Uma Elements, blog

  • Anti-Aging Essentials: How Chamomile Oil Soothes and Hydrates Aging Skin

    Anti-Aging Essentials: How Chamomile Oil Soothes and Hydrates Aging Skin

    Chamomile's potent antioxidant azulene has immense soothing benefits for the skin, which enable it to alleviate redness, irritation, hyperpigmentation, acne, and more.
  • 7 Ways to Use UMA’s Pure Calm

    7 Ways to Use UMA’s Pure Calm

    UMA's Pure Calm is the distillation of powerfully soothing botanicals and ancient Ayurvedic wisdom – as well as distant memories of an era when life moved at a slower, more tranquil, pace. Our Pure Calm has been one of our best selling Wellness Oils and a crowd favorite at the UMA HQ, and we wanted to share with you our top 7 ways to use...
  • 3 Important Mindsets to Have the Best Day, Every Day!

    3 Important Mindsets to Have the Best Day, Every Day!

    We wrote this post first for the new beginnings and need for contemplation that comes with a new year. However, with times and stations more fluid than ever, it feels meaningful to make these practices part of our every day as we seek to be more present and contented.
  • Voices of UMA: Q&A with Rose on Ayurveda for Inner Balance and Peace

    Voices of UMA: Q&A with Rose on Ayurveda for Inner Balance and Peace

    In this Voices of UMA feature, we spoke with Rose on how Ayurveda and wellness oils have helped her find balance and harmony in her life as a woman and a mother.
  • Voices of UMA: Q&A with Jane on How She Learned to Love Ayurveda

    Voices of UMA: Q&A with Jane on How She Learned to Love Ayurveda

    Our new feature, Voices of UMA, spotlights members of the UMA community who have developed their own unique relationship with Ayurveda. In this column, Jane reflects on the Ayurvedic practices and products she loves most, and how she sees Ayurveda as an ideal solution for the challenges of the modern world.
  • Self-Massage: The Gift That Keeps Giving

    Self-Massage: The Gift That Keeps Giving

    The Ayurvedic practice of self-massage—or Abhyanga—is self-care made simple. Read on to learn about the essential oils and aromatherapy techniques that can relieve your aches, clear your brain fog, and make your skin glow.
  • Ayurvedic Massage for Our Wellness and Beauty Routines: A Q&A with Kari Thies

    Ayurvedic Massage for Our Wellness and Beauty Routines: A Q&A with Kari Thies

    It's easy to dismiss massage as an indulgence; something we relegate to holidays or special occasions. But for decades research has shown it's more than a luxury. Massage has been shown to reduce pain and inflammation, alleviate fibromyalgia symptoms, ease anxiety, headaches, and digestive disorders, and help with insomnia. 
  • The Journey of a Drop: How UMA's Handcrafted Blends Are Made (with Love)

    The Journey of a Drop: How UMA's Handcrafted Blends Are Made (with Love)

    A journey into how every drop of UMA's handcrafted blends features unparalleled expertise, stringent commitment to quality - but above all, love.
  • 4 Ways to Show Yourself Some Love This Valentine's Day

    4 Ways to Show Yourself Some Love This Valentine's Day

    With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, many of us are looking for ways to show our love to others (in the form of roses and chocolate, perhaps). But let’s not forget one very important person who deserves your love: you. Think about it: when was the last time you actively thought something positive about yourself? Do you truly know how to love yourself?...
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