It is also called the fish pose that promotes healthy skin by improving the functions of the thyroid, pineal, and pituitary glands and normalizes the hormones. This asana gives a good stretch to the muscles of the face and throat which makes it one of the beneficial exercises to get rid of double chin.
Increases Blood Circulation
Usually inverted poses and forward bends are great for promoting a rosy glow, as they increase the blood flow to the nerves underneath your face that aid in skin cell renewal. If you have a dull and tired complexion, asanas such as cobra pose, fish pose, plow pose, shoulder stand, triangle pose and child pose will bless you with radiant looking skin in no time.
Utkatasana (Chair pose)
This asana stimulates the muscles in your legs, especially the hips and thighs. Sitting on a chair is easy, but when you sit on an imaginary chair, your muscles are exerted as they hold the fort for your body. Your body weight rests upon your legs, especially on the muscles of the hips and thighs. This not only tones your legs and builds muscle but strengthens the area too.
It is also known as the shoulder stand and is considered the most effective yoga asana for glowing skin. It helps in improving skin texture and quality by promoting blood circulation towards your face. Practicing this asana 3 to 5 times a day will get your skin rid of pimple, acne, wrinkles and dullness.
Green tea promotes weight loss in two ways: by boosting the body’s metabolism and by inhibiting the absorption of fat. If you want to use green tea to lose weight, you can take it along with your meals. However, you should only do this if you don’t have a very sensitive stomach. Green tea is alkaline in nature and it stimulates the secretion of extra gastric acid.
Avoid hot tools
Try to avoid heat as much as possible. There is nothing worse for your hair than heat. Let your hair dry naturally after washing and limit the use of hot tools. Make sure to apply a heat protection product before using heat. Remember that every time you use heat, some damage is done to your hair.
Every day morning follow it up with a non-oily cleanser that deep cleanses your face and clears off any remaining debris and dirt. Choose a soothing, low-pH cleanser that does not irritate your skin. Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser is a good choice. Massage it gently on your face in circular motions and wash it off with lukewarm water. Pat your face dry with a clean towel.
The juice of muskmelons can be straightaway used by dipping in a cotton pad and applied to your face. Leave it till it dries and then wash off with cold water. Moreover Musk Melon contains Inositol which is required to prevent hair loss and promote growth. It conditions our hair very well without leaving it oily or greasy.
Milk and Multani Mitti
This face pack is one of the most simplest and effective remedy to get radiant skin. To prepare this face pack, simply mix 2 tbsp of multani mitti and 4 tbsp of fresh thick milk. Apply the face pack on your face and leave for about 20 minutes or until it dries completely. Rinse using cold water.
For Oily Hair
To make the serum, mix few drops of any essential oil mentioned above with 100 ml of coconut or jojoba oil. Shake well and store this serum in a dark and tight screw type bottle. This oil can be applied to dry or damp hair to retain its moisture and also to prevent excess oiliness. Meanwhile for those of you who do not want to apply this during the day, as it may make your hair look oily, you can always use it at night.
A mango can give an eternal glow to your skin. For getting a dewy complexion, smear mango pulp on your face and leave it on for 30 minutes. Beta carotene and Vitamin A present in mango aid in resurrecting the dull skin and turn the lacklustre skin into a radiant and luminous. What is more, this fruit helps reduce dark spots, freckles and all minor skin ailments.
For Dark Circles
To get rid of dark circles, simply take half a potato and grate it. Mix it with lemon juice, one teaspoon fresh cream and multani mitti. Use this paste on your eyes and leave for twenty minutes. Wash off and see a remarkable difference in your dark circles.
Strawberries and Fresh Cream Mask:
Take strawberry puree, mix with fresh cream (dry skin) or yogurt (oily skin) and add a tablespoon of honey. Apply all over face, and leave it on for 10 minutes and wash with warm water. You can deep freeze and store this mask like how I regularly do. This Mask helps reduce Acne.
Rub the fleshy part of a thin slice of ripe papaya on your face, neck, hands and legs. Allow it to dry, and then wash it off with cold water. Do this 3 or 4 times a week. Another option is to make a face pack by mixing half cup of mashed ripe papaya and the juice of 1 lemon.
Get rid of dark spots and pigmentation
Citrus fruits, particularly lemons, are immensely good for healing dark spots, age spots and freckles. Just apply the lemon juice on the affected area and you would notice a decrease of the spots over time. The citric acid present in lemons helps in bleaching and clarifying the skin.