Ayurveda

Ayurvedic Skin Types and Skin Care

Ayurveda and Skin Care
Ayurveda and Skin Care

Ayurveda has age old techniques for healthy skin which are safe. They  render the skin radiant and glowing. The first step to take good care of skin using ayurveda is finding out your skin type.

Vata
Vata

People with the vata skin type have a very dry skin which is cool to touch. The skin of these people cannot withstand dry windy weather tends to loose moisture easily.

Skin care for vata
Skin care for vata

Using essential oils can rehydrate skin for these people. It could help prevent premature aging and lessen wrinkles.

Pitha
Pitha

People with the pitta skin type have fair, sensitive skin of moderate thickness. It could result in acne and rashes when exposed to extreme conditions.

Skin care for pitha
Skin care for pitha

Cooling treatments are helpful for maintaining the radiance in this type of skin. Sun is not favourable for this skin so it is best if exposure to sun is reduced.

Kapha
Kapha

People with this type of skin have an oily and soft texture. These people are more tolerant to sun exposure. However they could develop problems like blackheads, excessive oil and eczema.

Skin care for kapha
Skin care for kapha

Regular cleansing of skin by scrubbing and exfoliating will be a great remedy. It is important to keep toxins at bay for these people.

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