Mira Kulkarni is the founder of Forest Essentials, a traditional, Luxury Ayurvedic skin care brand with its foundations in the ancient science of Ayurveda. She worked for many years with vaids and modern biochemists to curate a wide range of products, sourced from fresh, pure herbs, hand pressed oils, and medicinal roots, precious flowers and their infusions and prepared according to ancient formulations with exacting standards, now known to be some of the bestselling Indian Ayurvedic products for natural, sustainable beauty. She is credited with revolutionizing the Indian Beauty Industry and creating the Luxury Ayurveda segment. Today, Forest Essentials is the only major Indian brand which is involved in the conception, formulation, manufacturing, bottling and sale of the products in its own Company owned stores. It is also the leading supplier to majority of the luxury hotel chains in India including the iconic Taj Group of Hotels and The Oberoi Hotels.