The life of women is like that performer who has to walk on a tightrope every day! While she has to maintain the daily chores perfectly, the professional life should be balanced with equal commitment. So, pampering herself becomes a farfetched dream. May be those ancient sages, had farsighted this, and thus they have prepared some simple Ayurveda guidelines to gift you a glowing skin. Ayurveda is a way of life which fetches its inspiration from nature itself. So, here are some time-tested tips that every busy going and yet women caring about their looks to abide by.
#1: Never mix incompatible foods
Ayurveda stresses on the importance of a good diet. It further states, that you should always have a balanced meal. Eating wrong combination of food can be poisonous! There are certain sets of incompatible foods that we commonly take. Some such combinations include: milk and fruit, milk and meat, ghee and honey and cold drinks after any heavy meal. Such wrong combinations can harm your skin.
#2: Early Birds catch the Glow
According to the ancient philosophy of healthy living, you day should start with sun rise and end with sun set. Too many late nights can harm your skin cells and dehydrate them with time. As your skin ages, your skin starts wearing wrinkles and dryness.
#3: Drink aplenty
Do not mistake this to be a motivation to be drinking anything else, but water. Drinking at least 2-4 liters of water in a day can keep your body well hydrated and remove the toxins from the skin. For best results, try gulping down a glass of warm water on empty stomach right first thing in the morning. This will enhance the capability of your digestive system.
#4: Add some color to diet
The colorful vegetables are rich with antioxidants which are helpful to fight against free radicals of skin. It will prevent the damages and remove the wrinkles, bringing out the inner glow of the skin.
#5: Moisturize the Skin
Apart from drinking enough water, you should apply a moisturizer on your skin to get the glow. Ayurvedic oil massage not only solves the dry skin problem but also boosts the blood circulation of the skin. A proper massage before going to the bed rejuvenates the worn out skin and makes it firm and beautiful.
#6: Lots of Nuts and Seeds
To get enough supply of Omega 3 fatty acids, nuts and seeds are the best options. They are full of healthy fats which keeps the radiant glow perfect.
So, if you seek a glowing skin, go the Ayurveda way!
By: Sushma Tiwary at Ayushmaanbhavah.com , Ahemdabad