Do you think that beauty products are the only way to get a natural and beautiful skin tone? Well, if so, then you are perhaps wrong. A little bit of daily yoga practice if included in your beauty regimen will also help to get a beautiful, supple and glowing skin. The regular use of chemicals hamper the skin leaving you with little hope to get all the promises made to you for getting a youthful skin. So, gear up today itself and start off with the following best asanas that will always give you a flawless skin.
Here Are 8 Asanas For A Light Skin Tone
1. Lotus Pose
Sit on a yoga mat with the legs and spine kept straight. Bend the tight knee and place the foot on the left thigh. Similarly, bend the left knee and place the foot on the right thigh. Make the hands placed in a mudra position and keep the eyes closed. Deep breathe and stay in this pose for a few minutes.
This asana will not only give you a light skin tone but will also help you to calm the mind and stay relaxed from daily worries and tensions.
2. Sage Position
Sit on the yoga mat with the legs stretched and the spine straight. Bend the right knee to make the toes come close to the pelvis and the knees close to the chest. The toes of the left foot should be facing upward. Stretch out the arms on sides, inhale, and twist on your left side from the waist. Wrap the arms around the knee that is bent and hold them tightly. The head should be facing left. Breathe normally and stay in this pose for 2-3 minutes. Do the same for the other side. This asana helps to enhance the complexion, detoxifies the system, relieves the mind from tensions and provides a healthy skin forever.
3. Bow Pose
Lie on your stomach on the yoga mat, keeping the feet slightly apart from one another and the hands by your side. Fold the knees to hold the ankles. Inhale and lift the chest from the ground, pull the legs by the ankles and balance yourself on the abdomen. Look up while in this pose. Stay in this pose for a few seconds and breathe normally. Do this for 5-10 times. This asana provides a very good skin, detoxifies the entire system, works great for the spine and shoulder muscles and helps well in good blood circulation.
4. Plow Pose
Lie flat on the yoga mat with the palms facing down ad the arms kept beside the body. Inhale and make the abdominal muscles to make the legs come at a 90 degree angle. Support the hips with the hands and lift them slightly from the floor or as much as you can. Now, make the legs go at a 180 degree angle to make them go above the head. Stay in this pose for a count of 10 and then slowly bring down the legs in the usual position. This asana helps to give a natural and beautiful skin tone, relaxes the entire body and calms the mind as well.
5. Skull Shining Breathing Technique
Sit on the yoga mat with the spine straight, hands on the knees and palms open. Take a deep breath and when you exhale pull the navel in. in this way, pull the navel in continuously as a means of exhalation to draw out all breath that you have inhaled. Take at least 20 breaths to complete a single round of this asana. Do at least 5-10 rounds of this pranayam. This asana not only works wonderfully for a healthy skin but also helps in weight reduction, improves blood circulation, improves the digestive system, and calms the mind.
6. Shoulder Stand
Lie on the yoga mat that and lie down straight. Raise the legs at a 90 degree angle and so for doing so raise the waist to make the legs go up by applying pressure on the palms. The legs should be kept perpendicular to the floor. Lift the whole body and rest it on the shoulder blades. If you cannot do so, take time but do not strain the neck or shoulders. Hold this for a count of 20 and then exhale to cone back to the usual position. Take care while doing so. This asana helps to lighten the skin tone, purifies the blood and tones the entire body.
7. Head Stand
Stand straight and then slowly squat on the toes be keeping the knees on the ground. Clasp the fingers when you place the hands on the ground. Now, bend forward to touch the head on the ground and rest the back of the head between the palms. Keep the knees straight and walk towards the head. The back, neck and head should be perpendicular to the ground. Bend the knees and lift the legs off the ground towards the chest. Inhale and straighten the back to raise the legs up and to keep the toes pointed. For coming back to the normal position, bend the knees gradually, bend the hips to pull the knees towards the chest and make the feet gently touch the ground. Then bring the knees and hips down. This asana provides a good complexion to the skin, a toned body and helps to reduce toxins from the body.
8. Corpse Pose
Lie on the yoga mat and relax completely by spreading the legs slightly apart, hands open and kept by the side and eyes closed. Breathe normally and feel the calmness on the body. This asana help to get a good complexion to the skin, maintains coolness of the mind leaving the body free and relaxed from all tensions and worries.
Do these asanas everyday to get a great skin which will only help you to receive great compliments and making happier day by day.