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5 Beauty Questions For Hamsa Apothecary’s Monica Yearwood

In a quiet neighborhood on the north side of Chicago is Hamsa, an Ayurvedic treatment center and apothecary. Ayurvedic practitioner Monica Yearwood offers the royal treatments: panchakarma, lifestyle coaching and body therapies that change seasonally (ooooh!). She's also a gifted creator of Ayurvedic oils and serums (double oooooh!). Monica was originally drawn to study transpersonal…

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2 Powerful Ingredients SkinVeda's Shilpi Jain Loves
Beauty and SkincareProduct Reviews

2 Powerhouse Ingredients SkinVeda’s Shilpi Jain Loves

Shilpi Jain is a Cosmetic Formulations Scientist with an educational background in chemistry, a work history in drug research and a rich family immersion in Ayurveda. The sum total of her experience culminates in SkinVeda, a natural skincare line produced in Plano, TX. SkinVeda blends Ayurvedic herbs with modern skincare, uses sustainable resources and is…

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