Model new magnificence oils for some much-needed TLC throughout this time of isolation


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Beauty oils are trending worldwide and traditional Indian medical systems like it Ayurveda swear by their effectiveness. We list three beauty oils from three organic brands that focus on natural essential oils and pure ingredients.

Fresh harvest
This helichrysum and rose hip oil from Juicy chemistry promises to be nutritious and to improve the health and tone of the skin. It’s high in antioxidants with vegetable oils like rose hip and carrot seeds and essential oils like helichrysum and frankincense. We are told that the ingredients are freshly harvested and used without processing or refinement, and are sourced ethically and sustainably. Use preferably at night. INR 650. Available online.

Gold rush
Recode’s rose gold oil is an interesting blend of nine natural oils mixed with pure 24-carat gold dust. It promises to help moisturize your skin and leave your skin supple, glowing, and firm. It can also be used as a primer. Leave it on overnight for best results. We are told that it helps control pigmentation and fine lines and is rich in Vitamins A, C, E and Omega 3, 6 and 9. INR 1,250. Available online.

Saffron magic
This precious saffron oil (Kumkumadi tailam) from To love organically is an effective blend of over 21 herbs with pure saffron that helps heal, nourish and restore your skin’s natural glow. It promises to lighten the skin, detoxify, reduce dark spots, soothe irritated skin, and fight hormonal imbalances. Apply a thin layer and leave overnight without washing. Use it two to three times a day, continuously for a week. After that, it can be used once a day. INR 3,300. Available online.