Uma Elements, blog

  • How Serums Promote Youthful Hydration & Glow

    How Serums Promote Youthful Hydration & Glow

    For the uninitiated, serums may seem like mysterious products, difficult to differentiate from toners or moisturizers. What exactly are serums, what benefits do they offer for the skin, and how do we use them? 
  • Anti-Aging Essentials: How Ylang Ylang Combats Acne, Aging Skin & More

    Anti-Aging Essentials: How Ylang Ylang Combats Acne, Aging Skin & More

    At UMA, ylang ylang has always been a prized ingredient in many of our formulas, such as our hydrating and rejuvenating UMA Ultimate Brightening Face Oil and our UMA Flawlessly Firming Neck Chest & Décolletage Serum. Curious to learn more about why this sweet flower is such a powerful skincare tool? Here are 6 benefits of ylang ylang essential oil for the skin. 
  • 7 DIY Face Masks to Lighten Dark Spots & Hyperpigmentation

    7 DIY Face Masks to Lighten Dark Spots & Hyperpigmentation

    One simple, yet effective way to promote the fading of dark spots is by whipping up a DIY face mask. Incorporating nutrient-rich ingredients you can find in your kitchen, these Ayurveda-approved face masks will help fade dark spots and hyperpigmentation naturally—all while providing a luxurious self-care experience.
  • Ayurvedic Remedies for Puffy Eyes

    Ayurvedic Remedies for Puffy Eyes

    Though we may be tempted to turn to topical solutions, or to simply cover dark circles up with makeup, Ayurveda tells us that the condition of our eyes reflects deeper imbalances within the body. Rather than treating the symptoms of puffy eyes, Ayurveda stresses the importance of tackling the root cause with soothing, natural solutions. 
  • How to Exfoliate for Clear, Glowing Skin

    How to Exfoliate for Clear, Glowing Skin

    A process that involves removing dead skin cells from the skin’s surface, exfoliation is a simple, yet effective way to rejuvenate the skin, leaving it looking brighter, clearer and more even. 
  • Protect Your Skin from the Sun with Ayurveda

    Protect Your Skin from the Sun with Ayurveda

    According to Ayurveda, there are a few small, simple and natural changes that can have a big effect on mitigating free radical damage. Here’s a breakdown of some Ayurvedic tips for protecting your skin from the sun this summer.
  • Ayurvedic Skincare Tips for Spring

    Ayurvedic Skincare Tips for Spring

    Curious how to effectively respond to the warmer weather and heightened humidity levels this spring? Here are 3 tips for a spring skincare routine that will leave your skin nourished, balanced and radiant. 
  • Anti-Aging Essentials: Face Oils for 4 Common Aging Concerns

    Anti-Aging Essentials: Face Oils for 4 Common Aging Concerns

    Interested in learning about more anti-aging ingredients? Check out the rest of our Anti-Aging Essentials series here. One of the most common beauty concerns facing women today is the effect of aging on our appearance. As our skin ages, its cells regenerate more slowly and thus require more nutrients to keep it hydrated and youthful. It also becomes especially important to treat aging skin...
  • Anti-Aging Essentials: Firming, Brightening, Luxurious Rosehip Oil

    Anti-Aging Essentials: Firming, Brightening, Luxurious Rosehip Oil

    RIch in antioxidants and vitamins, rosehip oil promotes a glowing, youthful, wrinkle-free complexion.
  • Anti-Aging Essentials: Frankincense Oil for a Wrinkle-Free Complexion

    Anti-Aging Essentials: Frankincense Oil for a Wrinkle-Free Complexion

    Frankincense essential oil is an anti-aging essential that improves skin tone, increases elasticity, and reduces age and sun spots.
  • 6 Reasons Why UMA’s Approach to Anti-Aging Is Radically Different

    6 Reasons Why UMA’s Approach to Anti-Aging Is Radically Different

    At UMA, our approach to anti-aging is very different – we work with the skin’s natural processes and entirely organic ingredients to clarify, rejuvenate, and strengthen the skin from within so it is better equipped to protect itself from damage and signs of aging.
  • Why UMA Truly Works to Keep Skin Healthy, Youthful, and Luminous

    Why UMA Truly Works to Keep Skin Healthy, Youthful, and Luminous

    So many conventional beauty products made of “secret” recipes do more damage than good, stripping away the skin’s surface and resulting in a thinning of cells. At UMA, our approach to anti-aging is different: We use all natural and nurturing ingredients that clarify, rejuvenate, and strengthen the skin—deep from within. 
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