Ayurvedic Homemade Moisturizers


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This is the extract of an article published on life spa.com:

Ayurvedic Home Skin Care Recipes

by Dr. John Douillard

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Choose the moisturizer below based on your overall skin type, and add the Skin Repair Herb based on your skin imbalance.

  • Vata Skin Type Moisturizer – Mix equal parts of raw milk and raw honey into a paste. Add the appropriate Skin Repair Herb based on your skin imbalance. Apply formula to the face for 3-5 minutes as a skin repair moisturizer. Rinse thoroughly.
  • Rinse Thoroughly by Vook tvFor vata skin type with vata skin imbalance, add ¼ teaspoon of Brahmi.
  • For vata skin type with pitta imbalance, add ¼ teaspoon of Amalaki.
  • For vata skin type with kapha imbalance, add ¼ teaspoon of Turmeric.

Pitta Skin Type Moisturizer – Gently blend equal parts raw milk, banana, and papaya into a paste. Add the appropriate Skin Repair Herb based on your skin imbalance. Apply to the face for 2-10 minutes as a repairing moisturizer. Rinse thoroughly.

  • For pitta skin type with vata skin imbalance, add ¼ teaspoon of Brahmi.
  • For pitta skin type with pitta imbalance, add ¼ teaspoon of Amalaki.
  • For pitta skin type with kapha imbalance, add ¼ teaspoon of Turmeric.

Kapha Skin Type Moisturizer – Mix equal parts raw honey and lemon juice into a paste. Add the appropriate Skin Repair Herbs based on your skin imbalance. Apply to the face and leave it on for up to 10 minutes. This moisturizer may also be applied to the entire body. Rinse thoroughly.

  • For pitta skin type with vata skin imbalance, add ¼ teaspoon of Brahmi.
  • For pitta skin type with pitta imbalance, add ¼ teaspoon of Amalaki.
  • For pitta skin type with kapha imbalance, add ¼ teaspoon of Turmeric.

Determine your Ayurvedic Skin Type with the Ayurvedic Skin Type Quiz.

Determine your Ayurvedic Skin Imbalance with the Skin Imbalance Quiz.

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