Shata Dhauta Ghrita (100x Washed Ghee)

Move over tallow, there’s a new (skincare) oil in town! Actually, it’s not new at all…

Meet one of Ayurveda’s oldest skin remedies: Shata Dhauta Ghrita, also known as “100 times washed ghee.”

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As a child of the 70s and 80s, I have never lived in a world that wasn’t obsessed with sunscreen. I grew up wearing it whenever I went outside. As an adult, I was taught to be diligent about protecting my face and décolleté at all times or risk premature sun damage and wrinkles. We […]

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