Why our skin tends to become rough, dry, and irritated?

First, let's see why our skin tends to become rough, dry, and irritated during certain seasons and with age. It happens due to the accumulation of Vata in the body. Vata is knowm to governs all movement in the mind and body. It controls blood flow, elimination of wastes, breathing and the movement of thoughts across the mind in Ayurvedic medicine. Vata predominates in the Fall and early Winter, and in people over the age of 50. When there is excess Vata, we are prone to dry skin, cracking joints, thinning dry hair, and brittle nails. Vata can also show up in the body earlier if you're really stressed, have a Vata disturbing diet or live in a Vata inducing climate (cold and dry). The secret to
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How to Take Care of Your Combination Skin

Start with a gentle cleanser: Always wash your face with a gentle, water-soluble cleanser to prevent irritation and dryness. If you have oily and dry combination skin, a gel-based or mild foaming cleanser will be perfect. If you have dry skin and rosacea with sun damage, a lightweight lotion cleanser is ideal. Regardless of the texture it must always be gentle! A good cleanser never contains any irritants or fragrance and is the first step towards controlling combination skin. Avoid bar soaps or bar cleansers of any kind, regardless of their claims. The ingredients that put bar cleansers in their bar form can clog pores and are always too drying and irritating for any skin type. Use a toner to repair skin: If you use a toner, it must
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Do men and women need different cleansers?


Let’s give into gender stereotypes for a moment, shall we? Men are brutal, hard-living cowboys who smell of dirt, sweat and musk. Women, on the other hand, are gentle flowers who spend a great deal of time honing their beauty and social graces. One sex comes from the chilling surface of the Red Planet, while the other’s origins reside in a world of crushing atmospheric pressure and acidic storm clouds — Venus. One sex is composed of sugar, spice and everything nice while the other is made entirely of serpents, mollusks and disembodied dog tails. Stroll down the skin care aisle, and you’ll find a number of gender-specific facial cleansers to remove the dirt and impurities we collect
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