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A Beginner?s Skin Care Guide for Pitta Skin Type

Everyone wants glowing skin but it’s not all that easy. The secret is to understand your Ayurvedic skin type. People can have a vata, kapha, pitta or a combination of the doshas as your Ayurvedic skin type.

Pitta skin type is sensitive. It has less tolerance for hot food and experiences more breakouts. It is reddish in colour and warm to the touch. It is also more prone to freckles and moles.

Tips For Pitta Skin

  • Use skin care products that provide sun protection, since pitta skin type needs both cooling and nurturing.

  • Avoid tanning treatments and therapies that damage your sensitive skin.

  • Sensitive skin is prone to breakouts so avoid using harsh, synthetic cosmetics that damage your skin.

  • Hot, spicy foods and deep-fried foods add heat to an already fiery constitution, so avoid too much of these foods.

  • Include sweet, juicy fruits in your diet to cool the body down.

  • Rose is cooling for the skin so you can use Rose Petal Water as a toner.

  • Use a cooling oil for daily massage.

  • Use cooling spices such as fennel (saunf) and liquorice (mulethi) in your cooking.

  • Protect your skin well using Cucumber Cream when you go out in the sun.

  • Cleanse and moisturize using gentle, natural and Ayurvedic skin care products.

Following these few steps and a pitta balancing diet will help you achieve a younger and more radiant skin! To know more about what you can do to look after Pitta skin or how you can tackle a skin problem, speak to one of our doctors. Dial 0129-4040404 or click on ‘Speak to a Doctor’ under the CONNECT tab in Jiva Health App.

To Know more , talk to a Jiva doctor. Dial 0129-4040404 or click on ‘Speak to a Doctor
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