Ayurvedic skin care brand Shankara has released a Winter Beauty Ritual that features some of its newest products, designed to help guests bring the spa and wellness experience home with them.
Shankara Ayurvedic Winter Beauty Ritual
Step 1. Prepare a warming cup of herbal tea, with herbs like ginger, cinnamon and cardamom.
Step 2. Apply Moisturizing Mask with honey, gotu kola, rose and avocado oil to the face and neck. Leave on for 10 to 15 minutes or longer. Recline comfortably and take a few deep breaths followed by some moments of silence.
Step 3. Unwind with a warm bath using the Muscle Relief Bath Salt, featuring Epsom salts, frankincense and arnica to help melt away muscular tension while promoting deep relaxation and a renewed sense of well-being.
Step 4. Moisturize and protect the skin with Nourishing Body Silk, formulated with macadamia, vetiver and carrot oil.
Step 5. Use an Ayurvedic Kansa wand made with healing copper, zinc and other trace metals, to release stress in the face, neck and shoulders. Apply Timeless Kumkumadi Oil to the face and neck, and perform the Ayurveda massage that helps revitalize, purify and firm the skin.
Step 6. Moisturize and protect the complexion with Timeless Moisturizer or Timeless Kumkumadi Oil. These two Ayurvedic beauty recipes combine saffron, lotus and 32 other nourishing flowers and herbs that give skin an ageless and radiant glow.
Step 7. Perform a foot massage using Nourishing Foot Oil, focusing on pressure points.
Step 8. Slip into a restful sleep with the calming vetiver, marjoram and frankincense essence, applying the grounding concoction to the ankles, wrists, behind the ears and on top of the head.