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Best Natural Skincare to Reduce Scarring and Fine Lines

Best Natural Skincare to Reduce Scarring and Fine Lines

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Although scarring and fine lines are a natural part of the healing and aging processes, it can still be disconcerting and it is normal to want to reduce the appearance of both.

Scarring is part of natural healing process. When the skin is wounded, the tissues break, which causes a protein called collagen to be released. Collagen builds up where the tissue is damaged, helping to heal and strengthen the wound. This new scar tissue, however, tends to have a different texture, color, and quality that the surrounding, undamaged tissue. This is why many wounds often result in some sort of scar. Wounds can come from a variety of conditions and actions, including acne, skin picking, and dry and cracking skin. Scarring can also be worsened by UV rays and other environmental stressors.

Exfoliation, protection from these environmental stressors, and treatment of inflammation can all help to heal older scars and prevent newer scars from getting worse.

Fine lines are also a natural part of aging. Fine lines and wrinkles are caused by the breakdown of collagen and elastin in the skin. Collagen and elastin provide the support structure for skin, helping to keep it smooth and resilient. As you age, and these fibers break down, the skin begins to lose that strength and elasticity, which show up as fine lines and wrinkles in the skin.

Azuri Skincare, the leading provider of natural skin care products, always keeps scarring and fine lines in mind when formulating new face crémes. If these are some of your main concerns you are looking for a remedy for, Marula Glow – the best brightening cream for dry skin, might be a perfect face créme for you.

Marula Glow is powered by multiple plant-based botanicals like Marula and Baobab to create a thick, velvety moisturizer that will deeply hydrate the skin and protect your skin’s basic functioning. Marula oil, Baobab oil, and Gotu Kola gently protect sensitive skin from the sun and other environmental stressors like free radicals, giving your skin space to heal. Saffron soothes and calms irritation and inflammation, reducing the appearance of new scarring.

Marula Glow, like all of the Azuri products, also contains the Azuri Elixir, our signature ayurvedic blend of six herbs that includes Ashwagandha, Anantmool, Gudduchi, Calendula, Licorice and Manjistha. This blend of powerful and natural herbs contains many properties that help to prevent and heal scarring and fine lines.

Ashwagandha and Gudduchi are adaptogenic herbs that help bring stressed and overworked skin back to its balanced state. Anantmool, Calendula, and Licorice are incredible anti-inflammatory herbs that soothe irritation and redness, and help revive damaged skin tissue. Calendula, along with Manjistha, increase blood and oxygen flow to the skin, which helps your skin heal and protect itself. Together, these six powerhouse herbs help restore your skin barrier so it can retain moisture and keep itself healthy.

Azuri’s Marula Glow, the luxurious brightening cream, will leave you with youthful and supple skin and a reduced appearance of scarring and fine lines. If you have other skincare concerns, take a look at Azuri’s other natural skin care products and their features. We definitely have something for you.


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Why You Should Choose Natural Skincare: Reason 4: Ancient and Traditional Practices

Why You Should Choose Natural Skincare: Reason 4: Ancient and Traditional Practices

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Each of our natural skin care products at Azuri is inspired and informed by the traditional practices of Ayurveda and ancient African skincare. Both of these practices have existed for centuries and have been developed based on the available plant botanicals from those areas.

Ayurveda is one of the earliest known forms of medicine and body care in the world. Some studies and research show Ayurveda to be at least 3,000 years old. Ayurveda is rooted in the idea that all illnesses or problems originate from an imbalance in the body. There are three types of health types, or doshas, that Ayurveda talks about: pitta, vata, and kapha. These doshas are tied to the elements: wind, water, earth, fire, and space. Pitta is tied to fire, vata is tied to wind, and kapha is tied to earth and water. Ayurveda’s philosophy is to treat the cause of common illnesses and problems by the rebalancing of these doshas and elements rather treating the symptoms, which is typical of Western medicine. In Ayurvedic skincare, the idea is the same – rebalancing the skin’s qualities so it functions healthily.

Traditional African skincare has also been around for centuries. Local African skincare practices were developed based on the local plant botanicals. Africa is typically split into three biological communities: the subtropical desert, tropical savanna, and tropical forest. Each provide a rich ecological environment full of beautiful and powerful plants that can provide incredible benefits to the skin and body. For example, Shea butter is native to North and West Africa and is an incredibly effective, popular and the best moisturizer for oily skin. However, the prevalent moisturizer in East Africa is Nilotica butter. Some studies show that Nilotica butter is a more effective moisturizer than Shea butter but both are popular and (effective). The collection of these botanicals is done through native farming practices or wild harvesting. These practices protect and preserve the earth’s resources while still taking advantage of their (powerful benefits).

Azuri seeks to use the knowledge of ancient practices of both India’s Ayurveda and Africa to create modern, luxury organic skincare. We also seek to support the folks native to this area who discovered how to harvest and sustainably grow these botanicals that we benefit from today. All of our ingredients used in our natural skin care products are wild-harvested and directly support local women’s empowerment and livelihood.


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Nilotica - An Anti-Aging Ingredient for a Flawless Skin

Nilotica - An Anti-Aging Ingredient for a Flawless Skin

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The Nilotica butter that Azuri features in our Nilotica Dew face crème, , one of the best natural skin care products, is organic and wild-harvested in its native East Africa. This type of butter comes from the Nilotica subspecies and is cousin to the well-known West African Shea butter. However, it is considered to be of higher quality than West African Shea butter. It applies effortlessly and contains significant moisturizing properties, minimal color, and a pleasant smell.

There are many benefits that the use of Nilotica butter in your skincare regimen can provide. Its high content of olein helps it to be more readily absorbed into the skin. However, since it is non-comedogenic, this absorption will not clog your pores and cause impurities. It is highly effective at healing a variety of skincare concerns including dry and cracking skin, sun damage, eczema, and psoriasis. It also contains UV-B absorbing properties that can help to protect your skin from the sun before damage occurs and can aid in cellular regeneration.

Nilotica butter, the luxury skincare for sensitive skin, is more hydrating and healing than shea butter and more easily absorbed into the skin. It also contains high amounts of Vitamins A and E, which have anti-aging properties that work from the inside out. It is a powerful oil for maintaining skin that not only looks young but is also healthy from the cells out. Nilotica butter is also full of anti-inflammatory and nutrient-rich bioactive compounds. It is rich in essential fatty acids help keep the skin moisturized and healthy. Allantoin keeps your skin smoother and brighter. It protects your skin’s natural barrier and balances your skin sebum.

It is also commonly used in Africa to reduce the appearance of stretch, moisturize the lips, repair dry and damaged hair. Its anti-inflammatory properties make it useful for formulations used to ease muscular pain and swelling.

Nilotica butter has tons of benefits for your skin and body. If you have been struggling to find a new moisturizer or are just looking for something new, check out Azuri’s Nilotica Dew, the ultra hydrating facial moisturizer. It is perfect for combination and normal skin and also dry skin. Read more about Nilotica butter and the other beneficial herbs and oils in Nilotica Dew on the Azuri skincare website.