Be Well: Your Glow Guide to Ayurvedic Skin Care

MSP Mag | June 28, 2018

Natural beauty products are big business these days—but this ancient Indian practice did it first. Learn how to revitalize your skin from the inside out with these expert tips.

The universe: it’s big. Like, 46 billion light years big. The thought of it terrifies and fascinates. But in the midst of all that vastness lies a 5,000-year-old healing system whose philosophy is rooted in humanizing all those galaxies. According to ayurveda (pronounced eye-yur-vay-dah), our connection to the cosmos reveals a lot about our inner health—and our skin, the body’s largest organ, is its ultimate mirror.

“We’re embodied beings made up of water, earth, fire, space, and air, just like the universe,” says Dr. Amrit Devgun, naturopathic doctor and applied ayurvedic practitioner at Northwestern Health Sciences University. “When I’m examining a patient, I strive to understand the interplay between the energies of these elements and their proportions in that person.”

Read the full Be Well article on Minneapolis.St.Paul Magazine‘s website.