I feel most confident when I am taking care of my body and skin.
Demi Lovato displayed an uncanny sense of empathy after she said one of the most important lines ever. Frankly speaking, these words are what I believe makes me care for myself, my skin and always be poised and focused towards my goals. Skincare is not an easy art. It takes me weeks of meticulous habits, lots of balance between diet, exercise, work and sleep, and an unwavering discipline to never ever engage in an activity that harms the skin. Conclusively, I carry some discrete quantities of mega-watt effulgence that’s self-assuring and self-asserting.
Helping me achieve this unassailable state of Nirvana, are the stupendous products from Sensatia Botanicals. Even before I used the products, I could somehow prognosticate that they would work wonders on my skin.
Surf Naked Sunscreen SPF30
Surf Naked Sunscreen is en extremely light, yet offering heavyweight protection from the broad spectrum UVA/UVB rays. It constitutes the goodness of Zinc Oxide, Coconut Oil and Candelila.
Zinc Oxide has been thoroughly researched towards skincare. It has the unmistakable quality of enveloping skin with a protective layer and not letting the harmful UV rays damage the skin. For days, my skin was safeguarded against the harsh sunlight.
Coconut Oil helps in locking the moisture, while it’s antibacterial and anti-fungal properties aim to flourish the results.
Candelila wax is further used to prevent moisture loss and also as a base to stiffen the texture of the product.
Daily Essential Facial C Serum
Daily Essential C Serum is a true saviour. An amazing commander to have in my arsenal, it protects my skin against premature ageing, wrinkles and maintains elasticity. I could see changes in my facial skin, after 2-3 uses.
Comprising of Aloe Vera, Jojoba Bean, Seabuckthorn, Rosehip, Ginseng Root, Starfruit and Jasmine Blossom, each ingredient forms an integral cog towards the fight against skin problems. Every ingredient has an imperative function. My skin has regained an unsullied radiance and glow. Aloe Vera, aims to clear acne and blemishes. The emollient properties of Jojoba Oil rejuvenate and revivify my skin.
Aiding towards nourishment are Seabuckthorn, Rosehip, Ginseng Root and Starfruit. These ingredients work tirelessly against oil development on my skin, acne breakouts and making the skin glow naturally by increasing the blood flow.
The real champion in this product is the Kakadu Plum extract, boasting 70 times more presence of Vitamin C than an orange. Vitamin C helps to bring forth the glow that’s deeply enmeshed.
Acne Clarifying Charcoal Mask
I am in awe of this face mask. It has an earthy feel, while simultaneously its kinetics are all aimed towards stimulating, clarifying and revitalizing the skin. It reduces occurrence of acne by scrubbing away dead skin and toxins away from my skin.
Charcoal is activated carbon. Chemistry nerds are sure to tell you that activated carbon has a tendency to adsorb(not absorb) any impurities or substances on it. Based on pure Kaolin Clay, the additions of Starfruit, Tamarind and Gotu Kola extracts help to stimulate the skin and increase blood flow to unmask the natural skin radiance. Further, it has a pachydermatous combination of Tea Tree, Lemon and Peppermint Essential Oils that helps to clear stubborn acne.
Lemon Meringue Cream Cleanser
The day I wish to achieve velvety smooth skin, I look upon this breathtaking cleanser. A true virtuoso in every sense, this cleanser is loaded with the goodness of Aloe Vera Juice, Shea Tree Butter, Honey, Kakadu Plum, Starfruit and Lemon Extracts. I found it very helpful in removing excess oil and dirt from my skin, and leave it feeling glabrous and supple.
Aloe Vera is as always my knight in shining armour, fighting against a myriad of skin problems, ranging from inflammation, acne, blemishes to simple hydration related ones. Honey is nature’s ointment. It is an amazing exfoliation asset, aiming to fight against acne, ageing and also provides a complexion boost. I found the addition of Shea Tree Butter and Kakadu Plum particularly intriguing. Shea Tree Butter and Kakadu Plum have been my source of fascination towards achieving healthy glowing skin. Shea Tree Butter is loaded with fatty acids to aid in collagen production and Kakadu Plum is an excellent source of Vitamin C, and works tirelessly to fade dark spots, blemishes and acne scarring.
Coconut and Vanilla Facial Scrub
I am a firm believer in exfoliation. Exfoliation is a one stop solution to aim towards healthy, supple and youthful looking skin. This facial scrub helps you achieve just that.
