Malaika Arora Shares Three Yoga Poses For Healthy Glowing Skin


Yoga for the skin: increasing blood flow to the skin can help you achieve glowing skin

Strong points

  • Yoga Can Help You Achieve Healthy, Glowing Skin
  • Proper hydration also supports the health of your skin.
  • Regular exercise also helps you keep your skin and body healthy.

Healthy, glowing skin is on everyone’s wish list. But since we are in the middle of summer and with a restrictive lifestyle due to the COVID-19 pandemic, having radiant skin can be quite a task. Actress Malaika Arora has a solution, however. In her recent video, she shared three simple yoga asanas (postures) with her Instagram followers that will help achieve healthy skin. The video, which is part of her “Malaika’s Moves Of The Week” series, shows her demonstrating three asanas – Sarvangasana, Halasana and Trikonasana. Along with the video, she wrote about the importance of staying hydrated to help the body beat the summer heat.

Skin Care: Try These Three Yoga Poses

The caption of the video reads, “We all need to keep our bodies hydrated to beat the heat and keep them healthy. While we continue to drink lots and lots of water this #MalaikasMoveOfTheWeek I’m sharing 3 poses that I practice regularly for good health These poses can be very effective in purifying the blood and providing healthy looking skin.

1. Sarvangasana

The first asana, Sarvangasana or “Shoulder Stand Pose,” helps regulate blood flow to your face when you are upside down while performing the pose. “This is how the quality and texture of your skin improves while building strength around the shoulders and back,” she wrote.

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Skin Care Tips: Sarvangasana Improves Blood Circulation To Your Face
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2. Halasana

The Halasana or “Plow Pose”, on the other hand, focuses on skin health in a more holistic way. The pose has a positive impact on mental well-being as well as digestive health. “This pose helps reduce stress, calms the mind and improves your digestive process, which has an incredible effect on your skin,” says the caption.

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3. Trikonasana

The third pose, Trikonasana or the ‘Triangle Pose’ opens your chest and shoulders. This, in turn, allows the breast to supply fresh oxygen to the skin. “Besides being good for the skin, it also gives you toned arms, legs and thighs when you practice regularly,” Malaika explained in the note.

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Watch the video here:

Through a series of videos, Malaika has demonstrated yoga poses that help improve flexibility and tone the body, among other benefits.

Well, we’re ready with the exercise mat to begin our journey to healthy, radiant skin. And you?

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