While all women are concerned about their skin, not everyone follows a specific skincare ritual. Do you have a skin care routine? Or, do you just prefer to fall asleep each night and not worry too much about what is on your skin? You may not think too much about your skin care routine, but the truth is you should. Your skin is one of the largest organs your body has, and it works hard every day to protect our bodies from harmful elements. Taking care of your skin and developing a skin care routine is important, because it can help this organ do its job better and longer.
If you want amazing skin that last forever or at least for the next twenty years, the choices you make today will definitely help that happen. Beautiful skin is a lifelong process, and developing a daily skin care routine today can...
about the apricot oil
Apricots are a small stone fruit with a kernel (or seed) inside that's said to have great healing and beauty powers. It’s an amazing fruit which is not only delicious but also really packed with goodness for holistic wellness.
Apricot oil or apricot kernel oil is extracted from the kernels or seeds of the apricot. The apricot tree or Prunus armeniaa belongs to the Prunus genus of the Rosaeae family and thought to have origins in China, Korea, and Japan.
The scientific name is derived from Armenia but was present during ancient Greece and Rome. Apricots are small, golden orange fruits with velvety skin and flesh that is not overly juicy but smooth and quite sweet with a unique flavor of slight musk with a faint tartness. It is often consumed raw and used in juices, jams, jellies, chutneys, pastries, and pies. The large pit or kernel is where the...
While you may be trying multiple skincare products and keeping a close eye on all the latest trends in beauty, it is quite likely that facial oils have not yet made it to the list of products you’d like to try. And let us assure you, you are not alone. Maybe you’ve stayed away because you lack the information and all that you need to know about facial oils. As we continue these series of answering key questions around facial oils, let’s address another one here – should you use facial oils along with makeup? If you have oily skin or you think that your skin is nourished enough and doesn’t need extra hydration, it is possible that you have never felt the need for facial oils. Facial oil, however, is not one of those skin care products reserved solely for dry skin – really, practically anyone can use...
For some beauties, skincare begins and ends at a bath with regular soap, while some others follow a multiple-steps elaborate skincare ritual. And of course there are more than a lot who have purchased a mysterious product, for instance, a facial oil, given all the buzz around them, but are not sure how to apply it, what is the right time, is there a specific ritual, whether to accept it as an all-in-one wonder or to run away from it. So first of all, let us tell you, if you are one of those who are curious to learn about the magical world of facial oils, we have all the answers to make it super simple for you. And we must tell you that you made an excellent investment towards your skincare! Yes, you read that right, we cannot stress enough about the benefits of facial oils. These oils...
Jojoba Oil – you won’t be the first to not pronounce it correctly, so let us begin right there- it's ho-ho-ba. Not only does it sound like a little magic spell, it also works like a charm, especially for your skin. Jojoba Oil is referred to as an “oil” but it is, in fact, a liquid wax. And that makes all the difference.
Before we get into all the benefits of Jojobal oil, we’ll cover the origin of this amazing ingredient, then we’ll share with you our personal favorite Jojoba oil benefits for both your face and skin and how to use it for different purposes.
About Jojoba oil and it’s Benefits
The origin of Jojoba oil dates back to the earliest evidence from Native Americans, who used it for many benefits, Jojoba Oil is produced from the seed of the Jojoba plant, its botanical name is Simmondsia Chinensi, a shrubby tree that is...
It is about time we started giving ‘facial oils’ their due while discussing superior skincare regimes. For far too long in the conversations about beauty, facial oils have been skipped, despite historical evidences in various cultures about their benefits, efficacy and advantages for holistic skincare. Oils have been integral to Indian beauty culture, which is the oldest civilization in the world where treasured secrets of beauty have been passed along generations of women. We found the inspiration for amaiaa and our wonder beauty oils in these very treasures. So take a moment to read what we are about to tell you about facial oils and why they are so important.
There has always been a slight hesitation in the minds of new adopters about starting to use facial oils. The main reason for this is that intuitively we are not able to process the words ‘oil’ and ‘skin’ in the...
There is so much being said about the right skincare ritual, and selection of products that will help achieve our best skin yet. And among all of this, safety of products, clean ingredients, natural sources are soon becoming a top priority in the consideration set, without ever compromising on the efficacy. And one finds that there is almost never complete information available out there which can help us make the right choice.
One such mysterious product is the facial oil that always seems to have people wondering whether to accept it as an all-in-one wonder or to run away from it. So today at amaiaa, we decided to demystify it for you, so you know all that there is to learn about these amazing beauty potions.
Facial oils are those lovely magical natural oils that are extremely nourishing and emollient in nature and hence are great for delicate facial skin....
The skin is the largest organ in our body and our face is what gives the first impression of us. Therefore, at The Amazing Blog being number one fans of natural products, we like to know exactly what the ingredients are, that we’re about to put on our faces. As winners of 2019 Beauty Shortlist Award amaiaa, a natural skincare brand with Indian methodology, caught our eye, they have everything that we value with their ethos and quality botanical ingredients.
amaiaa brand is based in the USA but was born in the Himalayan Mountains of India. Ashu the founder of amaiaa, who took on a soul-searching journey that drove her to her native land, India. Inspired by her mother and grandmother as well as the culture and history of the country, she began developing what we know today as amaiaa. The brand is known for two products, atma...
Avocado, the evergreen tropical, pear-shaped, nutrient-abundant fruit has gained so much popularity over the past few years and some would even argue that it’s the world’s favorite fruit today! Avocado may have originated in southern Mexico but was cultivated from the Rio Grande to Central Peru long before the arrival of Europeans. Of course, given the popularity of the fruit, now it can be found in many other regions.
My own Sunday brunch is incomplete without a good old charred avocado toast. One can find avocados almost everywhere — from grocery stores and farmers’ markets to multiple YouTube vlogs and Instagram recipes. Once considered a delicacy, this green tree fruit is now staple for dining tables around the world!
It’s natural to wonder what is so special about avocados. This fruit is all sorts of perfection. Surprising to believe that something that tastes so good and gave us our favorite snack of all...
At amaiaa, we love a good oil, which is why our facial elixirs are formulated with the best nature can offer. This includes the exotic and seductive jasmine flower. Derived in Persia, jasmine is known for its sweet, intoxicating and arguably romantic fragrance.
We’ve all tried jasmine tea and smelled its sultry fragrance from an essential oil diffuser, but have you ever tried jasmine oil on your skin? Probably not! Let’s talk about all the amazing jasmine oil benefits for your face, skin and overall well-being (because beauty is about the inside too!).
Here are our favorite jasmine oil benefits:
Benefit 1 - Natural Antiseptic
The first jasmine oil benefit is that it can serve as an amazing disinfectant as it carries an abundance of natural antiseptic properties. Its components include benzoic acid and benzyl benzoate, which are chemicals that kill and inhibit both bacteria and fungi. Jasmine essential oil can speed up...