Top Yogic Practices for Beautiful Glowing Skin

Yoga is known for its anti-stress and strength-building abilities but did you know that it can also benefit your complexion?

As the largest organ of your body, the skin plays the role of the first line of defense in keeping you safe from infections and other unfriendly elements. The skin protects your body from many viruses and bacteria and healthy skin also helps you to respond better to important changes around you.

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It also protects your skin from the sun’s rays that can damage cells. If you practice yoga regularly then you must have noticed the effects of exercise on your skin. Yoga allows detoxification by flushing all the organs and enhancing respiration. Breathing and walking in yoga helps to balance hormones and move the stagnant waste in the intestines.

How does yoga help with beautiful skin?

Yoga has a positive effect on our body, mind, and soul. , Wrinkles on the skin can occur due to unhealthy lifestyle and stress whereas acne occurs due to improper digestion and hormonal changes in the body. By doing some yoga asanas, the blood circulation in the skin improves, giving you healthy glowing skin. Certain postures are especially good for your skin. Regular practice of asanas helps in getting rid of toxins from the skin.

Let’s discuss some yoga asanas for healthy skin in detail.


The word Sarvangasana is made up of three words in which ‘Sarva’ means whole, ‘Anga’ means body part and Asana means posture. Sarvangasana is also known as Shoulder Stand Pose or Mother of All Yoga.

It is one of the most effective asanas in making your skin glow. This mudra keeps your hormones under control and helps in blood circulation. It helps in removing toxins and other waste products from the blood. Sarvangasana facilitates the adequate blood supply to the forehead area thereby making it good for facial problems.

How to do it?

  1. You lie down comfortably on the yoga mat. Keep your hands on the sides of your body and take a couple of deep breaths.
  2. Now keep your legs vertical and. Then lift the buttocks and spine with the help of the buttocks with the palms. Your upper hand should be on the floor and your elbows should be bent. Now your palms and upper arms should share the weight of the body
  3. Now keep your chin and chest pressed together. Make sure that your legs and lower torso are in a straight line. Maintain this position for as long as it is comfortable.
  4. You first bring the buttocks down to release the position. Then bend the legs horizontally. In the end, you bring down the whole legs slowly.


  • Do not avoid this asana during menstruation.
  • Do not practice this exercise in case of spinal problems, acute thyroid problems, chronic neck conditions, shoulder injuries, and retinal problems.
  • People who have a heart problem, middle ear problem, capillary, weak age, spondylitis, and slip disc should also not do this asana.


This asana helps in expelling unnecessary gas from the stomach. This asana is also called Vayu Vimochana Mudra. Pawanmuktasana is an effective posture which is a very important asana for good digestion. Pawanmuktasana is a wonderful asana for digestion. In this asana, Pawan means air or gas, and Mukta means release.

The name of this asana indicates that this pose helps in releasing the trapped gas in the intestines. This asana cures constipation by removing toxins from the gastrointestinal tract of the body. It is extremely effective in stimulating our nervous and in expelling harmful toxins along with abdominal gases from our body. This keeps your skin healthy by removing diseases and increases blood circulation in your skin

How to do it?

  1. First of all, lie down on the yoga mat.
  2. You bend your knees and bring your thighs closer to your chest.
  3. Now hold the fingers of both the hands together just below the knee.
  4. Now while exhaling, press both the knees and bring it towards the chest as much as possible.
  5. You lift your head off the ground and try to touch your nose with your knees.
  6. Now you stay in this posture for 30 seconds and take long deep breaths
  7. Now exhale slowly and bring the head and legs back to the previous position.
  8. You do this asana 3-5 times according to your ability.


If you have any of these health problems then you should avoid doing this yoga asana-

  • High blood pressure
  • Hernia
  • Slip disc
  • Heart problems,
  • Neck and back pain

Adho Mukha Savasana-

This asana is easy nd it rejuvenates the body by bringing a lot of energy into your body. Adha Mukha Savasana yoga helps in accelerating the blood circulation in the brain region thereby supplying adequate oxygen to the upper part of the body. Regular practice of this asana provides relief from back pain and glowing skin and many other health benefits.

It is one of the important yoga postures in Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation). This helps in removing pimples, wrinkles, and blemishes by providing adequate nutrition through the blood. It asana directs the oxygenated flow of blood to the facial area and is good for glowing facial skin

How to do it?

  1. First of all, lie down comfortably on the yoga mat. 
  2. After this, while inhaling, lift the body on your feet and hands and make a table-like shape.
  3. As you exhale, slowly raise the hips upwards. Keep your elbows and knees tight.
  4. During the practice of this asana, the shoulders and hands should be in one line and the feet should be in line with the hips. Make sure your ankles are on the outside.
  5. Now try to stretch the neck by pressing your hands down towards the ground.
  6. You stay in this position for a few seconds and after that keep the knees on the ground and come back to the table-like position.


Do not practice this asana if you have any of these problems like-

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • A detached retina
  • A dislocated shoulder
  • Weak eye capillaries


Bhujangasana indirectly helps in keeping your skin healthy. This asana allows your heart and lungs to open up, which improves your breathing. This leads to better blood circulation which aids in the removal of toxins and free radicals from the body. Doing this asana regularly helps in premature aging of the skin, acne, and psoriasis. 

How to do it?

  1. First of all, lie down comfortably on the yoga mat. 
  2. Now place your hands on either side of your head and rest your forehead on the ground.
  3. Keeping your legs taut, keep some distance between them.
  4. Then, while taking a deep breath, try to lift the body up to the navel by applying pressure towards the ground with your hands.
  5. You first raise your head, chest, and finally the navel.
  6. You stay in this position and look at the sky and stay in this position for some time.
  7. Keep the weight of your body equally on both the hands and you keep breathing.
  8. Now exhale slowly and come to your starting position.
  9. You can complete three to five cycles of this yoga according to your ability.


  • Don’t keep your body rigid.
  • Pregnant women should not practice it.
  • Don’t exercise if you have back pain and neck pain.

In the end- In today’s time, every person wants to have beautiful skin. According to recent studies individuals do not need to use expensive creams to get glowing skin, just with the help of regular yoga, you can get beautiful and healthy skin.

Every woman and man aims for beautiful and glowing skin and many of them spend a lot of time and amount in beauty clinics as well as spas to get glowing skin. With yoga, you can easily get glowing skin. If you refine your inner body, then you start to shine from the outside also, so you should try to purify and beautiful your mind and mind in the beginning.

If you do yoga, then not only will your body be fit and healthy, but by doing yoga, those organs of your body are also purified which gives you glowing skin. If you perfectly do yoga asanas, then it also gives you an anti-aging effect, so that you can avoid many wrinkles and dark spots. The many different yoga benefits make yoga an excellent choice for anyone who wishes to stay healthy.

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Yoga improves posture and tones the muscles. Yoga burns fat reduces stress and provides peace of mind. Those who have chosen this ancient practice can reap many benefits.

In this article, some important yoga asanas have been discussed above which will help in increasing the blood flow. Do share this article with your friends and relatives. If you have queries related to this blog please write in the below comment
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Author: Kavita Madan

I love to practice yoga so I enjoy writing yoga blogs. Yoga gives me confidence, fitness, and energy to live happily throughout the day, so I share my knowledge and experiences with you at YogaHolism. Hope you enjoy reading my blogs! Thank you.

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