Ayurvastra: fashion values for the future

Ayurvastra: fashion values for the future

Kerala had ‘Ayurvastra’ researchers practicing centuries old traditional fabric treatment methods. Ayurvedic doctors and researchers prepare dyes, macerations and treatments that infuse the textiles with medicinal characteristics. These include chitrathai (ginger plant), tulsi (wild basil), Madagascar Periwinkle (vinca rosea), the tails of the bell plant and sandalwood, amongst others. The list is a highly curated selection of natural oils and plants that are integral to the science of Ayurvastra.

Q. How are A-type personalities (such as myself) handling the lock down?

Q. How are A-type personalities (such as myself) handling the lock down?

Q. How are A-type personalities (such as myself) handling the lockdown?
A. With utmost grace and serenity, hunkering down, keeping your mouth shut when required to and going with the flow.
Reality: I wish I did that when I could but I didn’t so help me lord, but I’m doing it now.

The Shift : What I Wish People Told Me Before I Embraced Clean Living

The Shift : What I Wish People Told Me Before I Embraced Clean Living

This is an important conversation I’ve wanted to have. And i wish someone had guided me as I took to clean living. A lot of people want to embrace clean living by using more natural products, supplements, diets and traditional techniques, I encourage you to 

Holistic Ayurvedic beauty: get beautiful skin and hair naturally

Holistic Ayurvedic beauty: get beautiful skin and hair naturally

One way to deal with facial stress is a facial. It is a term used to coin generally a three-step procedure involving a face massage, exfoliation and face masks. Recent research also suggests that regular facials improve the blood flow, stimulate muscles and lift the skin over a period.

The Printmaking Yogini

The Printmaking Yogini

Printmaker and artist Rachana Jacob transformed her life and her art with her yoga practice and self care rituals. She speaks about her journey of strength that took her from Bangalore to London  Yoga: To unite, to join A woman, wearing saffron-hued yoga pants is 

An Authentic Ayurveda

An Authentic Ayurveda

From Design to Decoctions: Vivek Sahni, CEO and Co-Founder, Kama Ayurveda articulates its journey Perfume. India is a land of a 1,000 scents, maybe more. Wet rain on parched soil. Mogra wafting through on a sticky summer day. Camphor swallowed by a golden flickering flame.