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Ayurvedic Rhythms: How to use the Ayurvedic Clock to improve your Daily and Nightly Regimen

A quick guide for incorporating Ayurveda’s use of circadian rhythms into your life to achieve balance. Ayurveda has been practiced in India for thousands of years.  It is the science of life, a study and manual in best practices that lays out everything you need to know to balance and improve your daily physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. Ayurveda is a science and lifestyle and as studies have shown, its practices have tried and true results.  At AVYA, we use ingredients in our products that have been proven over millennia to heal and rejuvenate skin. We know that healthy radiant...

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Things to Change in Your Winter Skincare Routine

Tips on changes to make to your daily skincare routine for Fall and Winter months As we transition into cooler months, you’ll notice more than just the leaves and temperatures changing. Cooler weather has started to set in and with it, you may notice your skin feeling a bit different. As Allure notes, a drop in humidity causes a drier atmosphere. This dry air combined with dry heat from indoor radiators may increase the chance of dry skin, flakiness, itching, and inflammatory conditions like breakouts and eczema.  When we think of Winter activities, we imagine enjoying the snow or sledding...

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Goji Berries: The Ayurvedic Ingredient that Can Boost Your Skincare Routine

Goji berries (Lycium barbarum) have been used in Ayurveda for thousands of years to help support energy, vision, kidney and liver function, sleep and for anti-aging properties that benefit skin. Also known as wolfberries, these rich, sweet berries are commonly used medicinally. They are also found in India and around other parts of Asia, especially in China, where they are a medicinal staple.  The goji berry is a small, red berry that contains a wealth of health benefits. The goji berry contains high levels of antioxidants as well as high levels of Vitamin B2 and Vitamin C, plus minerals, essential...

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In-Beauty: The New Approach that Helps You Achieve Beauty From the Inside Out

Indian beauty rituals have been admired for centuries. Learn about this approach to beauty and how it can change your life. Now, more than ever before, health and peace of mind have become the new wealth. With such a large focus on self-care, it’s no wonder that our approach to beauty is expanding to encompass practices from around the world. Global concepts of beauty vary, so we wanted to share a bit with you about In-Beauty and how it compares with other beauty methods.  AVYA is proud to be at the forefront of a new approach to skincare, In-Beauty. In-Beauty,...

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3 Tips for Giving the Gift of Luxury Skincare

Luxury skincare is a great gift idea for the people in your life who you know deserve a little bit of extra pampering. Most people are in search of great products that will give them a clean, clear, glowing and youthful appearance yet they don’t always invest in premium, high-grade gifts for themselves. As noted by Best Health Magazine, it’s nice to give someone something they wouldn’t indulge in themselves. Giving someone the gift of luxury skincare is never a bad idea as long as it’s done the right way. We’d like to share a few simple tips with you...

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The Benefits of Citrus in Skincare

  Why it's beneficial to incorporate citrus ingredients in your daily skincare routine Believed to have originated in South Asia, citrus fruits are full of nutrients that are beneficial for overall health and skincare. Citrus fruits contain high levels of antioxidants that work at a cellular level to neutralize free radicals - destructive molecules that can cause damages as a result of exposure to chemicals, UV rays and other environmental stressors. Citrus fruits are used in Ayurveda for their healing properties. Oils and extracts made from the skins of citrus fruits have been used for centuries in ayurvedic practices to treat...

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