Yoga For Skin Whitening
I have admired the glowing faces in beauty cream advertisements, I used to often wonder if I too could have a skin so young, radiant and beautiful. Well, I felt it was a snowball’s chance in hell! But now I realized that its yoga that can get me to flaunt healthy skin that will draw everyone’s attention. And the best thing about this is no chemicals and no costly beauty products and of course, it’s not far-fetched. The four little magic word Yoga which is going to get a perfect glow to your face that would last for long.
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If you are going to be a yogi, then the welcome news is that you don’t have to decide or settle on for creams or beauty packages to get there.
But before we get on looking for solutions, first we need to understand why and where skin problems like wrinkles and dark spots arise from.
Typical causes that head starts skin problems
Men or women appear to have wrinkling premature, generally due to stress, unhealthy lifestyle practices like wrong food habits, smoking, alcohol, and drug addiction.
Acne is one of the most common skin problems among women of all age groups. At times, it occurs due to hormonal changes in the body. But not to worry about because it would heal itself as time moves.
Sometimes even improper digestion indicates in the form of pimples. Why do think we summarize these things just after talking about glowing skin? That’s because these are some common hindrances to glowing skin.
So how can yoga turn up your skin to glow? Here are 5 Yoga Tips for Healthy Skin
- Practice yoga postures /Asanas, this will help increase blood circulation to the head and face area.
PracticeAsanas such shoulder Stand, Triangle Pose, Child Pose, Plow Pose, Cobra Pose, and Fish Pose. These postures will help in increasing oxygenation to the system; called as chest openers. All the inverted postures and forward bends will increase blood supply to the head, which will help in bringing out clean, glowing skin.
- Acne problem gets worse during summer for some women especially for the ones who have an oily skin.
Cooling pranayama’s / breathing exercises, like Sheetkari and Sheetal, can help to supply a cooling effect to the skin and preserve its glow.
- Asanas that will improve the digestive processareNadiShodhan pranayama (Alternate Nostril Breathing), Kneeling Pose (Vajrasana), Wind-Relieving Posture (Pavanamuktasana), Bow Pose (Dhanurasana), and KapalBhati pranayama (Skull-Shining Breathing Technique), on empty stomach.
KapalBhati, this is an effective detoxifying technique, it is perfectly named as Kapal meaning forehead and Bhati meaning glowing. Through a forceful exhalation in this process, detoxification takes place, the first effect of this is, that shows in the form of a naturally glowing skin.
- Practice rapid changing yoga exercises like a quick round of Surya Namaskar, this will naturally remove toxins from the system and allow the skin to glow naturally.
- Make sure to practice facial yoga Asanas every day at home for at least 20 minutes. These Asanas will help tighten the facial muscles. Massage your jaws to reduce stress and your eyebrows for an instant relaxation. These are few ‘Funny’ Facial exercises for you and your skin. You are going to love doing them.
Fish Lips – This skin glowing exercise works on your cheeks, and the part of your jaw.
Kiss Face – This skin glowing exercise strengthens the muscles around the mouth and prevents sagging.
The Whistler – This exercise shapes the facial muscles.
Wide Open Mouth, tongue out exercise, Tone the Eye Muscles, Look Up and Down, Move the Eyes Eyebrows exercise, Lift the Eyebrows exercise, frown your Brows and Face Massaging exercise.
Repeat these exercises for face glow 10 times a day whenever you are sitting idle.
Yoga For Beautiful Face
In Addition to Yoga Practice following a few additional lifestyles can help you improve your facial glow
Drink plenty of water: Consuming lemon and honey in lukewarm water will help detoxify your system at the same time keep your skin clean and healthy. The first rule of yoga is the cleanliness of the body, mind, and speech.
Take nourishment: Eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables those are rich in Vitamin C. Add Papaya to your diet, can make wonders for your skin. You can eat as well as apply it to your face as a mask or even massage it all over your skin. Potatoes are effective in reducing dark spots, scars, tan and sunburn. Avoiding fried or junk food and excessive spice or sweets will help you in keeping your skin clean. Substitute this food with dry fruits or with other healthy snacks. It’s a better option to check your body type – Vata, Pitta, or Kapha, an Ayurveda doctor can help you find this – and also help you with the kind of diet that is will suit your unique body constitution.
Take enough of rest: When your body is rested enough, it spontaneously shows on the face. It is ideal to have a minimum of eight hours of good sleep.
Use natural packs on your skin: Use Ayurvedic facial packages or try some home remedies. Take in treatment that is chemical-free, made from natural herbs because this will keep your skin fresh, rejuvenated and glowing.
Use Ayurvedic or homemade face scrubs twice a week and massage your face gracefully with an oil that suits your skin type. Vitamin E oil, Almond oil, Aloe Vera gel all recommended. You can blend all of these three ingredients together as a paste apply this to your face, leave it on for about 30 minutes and wash it off.
Moisturize your face twice a day and you wash your face after you return home from a long day. Splashing water on your eyes for at least 2-3 times a day will remove the dust particles and freshen up you. Massage your body once a week with an oil suitable for your body type. It removes the toxins away.
Keep Smiling: This is one of the best and the easiest make-up that one could apply on their face. The more we smile, the more our face naturally glows! Have a positive attitude. How we look at yourself reflects on our face. Yoga practice will help one become positive about oneself and others around, and this positivity in one’s life will make him / her glow naturally! I am sure that we would love to glow naturally, so keep smiling and be the reason for someone’s smile, which is a gift that many can’t do. A Smile is the Beginning of Peace.
Relaxation for your soul: Meditate twice, every day. You should sit in meditation for at least 20 minutes a day if you free extend it for 1 hour.“Silence is a Fence around Wisdom” Meditation is one natural make-up that will last longer and will make one look beautiful! The more one does, the more he/she will radiate not just from out but also within. Then who do you think needs makeup?