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Ingredients from Mother Nature

Freshmade Ingredient Challenge.

If you prove that any of the listed ingredients is harmful for your skin, we will give you Rs. 100,000/-*. (Read the terms at the end of this page)

Aloe Vera:

Aloe Vera has vitamin C and E, beta-carotene in abundance. Therefore, it has anti-aging properties. It also contains antimicrobial properties and is anti-inflammatory. It also helps to eradicate skin blemishes and diminish age lines. It helps in gentle cleansing, and its antimicrobial properties treat pimples without causing any damage to the skin. It is an antiseptic that allows protection against bacteria. Aloe Vera also helps in activating new hair growth as it increases blood circulation to the scalp.

Amla:

This will help in managing the pimples, fine lines and reduce scarring done by acne. How more confident can you get with your skin appearing all bright and vibrant. Dandruff can be a very serious situation to handle, especially, this is said to pull down your confidence in public. There are many anti-dandruff shampoos and creams out there in the market, but why not try something natural and put a complete stop to dandruff? Try Amla Shampoo; this will repair broken strands of hair and give it an extra layer of shine.

Bamboo Charcoal:

Activated charcoal may help remove impurities and dirt from the skin and exfoliate the skin to remove dead skin cells. Improving its texture and appearance. Activated charcoal products may help to soak up and bind excess oil. This may help clear blackheads and improve the appearance of acne or spots. Oily skin can look shiny due to an overproduction of sebum. Sebum is essential for protecting and hydrating the skin, but too much can clog pores and cause spots to develop. Activated charcoal may help by soaking up the excess oil that some people’s skin produces.

Banana:

Bananas act as a great exfoliator and help in sloughing off excess sebum on the skin’s surface. Bananas contain high levels of antioxidants and act as nature’s Botox, preventing fine lines and wrinkles from forming. Bananas are loaded with many nutrients like vitamin A, zinc, and manganese, which are anti-inflammatory. Bananas are a great way to get soft, smooth, manageable as well as moisturized hair. Because of its rich potassium, vitamin, calcium, and carbohydrates content along with natural oils, bananas provide nourishment to the hair and make it smooth and shiny.

Beetroot:

Beetroot is rich in vitamin C, and has anti-inflammatory properties. It is handy in treating acne. Beetroot is best for hydrating your skin and also helps fight those itchy patches on the skin. Beetroot also soothes the skin and makes it softer and younger. If you want to get your natural pink and soft lips back, trust beetroot. Beetroot can also help in getting rid of an itchy scalp. The abundance of calcium, phosphorus, and vitamins B and C kill bacteria on the scalp.

Black tea:

Black helps increase hair growth, enhance hair color, and boost hair sheen. Black tea contains a high concentration of tannins, a type of polyphenol antioxidant that neutralizes cell-damaging compounds called free radicals. Black tea is also widely used to promote hair growth, as the tea’s high antioxidant and caffeine contents are believed to support a healthy scalp and hair.

Bhringraj:

An Indian tradition that aims to balance and heal the body through nutrition, bhringraj is said to promote hair growth, strengthen hair, and prevent hair graying and dandruff. Bhringraj is renowned for its anti-dandruff properties. It helps remove impurities, dead skin cells and dandruff particles from hair roots. It helps in making the hair roots stronger and building more strength in the hair follicles. Bhringraj also works in reducing the damage caused to hair from UV radiation.

Brown Rice:

Brown rice containing strong antioxidants, magnesium, and vitamins. Brown rice can provide protection against acne breakouts. It also helps in reducing and soothing the redness surrounding the acne. Due to the proteins present in brown rice, it can repair damaged skin and protect it from wrinkles and fine lines. Brown rice has anti-inflammatory and cooling properties. This is what helps it in handling rashes and sunburns. These properties can help in the speedy recovery of burnt skin and protect it from forming any marks.

Carrot:

Carrot helps to get bright clear skin. Carrot contains beta-carotene, vitamin C, and vitamin K. All these nutrients make your skin vibrant and remove all skin problems. Carrot rejuvenates your skin by removing dead cells. Vitamin A in carrots flush out excessive oil and keeps the skin fresh and free of toxins. It works great for oily skin and hydrates the skin and improves its complexion. It also keeps away bacteria that causes skin infections. Beta-carotene and carotenoids contained in carrots protect the skin against UV rays and also help remove sun tan.

