Have you tried acne treatments but found that there was no change in your skin? It could be frustrating and expensive trying to find what works for you.
Instead of spending time investing, why not try Ayurveda skin care?
The belief of Ayurveda is that wellness and health is viewed as a total body approach between the mind, body, and spirit, with The primary goal of promoting health and treating not fighting against disease.
Acne, based on Ayurvedic principles, is an imbalance within the body and lifestyle so to treat it there needs to be a change in diet, hygiene, stress levels, use of herbal remedies, and sleep balance. The following guideline listed demonstrate effective ways to treating acne and improve skin clarity in no time using natural Ayurveda skin care.
Improve Dietary Needs
Have you ever heard he saying, you are what you eat? The health of your skin is directly related to your diet. In fact, the correlation between acne and the digestive system reacts as one by how your body digests certain foods. To
improve the outlook of your skin:
- Eat food that is warm (or room temperature) and soft, like these organic snack bars
- Avoid anything that is a raw vegetable
- Drink room temperature or warm beverages
- Avoid foods that are cold and frozen (Ice Cream, Popsicles)
- Diminish crunchy foods
- Reduce foods that are sour, fried, and spicy
- Minimize dairy, alcohol, and caffeine
- Drink 8-10 glasses of water
Keep up with Hygiene
It’s important to keep pores clean to prevent bacterial overgrowth which can clog up with dead skin and oil. The oil (Sebum) is what naturally occurs to help balance skin however excess amounts lead to acne over time. To assist in a healthy skin routine:
- Wash your face two times a day with an herbal soap (we’d recommend this one)
- Wear oil-free makeup
- Use a natural based toner and mask such as witch hazel and mud mask
Reduce Your Stress Levels
When you are under stress all acquired good behaviors like eating well, sleeping exercising, and supplement taking for a healthier lifestyle stop. For this reason, inflammation is created in the body and acne will occur. To regain balance, try specific stress management techniques: Yoga, Mediation, and Breathing Exercises.
Spot Acne Treatment
When targeting specific areas on the face with acne it’s about control not curing it. Using specific natural ingredients as exhibited in the DIY recipes can reduce inflammation, redness, and minimize scars.
Tulsi Paste: Use 2-3 teaspoons of either fresh or dried basil leaves and steep in warm water until a paste is formed. Apply on acne spots for 10 minutes 1-2 times a week.
Turmeric Powder & Mint: Mix turmeric powder with mint juice to form a paste. Apply it to acne spots for 15 – 20 minutes and wash it with warm water.
Garlic Paste: Take 2-3 garlic cloves and crush them into a paste. Then apply it to the existent acne spots for 5-10 minutes.
Lack of sleep quality can trigger acne from the inflammation in the body caused by irritable moods and lack of alertness. Overtime stress upon the body is built up and weakens the energy balance.
To restore your internal balance:
- Adapt a sleeping routine that will help whine you down for a restful sleep.
- Minimize external distractions
- Don’t eat a heavy dinner
- Calm your mind