This coconut and vanilla facial scrub has an earthy and a chocolatey sort of fragrant, complete with the wholesomeness of Wildflower Honey, Aloe Vera Juice, Ylang Ylang Flower, Cocoa Seed and Vanilla Essential Oils. I found it deeply satisfying and an engaging facial scrub. I use it twice a week and it gently clears away my dead skin cells leaving my skin fresh and glowing. Honey being a natural anti-bacterial, helps to clear stubborn acne and blemishes. Also it is wonderful in slowing down ageing as it is an amazing antioxidant as well. Further, it helps in achieving a radiant complexion. Aloe Vera is an amazing moisturiser, having titanic capabilities to fight against a legion of skin problems. I found the addition of Ylang Ylang, Cocoa and Vanilla Essential Oils truly riveting. They work in tandem to restore moisture balance, knocking out whiteheads and blackheads out of place and also removes unclogs to skin pores.
Argan and Tamarind Revitalizing Hair Mask
I take special care about my tresses. Pollution in the city and the harsh sun left my hair feeling dry and lifeless. Making sure that my hair stays beautiful and gorgeous has long been my holy grail.
This hair mask is an excellent addition in my brigade of hair-care products. With an amazing herbal mixture, composing of Aloe Vera Juice, Shea Butter, Tamarind Extract, Wild Honey and the oils Meadowfoam Seed, Coconut, Avocado and Extra Virgin Olive, this is sure to bring life back to your hair. Each ingredient works in tandem to rejuvenate and revitalise the scalp, promoting moisture, preventing hair loss, relieving scalp of dirt and grease and conclusively, aggrandising hair volume and hair growth. I use it 2-3 times a week after shampoo and it springs an amazing bounce and dynamism in my hair.
Botanical Lip Protection
My lip bedecking regime is always done on the go. Although, I do love my lips and care deeply about them, finding out time specially for them is difficult. That’s why I have always preferred products that are extremely easy to use while travelling or while taking a general break to ease my brain.
The product promises better, plump, softer and amazing lips that are ready to be kissed at a moment’s notice. It uses a delectable herbal-spice combination of Peppermint, Aniseed, Rose Geranium and Cocoa Seed Essential Oils to produce a cool, mildly-spicy albeit chocolatey and a grounding aroma with a slight tingling sensation. Addition of peppermint cause lips to plump up and swell, essential oils of aniseed, rose geranium and cocoa seed essential oils offer deep treatment towards locking moisture and smoothing out chapped lips. A reasonable sequitur of this product is that it gives you beautiful luscious and sexy lips. An irresistible addition is of Wild Bali Honey, that cater towards better invigoration.
This particular lip protection product is extremely easy to use. Effortlessly, I can use this product anytime, while travelling, while taking a break from work or even right before an event or a photo shoot.
Vanilla and Mandarin Lip Hydrate
Another product that helps keep my lips hydrated and shining. I sometimes have a very bad habit of forgetting to keep my lips hydrated when very engrossed in wracking my brains towards solving problems. For those contingencies, I apply this lip hydrating balm. I experienced an extremely amazing result. With its delightful taste this lip balm, locks moisture for the whole day and prevents them from getting chapped and dry.
Additionally, it has a citrus, chocolatey sweet and a soothing combination of Sweet Orange Peel, Rose Geranium and Lemon Myrtle Essential Oils incorporation with a big dollop of Pure Vanilla Bean Oleoresin to give out a soothing, balancing citric aroma that is sure to rattle your senses and make you fall in love with it. Further this product too has a wonderful addition of Wild Bali Honey, that make your lips more irresistible.
Chamomile Tea Facial Toner
Facial toners are very important to my beauty regime. Often times clearing off stubborn dirt and grime quickly means skipping the face wash and instead using a good toner. Toners are relatively easier to use, give a natural good look and help maintain the pH balance of the facial skin.
This facial toner is composed of Aloe Vera Juice, Honey, Romanian and German chamomile essential oils, along with extracts of Green Tea, Starfruit. Gotu Kola and Papaya. These plants and essential oils are helpful to bring forth clear, glowing skin. Chamomile is an actual crème de la crème of skincare products. While it is actually helpful in clearing off acne and blemishes, it is also helpful in preventing further damage to the skin from harsh conditions. It is also a natural skin bleach, protects skin from radical damage and a natural skin moisturiser. Starfruit is helpful in increasing the blood flow and is a natural stimulant. It has anti-microbial elements as well that prevent acne breakouts and blemishes. Gotu Kola is a superior anti-ageing elements that prevents wrinkles, fine lines and slows down the process of ageing.
I love to use this toner after clearing my makeup or as a night time application. It is helpful at night as daytime sweat breakouts and oil formation do not interfere with the working of this product.
