How are you today – what does a normal day consist of for you? A normal day really varies. I could be researching Ayurvedic remedies for inspiration, emailing with someone who has expressed an interested in SAMAYA or thanking those who have provided feedback on our products, or I could be in the lab working on a new formulation or visiting one of my suppliers. Thankfully most of them are not far from London so I don’t have very far…
Dreamy Orange Vanilla, Tingly Fresh Mint, Cheery Lemon Coconut, don’t they just sound so scrumptious! Fable Naturals have concocted a trio of nourishing organic lib balms that are packaged in cardboard tubes made from 100% recycled paper. Using Fairtrade cocoa butter and olive oil, the balms leave your lips feeling wax free and moisturised. Once finished, the tubes are fully compostable and will degrade in a home compost bin! Voila
The Organic Pharmacy Carrot Butter Cleanser is a balm cleanser packed full of goodness. The balm includes various ingredients such as jojoba oil, renowned for regenerating skin cells. Shea butter which helps treat skin conditions including blemishes, wrinkles, eczema and allergies. Beeswax with its antibacterial properties, helps keep skin clean and the list goes on! This pot of wonderfulness is key to keeping that radiant all natural glow.
Solid shampoo bars are packed full of natural ingredients that do wonders for your hair & the environment. These small bars last longer than 2-3 shampoo bottles and of course cut out all that unnecessary packaging. Lush cosmetics and Ethique Beauty are the places to shop for this necessity. One of our favourites from Lush is the ‘Jason and the Argan oil’ bar – this rose scented Argan oil packed bar left our hair beautifully soft with a bouncy conditioned feel and smells divine.
Samaya is an all natural skincare brand based on Ayurvedic principles. Working in harmony with your specific dosha to create ‘samdosha’ – perfect balance. We tried the Pitta Hydrating cleanser full of natural ingredients including Jasmine, Neem, lotus, turmeric and saffron. Immediately we were struck by how beautifully it smelt – a smell that lingers, relaxes you and creates inner calm. Super gentle on the skin, it removes all traces of make-up and leaves the skin feeling soft and well hydrated. www.samayaayurveda.com
Certified vegan and coloured from natural minerals the Benecos Naural Fresh Bronzing Duo is the ideal way to create a sun kissed glow. The bronzer and rose blush can be blended together or used individually to create a tanned complexion. Full of organic oils including macadamia seed, castor seed & sunflower seed, this bronzer is moisturising to the skin & light to the touch. With 3 for the price of 1 and at such an affordable price, who wouldn’t love this compact bronzer. £6.95 pravera.co.uk
Enhance your eyes the natural way with Benecos natural liquid eyeliner in black. Quick drying and easy to apply, not only will this eyeliner create that long lasting dramatic flick but it is full of natural ingredients that are kind to your eyes, including organic flower extracts & jojoba oil. £5.95 pravera.co.uk