With a nationwide ban on animal testing last year, India became the first such country in South Asia thereby strengthening its position as a supporter of animal rights.
Since beauty should begin and end with beauty itself there should be no cruelty involved in the process of making and testing such products. Therefore, we advocate naturally made products that not only help in making you look fabulous but also bring out your inner beauty as a human in the process. We list out the products that are prepared naturally are skin friendly and can create an option to choose the best for your skin.
The Body Shop
The Body Shop is possibly the most popular cosmetic store anywhere and one would find a store close by, no matter what. There is a whole wide variety of products that are available including body butter, body oils, soaps, body baths, night creams, day creams, face powders, face creams, hand lotions, etc. and oh how can we forget their ever-popular lip balms. The fragrances and the quality is distinct and never fails you.
Where: Lane Number V-40, Ambience Island, DLF Phase 3, Sector 24, Gurgaon
Where: G-12, MGF Metropolitan Mall, MG Rd, Gurgaon
Where: Shop No.79, Galleria Market, DLF City Phase IV, Gurgaon
Soul Tree sells some of the most authentic and user friendly products that include skin care, hair care, cosmetics, eye pencils, lip care, hand lotions and the works. The products are pocket-friendly too ranging upwards of Rs 300. Various stores across town sell these products, so they are easily available.
Where: Suite 6-9, First floor, Augusta Point, Golf Course Road, Sector 53, Gurgaon
Don’t we all know them from the weird TV commercials that they make? Their marketing skills may suck but their products are popular simply because they are as close to what one can get to nature. These are Ayurveda products taking inspiration from nature and natural products. Apart from the age delay treatments, day and night creams, lip treatments, lightening treatments they also include in their range of products, the bath and shower oils, butter soaps, body mists, body baths, body oils, colognes. Products range upwards of Rs. 350 and are carry quite a reusable quality.
Where: SG -21&22, Galleria Shopping Mall, DLF Phase – IV, Gurgaon
Where: G-69, Ground Floor, Ambiance Mall , Gurgaon
Kama Ayurveda is quite popular across the border and along with their cosmetics and beauty products they market a whole lot of other stuff as well such as candles, incense sticks, luxury oils, etc. Based on the Ayurveda techniques the products are sold with an extensive description of the products and the benefits. Sold upwards of Rs. 250 the products promise top quality and brand value. They do have a brand store in Gurgaon but the products are sold elsewhere as well (listed herein)
Where: Kama Ayurveda, SG-32, Galleria Market, Gurgaon
Where: Ki 2 Health, 1st Floor Galeria market, Gurgaon
Skin-Essentials Natural Care
Dr. Aditi Bhatnagar is a Homeopathic Doctor, a Naturopathic and Lifestyle Management Consultant who is dedicated to focusing on the skin and its needs in a healthier way. Skin-Essentials was established in 1999 with the sole purpose of bringing in change in the perceptions about beauty and skin care. Gradually, it emerged as a top choice for skin care for women in Gurgaon. With an aim to provide healthy food for the skin, the products are prepared and developed from natural sources and combined in order to work effectively for varied needs and skin types.
The care provided is not only in terms of products but various kinds of therapies including naturopathy, homeopathy, anti-ageing, anti-tan, etc. Additionally, online consultation is also provided.
Where: 264 – 2nd Floor, Sapphire Mall, Opp Orchid Petals, Sohna Road Gurgaon.
Call: 01244101910, 8744001773