According to Ayurveda, your skin is a map of your state of health. Understanding your skin in relation to the Doshas, allows you to customize and approach its optimal condition.
- Vata skin is delicate, thin, and may experience dryness and premature aging may present as a dusky and uneven appearance.
- Pitta skin can be fair, with freckles, aggravated by heat, easily sunburned, and can have problems of inflammation, irritation, redness acne, and may present a yellowish tone.
- Kapha skin is described as thick, with a whitish coloration, moist, cool to the touch, with large pores. Water retention may be experienced.