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upport 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 super-rich solid cleansing balm that also acts as a powerful night moisturizer. It melts away all traces of oil-based impurities, such as makeup, sunscreen, excess sebum and environmental pollution, while nourishing and protecting the skin with antioxidants, essential fatty acids and vitamins.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Sensitive, Combination, and Oily
Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness, Uneven texture, Sunburned and Mature skin

This Raw Face Balm is highly concentrated with the exotic Amazonian Copoazu butter (70%), which has the UNIQUE ability to attract 240% more water than other butters, making it a very effective moisturizer and skin hydrator. It works on the cellular level, so it also helps regulate activities of the lipid layer within the skin.

As a cleanser, it melts all traces of dirt, pollution, makeup and sunscreen from the skin. It also grabs onto excess oil on the skin, clearing it away to prevent clogged pores and breakouts.

-  Restores moisture
-  Boosts collagen production, improving elasticity
-  Skin protection from the UV light
-  An overall noticeable improvement in skin texture
-  Instant moisturizing and hydration

100% raw (whole plant), vegan, organic, waterless and cruelty-free.  All ingredients are ethically sourced and sustainably harvested, respecting ancient organic methods.  A delicious and pure “white chocolate” natural aroma, it ́s fragrance-free, with no essential oils, so sensitive and dermatitis skin will love it!

Effectively cleans and protects the skin, it will absorb quickly after you massage in to your skin, improving firmness and circulation. You will instantly notice a more moisturized, supple, elastic and radiant skin. It is also gentle on your skin as it respects its hydrolipidic barrier.

Directions:

As a Cleanser: Use a small amount and rub on your dry hands to warm and melt (the balm melts upon skin contact). Apply onto dry skin and gently massage in circular motions (it ́s safe to use around the eye area). Slowly add warm water to emulsify and remove oil-based impurities. Rinse thoroughly with warm water or with a muslin cloth.

As a Moisturizer: Apply to a clean face and leave it to act overnight. It will sink into the skin deeply repairing cellular free radical damage and restoring moisture, while nourishing the skin with antioxidants, essential fatty acids and vitamins. You will wake up with a healthy glow.

IMPORTANT: if Balm melts in transit and texture changes, this does not affect the product performance, only texture. If you wish to restore the Balm’s texture place it in the freezer for 15 minutes. Then store at room temperature (below 20oC) or in the refrigerator.

Theobroma Grandiflorum Seed Butter (Copoazu), Orbignya Oleifera Seed Oil (Babassu), Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil (Hemp), Vitis Vinifera Seed Oil (Grapeseed), Tocopherol (natural vitamin E).

100% organic. Water-free. Fragance-free. Fair-trade ingredients. Sustainable sourced.

Active Raw Plants

COPOAZU BUTTER: native to the Peruvian Amazon rainforests. It is locally well known as the “white chocolate” It is extracted from the pulp of the fruit, which contains antioxidants polyphenols (combat free radicals), phytosterols (anti-inflammatory effect on the skin) and fatty acids (moisture, hydrate and protect). It brings a unique ultra-moisture to the skin, avoiding trans-epidermal loss and restoring its elasticity.

BABASSU OIL: native to the humid forests of the Peruvian amazon. It is extracted from the seeds of the Babassu palm. It contains antioxidants vitamin E and phytosterols, so it protects the skin and also helps to soothe, nourish and regenerate it.

HEMP SEED OIL: it is a natural source of Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids, which together help to regenerate the skin's protective layer and also heal and soothe skin.

GRAPE SEED OIL: An antioxidant-rich emollient, this plant oil derived from grape seeds nourishes the skin while gently removing oil-based impurities. It has a high content of linoleic acid, vitamin E and phenolic compounds, and an anti-inflammatory effect.

50ml

 

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.

Delivery
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.

Returns
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.com.

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