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Saffron beauty products? It’s a yes from us!

Saffron beauty products? It’s a yes from us!

Saffron is the world’s most expensive spice! But not only! It’s also a valuable cosmetic ingredient, aroma and medicine. It is not very widespread because it’s very expensive. Why is the price of saffron so high? In order to get 1 kg of dried saffron, it takes as much...

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TAJ MAHAL – The beauty of symmetry

TAJ MAHAL – The beauty of symmetry

I’ve been postponing my visit to Taj Mahal for a long time. I don’t find sightseeing enjoyable. Instead, I prefer to observe ordinary people and the activities they do; to wander the bazaars; to sit in the parks. Because my friends from India kept encouraging me to...

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Total chill in Asia

Total chill in Asia

Eight destinations I checked and recommend I often get requests from you to recommend interesting destinations in Asia. Many of you ask about places that will allow you to relax in peace. You are seeking destinations away from civilization, with a small number of...

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COSMETICS FROM THE KITCHEN – DIY MASKS & SCRUBS

COSMETICS FROM THE KITCHEN – DIY MASKS & SCRUBS

Orientana cosmetics are based on the principles of Ayurveda. One of them is the simple statement that you put on your skin only ingredients that you can eat. Orientana natural cosmetics are full of ingredients that you will find in your kitchen. It's...

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Ayurvedic treatments in Kerala

Ayurvedic treatments in Kerala

Do you know that Kerala is a state in southern India that is recognized as the capital of Ayurveda? The communist party has ruled in Kerala for over 60 years without interruption. This communism is a little different from what we know in Poland because in...

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10 things that amazed me in Tokyo

10 things that amazed me in Tokyo

1. Cafes with animalsIn this type of cafe, you can hug and pet various animals. These are animals like owls, fennec foxes, rabbits and guinea pigs. There are also cafes with cats only. The Japanese have very small flats and often they are not allowed to...

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How is Bio Henna manufactured?

How is Bio Henna manufactured?

Where does Orientana Bio Henna come from ?Bio Henna is a 100% plant product. Henna is cultivated and manufactured in India. It is a shrub that has a life expectancy of 15-18 years. Harvest time can begin three years after planting the seedling. Only henna...

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BIO-HENNA – how to choose color?

BIO-HENNA – how to choose color?

ORIENTANA BIO HENNA - 100% natural hair dye which will help you deepen the hair color as well as change it completely.Natural colour hairYou will get a color change or a deeper shade of your hair colour. Your hair will gain a multi-dimensional tone,...

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KOKUM BUTTER – FAMOUS COSMETIC BUTTER FROM INDIA

KOKUM BUTTER – FAMOUS COSMETIC BUTTER FROM INDIA

There are many body butters  on the cosmetic market with most popular and widely used shea butter. In Orientana natural cosmetics we decided to use more often kokum butter which is great for skin but quite unique. It is obtained from the seeds of Garcinia...

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ECO CONFERENCE – HOW SMOG AFFECTS OUR HEALTH

ECO CONFERENCE – HOW SMOG AFFECTS OUR HEALTH

In November  Orientana organized the ECO press conference "HOW SMOG AFFECTS OUR HEALTH". The conference took place in Cook Story By Samsung, in Wilanów – a modern  district of Warsaw. It was hosted by a well-known Polish journalist Beata Tadla! Anna...

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NATURAL BODY CARE IN AUTUMN AND WINTER

NATURAL BODY CARE IN AUTUMN AND WINTER

Autumn and winter weather is a big challenge for our skin. It is exposed to strong wind, frost and snow. The complexion suffers from redness, dryness or pinching cheeks. However, it may be enough to use highly natural face creams for daily care and soothe...

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Increadible benefits of turmeric

Increadible benefits of turmeric

Turmeric is widely used and appreciated not only in India and Pakistan but worldwide. According to Ayurveda turmeric is an excellent medicine for many illnesses. It improves digestion, has toning properties, can cure cough, anemia, and is a herb used as...

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Sheet masks and their advantage

Sheet masks and their advantage

Are you fans of sheet masks? Do you use them regularly? Do you know their most important benefits and how can they be better than cream masks? We noticed that recently they had become very popular and appear in many shops. Internet is full of selfies in...

