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Tips for Achieving Balance in Your Daily Life

Balance as it pertains to our everyday lives can sometimes feel elusive. The ancient healing science of Ayurveda is rooted in the idea that achieving balance between the energies of the mind, body, and soul is the key to a long life. Balance is one of the core pillars of the Avya brand. We strive to incorporate it into our products through our exclusive blend of botanicals, peony, turmeric, and neem to nourish and restore the mind, body, and spirit.  We understand that achieving balance looks and feels different for every individual. With that in mind, we’d like to share...

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How to Incorporate Mudras into Daily Life

Ayurveda is an approach to life that allows us to create and experience connection between our bodies and the world around us. On a daily basis, we are bombarded with images and messages telling us what we should look like, how we should live, how we should act, what we should say or not say, and what things we should own. All of these things can cloud our minds and keep us in a state of feeling disconnected from our true selves.  One of AVYA’s founders, Deepika Vyas, grew up deeply rooted in the practices of Ayurveda. She was raised...

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The Main Differences Between Day & Night Moisturizers

It’s not uncommon to wonder if there’s really a need for a separate day and night moisturizer. After all, this is really just a gimmick to get you to buy more products, right? Wrong. There are actually several differences between the two, and each has its own benefits and uses. Differences Between Day & Night Moisturizers As mentioned, there are several differences between a day moisturizer and night moisturizer.  Day moisturizers tend to be lighter in feel and they absorb into the skin easily. A good day cream won’t feel greasy or leave residue on the skin once absorbed so...

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Everything you need to know about Microencapsulation

The science behind great skincare products can sometimes seem a little complicated. Scientists are constantly working on new ways to make your skincare regimen more effective at the molecular level. One of the most innovative and useful technologies that has been developed in recent years is microencapsulation.  Thinkglamor.com mentioned this technology as one of the five biggest skincare trends of 2020, and with the effectiveness of this technology, it’s easy to understand why.   At AVYA we combine innovative skincare science with ancient ayurvedic botanicals to bring you products that nourish your skin from deep within to treat and correct your...

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How to Combat Hyperpigmentation in Your Skin

Have you noticed odd spots on your skin that appear a few shades darker than the rest? You may be dealing with hyperpigmentation. The good news is that this problem is usually harmless. The bad news is that it can be annoyingly difficult to treat unless you know how. What Is Hyperpigmentation? Hyperpigmentation is, simply put, a darkening of the skin. It can occur in small spots, large patches, or across entire areas of your body. Hyperpigmentation can happen to people with all skin types, though it’s more obvious against lighter skin tones. It’s actually a really common problem, and...

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What Skincare Ingredients Should I Avoid?

It’s easy to think of your skin as just the outside of your body, but it’s so much more important than you may realize. Your skin is the largest organ in your body, and vital to your health. It’s a porous barrier between you and the world. The truth is, your skin takes in some of what you put on it. It’s incredibly important to carefully select skincare products. You might be surprised at how many include ingredients that will do more harm than good.  When you’re in the market for a new skincare product, it’s easy to get wrapped...

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