Quinoa Body Cream
Nourishing Quinoa acts in synergy with Olive Oil, Palo Santo, Orange and Chamomile oil to deeply nourish, regenerate and invigorate the skin. 120ml.
The nourishing properties of the Quinoa strengthens the skin cells against external aggressions that cause premature aging of the skin. Furthermore, its hydrating properties act in synergy with the ones from the Olive Oil to preserve the hydrolipid film that functions as a protective barrier from the environment and retain the natural moisture of the skin, avoiding dryness. In addition, both ingredients are regenerating and act by recovering damaged tissues from the skin. The cream has an easy absorption, without leaving an oily feeling.
An intense source of protein for the skin, thanks to the concentration of essential amino acids found in the Quinoa. Deeply nourishes the skin in a long-lasting way, strengthening and feeding the skin's cells. Also heals any deep, damaged tissue. An immediate sensation of hydration and vitality, with a relaxing fresh and fruity aroma of Andean Palo Santo essential oil.
Natural active ingredients:
- Quinoa: this superfood grain is worldwide recognized as the most complete natural source of quality proteins. It is native to the Andean Mountains, organically sourced at 4000 mts. a.s.l. It outstands for its essential amino acid Lysine and Threonine that regenerate and hydrate. It is also rich in omegas, minerals and vitamins B and E. It has a very high power to strengthen the skins cells through its nourishing, protective and regenerating action. In addition, it provides with anti-aging benefits, avoiding premature aging.
- Olive Oil: effective moisturizing natural that helps to stop and prevent dryness of the skin. It has the capacity to repair damaged skin tissues, providing vitamins to the dermis to promote recovery.
- Grapefruit essential oil: it has purifying, toning and refreshing action.
- Chamomile essential oil: soothing, anti-irritating effect.
- Palo Santo essential oil: from the Palo Santo tree, coming from the dry shores of northern Peru. It is an aromatherapy oil used since ancestral times to purify and energize.
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.