Charoli:

Charoli has often been used in skincare recipes for improving skin complexion, clarity, and glow. Charoli shows properties of removing blemishes from the face. It reduces dark pigmentation from the skin. Charoli has plant chemicals that have antibacterial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that are helpful in treating skin problems like acne, pimples and breakouts. Charoli seeds are often used to make scrubs that cleanse your skin via exfoliation of dirt and dead cells.

Cinnamon:

Cinnamon helps in controlling oil production on the face, which prevents acne breakouts to a great extent. It has anti aging benefits for our skin too. Another benefit of cinnamon is that it is capable of boosting collagen production without any side effects. Cinnamon has the ability to stimulate blood vessels as a result, more amount of blood and oxygen flows to the outer surface of the skin and provides a plumping effect and a fuller appearance.

Coffee seeds:

Coffee is a stimulant, it also increases blood circulation to hair follicles. This too can help hair grow faster and become stronger, giving the appearance of fuller, thicker hair. If your hair appears dull, brittle, and dry, adding moisturizer can revive its appearance. Surprisingly, though, rinsing your hair with coffee may also improve dullness because it contains flavonoids, which are antioxidants that promote hair regeneration.

Curry leaves:

From getting rid of an itchy scalp to reversing gray hair and from hair loss to combatting dullness, curry leaves have a myriad of benefits. Vitamin B in curry leaves helps to restore color in the hair by nourishing and strengthening the roots. Curry leaves are rich in antioxidants, and these antioxidants help remove dead hair follicles from the scalp. Apart from that, curry leaves are beneficial for the hair since they are high in beta-carotene and protein content, which are instrumental in preventing hair loss and thinning of hair.

Fenugreek:

Fenugreek contains lecithin, which acts as a natural emollient that conditions and moisturizes your scalp and hair deeply. Also, it makes your hair stronger from the roots by providing rich nourishment. Thus, it controls hair shedding efficiently. Fenugreek is a great source of protein and amino acids, which help repair the hair shaft damaged due to dehydration, heat styling, chemicals, sun damage, or color treatments. Fenugreek helps in combating dandruff and itching by controlling the infection-causing bacteria and yeast on your scalp. Fenugreek also has rich anti-inflammatory properties that reduce inflammation and pain in your hair roots.

Fuller earth:

Fuller’s earth is known for its ability to absorb oil and other impurities, which can make it an effective skin cleanser for people with oily skin or clogged pores. It’s also said to improve skin tone and complexion, and soften the skin. Fuller’s earth is also believed to have a skin-lightening effect, which makes it a popular ingredient in creams that are marketed to reduce the appearance of dark spots. Fuller's earth can also be used as a mild hair cleanser, cleansing the scalp without disturbing its natural oils.

Garlic:

Garlic has anti-microbial properties that help kill germs and bacteria, which are responsible for causing damage to the scalp, further inhibiting hair growth. Garlic is known to be rich in vitamin C content that is great for promoting hair-health. It also boosts collagen production, which helps stimulate hair growth.The presence of selenium content in garlic helps boost blood circulation for maximum nourishment. It also helps cleanse hair follicles, strengthens them and prevents clogging, further curbing hair loss.

Gram Flour:

Gram flour has certain properties that treat acne and has been used for this purpose in India for centuries. Gram flour works wonders in absorbing the excess oil from the skin and cleansing your skin. Gram flour has alkalizing properties that help balance the pH levels of your skin. The zinc in gram flour has been shown to fight the infections that cause your face to erupt with acne. It also helps control excess sebum production and soothes inflamed skin. 

Green tea:

Green tea has the ability to rejuvenate dying skin cells. By protecting and repairing your cells, this antioxidant can combat signs of aging and make dull skin look healthier. Green tea’s anti-inflammatory properties can help reduce skin irritation, skin redness, and swelling. Applying green tea to your skin can soothe minor cuts and sunburn, too. Green tea contains several vitamins, including vitamin E, which is known for its ability to nourish and hydrate the skin.

Kaolin clay:

Kaolin clay is commonly used in skin care products due to its ability to absorb oil and smooth skin. Because kaolin clay is gentler on the skin than other types of clay, you can also use it as an exfoliant. Kaolin Clay is also beneficial in treating rashes and irritation. Kaolin absorbs sebum and prevents pore clogging. It’s used to draw out impurities and toxins from the pores. Kaolin clay clears the skin of excess oil, dirt, and pollution without causing any redness or irritation.

