The Philosophy behind Ayurda Skincare

Built upon the principles of Ayurveda, the Ayurda brand understands and embraces the uniqueness of each individual. Our products and treatments are meticulously crafted using only natural plant and mineral ingredients, skillfully blended to nourish the specific needs of every person. With a focus on restoring the body's natural balance, Ayurda products actively assist in eliminating toxins and promoting tissue rejuvenation.

Drawing from the wisdom of Ayurveda, a 5,000-year-old "science of life," Ayurda Skincare recognises that true health and beauty are achieved by comprehending and harmonising our distinct bodily constitutions. Ayurvedic beauty transcends surface-level concerns, encompassing a holistic approach to well-being that enables us to feel good, age gracefully, and lead more fulfilling lives.

The birth of Ayurda Skincare

Inspired by the natural beauty rituals of her mother and older female relatives, our founder, Rippan Sandhu, embarked on a journey to create Ayurda (pronounced 'I–urr–da'). This Sanskrit name derives from the powerful Indian Goddess "Durga," symbolising the bestower of longevity. Ayurda represents a premium skincare range that embraces a holistic philosophy of beauty, harnessing the wisdom of Ayurveda to honor the uniqueness of every individual. We understand that what works for one person may not necessarily work for another.

Our philosophy

At Ayurda, our custom approach is rooted in an understanding of your specific needs, enabling you to achieve healthy, glowing skin. Our products embody a natural energy, purity, and integrity derived not only from how they are made but also from where and by whom. We remain committed to offering Ayurvedic skincare products that are safe, natural, and untouched by chemicals. The purity of our ingredients is paramount, and whenever possible, we source organic materials. Following the Ayurvedic principle that nothing should be applied to the skin if it cannot be ingested internally, we prioritise quality and ensure our products meet the highest standards.

We adhere to traditional, time-honored cultivation methods that respect the energy of the region in which the plants are grown and consider how the lifestyle of the local communities impacts their growth. By fostering direct, fair relationships with farmers and growers, we support those from remote communities who often preserve ancient techniques and maintain harmonious connections with Mother Nature.

Although beauty is not the central theme of Ayurvedic literature, ancient Ayurvedic sources do help shed light on the subject. Beauty in Ayurveda is not viewed as an external trait and is instead a component of physical, mental, and spiritual health.

Ayurvedic beauty is considered as the reflection of our inner health and the skin to be the mirror to our internal balance or imbalance. 

Ayurda Skincare embraces the profound philosophy, values, and core principles of beauty derived from Ayurveda.  Our holistic skincare range not only offers naturally potent solutions for your skin but also encourages you to rediscover your inner self and incorporate transformative practices that bring about positive changes in both your inner and outer worlds. By aligning your inner and outer well-being, you can experience a profound sense of self, leaving you feeling harmoniously radiant from the inside out.

Through the modern-day application of ancient Ayurvedic wisdom and principles, Ayurda can help you to live a busy active life, to feel good and to age well.

Natural Health Beauty Awards 2023 - Ayurda Skincare

Ayurda Skincare products have received prestigious recognition as finalists in the esteemed Natural Health Beauty Awards 2023, which applauds the finest in holistic and complementary beauty. The distinguished panel of judges, along with the dedicated Natural Health team, rigorously assessed a wide range of products, making our inclusion even more exhilarating.

We are thrilled to announce that the following Ayurda skincare products have been chosen as finalists in their respective categories:

Sensitive Skin Range Category

Pitta Balance & Soothe Programme consisting of:

  • Purifying Cleanser with Basil & Cucumber
  • Purifying Toner with Blackberry & Amalaki
  • Skin Renewing Moisturiser with Almond & Saffron
  • Pure Silver Serum & Magic Touch with Manjistha & Turmeric

    Good for Pitta-dominant skin with characteristics of:

  • Sensitivity/redness
  • Oily T-zone
  • Warm to touch
  • Freckles/Moles

  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Acne/inflammation


Skin Serum Category

  • 24k Gold Serum

Good for all skin types, especially Kapha and Vata-dominant skin.

Luxury and traditional Ayurvedic beauty secrets come together in this 24 carat Gold Serum infused with the richness of pure gold leaf and Himalayan Wild Cherry. With the skin-healing properties of herbs like Lodhra and Manjishta, this Aloe Vera-based gel goes beyond simple hydration and enhances the texture of dry, mature skin. Rejuvenate, purify and nourish with this indulgent formulation to unveil plump and smooth skin you’ve always wished for. 


Face Mask Category

  • Hydrating Face Pack with Multani Mitti & Tulsi

Good for Normal to dry skin (Vata and Pitta skin types)

Enriched with the anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of Multani Mitti, Tulsi and Kapoor, this hydrating face mask is an indulgent skincare product that can remove deep-seated impurities while firming and toning the skin. Sandalwood helps to soothe sensitive skin while Saffron restores its natural glow, leaving your skin feeling thoroughly cleansed, nourished and visibly radiant.


Scent of the Year Category

  • Shanti Oil

The scent of Shanti gracefully lifts your mood by easing anxiety and slowing down a racing mind. Use as part of your daily self-care ritual or dab on any time you feel the need to pause on a tense day. This lavishly peaceful oil allows you to slow down, forget about time and experience a sense of ease - a sacred moment to acknowledge and restore the delicate balance between your mind, body and spirit.

Good for:

  • hydrating the body
  • helping ease anxiety
  • helping to slowing a racing mind
  • lifting mood throughout the day
  • helping to support a restful sleep at night


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