Why Ayurveda Prefers Oil over Lotion
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Why Ayurveda Prefers Oil over Lotion

Oil is a close match to the skin’s outer layer and complements our natural oiliness. It helps draw out impurities and balances our skin’s hydration. The result? Beautiful, balanced, hydrated...

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Why Ayurveda Prefers Oil over Lotion

Oil is a close match to the skin’s outer layer and complements our natural oiliness. It helps draw out impurities and balances our skin’s hydration. The result? Beautiful, balanced, hydrated...

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5 Gotu Kola Studies You Should Know About
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5 Gotu Kola Studies You Should Know About

Gotu kola, or brahmi, has been used in Ayurveda for centuries. These five studies offer a modern day take on its benefits for the skin, brain, and nervous system.

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5 Gotu Kola Studies You Should Know About

Gotu kola, or brahmi, has been used in Ayurveda for centuries. These five studies offer a modern day take on its benefits for the skin, brain, and nervous system.

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Meda and Asthi Dhatu: The Skin and Bones
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Meda and Asthi Dhatu: The Skin and Bones

The tissues of the skin and bones are vital to our health, providing protection, movement, and stability. Explore Ayurvedic tips for how to nourish and care for these tissues layers.

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Meda and Asthi Dhatu: The Skin and Bones

The tissues of the skin and bones are vital to our health, providing protection, movement, and stability. Explore Ayurvedic tips for how to nourish and care for these tissues layers.

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Ayurvedic Skin Care | How to Do an At-Home Facial + 3 Face Masks for Glowing Skin
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Ayurvedic Skin Care | How to Do an At-Home Faci...

Treat yourself to a luxurious Ayurvedic facial in the comfort of your own home and create your own DIY masks using common, everyday ingredients that you already have in your...

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Ayurvedic Skin Care | How to Do an At-Home Facial + 3 Face Masks for Glowing Skin

Treat yourself to a luxurious Ayurvedic facial in the comfort of your own home and create your own DIY masks using common, everyday ingredients that you already have in your...

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5 Ayurvedic Tips for Beautiful Summer Skin + Bonus Tips for Healthy Skin Year-Round
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5 Ayurvedic Tips for Beautiful Summer Skin + Bo...

When it comes to summer beauty, we all want to radiate with healthy, beautiful skin. Follow these easy tips to keep pitta in check and get that Ayurveda glow, this summer...

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5 Ayurvedic Tips for Beautiful Summer Skin + Bonus Tips for Healthy Skin Year-Round

When it comes to summer beauty, we all want to radiate with healthy, beautiful skin. Follow these easy tips to keep pitta in check and get that Ayurveda glow, this summer...

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What Is Ayurvedic Dry Massage and Why You Should Try It
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What Is Ayurvedic Dry Massage and Why You Shoul...

Ayurvedic dry brushing, called garshana (pronounced gar-shun-uh), promotes lymphatic cleansing and is a powerful way to support the removal of ama (cellular waste products) from the body.

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What Is Ayurvedic Dry Massage and Why You Should Try It

Ayurvedic dry brushing, called garshana (pronounced gar-shun-uh), promotes lymphatic cleansing and is a powerful way to support the removal of ama (cellular waste products) from the body.

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True Beauty Is More than Skin Deep—Here's How to Nourish Yours
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True Beauty Is More than Skin Deep—Here's How t...

You've likely heard the phrase "beauty is only skin deep"—but Ayurveda says just the opposite. Here's how to nourish your beauty on every level, body, mind, and soul.

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True Beauty Is More than Skin Deep—Here's How to Nourish Yours

You've likely heard the phrase "beauty is only skin deep"—but Ayurveda says just the opposite. Here's how to nourish your beauty on every level, body, mind, and soul.

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How to Start the School Year with Clear, Glowing Skin
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How to Start the School Year with Clear, Glowin...

At a time when many are coming into themselves as individuals and hyper-aware of external appearances, navigating skin breakouts can be extremely challenging.

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How to Start the School Year with Clear, Glowing Skin

At a time when many are coming into themselves as individuals and hyper-aware of external appearances, navigating skin breakouts can be extremely challenging.

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6 Ways to Use Neem for Skin & Hair
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6 Ways to Use Neem for Skin & Hair

Neem’s cooling, soothing properties can work wonders for the skin and hair. Learn how to harness this herb's benefits for radiant skin and lustrous locks. 

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6 Ways to Use Neem for Skin & Hair

Neem’s cooling, soothing properties can work wonders for the skin and hair. Learn how to harness this herb's benefits for radiant skin and lustrous locks. 

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7 Ayurvedic Ways to Care for Your Skin this Winter
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7 Ayurvedic Ways to Care for Your Skin this Winter

During winter months, our skin is drier and craves all the nourishment we are willing to give it. Learn how to keep your skin healthy during this time of year...

