Though there is no specific reference about ayurvedic cosmetology in the Vedas (the principles of ayurveda that deal with a relationship between nature and humans), it does provide the base for certain general principles which the ayurvedic cosmetic formulation should abide by. When developing beauty products or brand with the ayurvedic herbs, here are some house rules:
The ingredients should be purely natural and obtained from vegetable sources.
The ingredients can include herbal extracts or herbs.
The ingredients can include essential oils.
Cosmetics should include only recognized traditional ayurvedic plants.
High quality control standards should be followed.
Artificial preservatives, fragrances or colors should not be used.
Alcohol should not be included in manufacturing cosmetics.
No animal ingredients, mineral oils, pesticides, chemicals, or testing on animals is permitted.
The product packaging should be environmental friendly.