Affirmation: I am whole and complete
Your skin and body have different needs at night to the daytime. This is why we have created Dosha specific treatments aligned with the time of day and your body’s needs at that time, enriching their deep healing with holistic morning and evening rituals. The delicate bonding of organic ingredients helps you to mindfully restore true wellness, as a sacred loving twice daily practice. These rituals are our gift to you to ascend, escape and ultimately find your way home.
The Kapha Ayuressence is the second step in your Kapha Retreat Ritual. For true wellness with the deepest commitment, use the Kapha Deep Cleanser, Ayuressence and Elixir as a collection. As your natural metabolic functions are supported overnight, the Kapha Collection works synergistically to create a deeper, intuitive wellbeing for your body, mind and soul, based on your body’s individual needs.
Regenerating and exfoliating – rich in rejuvenating plant essences which facilitates and accelerates your skin’s overnight cellular repair and turnover for fresh skin cells to surface.
Softening and brightening – reduces roughness and flakiness by evening out the texture of skin making it look smooth and revitalised. This also prepares your skin for optimum absorption of your Elixir.
Balances the emotions – soothing, calming and cooling to balance your Pitta elemental nature.
Extremely versatile – multi-tasking daily skin compress, steam bath and instant mood enhancer.
100% Active andconcentrated – devoid of water, fillers, emulsifiers and thickeners, every single ingredient is active in this waterless formula for incredible efficacy and long lasting value.
Use after cleansing and removing all makeup. Add 5-6 drops of the Kapha Ayuressence to a bowl of warm water and stir to dissolve. Drench a soft face cloth into this aromatic infusion. Wring it out and then press it over your face and neck to infuse the Ayuressence into your skin and gently steam the pores. Inhale deeply. Exhale mindfully for an instant sense of inner peace.
The Kapha Ayuressence is perfect to use in a steam bath when you have a cold. The decongesting plant essences help alleviate and unblock your sinuses.
We believe your skin and body deserve only the best. That’s why purity is essential to us and we source the very best certified ingredients from around the world. All Aika ingredients are intentionally chosen based on Ayurvedic principles to purify, restore, rejuvenate and bring radiance to your skin, body and mind.
Palmarosa– with an uplifting rosy lemon aroma Palmarosa is known as ‘Indian Geranium’. It is a powerful cellular regenerator which stimulates and assists new skin cells to form. As it regulates moisture and oil production it benefits all skin types, particularly Pitta which often is a combination type skin. In Ayurveda it’s cooling and moistening nature makes it particularly suited to Pitta pacifying. Energetically Palmarosa helps release negative emotions and has both calming and uplifting effects which makes it a great mood regulator.
Geranium–Cooling, uplifting rose scented Geranium has an extremely rejuvenating and circulatory effect on the skin as it improves cutaneous blood flow, improves elasticity and helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. A gentle astringent, it is firming and toning on skin and helps balance oil which is beneficial for all skin types. It’s powerful anti-inflammatory nature means it soothes skin irritations and blemishes. As a natural diuretic, it helps with eliminating toxins from the body. It is calming and grounding on the emotions and is known as a woman’s oil helping to regulate the monthly cycle.
Patchouli–Derived from the Tamil word ‘Paccilai’ meaning ‘green leaf’, Patchouli has a deep, spicy, earthy aroma and has been used for centuries in Ayurveda for its warming and moistening properties which benefits both Vata and Pitta. It is extremely healing and rejuvenating on the skin and promotes tissue repair and firmness. It reduces pigmentation, scarring and inflammation and helps alleviate Pitta related conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and acne. On the emotions and mind Patchouli has an anti-depressive and calming effect that alleviates anger and heightened emotions.
Castile soap (Purified Water, Organic Elaeis guineensis oil, Organic Helianthus annuus oil, Potassium hydroxide, Organic Olea europaea oil, Organic Linum usitatissimum oil, Organic Glycerine), Vegetable glycerin, Cymbopogon martini(palmarosa), Pelargonium graveolens (geranium), Lavandula angustifolia (Lavender), Pogostemon cablin (patchouli).
A potent Kapha balancing synergy of refining and clarifying Ayur-aromatic plant essences to accelerate cellular regeneration and repair, restoring the complex balance of combination skin with effortless intuitive ease.
This is an intensely aromatic and sensory journey for restoring clarity and refining your skin, as these precious drops magically disappear into water as you activate them. It is deeply relaxing, restoring and tension releasing for the emotions and mind. Anti-bacterial, astringent and toning Lime contains natural plant AHA’s (alpha hydroxyl acids) aid in cellular turnover, while Petitgrain and Lavender are uplifting of the mind and help balance oil production, while deep cleansing Niaouli gently eliminates blemishes and acne. Daily ritual commitment, will result in dramatically clear, even toned skin, blissfully free of excess oil and blemishes.