Avoid microwaving and boiling vegetables. Lose up to 85% of their antioxidant content when cooked in this way. Steaming and sauteing are best. Caring for outer beauty through knowledge of skin type Besides these general recommendations the key to the external beauty is to understand the difference in skin types so you can get the maximum benefit from their individualized care scheme skin. MAV identifies three different skin types based on which of the three main metabolic principles (doshas) – present in everyone, but to different degrees-is most dominant in your body. Vata Skin * Description: Vata is composed of the elements of air and space. If you have a type Vata skin, your skin is dry, thin, fine pore, delicate and cool to the touch.
When balanced, as it shines with a delicate lightness and refinement that is elegant and attractive. When skin is imbalanced vata, it will be prone to excessive dryness and may even be rough and scaly. * Potential problems: the greatest beauty challenge for vata skin is its predisposition to symptoms of early aging. Your skin may tend to develop wrinkles earlier than most because of its tendency to dryness and thinness. If digestion is not in equilibrium, the skin may begin to look dull and grayish, even in their 20’s and 30’s. In addition, your skin may have a tendency to disorders such as eczema and dry skin fungus. Mental stress, such as worry, fear and lack of sleep has a powerful debilitating effect on vata skin leaving lifeless.