Raw Face Mask
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We love Aypa as they support sustainability, ethical practise & fair trade, Aypa skincare uses unique superfood ingredients ecologically harvested in Peru and made in Spain. Peru has one of the richest biodiversity on the planet, extremely diverse climatic zones in the region have harboured the organic growth of emblematic plants and exotic botanical species that possess extraordinary healthy properties. Aypa celebrate the richness of this land by developing natural skincare formulated with native precious organic ingredients whilst maintaining the utmost respect for the environment, tradition and people.
A blend of the most rare superfood powders. When activated with water it can be used as a gentle exfoliant or as a treating mask. It is powered by the antioxidant and mineral-rich Andean botanicals to stimulate cell renewal, promote collagen production, revitalize and balance the skin.
✓ Skin Type: Normal, Combination, Mature and Oily.
✓ Skincare Concerns: Dullness, Uneven Texture, Acne, Flabby skin, Aging.
This RAW product features a UNIQUE blend of revitalizing powders from Andean whole plants, all with superfood-grade, replenished with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. These botanicals are harvested from their Peruvian native source, so they share the same vibration and energy to act powerfully in synergy for an overall healthy and youthful skin.
A replenishment of vital nutrients that strengthens all skin functions
- Deep purification of skin
- Balance of skins oiliness
- Increase of blood circulation
- Slowing of the aging process
- Boost of collagen production
- An overall clarifying complexion
100% raw (whole plant), vegan, organic, waterless and cruelty-free, all ingredients are ethically sourced and sustainably harvested in Peru, respecting and recovering native ancient organic methods. All ingredients are superfood-grade with a natural scent of “baked bread”. Fragrance-free, with no essential oils.
As it effectively cleans and protects the skin you will instantly notice a smooth, purified complexion.
As an exfoliant alone:
Apply 1/2 tsp in moistened palm and trickle in a few drops of water. Massage and exfoliate over wet face and neck; rinse and pat dry.
You can also mix with a few drops of AYPA ́s RAW FACE OIL.
It can be used once or twice per week.
As a treating Mask:
Mix in a bowl one teaspoon of this powder with water* in a ratio of about 1:1 until it reaches a mud-like texture. The more water you add, the thinner the consistency. Apply gently to face and neck with finger tips or a mask brush. Leave on for 10-20 minutes before rinsing with warm water or using a muslin cloth. Follow with AYPA ́s RAW FACE OIL.
It is normal if you experience a tickling sensation or if the skin appears slightly pink as a result of the increased circulation sparked by the active ingredients in this mask. Keep in dry place. (*) Customize by replacing water with oils or any natural liquid.
Use once per week.
Active Raw Plants:
Lepidium Meyenii root powder (Maca), Illite (Green Clay), Prosopis Pallida powder (Algarrobo), Pouteria Lucuma powder (Lucuma), Minthostachys mollis powder (Muña*), Sodium Chloride (Maras Salt*). *wildcrafted.
100% organic. Water-free. Fragance-free. Fair-trade ingredients. Sustainable sourced.
MACA: born in the high Andean lands of Peru. This energizing root is locally known as “the Inca fountain of youth”. It is rich in minerals, vitamins B, C, E + amino acids. Promotes the cells’ renewal, boosts the skin’s luminosity and slows the aging process.
ALGARROBO: from the dry north Pacific Coast of Peru. It ́s a gourmet fruit rich in minerals, vitamins B, tannins and lysine. With antioxidant, healing, balancing and antiseptic properties.
LUCUMA: native to the valleys of the mid-coast of Peru. This outstanding fruit has very high content in niacin (vitamin B3), beta-carotenes and minerals. It has energizing, nourishing, firming and anti-aging properties.
MARAS SALT: mysteriously formed in the high Andean lands of Peru, in the Sacred Valley of Cuzco. It receives the direct energizing rays of the sun. It has 84 minerals with detox and anti-inflammatory properties.
MUÑA: locally well known as “the mint of the Andes”. It grows at 3400 m above sea level. It has soothing and antiseptic properties.
GREEN CLAY: rich in minerals, it is valued for its highly absorbent properties. It removes impurities and tightens the pores, toning the skin, exfoliating dead skin cells and reducing inflammation in acne.
Aypa is a handmade luxury skincare brand that discovers the power of ancient secret plants organically grown in Incan lands to feed the skin from the outside in. Made with unique sustainably superfood ingredients ecologically harvested in Peru and made in Spain.
