Top 10 Ayurvedic Face Wash Powder in India

Face Wash powders are quite a rage these days. In Ayurveda, using ayurvedic face wash powder form is quite common. A classic and timeless example of face wash powder is ubtan. Ubtans are natural cleansers that have been used since ages in India, to achieve clear and radiant skin. I am sure almost everyone one of us would have used ubtan or have atleast heard of it.

Ayurvedic Face Wash Powder

Face wash powders are suitable for all skin types and are gentle enough to be used daily. Usually they are a simple blend of flours, clays, and soothing botanicals or herbs. An ayurvedic face wash powder contains herbs which are beneficial for the skin and are made according to your dosha type or skin type. 

When combined with water or milk or curd,  face wash powder forms a paste to be used as a facial cleanser or powder cleanser. They naturally cleanse and soothe the skin. It helps in keeping the skin soft, healthy and moisturized without stripping the skin of its sebum. They help in improving the tone and texture while retaining the moisture balance of skin. Gently exfoliation is a natural thing that happens when you use a powder face wash.

Ayurvedic Face Wash Powder available in India

  1. Krya Classic Face wash powder with Green Tea & Chamomile
  2. Omved Ubtan Face Wash
  3. Skinsense Tejas Exfoliating Cleanser
  4. Shesha Ayurveda Tejaswini Face Wash Powder
  5. Kama Ayurveda Mridul Soap Free Face Cleanser
  6. Ohria Ayurveda Tej Vardhak Cleanser
  7. The Tribe Concepts Face Brightening Daily Cleanser
  8. Shankara Deep Cleanse Facial Ubtan
  9. Forest Essentials Facial Ubtan Soundarya
  10. Just Herbs Aglow Neem-Chandan Skin Purifying Face Cleanser

Krya Classic Face wash powder with Green Tea & Chamomile

The brand Krya was founded in 2011 but the beta version of the skin and hair care range was launched in 2014. Krya Classic face wash powder is a wholesome, natural ayurvedic face wash powder, made from organic grains, lentils and carefully sourced herbs. The powder cleanses, unclogs and balances sebum production of oily, Pitta prakriti skin gently. It is made from 24 deep cleansing, soothing, clarifying herbs including Chamomile, Green Tea, Alfalfa, Liquorice. I would say this is the most affordable ayurvedic face wash powder available in India. Price – 330 INR for 100 gms


Omved Ubtan Face Wash

Omved Ubtan Face Wash can be used as a regular body and facial cleanser. It’s a 100% natural and organic, deep cleansing powder meant for all skin types. Made with a special formulation which has a blend of clays and Ayurvedic herbs. It not only enhances the skin’s beauty and radiance but also has anti-fungal, antibacterial properties. It is a good and affordable option to naturally cleanse, deeply exfoliate and detoxify the skin. Price – 349 INR for 100 gms BUY HERE

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Skinsense Tejas Exfoliating Cleanser

I have used this face wash powder and instantly fell in love with it. It cleanses and nourishes the skin while giving a clear, radiant  complexion. The powder face wash is formulated with Indian ranawara flower, Indian sweet rose and botanicals, herbs. I could see a noticeable difference in my acne while using this cleanser. It not only effectively removes dead dermal cells and impurities but also helps in retaining the moisture for healthy, supple skin. The brand has a wide variety of ayurvedic face wash powders to suit all skin types. Price – 485 INR for 75 gms

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Shesha Ayurveda Tejaswini Face Wash Powder

Shesha Ayurveda is a new entrant in the Ayurvedic brands available in India. The Tejaswini Face Wash Powder they have is quite a favourite among the people. It is a mild, effective, everyday soap-free face cleanser that gently cleanses and exfoliates to reveal a radiant, fresh and healthy skin. It is a three in one product which acts as a daily scrub, cleanser and can also be used as a face pack. With regular use, it helps reduce acne, blemishes and maintains skin freshness and glow. Price – 399 INR for 50 gms

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Kama Ayurveda Mridul Soap Free Face Cleanser

