For many, stress has become an everyday part of life. However, it is one of the most important causes of illness and death in the modern world. Stress affects the muscles of the face and causes these to contract. The stress on the face makes us look older, with less energy and with many wrinkles. The skin weakens, becomes dry, cracked, eruptions appear, acne, spots, among others. The ayurvedic facial restore the balance of the doshas (vata, pitta and kapha) on the skin of the face and the head in general.
The ayurvedic facial is design specifically for each patient. The Ayurvedic doctor should determine the length of each segment of therapy, the best herbal oils to apply, the type of massage and the ideal pressure.
The procedure consists of the application of exfoliating massage, oil massage, the handling of Marmas (Ayurvedic acupressure points) on the face, the application of heat and finally the application of herbal products for the deep care of the skin.
Benefits of Ayurvedic Facial
#1 – Hydrate
Since herbal packs are use for this treatment, those suffering from dry skin problems will be benefit in more ways than one. The packs ensure that the dryness is taken care off and also your skin stays hydrate for a good amount of time.
#2 – Blemishes
An Ayurvedic massage therapy takes care of acne and acne scars. If you have blemishes that leave a dark patch on your skin, an ayurvedic massage with oils and packs that suit your skin type will heal this problem.
#3- Natural Glow
The herbal and natural ingredients ensure that your skin is well-nourished and radiates.
The Ayurvedic facial includes the stimulation of the marma points on the face. This influences the flow of vital energy (known in Ayurveda as prana) in both the physical body and the energy body, in order to restore health and promote peace of mind. Marma therapy supports the process of toxin removal.
Regular application of an Ayurvedic facial supports the elimination of toxins. Also, reduces lines and wrinkles, and helps the skin look youthful and healthy. It is a non-invasive technique that promotes the deep and lasting beauty that radiates from the inside. The ayurvedic facial has a duration of 60 and 90 minutes.
During the Ayurvedic Facial a variety of herbal medicines including Turmeric, Neem, Amalaki and Triphala are used. Neem is an herb that helps repair the skin, is antimicrobial and is one of the most powerful herbs in ayurvedic pharmacy for skin treatment. Amalaki is an excellent antioxidant, is a natural source of vitamin C, inhibits inflammation and helps the healing of scars.
How to Do an Ayurvedic Facial
- Cleanse face and neck with ¼ cup milk+1 teaspoon began to remove makeup and impurities. Make sure you massage it for 5 minutes and wash off.
- Apply several drops of any ayurvedic oil on fingers and gently massage the face and neck. Repeat three times.
- Slowly bring half a cup of organic milk to a boil, add a few drops of organic rose water and beat until a thick layer of foam appears. Massage milk foam onto the face and neck. Repeat three times.
- Use a facial steamer for five minutes or until the skin perspires. Make a tent for yourself using a towel or sheet.
- Apply a thin layer of betonies clay to the face and neck. Leave on for three to five minutes or until the skin begins to feel tight.
- Remove clay with remaining organic milk and then rinse milk off with warm water. Use natural sponges for removal of clay.
Ayurvedic Facial For every type of Dosha
For The Vata Face
This rejuvenating therapy addresses: aging, dryness, dehydration, stressed and tired skin. It use a blend of herbal masques and essential oils from India. The skin is cleansed and toned with 3 types of rejuvenating massage, including Marma therapy for scalp, neck and shoulders.
For The Pitta Face
This purifying therapy treats toxicity, redness and sensitivity. The skin is purged using cooling and cleansing herbal formulas from India. The face is cleaned, toned and detoxified. This treatment is especially good for psoriasis, eczema, rosacea, acne, and hyper-sensitivity.
For The Kapha Face
This deluxe therapy addresses the symptoms of both Vata and Pitta faces. This customized experience is for combination skin. The face is clean, tone, steam, stimulate, calm, cool, purifie, and rejuvenate.
An Ayurvedic Facial is unique because it stimulates lymphatic drainage from the skin into the circulatory system of the body. If the lymph is sluggish, then the skin, which is draine by the lymph, will dry out, get wrinkle, develop acne, blackheads or whiteheads, and be unable to tolerate sun or weather. So, basically become non-functional as an organ.
The skin is the fourth most important exit ramp for impurities to be excrete out of the body following the liver, kidneys and colon. If the skin gets dry and toxic from the environment and the lymph becomes congest, the skin will be rendere non-functional. These impurities slotted for lymph and skin removal will be shunted into the muscles, joints and fat cells, creating problems there, and further age the texture of the skin.
Therefore, if you want to have a more radiant and smooth skin, you should definitely try the ayurvedic facial. But… Which is better place to try? Obviously in an ayurvedic retreat.
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