Ayurveda which stems from Indian roots and was initially known in the medical stream has crossed borders today. Owing to its natural remedies, it has become a preferred choice of not only us common folk, but celebrities as well. It has also surpassed its medical qualities and is commonly known for its beauty benefits as well.
Be it oil pulling, meditation, or yoga, everybody from Anushka Sharma to Gwyneth Paltrow is on board! Take a look at the Ayurvedic remedies your favourite celebs swear by to reap their beauty benefits!
Anushka Sharma & Kareena Kapoor Khan – Oil Pulling
Both of Bollywood’s leading ladies have talked about the benefits of oil pulling and why they practice it. Apart from whitening the teeth and strengthening the gums, this practice that is rooted in Ayurveda also helps tone the facial muscles thanks to the swishing of oil in the mouth. It also boosts blood circulation in the face leading to better skin health. No wonder they’re always glowing!
Malaika Arora & Shilpa Shetty – Yoga
Both, Malla and Shilpa might owe their smashing figures to Yoga, but that’s not all they practice it for. Both yoginis have time and again credited their glowing skin and luscious locks to various yoga asanas. Stress plays a huge role in the process of ageing. It leads to wrinkles and pigmentation, premature greying of hair, and even impacts the skin. Since yoga helps relax both, the body and mind, it’s a safe and attested remedy to slow down the ageing process while also acting as a stressbuster.
Sofia Vergara & Dakota Johnson – Oiling Skin
Yes, all of our Bollywood divas have spoken about the importance of oils but how often do you see an international star talk about oiling their skin? In an interview, Modern Family‘s Sofia Vergara confessed to slathering coconut oil on her body. “When Joe is out of town I even sleep in coconut oil everywhere,” she said explaining that her skin feels so plump and hydrated after. Dakota Johnson also said in an interview that oiling herself every night with coconut oil helps in maintaining her supple skin.
Gwyneth Paltrow – Dosha-Specific Diet
Actor and founder of Goop, Gwyneth Paltrow has made some bizarre beauty confessions in the past. But she also knows what works for her. During the Cocid-19 lockdown, the actress said that she had been practicing intermittent fasting and the Ayurvedic way of “Eating for my Dosha”. A Dosha-specific diet helps in cleansing the body from the inside out by ensuring that you only consume the nutrients that are required by the system. Paltrow’s meals included ingredients like avocado, beetroot, and lentils, that suited her Dosha.
Alia Bhatt, Miranda Kerr & Gisele Bündchen – Lemon Water
All three celebrities always seem to have an enviable glow and some of it can be credited to kickstarting the day with a cup of warm water with lemon. According to Ayurveda, this morning drink helps the body get rid of toxins. Lemon which is a great source of Vitamin C helps get rid of pigmentation and enables the skin to glow.
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