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by Dr Vaid Ji on Jan 22, 2024


Ayurveda emphasizes balancing the body's doshas (Vata, Pitta, Kapha) to maintain overall health, and this approach extends to skincare. In winter, the Vata dosha tends to increase, leading to dryness and potential imbalances. Here are detailed Ayurvedic skincare tips for winter:

  • Moisturize with Ayurvedic Oils:

Use warm Ayurvedic oils like sesame, almond, or coconut oil for self-massage (abhyanga) before a shower. This helps nourish the skin and prevent dryness

  • Hydrate from Within:

Stay well-hydrated by drinking warm water with a squeeze of lemon throughout the day. Herbal teas like ginger or chamomile can also be beneficial.

  • Avoid Hot Showers:

Hot water can strip the skin of natural oils. Opt for lukewarm water during showers to prevent excessive dryness.

  • Gentle Cleansing:

Use a mild, hydrating cleanser to avoid over-drying the skin. Cleansing with milk or yogurt is also a traditional Ayurvedic practice.

  • Exfoliation:

Weekly exfoliation helps remove dead skin cells. Use natural scrubs like chickpea flour (besan) mixed with a bit of milk or yogurt.

  • Nourishing Masks:

Apply nourishing face masks with ingredients like honey, turmeric, and aloe Vera to promote hydration and address skin imbalances.

  • Protective Lip Balm:

Keep your lips moisturized with a natural lip balm. Ghee (clarified butter) is an excellent Ayurvedic option.

  • Warm, Nourishing Diet:

Include warm, cooked foods in your diet. Consume ghee, nuts, seeds, and hydrating fruits like oranges and berries.

  • Herbal Supplements:

Ayurvedic herbs like Amla (Indian gooseberry) or Ashwagandha can be beneficial for overall skin health.

  • Humidify Indoors:

Use a humidifier to maintain moisture levels in your living spaces, especially if you use heating systems that can dry the air.

  • Protect from Harsh Elements:

Wear protective clothing, hats, and gloves to shield your skin from cold winds and harsh weather.

  • Balancing Yoga and Meditation:

Practice grounding and calming yoga poses. Meditation and deep breathing exercises can help manage stress, which is important for skin health.


  1. Detox Premium Powder

The sachet includes all the natural ingredients which help to detoxify the body and maintain the natural luster and glow in the skin.  This herbal sachet contains various ingredients mentioned below:

  1. Parwal Pishti– It is an Ayurvedic medication based on Coral Calcium. Parwal pishti acts as an anti-inflammatory. It prevents from sunburn and pricking sensation in the skin after burning, etc.
  2. Shukta Pishti– It is prepared from the pearl oyster shell. Shukta Pishti is used in acne and skin allergy. It mainly helps to remove the patches.
  3. Giloy Satva– Giloy satva is ayurvedic preparation that reduces the signs of aging, dark spots, pimples, etc.
  4. Gandhak Rasayana– This is a classical preparation used in itching, burning sensation, urticaria, eczema, scabies, pimples, etc.
  5. Kamdudha Rasa– Kamdudha Ras is an herbal-mineral ayurvedic classical medicine having SHEETA VIRYA properties. It is used in burning sensation, excessive sweating, hot flashes, heat sensation, etc.
  6. Sudh Yog Powder-It helps to remove patches, acne. Sudh Yog Powder helps in nourishing and moisturizing the skin. This powder promotes detoxification and rejuvenation. It helps in engender vibrant, which makes the skin healthy.
  7. Jahar Mohra Pishti– Jahar mohra pishti is an Ayurvedic mineral based formulation. In Ayurveda, it mainly works on pitta dosha. The main work of Jahar Mohra Pishti is to detoxify the body and maintain the luster on the face.

Recommended Dosage –Take 1 Sachet twice a day with normal water.

  1. Panchatikta Ghrita Guggulu: 

Panchatikta Ghrita Guggulu is an ayurvedic preparation mainly used for skin diseases. This tablet contains pure herbal ingredients such as Nimba(Azadirachta indica), Patola(Cucumis acutangulus), Guduchi(Tinospora cordifolia), Vasa(Adhatoda vasica), etc. This tablet promotes detoxification and rejuvenation. Panchatikta Ghrita Guggulu tablet is a natural source of anti –oxidant. It promotes engender vibrant and healthy skin.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice a day with normal water.

  1. Skin Glow Kadha :

This herbal decoction gently and deeply cleanses the skin. It makes your skin fair and bright. The decoction is composed of dalchini, giloy, tulsi, chirata, haldi, mahaguni, bahera, etc. Skin Glow Decoction reduces spots, marks, and blemishes. It contains saffron which reduces the Melanin pigment in the skin. This decoction is suitable for all skin types.

Recommended Dosage – Take 10 mL twice a daily with normal water.

  1. Twak Churana :

This herbal powder is prepared from two herbs Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia) & Chopchini(Smilax malabarica) that in combination reduces uneven pigmentation. Manjishtha mainly helps in deep detoxification and blood purification. It can also be used for hand lotion to treat dry, cracked hands, or feet. This herbal powder is good for dry skin, rashes, acne. It has been used in psoriasis. Skin Glow powder removes toxins and impurities of blood. This powder helps to rejuvenate and promote the longevity. It helps to open the blocked sweat pores. This powder is used in infectious conditions like, eczema, pimples, and chronic skin disorders.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 teaspoonful twice a day with normal water.

  1. Panchsakar Churna :

Panchsakar Churna is an ayurvedic formulation that consists of five ingredients named as – Saindhav Lavana (Rock Salt), Swarnapatri (Cassia angustifolia), Shatapushpa (Anethum sowa), Shunti – (Zingiber officinale), Balaharitaki (Unripe fruits of Terminalia chebula). Panchsakar Churna is naturally detoxifying, thus it removes the toxins from the body. It relieves inflammation and
useful in all types of skin problems.The powder has an anti – inflammatory properties due to which it can reduces the swelling.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 teaspoonful with lukewarm water at bedtime.

  1. Orange Face Cream:

Orange Face Cream makes your skin look beautiful, softer, and healthier for long duration. Oranges are rich in calcium, fibre and vitamin C which aid in skin exfoliation and help to dry out acne, improving the overall look of your skin. Orange face cream helps in drawing out all the impurities leaving a beautiful healthy glow. Natural oils present in Oranges help to moisturise skin.

Recommended Dosage – Gently apply on your face twice daily.

  1. Aloe Vera Gel:

Aloe Vera herb is well known for its medicinal properties and has multiple benefits in case of skin problems. The gel is made up of pure extract of aloe Vera that has a mixture of rose petals in it. The gel has anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial properties and also provides a
coolant effect to the skin. This gel provides good result in Acne or Pimples, Dry Skin, Hyper- Pigmentation, Provides natural glow to the skin.

Method of Application – Gently apply over the affected area of the skin.

  1. Skin Care Plus Tablet: :

Skin care is a blood purifying tablet. It cools and detoxifies the blood, removes stagnant blood and dissolves obstructions in the blood flow that further increase blood circulation of the skin. It minimizes the blemishes, lighten sun tan, delay ageing of skin and heal skin problems.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice a day with normal water.