Faqs

INATUR is a proud skincare division of the Hari Darshan Group (a name that has been spreading enchanting fragrances around the world for over 50 years now). INATUR is a name that believes in bringing the beauty of nature to everyone in the best possible way i.e. by combining the best of Nature & Science. (We call it SCINAT and you will find it in every packaging). INATUR is a trusted brand overseas and is also placed across key accounts in India and abroad and expanding every day to suit your needs and reach out to all prospective customers.

INATUR has a registered trademark method of formulation called SCINAT- our conceptual way of combining the best of herbal and natural actives, known since ages and empowering nature with science in all our cosmetics and personal care products. It defines all active ingredients used in the making of the product.

Absolutely! At INATUR, we do not use animal derived fats and any banned or harmful ingredients in our products. We do not believe in false claims or hiding the ingredients. All our plants are ISO certified and we also are GMP & Halal certified along with being non-comedogenic, dermatologically tested and pH balanced. We put in all efforts to bring the best of nature and science to you. Pamper your skin with INATUR.

For the convenience of our consumers, we are regularly tying up with all leading online portals. Currently, you can buy INATUR products online via www.flipkart.com, www.snapdeal.com, www.dietkart.com, and www.shopclues.com . We will keep updating the list as the list of portals increases.

Dry skin is thin, feels tight and irritable, looks flaky, dull and lifeless, has fine lines around the eyes and laugh lines around the mouth. It needs to be moisturized regularly.

Skin appears shiny especially on the nose and forehead (T-Zone), it I prone to acne, pimples, blackheads and whiteheads, thick textured skin, facial pores are enlarged. This type of skin requires special care.

Normal skin has a clear appearance, soft and smooth texture, a natural glow, no visible pores, well supplied with moisture and oil, soft and supple to touch. It needs regular care to avoid premature ageing and wrinkles.

Sensitive skin had a very thin epidermis, becomes red when exposed to the sun especially on cheek and ears, could be dry or oily. It needs extra care as a wrong product could cause allergic reactions and redness.

A combination skin is a combination of two skin types. Skin is thick and shiny around the nose and forehead (T-Zone) and there are patches of dry skin on remaining parts of the face. Different areas need different type of care.

Anti-ageing is more about slowing down the process of ageing and giving your skin more time to thrive. The key to a good age-prevention routine is to start early with care that protects the skin from damaging factors. One should start taking care at least in the mid- 20s and 30s since elastin and collagen start breaking down at this age, meaning your skin is going to lose some of its firmness. We recommend using INATUR Anti-Ageing day and night cream and also a night cream for anti-ageing.

Start with cleansing with a gentle cleanser that will unclog the pores, after this, tone the skin to ensure pH balance and then moisturize. Gentle exfoliation also helps to pamper the skin. Choose from our wide range of cleansers, exfoliators, toners and moisturizers to suit your skin type.

Makeup may not disturb your sleep but it could disturb your pores. Makeup makes you look and feel beautiful but leaving it on overnight often has the opposite effect. Makeup clogs pores and prevents sebum from doing its job- instead sebum builds up, that causes acne. When you forget to wash your face, your skin has the chance to marinate in a day’s worth of debris and oil overnight. The skin is unable to breathe, regenerate tissues, exfoliate dead surface cells and heal itself. Use a makeup remover, facial cleanser, toner, etc to clean your skin. If you are too tired to make a trip to the sink to wash your face, keep makeup removing wipes in handy- this is the least you could do.

The softer an exfoliant is, the more often you can use it. Some scrubs are so gentle that they can be used on daily basis. Coarse scrubs which are extremely grainy should be used not more than once a week. If you have oily skin, you can generally exfoliate 2-3 days a week without any ill effects. People with more dry, silicate skin should 1-2 times a week, ideally with a gentle scrub which will not irritate their skin. Avoid exfoliation if you suffer from eczema or have recently been sunburned. Pick a scrub suiting your skin type from our range of scrubs.

Face masks are developed to help the skin stay clean and fresh looking. Depending on your skin type, if you have dry skin, stick to the usage of once a week or it will really dry out the skin. Normal skin types can use it for twice a week and oily skin type can extend usage to up to 3 times a week to control the oil in the face.

