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Your skin may be a glowing porcelain whitish color, like the moon. Your skin will be prone to clogging and will need more cleansing than other skin types. Be careful to avoid greasy, clogging creams. Kapha complexions can also become dull and lacking in color due to slow circulation.
When balanced, your skin has a slightly rosy or golden glow. Your complexion tends toward pink or reddish, and you may have lots of freckles or moles. Your skin will be sensitive to the sun, so it is important to avoid excessive sunlight, tanning treatments and highly heating therapies
Moisturisers chosen for each type will help to keep the skin soft, plump and moist and therefore helping to keep the skin smooth and reducing wrinkles and lines from the face, it also acts to keep moisture in the skin by behaving as a barrier.
Vata is the air Dosha, and according to Ayurveda, this energy manifests in the skin tissues as dryness, dehydration, a thin, delicate texture, and fine pores. Your skin will be predisposed to symptoms of early aging, which is made worse by mental stress such as worry, fear and lack of sleep.
Our skin is the most important part of your personality and also the most susceptible to damages from factors such as pollution, stress, lack of a balanced diet etc. Therefore, maintaining a good skin care routine is essential, especially on the face for revitalisation and rejuvenation, this is Rasayana.
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