Skincare routines can often seem overwhelming, but it has always been our mission to make it a daily ritual that is as simple and effective as possible. And the most essential version of a routine is the one you’d take with you to a deserted island. That’s why we asked our co-founder Deepika Padukone about her three deserted island skincare picks:
“A Cleanse-Hydrate-Protect routine is the most simple yet effective routine I’ve practiced,” she said. “And an island is typically hot and humid. So I’d go with the Lotus Splash Cleanser and Ashwagandha Bounce moisturiser. As for my sunscreen, while Turmeric Shield is everyone’s favourite, I’d actually go with Patchouli Glow SPF 40 PA+++ for that extra boost of hydration. Touché.”
Why should these three products be a part of your essential CHP skincare routine? Read more to find out.
Cleanse with Lotus Splash
The first step of an effective skincare routine is cleansing. Cleansing helps to remove impurities, boost hydration and improve skin texture while preparing your skin for the next steps of your skincare routine.
Our Lotus Splash cleanser contains an antioxidant-rich formula that is enriched with purifying lotus extract and bioflavonoids and is perfect for daily use. It helps remove impurities like dirt, oil, dust and makeup while replenishing your skin’s moisture content. It also promotes active collagen production that helps even out your skin tone.
One of India’s most beloved and auspicious flowers, Lotus is rich in antioxidants which help to enhance blood circulation, increase collagen and maintain skin’s elasticity to diminish dark spots and fine lines.
Bioflavonoids are found in the rinds of green citrus fruits and are free-radical fighters that protect your skin from any external damage caused by environmental stressors like UV rays and pollution.
Lotus Splash is clinically proven to:
- 89% of users agree it cleanses pores and helps remove oil, dirt and makeup in one application.
- 96% of users agree it does not dry the skin post-wash in one week.
- 96% of users agree it hydrates and moisturises skin in two weeks.
Based on a consumer study on 49 women in 4 weeks.
Individual results may vary.
Hydrate with Ashwagandha Bounce
Our body is comprised of up to 60% fluids and requires daily hydration. Our skin also has similar requirements for nourishment. That's why after cleansing, using a hydrating moisturiser is the ideal next step of your daily skincare routine to keep your skin supple and radiant.
Ashwagandha Bounce is a rich yet lightweight moisturiser enriched with sodium hyaluronate and the extracts of ashwagandha. It helps to improve skin elasticity, stimulates collagen production and reduces dark spots. This antioxidant-rich moisturiser also evens out the skin tone, making it a perfect fit for daily use.
Ashwagandha is part of a class of plants called adaptogens. It is a prized ingredient in Ayurvedic traditions, used not only for skincare but also to treat issues like stress and anxiety and to promote immunity and gut health. In skincare, it helps reduce dark spots and the appearance of pores to improve skin clarity and texture.
Sodium Hyaluronate is a derivative of hyaluronic acid but has a lower molecular weight that helps it effectively penetrate into the upper layers of the skin. It is a powerful compound that stores moisture in the skin for long-lasting hydration.
Ashwagandha Bounce is clinically proven to:
- 100% of users agree their skin is instantly hydrated in one application.
- 91% of users agree it brightens and imparts a healthy glow to skin in one week.
- 93% of users agree their skin is firmer in one week.
Based on a consumer study on 48 women for 4 weeks.
Individual results may vary.
Protect with Patchouli Glow
Sunscreen should always be the final part of your daily skincare regime, all year round and even when indoors. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “Overexposure to sunlight is widely accepted as the underlying cause for harmful effects on the skin, eye and immune system.”
Patchouli Glow SPF 40 PA+++ sunscreen has a lightweight, fast-absorbing formula with a modified extraction technology that prevents exposure of skin to strong radiations of the day. You can layer your moisturised skin with this sunscreen for an extra boost of hydration, just like our co-founder Deepika Padukone does. This sunscreen is broad spectrum (protects against UVA and UVB rays) and is reef safe (free from oxybenzone, avobenzone, octocrylene, and octinoxate). The UV filters in our sunscreen are also known to offer protection from blue light.
Patchouli is an aromatic plant known for its fragrance and ability to help with skin regeneration. It is packed with antioxidants and hydrating qualities that help make the skin look younger and brighter.
Ceramides are naturally created lipids that constitute nearly half of the skin’s outer layer. Our formula uses a pseudo-ceramide that mimics the functions of natural ceramides. This helps to preserve the skins moisture levels and protect against environmental stressors.
Patchouli Glow has been clinically proven to:
- 89% of users agree it helps in brightening their skin in one week.
- 82% of users agree it doesn’t make their skin look oily in one week.
- 93% of users agree it makes their skin supple in one week.
Based on a consumer study done on 56 women in 1 week.
Individual results may vary.
If you had to pick a CHP skincare routine to take to a desert island, what would you include? Try our co-founder’s picks for simple, nourishing and high-performing skincare that would in your daily life just as well as a deserted island.