Kapha Skin types - Your Dosha
By Rippan Sandhu
Kapha provides substance and support. It gives strength and stability, both physically and psychologically. Kapha energy enhances resistance against disease and promotes the healing process.
Your skin will have the tendency to be thick, heavy, sticky, cold and moist. It requires substances that are light, dry and hot, to create a balance. Stimulation is your key to success
According to Ayurveda, the human body is governed by three intelligences - Vata, Pitta and Kapha. These intelligences are commonly known as Doshas or humours. As they are the governing force behind every function in our body they manifest through their qualities.
Kapha dominant skin has qualities of the earth and water elements.
These two elements bring dampness, moistness, heaviness and sluggishness to skin structure. These elements are responsible for problems such as cellulite, white heads, sagginess and pustules. To rebalance we need to use herbs which create the following: warmth, light and sharpness.
Rippan and the Ayurda team.