YOGA FOR GLOWING SKIN
Stretch to De stress, for Glam and Glow
We all agree to the fact that all of us want to acquire the youthful, blemish free, glowing skin. We make innumerable visits to beauty salons to get the radiant glow. We pinch our pockets to buy exorbitantly priced beauty products, just to look beautiful. But let me share a sure shot, inexpensive way to get the glowing skin. Yoga can do wonders for the glowing skin.
It is not the various lotions and potions which make our skin youthful and beautiful but it is our innate beauty. Putting Yoga on our daily regimen can do wonders to rejuvenate our skin. Yoga workouts balance our mental, physical and emotional well being. Yoga has multiple health benefits and this works deeply on our skin which gives a glow to our skin unlike any beauty product .Yoga is zero investment but getting big dividends, by only giving one hour in a day for workout. Yoga if done regularly will give positive results. We see Yogis Yogissport a radiant glow as they practice Yoga daily. Yoga flushes out the toxins from our body and thus regulating all the body systems to function properly. The blood circulation enhances through the “asanas / yoga postures” and breath movements leading to the rejuvenation of the body. Yoga workout helps to firm and tighten the skin leading to the radiant skin glow.
Now let us discuss the Yoga techniques which can help us to get the radiant glow-
SARVANGASANA (SHOULDER STAND)
this helps to improve skin texture and quality by enhancing the blood circulation. This Yoga asana helps to get rid of pimples, acne, wrinkles and dullness.
HALASAN (PLOUGH POSE)
It is one of the best asanas to get the glowing skin. This asana helps to improve the digestion which is essential for a glowing skin.
UTTHANASANA (FORWARD BENDING)
This asana helps to promote blood supply to the face. This pose helps to enhance oxygen supply to the skin cells which help to rejuvenate the skin and give a glow to the skin.
MATSYASANA (FISH POSE)
This pose helps to improve the functions of thyroid, pituitary and pineal glands and balances the hormones. When the hormones function well one gets a healthy and glowing skin.
TRIKONASANA (TRIANGLE POSE)
Best Yoga asana for a glowing skin. It increases circulation of heart, chest and lungs which increases oxygen supply to the skin. This will rejuvenate the skin.
BHUJANGASANA (COBRA POSE)
This pose reduces stress, tension and fatigue which helps to rejuvenate the skin and flush out the toxins from our body.
SHAVASANA (CORPSE POSE)
This pose provides ultimate relaxation after a strenuous workout and helps all muscles to relax. A relaxed mind and body gives a youthful, glowing skin.
PRANAYAMA (BREATHING EXERCISE)
They are a set of breathing exercises, where one practises controlled breathing. Yoga believes longevity of life depends on breathing rate and with this breathing more oxygen is supplied to the body. More the spurt of oxygen, more is the skin glow.
It is a relaxation technique which helps to provide deep and stress free sleep. A stress free sleep ensures a glowing skin.
Diet For Glowing Skin
One should eat organic seasonal fruits, more green vegetables, more citrus fruits, remain hydrated by drinking lukewarm water. One should drink 12 glasses of liquid daily. This type of diet will keep the body light and energetic. Sufficient rest and natural sunlight will add in making the skin glow.
Eating dark green leafy vegetables like spinach, lettuce, coriander, parsley, broccoli and mustard leaves help to get rid of skin dullness.
Fruits like mango which are rich in antioxidants which prevent premature aging, banana prevents premature wrinkling, papaya cleanses the skin of impurities, citrus fruits help in collagen synthesis and apple tones the skin.
Along with the food hydration is necessary and drinking 12 glasses of water will maintain the skin glow.
Few other foods besides fruits and vegetables are eggs, brown rice, green tea, red wine, dark chocolate help to maintain the radiant glow of the skin.
Basic mantra to keep the skin glowing along with Yoga is eating clean, organic foods free of chemicals and avoiding canned, processed and junk food. Only natural foods can help the skin breathe, artificial foods cause poor metabolism of the body. So steer clear of fast food to keep your skin glowing.
Yoga is the only immunity booster which transforms a drab skin to glam.