Ayurveda Skin Care Guide

According to Ayurveda, every person has a dosha, which refers to biological energies found throughout the human body and mind. Doshas are also referred to as mind-body types and they express unique blends of physical, emotion and mental characteristics.

Your dosha also determines your skin type.

Ayurvedic skin care is based on the three doshas: Vata, Pitta and Kapha, each related to a different skin type. Use the chart below to help determine your Ayurvedic Skin Type.
vata dosha


Space + Air

Dry Skin
Cool to the touch
Bluish undertone
Fine Pores

pitta dosha


Fire + Water

Slightly oily, warm
Pink undertone
Large pores (in T-zone)

kapha dosha


Water + Earth

Moist and cool
Yellowish undertone
Large pores

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