depression as well as Kapha season from mid-Winter to early Spring.

 

Benefits

  • Regenerating and exfoliating – rich in rejuvenating plant essences which accelerates skin’s overnight cellular repair and turnover for fresh skin cells to surface.

  • Softening and clearing – evens skin texture for smoothness and freshness, also preparing for optimum absorption of your Elixir.

  • Balances the emotions – energising, invigorating and enlivening to balance your Kapha elemental nature.

  • Extremely versatile – multi-tasking daily skin compress, steam bath and instant mood enhancer.

  • 100% active and concentrated – devoid of formula-benefiting ingredients and all synthetics, every single ingredient works to benefit on a cellular level in this waterless formula for the ultimate in effectiveness and long-lasting value.


Ingredients

Believing your skin and body deserve only the best, absolute purity is paramount here at Soul to Skin. Having sourced the best certified organic ingredients from around the world, all Aika ingredients are chosen based on Ayurvedic principles to purify, restore, rejuvenate and bring radiance to your skin, body and mind.

The full Aika collection is certified organic to the ACO (Australian Certified Organic) standard - one of the top two standards in Australia and the world - which is a whole sustainable and ethical approach to farming, people, transport/storage, product formulas and packaging.

 
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KEY INGREDIENTS

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– Anti-septic, 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.

FULL INGREDIENTS

Castile soap (Purified Water, Organic Elaeisguineensis oil, Organic Helianthus annuus oil, Potassium hydroxide, Organic Olea europaea oil, Organic Linumusitatissimum oil, Organic Glycerine), Vegetable glycerin, Citrus aurantifolia (lime), Citrus aurantiumamara (petitgrain), Lavandulaangustifolia (lavender), Malaleucaquinquenervia (niaouli).

 

Storage

Store below 25C in a cool and dry place out of direct sunlight. Use within 6 months of opening. Patch testing before use recommended.

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