VATA ( vata) Vata affects the skin's tissues and nerve impulses, as well as the skin's ability to stretch. Vata people often have delicate, dry skin, which need extra moisturising to keep it in optimal health. They are versatile, energetic and creative people when in balance, but fearful, anxious and indecisive when out of balance.
Pitta affects the skin cells metabolic activity and the heat generated in the skin. Pitta people benefit from gentle skincare, as their skin is often sensitive and irritable, makeing it susceptible to wrinkles, sunburn and inflammation. They are passionate and motivated.
Kapha affects the skin´s structure and the collagen levels in the skin and water leveles in the tissue. Kapha people usally have a pale or thisk skin that has a soft, glowing complexion when in balance, but are prone to clogged pores or excess oil when out of balance. They have have a gentle down-to-earth nature with a stable energy level, but can become lethargic is out of balance.
Doshas are the name of the dynamic life energies that shape our body and personality type - Kapha, Pitta and Vata with usually two doshas, being predominant. The unique composition of these doshas changes in response to what we eat, feel, smell and other sensory influences. By being aware of our dosha type and of how we treat our body, we can make the right choices to balance these energies, feel calmer and more harmonious, which contributes to stress-free mind and beautiful skin.