Illustration: Vandana Singh

New Dehli, India

Ayurveda is an ancient form of Indian medicine that puts a great deal of importance on the mind-body connection. It is not just a science but a philosophy for living, whereby our beauty and health are rooted in the balance between our physical, spiritual and emotional selves (along with our physical surrounds). Uma Oils is a modern Indian beauty brand built around the principles of Ayurveda, using the finest essential oils from the family-owned Uma Estate in Central India. A ritual worth partaking in is an Ayurvedic foot massage using the Pure Calm Wellness Oil, a soothing blend of chamomile, vetiver, jasmine and clary sage. In Ayurvedic tradition, the feet are considered organs of action, so gently apply it to the soles, heels and to the thin skin between the toes.

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