The Greeks warriors used a mixture of olive oil and honey on their skin to look fair and young. The Roman men had elaborate bathing rituals in ancient bathhouses. And, the Indian men who practiced Ayurvedic lifestyle firmly believed that the skin shouldn’t be treated with anything that can’t be eaten. So, they enriched their skin with Ayurveda’s prized botanicals.
In the build-up to the wedding, it’s usually the bride that follows elaborate skin care rituals months in advance to prepare herself for the D day. However, skincare isn’t just for women. The groom also shares the same spotlight, after all he must too feel amazing when he stands next to his gorgeous bride.
So let’s tap into centuries-old wisdom and use nature’s gifts to devise a perfect skincare regime for his special day. Here’s a step-by-step skin care regime for men, inspired from the ancient ayurvedic prescriptions, ideal for your wedding day.
CLEANSE - Give your skin a chance to soak in all the goodness of deodar tree extracts while its woody scent soothes your senses. Your skin deserves something rejuvenating after all the dirt and pollution it’s exposed to all day. Count on the ayurvedic ingredients like Aloe Vera, Jojoba Seed, Vetiver Roots and Black Cumin to work their magic to a healthy and glowing skin.
EXFOLIATE - Gently exfoliate with sweet almonds to get rid of the dead skin cells and give way to a more nourished and softer skin. The luxurious treatment with saffron will brighten your skin tone and fight pigmentation to reveal the most radiant you.
TONE - Wedding preparations can be stressful. Relax your senses by toning your skin with the pure distilled water derived from the aromatic roots of vetiver. It will not only soothe you but also cleanse your pores and replenish your skin.
HYDRATE - Keeping yourself and your skin hydrated is essential and the best way to do it is to use natural ingredients like Aloe Vera and Olive Oil. Consider using Kama Ayurveda’s Hydrating Ayurvedic Face Cream for this every day. Infused with Coconut Milk extracts, sesame oil and aloe vera, this light blend is must-use for every to-be groom.
REPAIR - The last thing you want on your wedding day is dull and dry skin. Let wonderful ingredients like Indian Madder, Aloe Vera, Liquorice and Saffron work their way overnight to rejuvenate and revive the skin while preventing its aging.
This simple 5-step regime is perfect for any to-be groom to start before the wedding prep begins. Use a simple, consistent regime to feel fresh and radiant on your D day. Don’t leave this chance to give your skin all the care and pampering that it deserves.
Certified Ayurvedic Doctor (Central Council of Indian Medicine) working in Kama Ayurveda as an Assistant Training Manager.