HOW GREEN IS YOUR CARE?Gurpreet Kaur
Here’s another Environment Day (June 5). It is palpable everywhere; our growing urge to reconnect – with nature, with ourselves and with our inner child who fondly remembers the days when the world was a wider and wilder place.
A potted palm on the balcony offers a glimpse of the green canopy of the Amazons; the heady smell of marigold brings along with it the hot scent of rain forests; from the grains stored in a jar comes the raw and tangy fragrance of the soil.
Earth has been calling and it is time we listened to it. And be mindful of our environment, its glorious existence and its abundant love for us. From the clothes we wear to the cup of tea we take every morning and the cream we rub on our face before sleep, the choice we make goes a long way in connecting us to nature or alienating us from it. Are we appreciating the gifts it gives us in many forms and ways? The day we start doing it and understanding the perils it faces and taking action towards its protection is the day we touch Mother Earth with our mind and body.
And it heals.
REVERSE YOUR STRESS LEVELS
Close your eyes and let your mind wander around a pleasing environment with plenty of greenery and flowers. A few minutes are enough to make you feel relaxed as they reverse your stress levels. What the mind feels the body shows. Just think of the power nature has in boosting your overall well-being by ensuring physical and mental health.
When the mind is filled with positive thoughts and energy it reflects on the face too; skin becomes smoother, the hair shines and your whole body language radiates confidence. Magic, indeed.
And it is this magic that your beauty needs too. Knowing that the bottles and jars of creams and lotions on your dressing table are filled with the goodness of nature and that they are prepared with the care and respect the earth deserves. From the procurement of raw materials to manufacturing and packaging, the entire product lifecycle can affect our ecosystem, so choose wisely when you shop for beauty products. Read the list of ingredients and pick the brand that puts nature first.
A TRIBUTE TO NATURE
What Soilscents does is exactly that. Its products are a tribute to nature that is endowed with healing powers to enhance your beauty and help you glow from within. When you pick a cream or scrub or oil from Soilscents you are doing your bit to protect nature too by avoiding products that contain chemicals and materials harmful to the environment.
Its ingredients are sourced organically from across the world – jojoba beads to remove the dead cells and toxins on your face, Ylang-ylang flowers of the Perfume Tree to add fragrance and the senses, and jasmine to restore moisture… There is argan and rose geranium, marigold and Dead Sea mud clay, lavender and patchouli …It is nature at its purest and most glorious form in these bottles. Indulge and feel the power of the soil.