Ayurvedic Skincare

Kumkumadi Oil: Your Solution For Naturally Glowing Skin!

5000 years of beauty secrets packed into 1 unique bottle
Kumkumadi Oil: Your Solution For Naturally Glowing Skin!

In a world filled with countless skincare products that promise miracles for the skin, it's easy to get overwhelmed by the options! At Shankara, we are here to help you by guiding you towards solutions that have been tried and true for centuries. According to our research, what is the most amazing skincare product for naturally glowing skin? Kumkumadi Oil!

Derived from a unique blend of all-natural ingredients and ayurvedic herbs, this ancient beauty's not-so-secret secret is beloved in modern skincare routines for supporting a natural radiance and a more even skin tone.

Keep reading to explore the origins of Kumkumadi Oil, its surprising natural ingredients, and how using it can get you that coveted radiant complexion!

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What Is The History of Kumkumadi Oil?

Kumkumadi Oil is a traditional Ayurvedic skin care remedy from India, derived from the ancient medicinal system of Ayurveda, known for its natural healing properties, and used for enhancing skin health. 

Ayurveda places a strong emphasis on holistic wellness, ayurvedic herbs, and essential oils which includes not only physical health but also beauty and skincare. According to Ayurvedic principles, achieving beautiful skin and skin health is a reflection of inner balance and harmony.

Interestingly, the term "Kumkumadi" is derived from two Sanskrit words, "Kumkuma" and "Adi." Kumkuma refers to saffron, which is one of the primary ingredients in Ayurvedic oil, and Adi means "origin" or "beginning." Kumkumadi Oil is believed to have been formulated over 2,000 years ago in ancient India, so its been supporting skin naturally for centuries!

 Traditional preparation of Kumkumadi oil is an elaborate process. It involves the careful selection of ayurvedic herbs, which are then ground into a paste, mixed with the base oil, and heated slowly to allow the infusion of herbal essences into the oil.

What Makes Kumkumadi Oil Special?

What sets Kumkumadi Oil apart is how it is packed full of natural, organic ingredients. It's packed full with tumeric, saffron, red sandalwood, sesame oil, wild Himalayan cherry and other goodies!

Infographic: What's inside Kumkumadi Oil? The ingredients of kumkumadi oil including Saffron, tumeric, sandalwood, rosemary, manjistha, lotus, licorice root, sesame oil and other ayurvedic herbs.


What are the Benefits of Kumkumadi Oil for Your Skin?

The exciting benefits of kumkumadi oil are:

  • Skin Brightening: Saffron in Kumkumadi Oil isn't just a culinary delight, it's a potent natural skin enhancer! Rich in crocin and crocetin, it curbs melanin production, reducing dark spots, skin discolorations, and hyperpigmentation. 

  • Youthful Glow: Pure saffron rejuvenates the skin cells and promotes blood circulation, resulting in a beautiful, bright complexion. 

  • Acne Reduction: Turmeric is a seriously powerful natural acne remedy, with anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial benefits, effectively calming skin and combating acne bacteria.

  • Blemish Reduction: Turmeric also supports healing scars and fading blemishes. Regular use of Kumkumadi Oil promotes a clear, smooth complexion with less dry skin!

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  • Even Skin Texture: Sandalwood and lotus extract in Kumkumadi Oil are key to achieving smoother, more refined skin. Sandalwood smooths the skin and minimizes pores, while lotus extract's natural AHAs gently exfoliate, removing dead cells and promoting cell renewal for a fresher, radiant complexion.

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  • Stress Relief: Kumkumadi Oil offers more than just skincare benefits; it's a gateway to a serene, spa-like experience. Infused with the gentle fragrance of sandalwood, this oil transforms your routine into a moment of tranquility. As you apply it, allow the sandalwood's calming aroma to envelop you, aiding in stress reduction and fostering a peaceful atmosphere. This ritual of self-care nurtures both your skin and inner peace.

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Will Kumkumadi Oil Get Rid of the Dark Circles Under My Eyes? 

Kumkumadi oil is highly regarded for its effectiveness in addressing hyperpigmentation issues, particularly dark spots. Regular application of Kumkumadi oil is known to gradually diminish the visibility of dark spots, leading to a glowing complexion and a more even and radiant skin tone.

The oil works by targeting the underlying causes of pigmentation, such as sun damage or hormonal changes, helping to restore the skin's natural color and texture. Its potency in reducing pigmentation is enhanced when used consistently over time, making it a preferred choice for those seeking a natural solution to improve their skin's appearance. 

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Who Should Not Use Kumkumadi Oil?

Generally, individuals with oily skin or acne-prone skin should use it cautiously as the oil's rich and potent formula, while nourishing, may be too heavy for some skin types, leading to blocked pores. This can exacerbate skin conditions like increased oily skin, acne, resulting in outbreaks. Individuals with acne-prone skin should be cautious and monitor their skin's response to the oil. 

