Having a clean, glowing and healthy skin is the dream of many people. However, the hereditary factors, pollutants, hormones and skincare routine have their say in this matter. Ayurveda has been since ages for its exceptional complete solutions to almost any health, beauty and fitness aspects. Here are some Ayurvedic tips that will slow down Vata accumulation in the body and will help you stay young and keep your skin beautiful:
Soak 4-5 almonds in milk overnight. In the morning make a paste of them and apply it on your face and rinse it off after an hour or two. You will definitely feel the glow on your face in less then 15 days.
Applying fresh orange juice to your face on a daily basis will help bring about an improvement in the texture of your skin as well as the skin tone. Orange is packed with Vitamin C which helps fight aging and also acts as a good skin toner, especially for oily skin.
Herbal eats are long known for keeping the skin healthy. Vata is dry and cold by nature so your skin will stay younger looking longer, if your keep these two qualities at bay. Stay hydrated throughout the day and give preference to warm liquids, such as herbal tea. Making some spicy tea with fresh ginger and lemon will wake you up in the afternoon and keep your digestion healthy, which is important for glowing skin.
Lemon is one of the best ingredients that you can use to promote clear skin. The citric acid present in lemon helps keep the skin clear by removing dead cells, and its vitamin C content helps reduce dark spots by increasing the cell renewal process. Squeeze the juice of one-half lemon and mix one to two tablespoons of raw honey in it. Apply it on your face, leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes and then rinse it off.
Ubtan is one of the ancient beauty or fairness recipes passed on to us by Ayurveda that works best when used daily. It is available commercially but you can make it at home as well. Homemade ubtan recipes >>
Papaya is good for both the health and the skin. Apply papaya pulp mixed with drop of milk on to your skin. Gently massage and leave it for 10 minutes and rinse with cold water. You can apply the papaya face pack at least thrice in a day. Eating papaya can also help to glow your skin.
Make diluted paste of mint leaves and almond seeds with warm water. Wash your face and neck with this water and wash again with clean warm water. You can add mint leaves in regular bathing water to get glow and freshness to your skin.
Not many are aware that the humble potato is a very good natural skin lightener and one of the best Ayurvedic remedies for a glowing face. Rub a slice of raw potato daily on your skin to lighten pigmentation, blemishes and dark spots.