The best Ayurveda remedy to keep your skin soft and radiant is to massage your body with oil. Oil massage has lots of benefits, it helps to get rid of toxins, stimulates blood circulation, improves the elasticity and texture of the skin.
A daily or once a week warm oil massage for 5 – 15mins helps to
- nourishes, revitalizes and softens the skin
- prevents wrinkles and fine lines
- detoxifies and calms the skin, giving you a radiant glow.
- Firms and tights Skin
- Reduces stretch marks.
To give yourself a warm oil massage at home, follow these simple tips:
- Use extra virgin coconut oil or any other carrier oil of your choice
- Place the bowl of oil in some hot water to warm it up.
- Start by taking small amount of warm oil in your hands, applying it generously to your legs, hands, neck, back and face, coating your entire body with oil.
- Rub the oil using long strokes for long bones and circular motion over your joints.
- Finally, massage the feet and also the scalp.
- Wait for 15-30mins before you take a warm shower.
***Take caution while using oil on your feet, wash off your feet first so that you don’t slip and fall.