Adding on to my last article on skin- https://knowingayurveda.wordpress.com/2016/04/16/skin-the-gift-wrap-of-our-body/ , Lets know more about the simple skin care regimens that help us in day-to-day life and decrease our dependence on chemicals and salons.
WARNING- THESE TIPS ARE FOR THE PEOPLE WHO DO NOT SUFFER FROM ANY SKIN DISORDERS OR DISEASES.
Oils and clarified butter for skin care-
Natural oils- Coconut oil, Olive oil, Almond oil, Sesame oil, Apricot oil, Jojoba oil, Castor oil, Cow’s ghee
Ayurvedic oils- Kumkumadi tailam, Chandan bala lakshadi tailam, Chandanadi tailam, Eladi tailam, Shatdhout ghritam and many more
For skin care use-In the morning, wash your face and take few drops of warm or room temperature oil (either solid or liquid), on your palm. Then, rub your palms together and onto the skin of the desired area. Massage onto clean skin for 2 minutes in correct movements.
- Gives whiter, smoother and softer skin
- Removes old scars
- Cleanses the pores and exfoliates the dead skin
- Reduces wrinkles and ageing of skin
- Removes tan
- Best anti-oxidant and detox for skin and body
DONOT MAKE THE MISTAKE OF USING TOO MUCH OIL
Herbs for skin care-
Single herbs- Yastimadhu (Licorice), Manjistha (Indian madder), Khadira (Acacia catechu), Mustha (nut grass), Lodhra (Symplocos bark), Haridra (Turmeric), Chandan (Sandalwood), Haritaki, Amalki, Vibhitaka (All three together known as Triphala), Shatavari (Indian Asparagus), Sunthi (Dry ginger), Kumari (Aloe Vera)
Ayurvedic Classical preparations- Kumkumadi lepam, Mukhadooshikari lepam
All these herbs can be used individually or in combination as facewash, face scrubs, body scrubs, body packs and face packs.
For skincare use-Make a paste by adding rose water or milk. Apply it all over your body and let it dry for 5-10 some time. Once the paste is dry, scrub it off gently and take bath with normal water or cold water. Modify the recipe according to normal, oily or dry skin. This can be done once or twice per week.
- Removes cellulite
- Removes scars gradually
- Helps in even skin toning and cleansing
- Gives younger looking skin
- Provides oil balance
- Restores Hydration
- Reduces acne and marks
*IMPORTANT NOTE: In our fast moving world- everything is available online and offline in markets. Remember that your skin care products are preservative free so that you can gain maximum benefits.
The above given tips can be used by anyone wishing for a healthy skin. However, for the tailor-made individualized, holistic ayurvedic approach to skin care it is essential to find out your ayurvedic skin and prakruti type.
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Keep reading our next article to know more about kitchen, diet and lifestyle for our skin.