In the heart of the Peruvian Andes, surrounded by vibrant mountains and mystical lands, lies the most valuable wellness secret of the ancient Incan culture: the healing power of native plants that organically grow in the Earth.
Aypa, meaning Earth in indigenous Quechua language, stands for the respect and the values the Andean Incan culture hold towards Nature. For the Andean people, the Earth is considered their Mother, sacred and their source of life.
In harmony with the Earth, the Incas created an organic and ecological farming system by respecting seasonality. Thanks to this respect for nature, the land in Peru has one of the richest biodiversity on the planet. Extremely diverse climatic zones in the region have harboured the organic growth of emblematic plants and exotic botanical species that possess extraordinary healthy properties, going from the Pacific coast through the high Andes Mountains and reaching the lush Amazon rainforest.
At Aypa, they celebrate the richness of this land by developing natural skincare formulated with native precious organic ingredients whilst maintaining the utmost respect for the environment.
Mirella Crovetto, Founder of Aypa, worked for international cosmetic companies but became inspired to develop a skincare brand with products that carry the Andean essence. The journey started in 2009. Passionate for a healthy lifestyle, Mirella travelled to the core of the Andes in her native Peru to join indigenous communities and learn from their heritage and daily routine about their ecological philosophy of life and relationship with Nature, their insight about sacred plants and their therapeutic healing techniques.
100% NATURAL & ORGANIC
Aypa commit through fair trade agreements with Peruvian organic farmers and develop the products in cooperation with a laboratory specializing in natural cosmetics in Europe.
At Aypa the ingredients not only have to be natural but also safe, they are pure and free of toxins. With such a variety of private certifiers with their own natural and organic criteria, they have decided to follow the guidelines of the ISO 16128, which internationally provides a standard to define natural and organic cosmetic ingredients and products.
Aypa products go beyond beauty: they feed the skin from the outside in. All ingredients nurture the skin and offer properties that work from deep. These “superfood” ingredients as they are actually named are the soul of Aypa products.
Aypa give multiple benefits with a minimal number of products. Therefore minimalism and efficacy define their products, all handmade in small batches with only natural and safe ingredients. Their developed range of products are simple to use and highly effective on all skin types. Aypa’s formulas stand out for having the best combination of active plants in very high concentrations, offering immediate as well as long term results.
FUSING TRADITION WITH INNOVATION
Aypa honour and respect thousands of years of a culture lived with the utmost respect towards their environment. Through the Aypa concept they contribute to revalue, transmit and preserve the traditional Andean wellness knowledge, rescuing the identity of their culture.
Aypa are also at the forefront of innovation when crafting and developing products. They integrate the knowledge of plants inherited from ancient Incas, with the insight and cosmetic experience of research and development from European Laboratories that have high safety standards of manufacturing.
ETHICS & SUSTAINABILITY
Aypa are not mass-produced, aligning only with those who have similar purpose and vision. They have an exclusive Swiss packaging design, with a woody-touch for a sensorial feeling.
Their eco-friendly and minimalist packaging in whites and natural wood tones reflects their simple, yet effective, philosophy of less is more, being useful and recyclable, whilst always avoiding any excess of packaging.
Aypa are committed to always working with Peruvian native ingredients only sourced by fair trade with local organic farmers, contributing to the development and growth of the rural communities whose work depends on the natural resources. So just by choosing one of their products you are participating in helping Andean and Amazonian natives, their families and their surrounding communities.
Orders are usually dispatched within 2 working days from the date the order was submitted by you (Monday-Friday excluding official public holidays). As soon as your order is shipped, a confirmation email is sent to your email address provided on the order.
Aypa send packages from their warehouse in Valencia (Spain) by the Spanish National “Correos” (Postal) via the certified service. Delivery time may vary and depends on your location (usually 1 week for region and 2 weeks international). All orders require a signature on delivery, make sure your supplied address is attended during business hours.
At Aypa they are fully committed to their customer’s satisfaction and want you to truly enjoy our products.
They will accept returns within 28 days of receipt of purchase. Only items that have not been opened and that retain their original packaging will be accepted. The shipping cost incurred for returning item/s to Aypa are not covered or reimbursed by Aypa.
If you receive a product from Aypa that appears to be damaged or defective they will gladly exchange damaged orders reported within 72 hours of delivery. Please try to email a photo of the damage to assist with the processing of the claim.
Before returning any products, please contact hello@madewithrespect.