Tropical Wildflower Body Butter
This amazing body butter, has a truly remarkable composition. With an ensemble of some amazing ingredients that include Pink Grapefruit, soothing True Lavender, balancing Egyptian Geranium and an intoxicating dose of pure Ylang Ylang, Chamomile & Jasmine blossom essential oils. All of this lusciousness is set in a grounding base of pure African Shea Butter, Virgin Coconut oil, Kukui Nut oil, unrefined Cocoa Butter, Moluccan Almond & Wheatgerm base oils.
I just adore this body butter. My skin actually leaps with joy after it is touched with the magic that is this product. Every ingredient is truly thought out and this mixture is amazingly remarkable. Grapefruit contains high amount of Vitamin A and C, minerals and anti-oxidants that benefit the skin through the grapefruit consumption or a homemade mask. The vitamin C and the antioxidant effects protect the skin from environmental hazards. It also stimulates the production of skin collagen that brings smoothness and elasticity to the skin. The retinol antioxidant gives your skin softness and, renews damaged skin and treats skin pigmentation. Egyptian Geranium is used to provide awesome benefits to the skin and fight against potential eczema. Ylang Ylang flower is an amazing antibacterial agent and a truly remarkable antiseptic. It fights against even the most notorious skin problems to set foot. The essential oils of Chamomile and Jasmine are helpful in cleansing the skin, ultimately leading to a glabrous feel. Wheatgerm base oil is rich in vitamin E and is naturally antioxidant. Not only does it fight as a champion against standard skin problems, defeating them in multiple combats, but also it is a supreme leader.
My experience with the usage of this body butter has been overwhelming. I had no idea, the levels of awesomeness my skin could reach before using this amazing product. My skin though already sublime is now blessed with wondrous joy and it’s loving the pampering.
Lemongrass Botanical Lotion
This was the most amazing surprise I got when I saw this product. It was an amazing bolt out of the blue after I saw this product. And how wondrously helpful it has been for me.
My visits to remote, outlandish locations always made me irritated with the bugs, mosquitoes and flies that always encircled me. How amazingly lucky I am to have used this wonder product. With the combined wholesomeness of Lemongrass, Lavender, Lemon Myrtle, Rosemary, Patchouli and Peppermint Essential Oils, this aromatic blend surely repels every six-legged winged vermin that teases me.
Further, this product is also great for sunburn, existing stings and bites, mosquito bites and rashes. While, I am sometimes travelling and exploring the wilds, this lotion always comes to my rescue.
Aah the soaps. I saved the best for the last. Every soap here screams of the perfection that is Sensatia. Loaded with all things perfect, these soaps are exemplary in whatever job they do best. Every bar of joy has been thought of amazingly, the ingredients seem transcendental, and the results they bring forth are impeccable. Let me breeze through all of them.
-Carrot and Wild Ginger-
Carrot & wild ginger soap has the goodness of Carrot, with a grounding combination of Lemongrass, Ginger and Lemon Myrtle essential oil. It’s perfectly sweet and citric, with the added gentleness of ginger root bite.
Carrot is the ultimate champion in this jaw-dropping product. Being suitable for all skin-types, it is rich in beta-carotene, a remarkable antioxidant, extremely effective in controlling oil secretion, thus promoting a healthy and a pristine complexion. It is also helpful against sunburns, adds elasticity and toning, while softening callouses. Further it has an emollient characteristic that leads to better and soothing skin.
Incorporated with Carrot is another remarkable ingredient. Annatto Seed Oil, is added to further abet the concentration of beta-carotene.
-Bali Cinnamon and Clove-
Cinnamon is an amazing medicinal product. It’s astringent properties are particularly effective in “perking” up dull, ashy skin. Also added are Himalayan Cedarwood and Cinnamon Essential Oils. These particularly bring the warm, woody and spicy-sweet aroma into spotlight. Then serving as the integral cog into the whole mechanistic deployment, is the addition of Clove Bud Essential Oil. Being extremely antiseptic, it can wade off the most stringent and obstinate acne spots and blemishes.
I absolutely adore this soap for the amazing aroma. My skin felt better furnished, with a glow accompanied by the goodness of Cedarwood. The base of Coconut Oil keeps the bar creamy and frothy. Bubbles envelope me and it is amazingly joyous to use this soap.
-Green Tea and Honey-
No moment passes by, when I do not miss the touch of this soap. Green Tea has exceptional properties of emerging victorious against a multitude of skin problems. Preventing sagging, sun damage, age spots, fine lines, wrinkles. You name it. Bowl it. And prepare to see it soar out of the ground. The polyphenols work like a team, and slow down the process of ageing. The antioxidants in it preserve the skin’s youthful appearance.Honey being nature’s secret, helps to gently exfoliate the skin, removing dead skin cells and keeping the skin supple and glabrous.
Peculiarly, this soap also features Chlorophyll of Alfalfa grass. Remember, the biology lessons ladies? Chlorophyll is what makes leaves green. I was amazed at the aroma it provided.
