Frequently Asked Questions

What is the meaning of the word Apsara?

Apsara is an exquisitely beautiful and graceful woman of the Indian mythology. There are many Apsaras mentioned in the scriptures. All of them descended from the heavens to live normal human lives on Earth. So unsurpassed was an Apsara's beauty, even austere sages fell in love with her!

What is different about Apsara products?

Apsara products include natural ingredients, which are time-tested and proven to enhance beauty. These natural ingredients are specifically geared towards addressing common skin problems. They work naturally to promote skin’s intrinsic health and vitality.

It is Apsara’s goal to exclude harmful synthetic chemicals. Whenever possible, Apsara also excludes preservatives without compromising the safety of its products. Apsara products are :

  • Paraben-free.
  • Sulfate-free.
  • Cruelty-free.
  • Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
  • Friendly to the environment.

Why aren’t all Apsara products preservative free?

Most cleansers, lotions, crèmes, toners etc. have water in them. Water supports the growth of microorganisms, and therefore all skin care products with water in them are prone to being infested by harmful microbes. This compromises the safety of these products and could make them harmful to use. Therefore Apsara chooses to use natural preservatives like citric acid whenever possible. However, all Apsara massage oils, serums, and lip salves, and masks are synthetic preservative-free.

Where do Apsara ingredients come from?

All Apsara ingredients are obtained from natural sources. Pure herbal extracts and essential oils are sourced from the most trusted facilities with the highest quality standards in the skin care industry. Apsara ensures that these ingredients are in their purest and most effective states before choosing to formulate products with them. A lot of research and trial goes into a product before it hits the market.

How can I get the maximum benefit from Apsara products?

Apsara products are categorized by skin type. It is best to use the products made for your specific skin type. Eg. If your skin tends to be oily, you shouldn’t use products indicated to be used for dry skin. Also it is best to use these products daily. With regular use, your skin will adapt to these products and show the intended benefits.

How should I use Apsara products?

Read the labels carefully and follow directions. To achieve maximum benefit use all the products suggested for your specific skin type. In general, facial skin care includes cleansing, toning, using a serum, and moisturizing. You shouldn’t skip any step in this regimen. Apsara offers cleansers, toners, serums, and moisturizers for all types of skin. If used in conjunction, these products complement each other, and maximize the benefits.

For help in choosing products for your particular skin type click here.

How soon can I see results?

If used regularly, and according to the provided directions, your skin should look beautiful in the first few uses.

What is the secret of lasting beauty?

Of course daily skin care is a must. But external beauty is a reflection of internal health. Reducing stress and adopting a healthy lifestyle are extremely important in being beautiful. Make sure to eat a balanced diet, and include moderate exercise in your lifestyle. Meditation is a great way to stay calm and relaxed.

Why should I choose Apsara?

Apsara Skin Care addresses the needs of consumers who want to adopt a healthy and well-informed attitude towards themselves and the environment. The products reflect the belief that nature offers safe and effective solutions to everyday beauty and personal care needs, and the consumer doesn’t have to resort to harsh chemicals and synthetic active ingredients for optimal results. Apsara's philosophy is based on good conscience. So the products are never tested on animals, and are suitable for vegetarian and vegan consumers.

All Apsara products include natural ingredients. Essential oils and extracts are used to make Apsara products highly effective, yet gentle. These are some good reasons to choose Apsara. It is Apsara’s goal to encourage you to "go natural! It is good karma!"