Lemon Peel:

Lemon peels help in preventing and fighting skin problems such as wrinkles, acne, pigmentation and dark spots. Lemon peel is a great skin enhancer, giving you glowing and soft skin 

after use. Because of the acidic nature of lemon, the acid helps in cleansing and lightening your skin when used to remove the dead skin and stimulate new skin growth. Lemon peel is also excellent for treating brown spots, age spots and freckles. The citric acid contained in lemons helps in bleaching and clarifying the skin.

Licorice:

If you suffer from hyperpigmentation, a condition where patches of skin become darker than the surrounding skin due to extra melanin deposits in those spots, Licorice can restore the skin to a lighter color. . Licorice is an exciting all-natural treatment option that offers a brilliant alternative for those looking to avoid putting a chemical on their skin. Licorice also contains UV-blocking enzymes that help protect you from future damage. Licorice contains anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce swelling and itching or burning of the skin.

Manjistha:

The antibacterial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory activities of Manjistha are immensely beneficial for the skin. Manjistha extract inhibits the acne-causing bacteria and is helpful in managing external inflammations, and skin conditions. Manjistha is one of the most useful herbs to manage all types of skin disorders. Manjistha herb can be used on skin for promoting skin whitening.

Mint:

Mint leaves are loaded with nutrients which are beneficial in maintaining skin health. The strong antibacterial properties of mint leaves work as an excellent cleanser. Mint leaves are rich in salicylic acid and vitamin A, which controls the secretion of sebum oil in the skin. People with oily skin are more prone to acne outbursts. The antibacterial and antifungal properties of mint leaves prevent inflammation and also cure acne. Mint leaves can act as a mild astringent that helps in toning the skin naturally. It removes the dirt from the pores and revamps the skin to a supple and well-hydrated tone. The anti-oxidants in mint leaves work well to reduce the dark circles under the eyes. 

Moong (Green gram):

Green gram is a great beauty ingredient as it is endowed with a rich array of vitamins A, C and essential minerals and antioxidants which facilitates to sustain skin natural glow and radiance. Green gram face packs are used as an effective home remedy to heal skin woes like acne, suntan, and dry skin. Green gram powder has the power to naturally exfoliate the skin and clear of dead cells, making the skin look brighter and supple. It averts the pores from clogging and keeps the skin oil and dirt free. Green gram is bestowed with cooling and healing properties and is beneficial in combatting the effects of harmful UV rays on the skin.

Moringa leaves:

Moringa has many nutrients healthy for your skin, including vitamin A, which builds collagen – the vital component that your skin is made of. It also contains vitamin C that helps to fight the signs of aging. Furthermore, moringa has vitamin E that has anti-inflammatory properties. Moringa helps to repair damaged skin cells. Due to its antibacterial properties, moringa is helpful in preventing acne breakouts on your skin. It also helps in removing blemishes, dark spots, pimples and blackheads.

Neem:

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 has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that may soothe irritated skin. With the advantage of getting a cooling effect on the skin. Neem leaves are stuffed with antioxidants, moisturizing triglycerides and vitamin E, which makes it an ideal anti-aging treatment. Neem on skin, particularly on the face, is helpful to say goodbye to whiteheads and blackheads when used regularly. Neem has antifungal properties that may help within the treatment of dandruff. The regenerative properties of neem help in reducing hair fall.

Oats:

Oatmeal can work as an exfoliant, sloughing away dirt, oil, and dead skin cells. Oatmeal contains zinc that is said to reduce inflammation and kill the acne-causing bacterial action. It also helps to soak up the excess oil from the skin that may trigger acne. Oats can remove the dead skin cells and act as a natural moisturizer. Its anti-inflammatory properties help to keep the skin exfoliated. Oatmeal's mild pH can help to cool down the inflamed skin that may have caused due to some rash or infection, causing dry skin. Oatmeal helps to unclog the pores and gives you a smooth and clear skin.

Orange Peel:

Orange peel is considered a boon for the skin as it treats blackheads and blemishes. It works as an effective exfoliating agent that helps in removing blackheads and unclogging the skin pores. Orange peels will bring a bright glow to your face and help to lighten the dark spots. Orange peel also helps reduce acne scars, dark spots or even pigmentation. Orange peel contains enough calcium that renews and regenerates the skin. It is also known to regulate sebum production, thus getting rid of the skin’s excess oil. It protects our skin from sun damage with its anti-inflammatory properties. 

Pomegranate:

Loaded with vitamin C, pomegranate peel can be your best bet to neutralize free radicals and repair damaged skin cells.It also helps treat scars and wounds on the skin. It can effectively fight skin problems like acne, pimples, and rashes. If you’re looking for a natural agent to help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, then pomegranate peel can be your savior. This natural ingredient is packed with antioxidant and antimicrobial properties which make it an effective remedy to treat infections that can ultimately cause damage to your skin’s barrier.