I rarely feel sluggish in the morning, but even the most pumped up me, gets invigorated with the sense and smell of this soap.
-Tomato and Lime Smoothie Soap-
Being loaded with Tomatoes, this amazing soap contains Vitamins A, B and C to keep the skin loaded with vitamins, and antioxidants. The mildly acidic nature of tomato helps to balance pH levels, tightens pores and gives this soap a gentle peeling action which is extremely effective in keeping a healthy complexion.
I just love the intense, lemony aroma that is provided with the addition of Cold Pressed Limes, Lemongrass and Lemon Myrtle Essential Oils. Extremely effective as an anti-bacterial and an anti-fungal, the oil clearing power of lemons is extremely potent in washing away excess oil that leads to blemished skin. French Red Clay serves as an icing on top. It helps detoxifying my skin of the harshness it faced. Further, working as an adsorbent, it disrupts the impurities from the body and pulls it out.
I found this soap extremely remedial towards skin problems. After a long hard day, a bath with this soap provides all the rejuvenation, nourishment and repair that my skin was craving for.
-Coconut and Mandarin Soap-
Coconut Oil has been an irreplaceable asset in the field of Ayurveda. It has the best antioxidant and moisturising properties as well as helping skin to repair itself and from the subpoenas it is required to serve all the day. Addition of Cananga and Mandarin Essential Oils, creates a heavenly and an intoxicating tension relieving and flowery-sweet, citrus aroma. It helps to stimulate new skin cells, as well as minimise lines and wrinkles. Mandarin Oil helps promote healing, while Cananga Oil helps balance both dry and oily skin.
Further, I feel amazingly loved because of the aphrodisiac properties this soap offers. Stepping out of the bath makes me feel more elated and sexy, while I romp around in my day with vigour and energy.
-Seaweed and Bali Lime-
Seaweed is an abode of nutrients. It is considered as a complex source of minerals, trace elements, proteins and vitamins. The vitamins and minerals help to nourish the skin helping to soften rough, dry and flaky looking skin, and helps to remove dead skin cells.
Lime has the powers of exfoliation with it to inculcate an amazing and clear complexion. Lavender Oil tones the skin and is useful against all types of skin problems. The mechanistic Cucumber Seed Oil with it’s freshly cut cucumber aroma, is rich in essential fatty-acids, helping the skin prevent moisture loss and promoting skin elasticity.
I particularly use this soap in the morning, because it’s exhilarating aroma promises me of the wonders the day holds for me. Never been sluggish in the morning, but this soap sure gives me the confidence to soar sky high.
-Garden Grown Loofah-
Loofah Sponges, are the best example of natural exfoliation agents. The cleansing properties it accompanies, removes dead skin cells, giving the skin the radiance it was missing. Also, loofah sponge with sporadic use increases and improves blood circulation throughout the body, conclusively leading to an increase in metabolism.
Incorporating these, are the essential oils of Indonesian Cajeput, Spearmint and Peppermint. Always, known to have an excitingly fresh aroma, concurrent with a herbal sweetness, this soap is amazingly very addictive.
I try hard to refrain myself from using this soap everyday, as excess exfoliation can also aggravate problems of excessive dryness, leading to the skin producing more oils to counter the effects.
I genuinely love this soap, and after a sweaty and exhausting workout, when my skin craves for an exhilaration this soap comes to the rescue.
-Balinese Herbal Lulur-
Straight from the secret minaudières of bali rice farmers, this soap helps to soothe sore muscles and relieving aching joints. Balinese Lulur is an exfoliating, polishing and a skin treatment agent. Sandalwood, Fennel Seed, Aniseed, Eaglewood, Fenugreek, Gandepure and Salam leaf are added to this mixture, making sure that the healing properties of Lulur are left intact.
This soap is best used after some of the most dreary and drab days. It is sure to transcend you into it’s world of aroma, whilst accompanying with it the skin repairing qualities it so surely promises.
-Black Volcanic Sand-
When the craze of exfoliation finds it’s way into the ever thoughtful brain I have, I turn to this filliping bar of wonder. Having the spews of Bali’s own Mount Agung, and its volcanic sand, this particular exfoliating agent is the best bet towards fresh, new and younger looking skin. French Lavender, Spanish Rosemary & Pink Grapefruit Essential Oils truly envelope the prodigy this soap is.
I hereby pronounce this soap as the best exfoliating asset ever. It helped me get rid of the most stringent, stubborn and obstinate acne and blemishes. It also helps with cellulite, improves dry or oily skin, eases lines and wrinkles and helps ease the negative effects of sunburn.
Until next, xoxo