Affirmation: I create space for my unlimited potential to unfold
Your skin and body have different needs in the day to the night time. 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 Pitta Pure Polish is the first step in your Pitta Arise Ritual. For true wellness with the deepest commitment, use the Pitta Pure Polish, Tonic and Balm as a collection. As your natural metabolic functions are focused outwardly on protecting your skin from daytime environmental and emotional influences, the Pitta Collection works synergistically to create a deeper, intuitive wellbeing for your body, mind and soul, based on your body’s individual needs.
Continues overnight detoxification – lifts away the layer of dead skin cells and toxins which your skin sheds through its overnight detoxification and renewal process, revealing fresh new skin.
Increases skin vitality – nourishes skin to optimise epidermal renewal and encourages subcutaneous circulation for incredible glow.
Evens skin tone – eliminates congestion, reduces pigmentation, blackheads and whiteheads while refining pores and smoothing the skin’s texture.
Soothing Skin Food Mask – calms, cools and offers immediate solace to irritated, reddened and sensitive skin for instant nourishment and long lasting comfort.
Skin primer – Ensures skin is refreshed and revitalised and in optimum condition to absorb tonics, balms and elixirs.
Extremely versatile – multi-tasking ‘three in one’ everyday cleanser, exfoliant and soothing mask treatment.
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.
Scoop a chickpea size amount into your palm. Add a few drops of warm water and mix with your fingers until creamy. Massage onto your face and neck in circular upward and outward motions with a gentle pressure. Rinse with warm water.
For enhanced exfoliation and a gentle peeling effect let the Pure Polish dry on your skin for a few minutes and then lightly roll it off.
As a nourishing and brightening mask treatment apply a generous layer on your skin and rest for 10-20 minutes.
Boost your skin first thing in the morning by using your Pure Polish as a morning mini-mask every day. Apply it to damp skin and then keep it on while you brush your teeth in the morning, read the papers or have your morning drink. Then simply rinse away with water or in the shower for fabulously fresh and super soft skin.
For added nourishment instead of water, mix it with cool to lukewarm milk to your desired consistency. Apply it in a thick layer to your skin for 10-20 minutes. To remove, simply wash off with warm water.
Great to use as a pre-party anti-redness pick me mask up for calmed and refreshed skin.
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 authentic Ayurvedic principles to purify, restore, rejuvenate and bring radiance to your skin, body and mind.
Triphala –Translated as ‘three fruits’ Triphala is composed of amalaki, bibhitaki and haritaki and is a powerful Rasayana (rejuvenating superfood). It is a favourite daily Ayurvedic supplement for balancing all the Dosha’s, containing five of the six tastes (rasas) – sour, pungent, bitter. It is unique in that it simultaneously cleanses and detoxifies at the deepest levels while at the same time supporting and rejuvenating. As a detoxifier, it increases micro-circulation and helps flush out toxins from the deepest layers of tissue. Highly nutritious, Triphala is loaded with anti-oxidants to scavenge free radicals, and support elastin and collagen production in the skin.
Manjistha – Ruby red Manjistha is considered one of the best tonics for skin and described in Ayurveda as a complexion enhancing ‘Varnya’ herb. It is a powerful lymph mover and blood purifier and strengthens the circulatory system and immune system while calming aggravated Pitta conditions such as pigmentation, acne and breakouts. It is a potent skin Rasayana(rejuvenating superfood), high in anti-oxidants, anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory compounds which work to rejuvenate and revitalise skin for a radiant glow.
Coconut – Called the ‘Tree of Life’ as the whole plant can be used, the cooling, moisturising and anti-inflammatory properties of coconut balances Pitta Dosha. Rich in vitamins and minerals it supports tissue healing and repair and alleviates the symptoms of psoriasis, eczema and reduces heat in the skin and body. The presence of Lauric acid gives coconut its anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties which helps heal and supports the barrier function of skin.
Lime – Fresh and tangy Lime is circulation boosting, anti-bacterial, purifying and detoxifying on the skin and body.Lime is high in anti-oxidant flavonoids, Vitamin C and natural alpha hydroxyl acids (AHAs) that assists with cellular turnover and regeneration. It has an astringent and toning effect on the skin and help clear excess oil and sebum for a clear complexion. It assists with mental clarity and promotes a feeling of positivity and light-heartedness to dispel tiredness and lethargy.
Avenasativa (oat), Cocos nucifera (coconut), Simmondsiachinensis (jojoba oil), Butyrospermumparkii (shea butter), Rosa centifolia (rose), Rubiacordifolia (manjistha), Azadirachtaindica (neem), Emblica officinalis (amla), Terminalia chebula (haritaki), Terminalia belerica (bibhitaki), Citrus sinensis (orange), Rosewood (Anibarosaeodora),Pogostemoncablin (patchouli).
Store below 25C in a cool and dry place out of direct sunlight. Use within 6 months of opening. Patch testing before use recommended.
Pitta Pure Polish
A soothingly soft and repairing blend of raw Ayurvedic skin food to enhance your outer layer’s natural detoxification and balance your sensitivity, giving you a calm skin that both protects and supports your ultimate wellbeing throughout the day, empowering you to live wholeheartedly.
Transcend your morning ritual into an exquisite aromatic awakening that enhances the overnight renewal of your skin, opens your mind for possibilities, and expands your soul into stillness. The luscious creamy Pitta Pure Polish infuses your skin with nutrients while freeing it from overnight cellular activity of detoxification and shedding. Gently buffing with Colloidal Oats, Coconut and purifying Manjistha which assist cellular turnover, while Jojoba and Shea Butter calm while you cleanse. Rose, Neem and Patchouli purify, cool and soothe your Pitta nature and powerful Triphala provides vitality. This intuitive polish can be used as a daily cleanser, exfoliant and mask.