The Secrets of Beautiful Skin and Hair Revealed non-toxic care techniques and formulas that give skin and hair what they naturally need at the cellular level to return to a healthy state, rather than merely masking damage the way many manufactured products do. It takes you step by step through everything you need to know to return your skin to its peak condition and keep it that way.
Mukha Lepa: Application of exotic, customized herbal powders mixed with water, milk or sesame oil on the face with gentle rubbing revitalizes the facial skin, clears the blemishes and removes dead skin.
Ksheeradhara: Continuous pouring of a mixture of milk, Turmeric and White Sandal all over the body followed by a gentle massage helps tone the skin and endows it with a healthy glow. As the mixture is an effective moisturizing agent, this therapy leaves your skin soft and supple.
Shiro-abhyangam: Continuous pouring and massage of the head with a blend of medicated oils. This therapy helps strengthen the hair roots and helps prevent fair loss and premature graying
Abhyangam (45 minutes): The application of medicated oil on the head and body promotes strength, sleep, growth, and firmness of hair. It improves blood circulation, the skin, and complexion. A three-minute steam and a warm water shower with a herbal scrub follow this.
Dinacharya (45 minutes): This is a unique lifestyle therapy, which aims at ageing gracefully. The program includes an oil application and a cleansing therapy for the five sense organs – Anjana (for eyes), Nasya (for nose), Karnapoorana (for ears), Kavalam (for mouth) and Dantdhavanan (for oral cavity). The experience gives a unique feeling of freshness and total cleanliness and a new spark of energy for the rest of the day.
Udwarthanam: A special therapy for reducing body fat, and improving the tone of muscles and health of skin. This involves a massage with medicated oil and a herbal powder called ‘thriphala’, a unique mixture of three Ayurveda ingredients. This can be practiced for 1 / 7 / 14 days.
Mukhalepam: Mukhalepam is ideal for removing wrinkles and discoloration, and to make skin soft and smooth. This is a herbal facial which begins with a face massage with a suitable oil. A herbal mask is made on the spot from 15 herbal powders and applied. At rVita, we also offer holistic treatment sessions ranging from 7 days to 35 days covering treatments like Shirodhara, Pizhichil and Navarakizhi in consultation with our Ayurveda Doctor.
Gandoosha: Gargling lasts five minutes using different kinds of liquids (depending on individual needs).
Danta Dhavana: Five minutes of teeth cleaning with a herbal powder to prevent infections.
Anjana: Lining the rims of the eye with an anti-infection paste for 5 minutes. This improves eyesight and delays cataract formation.
Karnapoorna: Pouring of 2-4 drops of medicated oil in each ear for five minutes. It protects the ears from infection.
Snana: A bath with herbal powders is administered at the end of each session. The first treatment session (including consultation) takes up to 3 hours. Subsequent sessions take approximately 90 minutes.
Abhyang: This sophisticated treatment begins with a foot cleansing ritual and Dosha consultation before massage with hot Ayurvedic herbal oil poured onto the centre of the back.Elongated sweeping movements spread the oils along the whole body, as deeply relaxing, flowing massage techniques soothe and de-stress; a perfect sensual experience to help you to leave the outside world.
Shirodhara with Shiro Abhyanga: Warmed and spicy Indian oils are used to massage the scalp, neck and shoulders in the Shirobhyanga (Ayurvedic influenced Head Massage).Shirodhara ‘oil pouring to the third eye’ concludes this ritual to create an intensely relaxing treatment experience for calming the mind and releasing tension.
Navarakizhi: This sophisticated treatment begins with a herbal hot oil massage followed by application of hot milk soaked herbal bolus all over the body. Elongated sweeping movements spread the herbal bolus along the whole body, as deeply relaxing, flowing massage techniques soothe and de-stress; a perfect sensual experience to help you to leave the outside world and rejuvenate yourself physically and psychologically.
Kati Vasti: Warmed and spicy Indian oils are used to massage the neck, shoulders and back in the Kati vasti (Ayurvedic influenced back Massage). Kati vasti is oil pouring to the back/mid back after creating a dam like structure with herbs mixed with flour. This treatment relaxes the entire skeletal strength and relaxes the whole body.
Lavanya: This sophisticated treatment begins with a herbal hot oil massage followed by application of hot milk mixed herbal Scrub all over the body. Elongated sweeping movements spread the herbal scrub along the whole body, as deeply relaxing, flowing massage techniques soothe and de-stress; a perfect sensual experience to help you to leave the outside world and rejuvenate yourself physically and psychologically