Category: Skin Health

How To Get Soft And Glowing Skin With Saffron Almond Body Butter Cream


Skin is the body’s largest organ and like other organ it needs to be treated properly. Skin aging is a complex biological process .With ages, we all go through skin damage and have to face wrinkles, dullness, brown spots, fine lines etc. There are structural and physiological alterations and progressive changes in each layer of the skin with time. The skin looses elasticity and starts sagging. A loss of fibrillin positive structure and collagen contributes to formation of wrinkles.

Most of the damage to the skin is done by the sun exposure and use of wrong products on the skin. Other common causes of skin damage are pollution, exposure to toxins or chemicals or any kind of radiation. Falling estrogen levels and genetics also plays an important role in aging. Free radicals are the main destroying factors of the skin.

We all want to look younger and feel beautiful with a fresher looking skin. Skin’s health and beauty is considered to represent the overall well being and health of the individual.



Planet Ayurveda offers SAFFRON ALMOND BODY BUTTER CREAM to pamper your skin with natural treats. The cream is manufactured in the serene location of the Himalayan Mountains in a GMP certified unit.

The Planet Ayurveda’s SAFFRON ALMOND BODY BUTTER CREAM is manufactured using Shea Butter, Almond Oil, Saffron Extract, Sunflower Seed Oil, Olive Fruit Oil, Vitamin E, Moavis 1995, Ginol 1618, DM Fluid 350 CST, Dry Flo TS, Iscaguard PEG and DM water.


  • As the name suggests, the main ingredient in this cream is Saffron which is extremely rich in manganese. It is used in many beauty products as it helps to moisturize, heal and protect the skin. It has anti bacterial properties so this spice imparts exceptional beauty benefits to the skin. It helps in treating ache and is known for being a natural solution for dull and dry skin.
  • The next important ingredient used to make this product is Almond oil, which is a mild, hypoallergenic oil, can be fully absorbed by the skin .It is rich in vitamins, is light in texture and helps in deep cleansing of the skin. Almond oil helps in removing tan and undereye dark circles, relieves eczema and Psoriasis, treats skin rashes, reduces fine lines and aging and also helps with muscle pains.
  • The third and most important ingredient being used is Shea Butter which is known for reducing any kind of inflammation. It helps in the smoothening of skin and moisturizing it. Shea butter gets easily absorbed in the skin and is able to heal the skin quickly.


  • Sunflower Seed Oil that is another important ingredient in the product which is rich in Vitamin E thus helps in protecting the outer layer of the skin from environmental damage and infections. Vitamin E also helps in lowering skin redness and roughness. It shows excellent results due to its anti inflammatory and anti bacterial activity. Sunflower seed oil is high in omega 6 fatty acid and helps in postponing aging.

Olive Fruit Oil

  • Olive Fruit Oil has fatty acid content thus it keeps the skin hydrated. It prevents pimples and clogging pores, moisturizes the skin, prevents premature skin aging, treats sunburn, reduces the appearance of stretch marks and works as makeup remover.

Product Description

  • The SAFFRON ALMOND BODY BUTTER CREAM provides the most needed hydration to the skin thereby giving it radiant appearance and a refined complexion that everyone wants.
  • It nourishes and moisturizes the skin giving you a perfect smooth skin which is soft to the touch and glowing. It is a remedy for dry, dehydrated and damaged skin.

How To Use

  • The SAFFRON ALMOND BODY BUTTER CREAM is applied by massaging it all over the body. It can be applied twice a day.


  • The product works equally well on all types of skins from normal to sensitive skins. It helps with providing all day hydration to the skin thereby it is recommended as a solution to dryness , dullness , uneven texture, loss of firmness and elasticity .

THE SAFFRON ALMOND BODY BUTTER has been prepared according to the Ayurvedic principles by MD Ayurveda expert Dr. Vikram Chauhan in India. The product is devoid of any harmful sulphates, parabeans and chemicals .The colors and ingredients used are natural plant extracts emitting natural aroma and soothing effects on the skin.


  • It is advised to increase the intake of anti aging antioxidants in diet like vitamin E, Vitamin C and Selenium. Vitamin E is also anti inflammatory and very useful for healthy looking skin. Vitamin C plays a strong role in collagen production and also protects the skin from sun burn cell damage. Selenium is known to protect skin, help with menopause symptoms and also prevents heart diseases. It also supports cognitive function.

Lifestyle Changes

We cannot run away from aging but there are some simple lifestyle changes that can help in slowing the aging process. These include:

  • Eating fresh fruits and lots of green vegetables rich in vitamins
  • Quitting smoking and alcohol
  • Staying out of the sun and drinking lots of water
  • Exercising regularly and also meditating to relieve stress.
  • Avoid eating processed sugar as it weakens the skin’s collagen.
  • Using Coconut oil helps to reduce wrinkles and fine lines by strengthening the connective tissues and skin and exfoliating the outer layer of the skin.
  • Other oils that are helpful in improving skin complexion are organic sesame oil, jajoba oil.

It is very important to start the day with sunscreen, remove all makeup and wash the face before going to bed. It is good to apply a moisturizer before going to bed.