Given its blend of various herbs and natural ingredients, there's a possibility of skin irritation or allergic reactions for some users. Symptoms of an allergic reaction can include redness, itching, swelling, or skin rashes. Those with known allergies to any of its ingredients should avoid it.

We recommend that everyone, particularly those with sensitive or acne-prone skin, do a patch test before fully incorporating Kumkumadi oil into their skincare routine!

How We Make Kumkumadi Oil At Shankara Naturals

A Brand with a Heart: Our Commitment to More Than Just Skin

Incorporating Kumkumadi Oil into your skincare routine is like giving your skin a gift. With its all-natural ingredients, cruelty-free, and centuries-old Ayurvedic heritage, Shankara’s Kumkumadi Oil offers many benefits, from skin brightening and acne reduction to anti-aging and hydration. Every ingredient in our oil is ethically sourced. We believe in loving the earth as much as we love your skin. Sustainable, green, and kind - that's the Shankara way.  Talking about the Shankara way, did you know that every single purchase you make goes to helping someone in need? 100% of our profits are donated to causes that make the world a brighter, better place. 

Our brilliant Timeless Kumkumadi Oil is a true miracle skin elixir that nourishes, moisturizes, and brightens your skin. Just as ancient wisdom promised, massaging your neck and face every night with Kumkumadi Oil can make your skin glow like gold. Packed with suitable antioxidants like carotenoids and crocetin, this oil rejuvenates your skin, making it appear fresh and youthful.

Bid farewell to pigmentation and breakouts with our authentic formula. Our commitment to using ultra-pure ingredients and a quality-focused manufacturing process ensures that you experience maximum benefits from the natural essence of Kumkumadi Oil. Unlock your skin's natural radiance with this ancient beauty secret.

Don't forget to complement your skincare regimen with a balanced diet, adequate sleep, and stress management techniques for overall well-being. Embrace the magic of Kumkumadi Oil, and let your skin shine with timeless beauty and vitality.

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How To Apply Kumkumadi Oil?

  1. Begin by cleansing your face using a mild face wash, then gently pat your skin dry.

  2. Dispense a small quantity of Kumkumadi Oil into your palm, enough for a few drops.

  3. Gently massage the oil into your face and neck with gentle upward strokes.

  4. Allow the oil to work its magic overnight; do not rinse.

  5. In the morning, wash your face as usual.

  6. For optimal results, repeat this process twice a week.

To enjoy the transformative benefits of Kumkumadi Face Oil, apply it to cleansed face directly to the skin and it should absorbs easily. You can wear it over night as the rejuvenating face oil deeply penetrates the skin layers and works all night to give you youthful and radiant skin. If you have excess oil and oily skin, its best to wash it off after 3 hours of application.

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Can I use Kumkumadi Oil Everyday? And how long before I see results?

Kumkumadi Oil may be used daily, especially as part of a nighttime skincare routine. You can start seeing results with regular application in a period as short as three weeks.

Customers Who Swear By Our Kumkumadi Oil 

Don't just take our word for it; our customers are living proof of the wonders of our oil. Their stories are not just about transformed skin but transformed lives.

Sandra Mueller says, “Love it. I have been using Shankara anti-age serum, and Kumkumadi oil for several months. My face stays moist all day without being oily. Even when I wake up in the morning, it still feels that way. These are the only products I’ve ever used that seem to last. I’m 77 1/2 years old yet these products seem to have rejuvenated my skin. Here’s a photo with no makeup right before I am heading to bed.” 

Purvi, “The Timeless Kumkumadi Oil is a gift from heaven! I go into Samadhi just inhaling the divine fragrance!” 

June Ahern says, “Perfect for my skin type, which tends to be dry. I'm very fair-skinned. Since using the cleanser and face oil I get compliments all the time on how healthy and soft my face looks. The Kumkumadi oil I hear is created with music playing, something I intuitively heard before it was confirmed. How cool is that!” 

I absolutely love this product. In all my years of buying cosmetics, this is the one. It smells divine, goes on so smoothly and I love how my skin feels after each application. I am ordering it for life!” Anonymous.

Try It, Feel It, Love It

Want to try it out? Grab a free sample of our Kumkumadi Oil, and just cover the shipping. It's the perfect way to experience its magic for yourself! 

Is Kumkumadi Oil For Me?

By following a skincare routine that includes Kumkumadi Oil, you can unlock the secret to naturally glowing, radiant skin. Embrace the magic of Kumkumadi, and let your skin shine with timeless beauty and vitality. We'd love to hear about your experience using it. Comment below what you love the most about Kumkumadi Oil!

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Marissa Del Mistro
Marissa Del Mistro writer Marissa Del Mistro is a writer and editor with diverse interests. When she's not pursuing writing, she enjoys cooking, listening to podcasts, and traveling. She lives in the unceded traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, where she loves to explore her gorgeous surroundings.