Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Pitta Skin Type
If pitta is predominant, the skin is fair, sensitive, soft, warm, and of medium thickness, less tolerant to hot food and burns easily. When out of balance, Pitta skin can flare up in rashes, rosacea, acne, or sunspots.
Characteristics of Pitta dominant body types
-strong willed
-good digestion
-passionate about many things
Pitta Skin Care and treatment
Pitta skin is generally sensitive, especially to the sun, and needs protection to stay in balance.The Pitta skin type needs both cooling and nurturing. Tanning treatments and therapies that expose skin to steam and heat should be avoided.
Things that can imbalance Pitta body types:
-excess heat, hot climates, and hot times of day
-vacations and times when there is increased mobility
-excess oil in the diet
-too many hot foods, including spicy foods. But this can also mean too many cooked meals
-excess caffeine, salt, red meat and alcohol

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