Do you feel that you are not blessed with a healthy and glowing skin? Everyone aims for a beautiful, healthy and glowing skin. Clear skin is also an indication that you owe a healthy body. The one solution to all your skin problems is Ayurvedic products. The skin becomes dry due to several factors. Skin according to principles of Ayurveda becomes dry due to the accumulation of Vata in the body. Keep vata at bay to maintain a youthful skin always. There are several natural treatments and remedies to get a healthy and glowing skin.
Herbs, plants, vegetable and fruit extracts can be used for curing any skin related issues. To enhance the health and glow of your skin we have few Ayurvedic remedies:
Amla and ripe papaya:
Mix pulp of ripe papaya and amla powder into a paste form. Apply and rest it for about 15 minutes. Amla is a vitamin C rich herb and can naturally bleach the skin giving it a youthful and revived look. Ripe papaya pulp can repair damaged skin repair skin damage and removes dead cells.
Make a thick paste of milk cream and turmeric powder and apply. It helps to even out skin tone and prevents pimples to show up on face as it has anti bacterial properties. Milk cream is a good moisturizer and gives a supple skin.
Rub a stick of red sandalwood or rakta chandan with little water. You will get red colored sandalwood powder. Mix it with some milk or gram flour and apply. This stick is known to reduce the production of melanin in the skin.
Sandalwood is effective in the treatment of blemishes, acne and other skin issues. The powder can be used in form of a soap or lotion or paste for hydrating the skin.
Extract the gel from Aloevera and apply it with honey or curd for a moisturized and rejuvenated skin. This plant is also known for its anti-ageing properties too.
It is a well known fact that only applying these packs on your skin would not yield best of results. A healthy lifestyle by incorporating good food and considerable exercise is the main mantra to a glowing skin.
Mantras to a glowing to a healthy skin:
Include vegetables, fruits and nuts: Consume lots of high water content vegetables. They include cucumber, carrot, lettuce, bottle-gourd, radish, cabbage and more. These type of vegetables suit all skin types. Include dry nuts in your diet as they contain Omega 3 fatty acids, fiber and healthy fats. You can also try consuming almonds, flax and sunflower seeds in the form of snack.
Keep yourself hydrated throughout the day by consuming warm liquids like herbal tea. This enhances digestion and gives you a glowing skin. Water is the best detoxifier and keeps your body hydrated. Intake of fresh juice gives additional benefits too.
Daily exercise prevents accumulation of cold in the body. It also tones your body, keeps your joints flexible and enhances blood circulation, digestion and all this reflects in your body too. Enjoy exercising your body.
One needs minimum six to seven hours of sleep daily. Not getting adequate sleep makes your body tired and not ready for the next day. This will give you a healthy and lustrous complexion. Practice meditation or yogic breathing before going to bed to get sound sleep.