Ever thought about adding Yoga to your healthy skin routine?
If not, now is the time to give it a try! Yoga is not only good for your body, but it provides great skin benefits as well.
Yoga is known reduce the signs of aging and give your skin a natural, clear and beautiful glow. Here a few ways the practice of yoga can give your skin a healthy boost!
Yoga postures increase circulation in your body, which helps to smooth your skin. Inversions are especially good for your skin because being upside down sends blood to your brain, which nourishes your face with vital nutrients at the cellular level. Yoga postures also help to balance your chakras, which stimulate your hormonal systems that are responsible for slowing down the aging process.
Detoxifys the Skin
Detoxifying is essential for healthy skin. When you detoxify, you increase skin health by getting rid of harmful toxins and bacteria, which can lead to break-outs, acne and other skin conditions. Sweating during your yoga practice helps to clear toxins from your body and especially your skin. Bikram or hot yoga is a great way to sweat your way to healthy skin. With an average temperature of 104 degrees and 40 percent humidity, Bikram yoga will have you sweating from beginning to end.
Reduces Stress Levels
Yoga reduces stress and leads to better sleep, a strengthened immune system and a healthier you, which in turn leads to healthy skin. Stress contributes to dull and aged skin, but yoga counteracts that by helping you relax. Yoga is proven to improve sleep habits and with better sleep the lack of rest won’t show up on your face in the form of dark circles and bags under the eyes. Some yoga scriptures mention yoga as leading to reversing the aging process by stopping wrinkles from appearing on your face.
Have you noticed glowing skin after your yoga workout?!