Polishing Facial Scrub
One of the first cosmetic treatments to ever have existed, Ubtan - which literally means a blend of cleansing powders - is the natural Ayurveda version of microdermabrasion.
The P&S Polishing Scrub is a blend of dry herbs and minerals that deliver a gentle, yet effective exfoliation, remove dead skin cells, tighten up pores, prevent acne, decongest and ultimately provide a radiant, glowing complexion.
By exfoliating with these highly effective ingredients- you will improve blood circulation, increase elasticity and deeply please skin for a radiant, youthful glow- the natural way!
Using a clean, dry spoon scoop out a small amount (3/4 teaspoon) or pour the P&S Polishing Scrub into the palm of your hand. Activate by mixing with a few drops of water and gently swirl to form a creamy paste. Apply to damp skin in gentle, circular motions. Wash or Rinse off and for best results: follow-up with P&S Herbal Toner and P&S Face Cream.
How Often: Exfoliate using the P&S Polishing Scrub 2-3 times a week.
Rice Starch Powder, Colloidal Oat Flour, White Kaolin Clay, Organic Anatto Seed Powder, Organic Turmeric Root Powder, Organic Almond Flour, Organic Chickpea Flour, Organic Flaxseed, Organic Neem Leaf, Organic Borage Leaf, Organic Grapefruit Peel Powder
Shelf Life: 12 Months
PLANTS & STONE’s POLISHING SCRUB is 100% vegan, fragrance FREE, SLS/SLES FREE, non comedogenic, gluten FREE, soy FREE, palm oil FREE & handmade.
RICE STARCH POWDER-
Some studies have found that rice starch can be beneficial in repairing and maintaining the natural barrier of the skin. This can be helpful to prepare your skin to fight eternal aggressors and prevent issues like atopic dermatitis and protect against pollution damage.
COLLIDIAL OAT FLOUR-
Colloidal oats has been shown to provide cleansing, moisturizing and smoothing benefits to the skin, in addition to, protecting the skin from UV radiation. The oats are ground into fine flour, producing a cosmetic agent that can be used as an addition to baths, powders, and moisturizing creams. The beneficial cosmetic properties of colloidal oat flour derive from its chemical polymorphism1. The high concentrations in starches and beta-glucan are responsible for the protective and water-holding function of the oats. Presence of different types of phenols confers anti-oxidant and soothing activity. Some of the oat phenols are also strong ultraviolet absorbers. The flavonoids found in oats appear to be the phenol structure responsible for absorbing the UV rays, serving as the protectant property for the skin’s defense against photo-aging. In preliminary research, flavonoids have indicated to potentially modify allergens, viruses, and carcinogens, and therefore may be biological “response modifiers”. In 2003, the FDA regulated colloidal oat flour as a skin protectant drug product.
WHITE KAOLIN CLAY-
It is the mildest of all clays and is suitable for people with sensitive skin. It helps stimulate circulation to the skin while gently exfoliating and cleansing it.
TURMERIC ROOT POWDER-
Turmeric inhibits the production of melanin, the pigment responsible for dark spots and other kinds of hyperpigmentation. With regular use, a turmeric-based product can help those blemishes fade away naturally to give skin a more even-toned appearance!
Turmeric prevents skin cells from clumping together and clogging the pores. Since it's antiseptic and antibacterial, it may effectively stop the growth of acne-causing bacteria. Additionally, its anti-inflammatory properties promote quicker healing by calming areas that are already inflamed.
Turmeric has its ability to boost collagen production and speed up the body's ability to form new, healthy tissue! It also blocks elastase, an enzyme that attacks your skin's ability to produce elastin. If elastin production slows down, fine lines, wrinkles and sagging are more likely to appear.
ANNATTO SEED POWDER-
Annatto seeds are high in antioxidant compounds. It is particularly high in antioxidants that benefit skin health. Annatto powder paste applied to the skin helps fight wrinkles, sun damage and other signs of aging, while consuming the seeds provides similar benefits from the inside out.
Due to the antioxidant properties of annatto, it is effective for healing minor skin wounds. The antioxidants facilitate the production of healthy cells and tissues that will reduce scarring and skin damage. When in pain from burns injury or wounds on the skin, or also any skin problem.
Almond Flour removes dry, dead skin and creates a lovely glow, reduces inflammation, contains an abundance of Vitamin E- an antioxidant which can help protect your skin from harmful UV rays and is essential to maintaining healthy skin, gentle enough to be used on all skin types.
It can help reduce comedones and papules such as pimples and reduces the risk of breakouts. Its consumption can also keep sugar in check as it has a low glycemic index.
It can help reduce hyperpigmentation to even out your complexion, fade tanning, and give your skin an instant glow. This effect is useful for treating dark underarms, elbows, and the back of your neck.
Its granular quality makes it ideal for homemade scrubs that can remove dead cells, excess sebum, and other dirt settled on your skin and inside your pores without causing any irritation. This kind of gentle exfoliation deeply cleanses your skin, gives it a natural glow, and prevents acne breakouts, but it’s best to do it only once or twice a week.
They contain lignans and antioxidants that help in skin tightening and preventing sagging of the skin. They also have fatty acids which keep your skin nourished, hydrated, and moisturized. Flaxseeds come under superfoods and are called the ‘rejuvenation of life’ seeds as they help in providing nutrients to our body both from the inside and the outside.
Neem has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that may soothe irritated skin. With the advantage of getting a cooling effect on the skin, neem is beneficial for treating skin sensitivity. Additionally, neem features a soothing effect on dehydrated or dry skin.
The antibacterial properties of neem fight acne-causing bacteria, which helps in the treatment and prevention of acne. Also, it's extremely useful in controlling oil production in the skin.
Neem leaves are stuffed with antioxidants, moisturizing triglycerides and vitamin E, which makes it an ideal anti-ageing treatment. They lower wrinkles, fines lines and dark spots and make your skin look firm and toned.
The key benefit of borage oil is its sky-high concentration of a type of essential fatty acid called gamma-linolenic acid (GLA). Topical application of GLA has been shown to improve skin problems such as eczema, seborrheic dermatitis and other inflammatory skin problems associated with weakened skin barrier. Borage oil topical application improves the barrier weaknesses inherent in these skin problems, meaning the skin is less sensitive and trans epidermal water loss (TEWL) is reduced.
GRAPEFRUIT PEEL POWDER-
Grapefruit is high in vitamin c, calcium, potassium, and iron.
Grapefruit peels contain the enzyme bromelain. Bromelain is a protein digesting enzyme that helps cleanse the skin by gently removing the older, upper layers of your skin. While removing older skin cells, the pH of your skin will also be balanced. This promotes softer, smoother skin that looks younger and fresher.
Grapefruit peels are a powerful anti-inflammatory. Grapefruit peels can be used to help reduce itching from skin conditions such a psoriasis. The antiseptic properties of grapefruit peel can be used on cuts or scrapes.
Like the fruit itself, grapefruit peel has antioxidant properties. Antioxidants are found in plants and slow or stop other molecules from oxidizing. When molecules oxidize, they can produce free radicals. Free radicals cause signs of aging and may play a role in chronic diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular disease.
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