How to Get Rid of Underarm Odor (Smelly Armpits)


Pits are the body’s detox pathway as they have a lot of active sweat glands. To sweat is a good thing as it is the body’s way of getting the bad stuff out. It is a natural process that everyone experiences on a daily basis. Underarm odor is linked to apocrine glands which help in the secretion of sweat in the underarms. Apocrine glands work primarily under stress, secreting an odorless fluid. These glands work after puberty.


There could be a number of other reasons for developing an underarm odor. These include intake of diet that consists of smelly foods like onions, wearing more synthetic clothes, having more sweat glands, fish odor syndrome, precocious puberty in children due to increase in the hormone called androgens, and some medical conditions like diabetes etc. Sweat by itself doesn’t smell. If the underarm sweat foul-smelling, then it is the result of a bacteria breaking down the protein (keratin) rich sweat. The medical term for chronic armpit odor is Bromhidrosis.

Home Remedies for Underarm Odor

There are a number of home remedies to get rid of Smelly Armpits. Simple lifestyle changes also help in a long way. The best way to keep the underarm odor from setting in is to wash the arm pits properly when you take a shower. The best way to keep the underarm odor from setting in is to wash the armpits properly when you take a shower. Just  wash the pits with plain water and a wash cloth or towel. One should try to avoid soaps as they trap the odors in and even Just wash the pits with plain water and a wash cloth or towel strips. If needed, use scent free, antibacterial bath soap. It is very important to shower right after every workout so bacteria doesn’t get a chance to spread.

  • Potato :- Cut small thin slices of potato and rub it directly on underarms. Let it dry and then apply your deodorant over it. Potatoes are known to control perspiration and kill the bacteria’s present in the underarms by lowering the pH of the skin. Potatoes possess antimicrobial properties and are slightly acidic in nature.
  • Lemon Juice:- Cut a lemon in half and rub it directly on the armpits. Leave the juice till it dries up and then wash it with water. Lemon juice helps to reduce the pH of the skin and makes it difficult for the bacteria to breed in. This can be done once or twice a day. Lemon Juice is highly acidic so if one has sensitive skin, they may mix lemon juice with water and apply with cotton ball.
  • Aloe Vera :- Aloe Vera gel may be applied directly on the underarms and left on overnight to be washed the following morning. This will kill the bacteria that causes a foul smell. Drinking Aloe Vera juice regularly is a good way to avoid body odor. Aloe Vera is known for its antibacterial properties and helps in detoxifying the body.

  • Apple Cider Vinegar :- Apple Cider Vinegar may be applied directly to underarms every morning after bath and every night before going to bed to get rid of odor-causing bacteria. Apple Cider Vinegar is acidic in nature and is known for its anti-microbial properties. It helps in neutralizing the environment in the underarm area. Using apple cider vinegar might be bit irritating for some.
  • Essential Oils :- like lavender Essential oil and Tea Tree Oil may also be applied using a cotton ball, to combat underarm odor. Coconut Oil also possesses antimicrobial properties and helps in restoring the pH of the skin. It can be applied using fingers, directly to the underarms.
  • Witch Hazel :- Witch Hazel may be applied using a cotton ball over the underarms after taking a bath. Witch Hazel is a powerful natural astringent and a natural antiperspirant as it contracts the skin tissues and reduces the sweat production. One may mix a few drops of witch hazel in water and use it every morning and evening for best results.  Witch Hazel can help lower the pH of the skin thereby killing the bad bacteria.
  • Hydrogen Peroxide :- A solution of hydrogen peroxide and water helps in fighting body odor. A spoon of peroxide needs to be mixed with a cup of water and applied on underarms using a washcloth. This helps to destroy the bacteria Hydrogen Peroxide is a widely used antiseptic and is a great way to kill the bacteria causing a stink.
  • Always apply moisturizer, body lotion, Planet Ayurveda Saffron Almond Body butter cream on underarms and dry skin to avoid burning or irritation.
  • It is highly recommended to trim or shave the armpits. Underarm hair traps moisture and creates the environment for bacteria to breed. So, in order to keep the stink under control, one should shave the armpits.
  • It is very important to wash clothes regularly and avoid wearing the sweaty clothes. The sweat sitting on the shirts creates a breeding ground for bacteria. One needs to wash their towels regularly too. Always opt for cotton, linen and wool clothes as these allow the body to stay cooler. It is good to wear loose-fitting clothes.
  • Practicing good hygiene surely helps to reduce the growth of bacteria in the armpits. Always keep your underarms dry so bacteria cannot breed in.
  • A slight change in diet is always recommended. One needs to avoid fatty foods, or strong-smelling foods like garlic and onions as they can seep through the pores and cause body odor. Some people who eat fish like tuna and salmon may secrete choline in their sweat, so it is better to avoid fish.
  • Stress management and anxiety reduction techniques like Yoga, Meditation, Pranayama also helps to modulate stress reaction and minimize the physiological sweat naturally.
  • Sweat is our body’s way of regulating temperature. It is not bad as is, but it becomes body odor once it meets the bacteria on the surface of the skin. Body’s musky odor is very normal and natural. It should not be suppressed by using antiperspirants filled with chemicals. The deodorants make one stink less throughout the day but using them is not a permanent solution. It is advised to apply an antiperspirant at bedtime so the product gets a chance to work while you sleep and not while sweating.