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Posted by on Sep 9, 2014 in Skincare | 2 comments

Urban Veda – Purifying Hydrating Toner & Purifying Protecting Night Cream

Urban Veda – Purifying Hydrating Toner & Purifying Protecting Night Cream

Urban Veda’s range of natural skincare is based on the ancient principles of Ayurveda, which originated 5,000 years ago in the Himalayas. Ayurveda promotes the idea of using nature to help live a healthier and more balanced lifestyle – a philosophy that I really admire. Last year I reviewed the Purifying Day Cream which I loved, so Urban Veda recently sent me this duo of Purifying Hydrating Toner and Purifying Protecting Night Cream to try out too. The Purifying range is aimed at ‘Kapha’ skins… (normal and oily skins). Purifying Hydrating Toner is a translucent very pale green liquid, the ingredients include aloe vera, witch hazel and neem (a vegetable ingredient pressed from the fruits and seeds of an evergreen Indian tree). The witch hazel is a natural astringent which means that it helps to stop the skin producing as much oil. The toner should be applied on a cotton pad and gently wiped over the face, it can be used morning and night. It has a minty fresh...

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Posted by on Dec 12, 2013 in Skincare | 1 comment

Urban Veda – Purifying Day Cream

Urban Veda – Purifying Day Cream

I got this small sample of Purifying Day Cream from Urban Veda in my August Glossybox, but it’s taken me up until now to get round to trying it out. Urban Veda’s range of natural skincare is based on the ancient principles of Ayurveda, which originated 5,000 years ago in the Himalayas. Ayurveda promotes the idea of using nature to help live a healthier and more balanced lifestyle – a philosophy that I really admire. All of Urban Veda’s products are free from Genetically Modified ingredients, parabens, artificial colours and Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS), and none of their products have undergone animal testing. Plus all of their packaging is both recycled and recyclable. So you can use Urban Veda products safe in the knowledge that you aren’t harming yourself or the environment. Purifying Day Cream is a light, white cream, ingredients include cold-pressed pure Neem oil, healing Witch hazel and refreshing Spearmint. It contains antioxidants to aid healthy skin cell renewal and it has a fairly strong ‘planty’ fragrance. As...

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