It is recommended to do a patch test first (on the arm) and leave for 24 hours before using on large area, because you could be allergic or very sensitive to the product. Do not use bleach near the eyes, inside the nose, ear, scar tissue, warts, moles or near genitals. Do not use it on extremely exfoliated skin. Keep the bleached area out of direct sunlight for at least 24 hours.

A toner is a skin freshener that is meant to be used after cleansing. Toners remove traces of cleanser and help to balance the pH of the skin. It also helps to treat skin conditions and cool, soothe and refresh the skin. Recommended to be used daily.

Almost everybody’s skin accumulates some amount of oil overnight. It is necessary to wash your face both in the morning and evening with a soap-less creamy facial cleanser that doesn’t dry out your skin.

Contrary to an old belief, pimples don’t necessarily mean that your skin is dirty or unclean, over-cleansing can irritate your skin so much more! However, to get rid of these, wash your face twice daily and whenever you do, wash for 1 minute straight. Prefer an anti-bacterial cleanser, use face masks and follow up with a non-comedogenic moisturizer. You would be happy to know that Inatur products are chemical free and non-comedogenic too!

Parabens are the most widely used preservatives in personal care products. Parabens prevent fungus and bacterial growth and other microbes from growing in the beauty products. They basically increase the shelf life of the product and they are cheap and effective. Prolonged use of parabens can cause allergy and rashes since it easily penetrates into the skin. Research shows that it also accelerates the skin ageing process. They act like estrogens which may increase the risk of women developing estrogen-positive breast cancer. That’s why we make sure all our products are paraben-free!

False! The sun’s rays are equally harmful throughout the year. Not using a sunscreen will burn and tan the skin, causing premature wrinkles and fine lines. So, in spite of the weather, it is very important to wear sunscreen at least 15 minutes before you step out to get sun protection.

Regardless of any skin type, moisturizing is essential. Our skin needs hydration from inside out. People with oily skin have over-active oil glands. Cleansing and toning removes the oily layer of the skin but if it is not moisturized, skin feels deprived of oil and produces more oil in the process. Hence, moisturizing keeps the skin normal and soft. However, opt for an oil-free moisturizer.

Sunlight consists of ultraviolet radiation that penetrates into the layers of the skin. UVA are said to be the ageing rays while UVB are the burning rays. Both UVA and UVB are harmful and cause damage to the skin. UVA causes pigmentation, fine lines , Skin sagging, ageing and skin disorders. UVB is the primary agent in sun burning and primarily affects the outer skin layers.

The ability of a sunscreen to absorb radiation is defined by its sun protection factor (SPF). The SPF indicates the time and percentage of protection from UVB rays. 1 SPF= 10 minutes of sun protection so 15 SPF means 150 minutes of sun protection (2 hours 30 minutes). Depending on your sun exposure, you could pick the SPF count of sunscreens.

Sunscreens that protect against both UVA & UVB rays are classified as broad spectrum and they are the best choice of sunscreen. All INATUR sunscreens have advanced broad spectrum.

Lack of exercise, smoking, environmental damage, improper breathing, poor diet, etc.

INATUR’s Sun Protection Gel with SPF 20 comes in a gel form with advanced broad spectrum UV protection and is ideal for people with oily skin.

We need to moisturize our hands more than the other parts since frequent hand washing keeps drying out the skin in our hands. A hand & nail cream (try INATUR Hand & Nail Cream- enriched with Honey, Calendula & Shea Butter) is especially developed for taking care of your hands and nails and they differ from body lotions on the basis of the level of moisture. It protects the hands from damaging and ageing elements and softens dry skin. It also strengthens and conditions the cuticles and helps prevent breakage.

Soaps are highly alkaline in nature and messes with the pH balance of the skin. Another disadvantage is that they have a drying effect and also remove some natural oils from the skin. On the other hand, INATUR bathing bars are sulphate-free, 100% natural, 100% soap-free, transparent and are made with pure essential oils and extracts.

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