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7 Ayurvedic Ways to Care for Your Skin this Winter

During winter months, our skin is drier and craves all the nourishment we are willing to give it. Learn how to keep your skin healthy during this time of year...

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Seasonal Skincare Rituals for the Fall Transition
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Seasonal Skincare Rituals for the Fall Transition

These routines can support your skin's natural, luminous glow while maintaining balance and harmony in mind, body, and spirit throughout the transition of fall.

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Seasonal Skincare Rituals for the Fall Transition

These routines can support your skin's natural, luminous glow while maintaining balance and harmony in mind, body, and spirit throughout the transition of fall.

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Ayurvedic Tonics, Masks & Scrubs for Nourishing Your Skin
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Ayurvedic Tonics, Masks & Scrubs for Nourishing...

Ayurveda provides us with a simple adage, “If you wouldn’t eat it, don’t put it on your skin.” This is important to remember when choosing skin care products.

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Ayurvedic Tonics, Masks & Scrubs for Nourishing Your Skin

Ayurveda provides us with a simple adage, “If you wouldn’t eat it, don’t put it on your skin.” This is important to remember when choosing skin care products.

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How to Make Turmeric Paste
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How to Make Turmeric Paste

Take the many benefits of turmeric a step further by creating your own turmeric paste! It can be used to make turmeric milk, as a cooking ingredient, as a facial...

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How to Make Turmeric Paste

Take the many benefits of turmeric a step further by creating your own turmeric paste! It can be used to make turmeric milk, as a cooking ingredient, as a facial...

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My Ayurvedic Skincare Routine (Video)
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My Ayurvedic Skincare Routine (Video)

You know how people say it's what's inside that matters most. This is especially true for Ayurvedic skincare. Here, Banyan's Content Project Manager, Kendra, shares the inside scoop on her personal...

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My Ayurvedic Skincare Routine (Video)

You know how people say it's what's inside that matters most. This is especially true for Ayurvedic skincare. Here, Banyan's Content Project Manager, Kendra, shares the inside scoop on her personal...

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Why You Should Wash Your Face with Oil Instead of Water
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Why You Should Wash Your Face with Oil Instead ...

Oil is more skilled at cleansing and balancing the hydration of your skin than water, and it is a closer match to your skin’s natural outer layer. It has a...

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Why You Should Wash Your Face with Oil Instead of Water

Oil is more skilled at cleansing and balancing the hydration of your skin than water, and it is a closer match to your skin’s natural outer layer. It has a...

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What Happened When Healthy Skin Was Put to the Test?
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What Happened When Healthy Skin Was Put to the ...

Dr. Sivamani and his team conducted a four-week randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial with Banyan Botanicals’ Healthy Skin formulation last spring of 2017. The trial enrolled thirty participants.

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What Happened When Healthy Skin Was Put to the Test?

Dr. Sivamani and his team conducted a four-week randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial with Banyan Botanicals’ Healthy Skin formulation last spring of 2017. The trial enrolled thirty participants.

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10 Luxurious Ways to Use Ghee for Skin Care
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10 Luxurious Ways to Use Ghee for Skin Care

Ghee isn't just for cooking. It can be used in many ways to support your health! You can use it to bring moisture to your hands, cuticles, heels, lips, hair—or...

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10 Luxurious Ways to Use Ghee for Skin Care

Ghee isn't just for cooking. It can be used in many ways to support your health! You can use it to bring moisture to your hands, cuticles, heels, lips, hair—or...

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Hydrate and Replenish with Beauty Balm
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Hydrate and Replenish with Beauty Balm

When designing Beauty Balm, we stuck to basic Ayurveda principles, ending with a product that nourishes you inside-out with completely natural ingredients.

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Hydrate and Replenish with Beauty Balm

When designing Beauty Balm, we stuck to basic Ayurveda principles, ending with a product that nourishes you inside-out with completely natural ingredients.

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The Best Ayurvedic Skin DIY Recipes for Summer
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The Best Ayurvedic Skin DIY Recipes for Summer

How can we keep our skin feeling happy, calm, cool, and refreshed? We’ve gathered all the best Ayurvedic summer skin recipes here for you to DIY... hopefully in the comfort of...

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The Best Ayurvedic Skin DIY Recipes for Summer

How can we keep our skin feeling happy, calm, cool, and refreshed? We’ve gathered all the best Ayurvedic summer skin recipes here for you to DIY... hopefully in the comfort of...

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4 Cooling Substances for Your Skin
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4 Cooling Substances for Your Skin

Is your skin feeling warm? Perhaps you are nursing a sunburn from your outdoor adventures this past weekend. When the skin is acutely aggravated, an external application of an appropriate...

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4 Cooling Substances for Your Skin

Is your skin feeling warm? Perhaps you are nursing a sunburn from your outdoor adventures this past weekend. When the skin is acutely aggravated, an external application of an appropriate...

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