Shiva Rose Saffron Rose Facial Scrub
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The ancient wisdom of Persian and Ayurvedic beauty rituals marry in this gentle yet powerful facial scrub. Chickpea flour used by the brides of India to create flawless skin before their nuptial day, is blended with sacred sandalwood powder, dried organic rose buds, saffron threads, coconut milk powder, orange peel powder for dark spots, and a few drops of sandalwood essential oil. Saffron used by royals in Ancient Persia will brighten the skin and improve blood flow to the skin, while the fat of the anti-aging coconut milk is rich in vitamins c, k, protein and copper. Orange Peel will heal breakouts, scars and inflammation while the sandalwood shrinks pores and strengthens firmness in the skin. Shatavari a powerful Ayurvedic Herb will promote soft youthful qualities.
Take a tablespoon of the scrub and awaken with a few drops of water or The Radiant Rose Water and blend in the palm of your gracious hand. Then apply with clean fingertips all over the face. Let it dry for 10 to 15 minutes and then rinse with warm water. For extra exfoliation you can scrub in a circular fashion moving upwards while rinsing the face. You can also add yogurt to the scrub for an extra resurfacing scrub mask.
Chickpea flour (Gram Flour), Sandalwood Powder (sandalicum pulvis), Rose (rosa), Saffron (safranum), Coconut milk Powder (cocos nucifera), Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), Sandalwood essential oil (Santalum album), Orange Peel Powder (citrus Aurantium Dulcis)
Also known as Gram Flour and used widely for maintaining the stunning complexion of Indian beauties, chickpea flour is a powerful ingredient for removing impurities and dirt, leaving the skin thoroughly cleaned but never stripped. Its antioxidant properties remove signs of aging like dark spots and acne scars while leveling pH balancing and restoring moisture to the skin. As the star ingredient of this scrub, it provides a wholesome base of nutrients for the face.
A highly active Ayurvedic ingredient, sandalwood powder clears the complexion naturally, adding a healthful glow. It’s anti-aging characteristics tighten drooping skin, help to eliminate skin spots, and smooth rough skin. Sandalwood also helps to reduce the size of pores, thus reducing the chances of bacterial penetration.
The Queen of the Flowers. Rose has been prized for it's beautifying properties since before the times of the Pharaohs. Rose can help the skin heal, and retain it's elasticity. Rose is anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, creates cell renewal, balances moods, balances hormones, opens the heart and clears the skin, spirit and mind.
Used in the elaborate baths of Alexander the Great – to treat battle wounds – and of Cleopatra – to enhance lovemaking – saffron has long been regarded as one of the world’s most powerful and storied spices. These unassuming strands hold skin-altering properties including the ability to even the complexion, increase blood circulation, treat active acne, as well as prevent further breakouts. Incorporating saffron into the diet not only furthers the treatment of the skin, but has also been shown to aid those afflicted with depression, anemia, heart issues, and PMS.
Coconut Milk Powder:
When activated with water or the Radiant Rose Water, coconut milk powder will immediately take on the richness of freshly milked coconut giving your skin a moisturized glow. Packed full of copper and vitamin C, coconut milk improves the skin elasticity thus preventing wrinkles, fine lines, and other signs of aging. This soothing treatment also provides relief to those afflicted with psoriasis, dermatitis, and eczema.
Widely acknowledged as the ultimate cure-all for feminine health in Ayurveda, Shatavari supports women through menses, ovulation, childbirth, and lactation. When made a part of the beauty ritual, it enhances feelings of spiritual love and assists with the maintenance of healthy hormone levels.
A highly regarded herb in Ayurvedic medicine, sandalwood has been used to treat acne and rashes in addition to providing powerful anti-aging therapies. Anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory and extremely soothing and cooling in nature, sandalwood effectively hydrates, relieves allergies and itchiness and balances all skin types.
Containing twice as much Vitamin C as the orange pulp itself, orange peels contribute brilliant shine to the skin. Diving deep into pores, the powder extracts all signs of dirt and impurities that contribute to blemishes and lightens blemishes for a smooth, even complexion.
A few years ago I began my blog The Local Rose to get closer to the earth and all its beauty. This desire led me on a journey that included solitary walks in forests, swimming in clean seas, and meditation through my Kundalini yoga practice. What came to me one day, after a moment of stillness, was a message. The message was to bring beauty and luminosity to women in a way that was nourishing and nurturing.
So many products women consume, even some that claim to be all natural, contain harmful and toxic ingredients. Our skin is the largest organ, and therefore what we put on our bodies and face literally gets absorbed directly through contact. My skin care line is 100% toxic free, and without any chemicals. The rose face serum was created to bring radiance and nourishment to the face. It is made with loving intentions and in small batches to insure its optimal integrity.
My candle is in a toxic-free coconut based candle with rose, agar wood and vanilla. The body oils are all hand blended using unusual essential oils that benefit the skin and spirit. The glow balm and radiant rose water are recent additions that add luminous texture and are anti-aging. Soon to come a few more products that use ancient wisdom and powerful ingredients. Thank you for visiting, may you walk in beauty, may you walk in the light . . .