Colour Me Bad! Stop Chemical Hair Colouring Now!

“Dear Team Krya, How you doing? Just loved your creation of  the Damage Repair Hair System (hair oil,mask and wash).Must admit my hair looks, feels so healthy, thicker and itchiness is gone. This is a huge improvement considering how chemically damaged my hair is. Keep rocking Krya Team, God bless.” – SS, Mumbai ———————————————————————————- Sadly, one […]

Screentime, Stress and falling hair – Krya Ayurveda series for IT employees

Circadian rhythms and the effect of sunlight on our moods, health, physiology, growth and fertility is an extremely well documented and researched subject. It is of great concern in countries that are far away from the equator with long periods of winter and no Sun. So a quick search online can actually throw up devices […]

Krya Hair 101 series – 4 principles of Mindful eating

Ayurveda believes that the food we eat literally makes up every part of our body. Every organ system is formed by metabolising of the food we eat and assimilating the nutrients from the metabolised food. Ayurveda divides the body into seven layers (and organ systems) of increasing complexity. Each succeeding layer is formed after the […]

Krya Formulation update Tuesdays: a better oil for dry, frizzy hair

Rupert Baxter, that quintessential suspicious secretary in PG Wodehouse’s Blanding’s Castle series was often said to be generally suspicious of everything and everyone. I often find myself invoking my inner Baxter when I read beauty product labels, especially those proclaiming to be completely natural. As you are aware, we make excellent Ayurvedic first principle based […]

Hair 101 on Wednesday by Krya – The Acid Mantle

The more I read and delve about the human microbiota, the more fascinated I am. Did you know for instance, that our first microbiota colonised us when we slid out of our mother in a vaginal birth? The microbiota we are exposed to via our mother’s vaginal microflora forms the basis of the microorganism colony […]

Hair 101 series on wednesday by Krya – Hair elasticity

We spoke about how human hair was closest in texture and composition to silk and animal proteins like wool, last week in our Hair 101 series. We also spoke a few weeks earlier about hair porosity and why hair becomes porous with excessive shampooing and chemical treatments, and why that is not a good thing. […]

Five simple ways to minimize hair damage from your shampoo

It is no secret that we at Krya think a shampoo and a synthetic hair dye are the very 2 worst villains to hit the Hair Universe. A shampoo is to us a much bigger Super Villain than even a synthetic hair dye, simply because it seems so innocuous, pleasant and definitely not scare inducing. […]

How extreme exercise is linked to hair loss: Insights from Ayurveda

Is there a thing as too much exercising? , you may ask. This is an age of obesity, of food walks, of people describing themselves as foodies, of people wanting to quit their corporate jobs and start a restaurant, of the rise of several food networks, celebrity chefs, reality shows around food, and travel destinations […]

5 Ayurvedic superfoods for hair growth & health

——– We often are asked for recipes and food suggestions to give better hair growth.  Hair vitamins are a major trend and every lifestyle magazine worth its salt , often lists 10 super foods or herbs you should be consuming for good health, skin, hair and nails. Here is a post listing 5 Ayurvedic superfoods […]