While maintaining a healthy diet and wearing an anti-pollution mask on your way out helps curb the harmful effects of pollution, the air pollutants cause irreversible damage to your hair and skin over a period of time. Which is why it’s important to step closer to nature and indulge yourself in skin and hair rituals that are steeped inthe age-old and time-tested practices of Ayurveda. Besides the air pollutants, our skin is also constantly exposed to dust, heat, sun, and makeup - all of which hamper your skin’s natural barrier function thereby resulting in skin problems like breakouts, pigmentation, blemishes, wrinkles and dryness. Healing through nature is not only safe, but it also awakens your senses to make you more self-aware. Packed with the benefits of Sandal, Turmeric and Aloe Vera, Mantra Herbal’s Pollution Defense Face Gel fights the harmful effects of pollution to reveal a fresher looking skin. Turmeric with its anti-inflammatory and healing properties is effective against bacteria, while also helping reduce acne and blemishes. Aloe Vera calms and soothes the face, reducing the appearance of fine lines as a result of over-exposure to dust and pollution. Simply apply on cleansed and toned face, and let this botanical elixir work its magic. For people who have dry skin, follow up the face gel with the Holy Basil & Lily Revitalising Face Cream that acts as a natural skin barrier against dust and pollution and supports healthy skin function while leaving a soothing fragrance of the Lavender extracts. Maintaining a weekly mud pack ritual also helps deep cleanse the skin from within. Mantra Herbal’s Cinnamon, Honey & Almond Polishing Mud Pack fortified with the goodness of Almond, Honey, time-honored Kaolin and Fullers Earth draws out skin impurities and reduces the appearance of pores & fine lines. Simply apply the mud pack to a wet face, avoiding the eye contour area and rinse with cold water once completely dry to reveal a radiant and youthful glow. Because our hair is often unprotected, it is prone to damage through Sun and air pollution. And if you constantly style, chemically treat or use a lot of hair product, it only increases hair damage. Taking steps like wearing a hat when you step out or hydrating on the go are one of the best places to start looking out for your hair. If you’re battling split ends and dry hair, try Mantra Herbal’s Fenugreek & Rajanigandha Hair Conditioner which is a nourishing Ayurvedic formula enriched with Fenugreek and Rajanigandha flower extracts, especially cultivated to treat dry/damaged hair. This moisture-rich conditioner reduces frizz while nourishing your tresses from roots to ends. And the natural floral fragrance of the Rajanigandha is an additional perk for going aunaturale! So say goodbye to synthetic ingredients and jumpstart your day with Ayurvedic skin and hair care ritual that balances your body and mind, and leave you feeling revitalised through the day.