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  • A Step-by-Step Guide to Your Perfect Body Care Routine

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Your Perfect Body Care Routine

    Have a free Friday night or an upcoming day off? Here’s an indulgent step-by-step body care routine that will leave you feeling rested, relaxed and rejuvenated. Many of these steps are fast and easy to incorporate into your daily routine.
  • What Is Rejuvenation, According to Ayurveda?

    What Is Rejuvenation, According to Ayurveda?

    Rejuvenation is a term we see all the time in the wellness world. Often touted as a central benefit of self-care practices, the term seems to connote anything from clear skin to an energized mind. But what does rejuvenation actually mean in an Ayurvedic context?
  • 6 Tips for Boosting Mental Energy This Summer

    6 Tips for Boosting Mental Energy This Summer

    If you’re looking to re-awaken your mind, check out these tips for boosting mental energy, concentration and sharpness this summer.
  • 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.
  • Natural Ayurvedic Remedies for Treating Cystic Acne

    Natural Ayurvedic Remedies for Treating Cystic Acne

    In the long run, natural Ayurvedic remedies can both boost your health and overall balance and help keep your skin looking youthful, radiant and acne-free. 
  • 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. 
  • An Ayurvedic Guide to Menopause

    An Ayurvedic Guide to Menopause

    To be sure, menopause carries with it unique challenges—especially for those who work, raise children or have other obligations that make it hard to find time to prioritize one’s health. However, when viewed with an Ayurvedic lens, menopause is not something to be feared or dreaded. Instead, it is a natural stage of life that, like all stages of life, presents both difficulties and...
  • Ayurvedic Spice Cabinet: Fennel for Digestion, Memory & More

    Ayurvedic Spice Cabinet: Fennel for Digestion, Memory & More

    For centuries, fennel has been used for an impressively wide range of purposes. It has served as a breath freshener, a digestive aid and as a supplement for women’s reproductive health and for nursing mothers. It boosts heart health, contains hunger-alleviating properties and more. 
  • The Best Natural Oils for Dewy Summer Skin

    The Best Natural Oils for Dewy Summer Skin

     When added at the end of your moisturizing routine, they target imperfections and provide the skin with the essential nutrients it needs to shine—without leaving behind excess residue or stickiness. 
  • The Many Health, Wellness & Anti-Aging Benefits of Hibiscus

    The Many Health, Wellness & Anti-Aging Benefits of Hibiscus

    In Ayurveda, hibiscus is lauded for its anti-aging qualities, its heart-boosting properties and more. 
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