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SOURCE OF LIFE – GOTU KOLA

SOURCE OF LIFE – GOTU KOLA

Gotu kola also called Centella asiatica, commonly known as centella and in Hindi kudi kula grows in India and Sri Lanka. In some parts of Asia, it is called the "source of life" because of its beneficial effects - anti-aging, balancing skin hydration,...

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Bali workshop

Bali workshop

This summer, during my stay in Bali, I took part in an amazing workshop. I leant how to use Asian plants of Bali and create natural cosmetics based on  traditional Balinese recipes. All the timeI I am looking for inspiration to create even more interesting...

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Lessons from Borneo

Lessons from Borneo

Few years ago, me and my family visited Borneo and spent a week in Malaysian rainforest. I wanted to see the orangutans living in their natural environment. I contacted a person who was to help me to organize professional rainforest hike in places usually...

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COSMETIC WORKSHOP WITH HANNA LIS – ORIENTAL ADVENTURE!

COSMETIC WORKSHOP WITH HANNA LIS – ORIENTAL ADVENTURE!

On June 12th, Anna Wasilewska - the creator and owner of ORIENTANA brand was a guest of the Workshop with a star organized by All About Life. The meeting took part in modern interiors of Cook Story by Samsung in Warsaw. Polish celebrities as well as the...

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BIO HENNA – STEP BY STEP

BIO HENNA – STEP BY STEP

If you plan to switch to natural Henna dyeing, this article will show you how simple it is. It may seem troublesome to prepare and apply Bio Henna by yourself. However we would like you to try and discover that you can do it  ! The effects of natural henna...

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KONJAC – Unique gel base for natural cosmetics

KONJAC – Unique gel base for natural cosmetics

Have you already tried Orientana Bio-Essence Masks? They are the only natural cosmetics in Poland, which gel base is 100% natural since it is made from Konjac plant. Konjac is probably known to you in the form of sponges used for effective and gentle face...

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Durian – a stinky fruit!

Durian – a stinky fruit!

When taking a taxi trip in Kuala Lumpur I saw inside the cab a sign of a crossed-out fruit. What does it mean? Is any fruit forbidden to travel with in Malaysia? This is interesting ... This was my first encounter with a fruit called durian. I noticed many...

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Are Orientana cosmetics safe for pregnant women?

Are Orientana cosmetics safe for pregnant women?

Orientana is a brand of natural cosmetics. We take care that formulations of our cosmetics are protected from growing microorganisms and fungus and we use as a protection mild preservative accepted in natural cosmetics by EU law.  You must know that...

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INDIAN GOOSBERRY & AYURVEDIC „NURSE”

INDIAN GOOSBERRY & AYURVEDIC „NURSE”

As you probably noticed we use an ingredients that is widely appreciated In Ayurveda. This ingredient is AMLA and we have AMLA in Ayurvedic Shampoo, Ayurvedic Hair Therapy, Ayurvedic Hair Toner and Bio Hennas. Some of you probably wonder what plant it is,...

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SNAIL SLIME – A PRECIOUS COSMETIC INGREDIENT

SNAIL SLIME – A PRECIOUS COSMETIC INGREDIENT

Asian cosmetic scientists, especially those from Korea have been developing new, unique and efficient ingredients to use in cosmetics and cosmetology rituals. Snail slime is one of such interesting components. Some of you may consider it...

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BEAUTIFUL HAIR & THE POWER OF RITUALS

BEAUTIFUL HAIR & THE POWER OF RITUALS

When I was travelling in India I noticed the beautiful hair of Indian woman –black, long, lustrous  and strong. The secret of their hair is oils and henna. In Indian family woman pass over traditional hair rituals from generation to generation....

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Press Conference at Burda International Poland

Press Conference at Burda International Poland

On Friday, September 22nd Orientana had a press conference in Burda International Poland where I presented our new cosmetics. We held it in a beautiful office at Marynarska street in Warsaw with where we enjoyed Asian food and testing of the...

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How was Orientana founded?

How was Orientana founded?

How it all happened and who is behind the brand Orientana? A few words from me – creator and founder of Orientana brand: My name is Anna Wasilewska and I am a Polish businesswoman whose passion is natural style of living and Asia. Few years ago...

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