When we are talking about Ayurveda, how can one forget Kama Ayurveda? Kama Ayurveda has a natural face cleanser called Mridul face Cleanser. It is a non-drying alternative to soap which can be used daily. Made with a traditional combination of herbs, cereals and pulses, it gently cleanses and exfoliates the facial skin. The ingredients are oatmeal, green gram, almond, neem, sandalwood, turmeric, rose and fennel. It leaves face fresh and radiant with regular use. Some might find the product pricey, but Kama Ayurveda is a luxurious ayurvedic brand hence the price. This is a pretty costly ayurvedic face wash powder! Price – 650 INR for 40 gms

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Ohria Ayurveda Tej Vardhak Cleanser

Ohria Ayurveda Tej Vardhak Cleanser, as the name denotes is more of a polishing face wash powder. Made with a blend of 14 natural ingredients, it gently cleanses, softens, removes dead cells. It helps to rejuvenate and refresh complexion by imparting natural lustre.The polishing and deep cleansing ingredients of tamarind, banana and barley flour combined with papaya and orange extracts, decongest and promote healthy exfoliation. Price – 990 INR for 60 gms

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The Tribe Concepts Face Brightening Daily Cleanser

TTC as a brand is new but has become a favourite on Instagram. The brand focuses on being eco friendly while being able to follow ayurvedic principles for their range of products. The Face Brightening Daily Cleanser is contains 12 organic, tribal forest sourced ingredients. It not only helps in skin brightening, even tone but also in spot reduction and tan removal and. Besides that, the product is available in steel container or a pouch according to the choice of a customer. Definitely another affordable ayurvedic face wash powder in India. Price – 549 INR for 100 gms of steel jar.


Shankara Deep Cleanse Facial Ubtan

Shankara Deep Cleanse Facial Ubtan is one such ayurvedic face wash powder which will give you luxury feels. It is hydrating and soothing face wash infused with herbs that have calming, pitta pacifying aromas. Moreover it’s an Ayurveda inspired ubtan and can be used as a cleanser, scrub and mask, making it an all in one product. Formulated with papaya & red sandalwood along with other ingredients it is suitable for all skin types. Price – 700 INR for 80 gms

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Forest Essentials Facial Ubtan Soundarya

The brand has a range of ubtans and currently have five facial ubtans in their collection. FE Soundarya Ubtan is a gentle cleansing treatment that is prepared with a myriad of fresh, sun-dried and hand-pounded herbs including Fennel Seeds, Star Anise, Fenugreek, Saffron, and Lemon Peel for deeply cleansing and illuminating the skin. It is a powerful Ayurvedic preparation which cleanses the skin deeply and gently exfoliating it. Regular use is said to improve skin texture for a smooth & radiant finish. It also helps to reduce pigmentation, and unveils the skins natural glow. The FE ubtan is definitely the costly one in this list of ayurvedic face wash powder. Price – 1175 INR for 80 gms


Just Herbs Aglow Neem-Chandan Skin Purifying Face Cleanser

One such brand which instantly comes to my mind for ayurveda related skincare products is Just Herbs. Aglow Neem-Chandan Skin Purifying Face Cleanser skin clear formula is a mild, hypoallergenic and exfoliant peel. It is packed with detoxifying precious Ayurvedic herbs . It not only cleanses, exfoliates but also detoxifies and tones while maintaining the natural pH of the skin. You can use it as a mask and scrub as well. Just Herbs usually has buy one get one offer going on, and thus makes the price pretty affordable for an ayurvedic face wash powder. Price – 725 INR for 65 gms

Mystic Naturals Ancient Indian Ubtan

The ubtan from Mystic Naturals is one of a kind made with 46 exotic herbs, flowers and roots. The ingredients are sun dried and then made into fine powder. The Ubtan recipe is made from the ancient ayurvedic text book & siddha script from lavanyam chapter. It is a 3 in 1 product and can be used as soap free cleanser for face and body,  face and body mask or mild scrub. Price – 465 INR for 65 gms

After checking the list of Ayurvedic Face Wash Powders available in India, a few things to keep in mind while choosing one are as follows

  • Most face wash powders provide gentle cleansing, which is suitable for morning cleanse or day time routine.
  • Powder face wash can’t remove sunscreen or makeup.
  • Patch test is always whenever you use a new product.
  • Use a powder face wash suitable for your skin type. Some powder face washes are suitable for all skin types.

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About Sonali

Sonali, is a skincare aficionado who tackles one skin problem at a time. She has been blogging at Skincare Villa since 2016 and is a Certified Formulator for making dry powder based masks and cleansers.