Ayurveda Skin Care

“Caress your skin with detail of, the divine detail”.~ Vadimir Nabokov ~  

In the competitive world of today, cosmetics containing toxins and artificially generated harmful products, race against each other promising to improve our skin further. Instead, they may harm our glowing skin in many irreparable ways.   A beautiful skin is appealing to the eye and attracts people, as it seems to emanate positive energy, reflective of the person within. If the skin is neglected, it shall soon suffer from premature ageing, dullness, pimples, acne etc due to various internal and external factors.

Most of us then turn to Alternative Medicine or Ancient Herbal Remedies, which may help us, restore that glow on our faces and give us the flawless skin free of pigmentation, blemishes, dark circles, wrinkles, marks and other skin disorders. Holistic and pure in its approach, Ayurvedic Practice not only gives your skin the required facelift it needs, but also rejuvenates you from within, once you understand it benefits..   Originated in ancient India, about 5000 years ago, Ayurvedic Skin Treatments are rich in their beliefs, scientific in their approach and natural in their cure. Incorporated widely all over the world by people seeking a healthy and beautiful skin, Ayurveda Skin Care Products is the haven for those who do not benefit from modern medical treatments.   Natural skin care is the most sought after skin regimen desired and implemented by all age groups of people today. Effective skin treatments, which can help you restore a smooth and glowing skin, are as follows:

■Improving your lifestyle:  The skin will glow well, reflecting your inner health if you adapt to a healthy  lifestyle. Taking a good sleep of about seven to eight hours, will diminish the  weary dark circles and make your skin shine. Daily exercising, practising yoga  or meditation will help rejuvenate the skin, by improving blood circulation. A  little change in your daily activities like avoiding alcohol, tobacco and drugs  will go a long way in keeping wrinkles at bay.

■Detoxify with a healthy diet: Eating a healthy diet, rich in fibre and juices, will help  detoxify your body, getting rid of harmful products. Once your body is cleansed  from within, your skin shall be flawless and free from pimples or acne taking  care of various Skin Treatments. Using  ginger and black pepper generously in your meals will help you digest your  meals well, along with creating protective measures against harmful toxins in your  body. Avoid spicy, deep fried, oily and persevered foods and cleanse your body  by drinking plenty of water.

■Using spices from the kitchen: Enhancing your skin, using Ayurvedic Skin Treatments, does not cost much, especially when you find all the richness in your kitchen cabinet itself!! One of the most commonly and widely used spice for Ayurvedic Skin Care is turmeric. With its multiple herbal and medicinal properties,  turmeric has proven its worth with outstanding results. Using gram flour or  ground orange lentils with rose water, revives a dull skin when applied gently,  as a quick remedy scrub.

About the author

Dr. Sonica Krishan is an Author, Freelance Health Writer, Editor, Ayurveda Consultant at Herboveda and Holistic Healing Coach based at Chandigarh, India. She has Bachelors in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery and also an Advance Diploma in Naturopathy and Yoga.  She has authored three natural home cure books: Herbal Healers, Home Remedies, and Healing through Ayurveda. You may contact her at sonicakrishan@gmail.com or visit her website http://www.herboveda.co.in.

Note – Information presented in this article is solely for the purpose of imparting education on Ayurveda and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or mitigate any disease. If you have a medical condition, please consult a qualified health professional.