Potato:

Potato works as a natural exfoliant to remove dead cells and smoothen your face. Potato also has skin lightening properties and can help in removing tan and pigmentation to reveal flawless skin. Potatoes are packed with healthful ingredients like vitamins B1, B3, B6, C, and minerals like potassium, iron, magnesium, and phosphorus. Potato also has a natural bleaching property and may reverse skin tanning and hyperpigmentation.

Red Lentil:

Red lentils are loaded with essential proteins and nutrients like vitamins and minerals. It cleanses the open pores thoroughly and removes the accumulated dirt and impurities from deep inside the skin layers. The nutrients present in red lentils make it one of the best natural exfoliator that helps in getting rid of dead skin cells, leaving the skin smooth and dirt free. It helps in fighting acne and blackheads too. Red lentils are not only good natural cleansers, but they are an excellent bleaching agent and help in lightening skin scars, pigmentation, and dark skin patches.

Reetha:

Most of the shampoos available in the market have some chemical and preservative essence, which can prove to be detrimental later on. On the other hand, reetha is 100% natural and can be used daily as a natural cleanser that only benefits. Reetha is also wonderful at preventing dandruff. It has antibacterial properties that help keep the scalp fresh and clean and treats conditions like dandruff over time. Reetha is antibacterial and antifungal in nature. Reetha is a natural conditioner that is known to soothe the scalp and make the hair shiny.

Rose:

It has amazing antibacterial properties that can reduce skin irritations, and redness and help to reduce acne troubles. It also has powerful antiseptic properties. Its sweet-smelling rose scent actually has antidepressant and antianxiety properties, which can help as a mood enhancer and relax you from anxiety. Rose powder also has anti-aging properties.

Sandalwood:

Sandalwood is rich in antioxidants that prevent skin sagging and the consequent formation of wrinkles. It is also capable of fighting the damage caused by the presence of free radicals in the skin. The antiseptic properties of sandalwood reduce bacterial growth on the skin, which makes it very effective in treating acne, boils, and sores and preventing them from worsening. Sandalwood is known to heal your skin tissues. This healing property helps in getting rid of scars from wounds, blemishes, dark spots and eczema.

Shikakai:

Shikakai is rich with saponins, vitamins and antioxidants that make your hair shiny. Moreover, this natural cleanser lathers mildly and thus cleanses your scalp and hair gently while improving your hair’s texture. Shikakai also helps reduce the itchiness and inflammation of your scalp, thus helping your scalp heal.The antifungal and antimicrobial properties of shikakai work like a charm to keep problems such as dandruff, scalp eczema, psoriasis and itchy scalp, lice, inflammation and other issues at bay. Additionally, the cleansing properties of shikakai prevent your follicles from getting blocked, which is really helpful to prevent breakage and promote healthy hair growth.

Tomato:

Tomatoes are full of enzymes that make them great as an exfoliator that helps in getting rid of dead skin cells.Tomatoes do a great job of combating and reducing the oil content of your skin. Tomatoes contain vitamins A, C, and K, and also have acidic properties that help in maintaining a proper pH level for your skin. Tomatoes also contain a compound called lycopene that may protect you from the harmful effects of UV rays.

Tulsi:

Tulsi benefits the skin by providing it with a deep-cleansing effect. It not only thoroughly removes dirt and impurities but also excess oil.The antifungal, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties of tulsi help remove toxins and bacteria from the skin. Tulsi neutralizes free radicals and rejuvenates the skin, reviving the youthful glow.

Wild Turmeric:

Wild turmeric has antibacterial properties which makes it effective to treat acne. It also removes excess oil and acne-causing germs from the skin, which prevents further breakouts. It also helps to reduce acne marks and blemishes on the skin. The anti-inflammatory qualities can target your pores and calm the skin. Turmeric is also known to reduce scarring. It has the ability to treat cuts and wounds and also the ability to provide relief to skin issues.

Terms and conditions of the ingredient challenge:
1: Ingredients used in skincare products must be proven to be harmful for skin and ingredients used in haircare products must be proven to be harmful for hair.
2: The test must be certified by a reputed national level lab.
3: Must be proven harmful for everyone and not just a particular person with ingredient allergies.
4: All disputes shall be subject to jurisdiction of the courts in Uttarakhand.