International Yoga Day 2017: 5 best yoga exercises for a glowing and youthful skin

To celebrate International Yoga Day we have curated 5 simple and easy facial exercises and asanas which will give you a healthy skin

It is International Yoga Day today and the internet is filled with pictures and videos of various yoga asanas and postures to help you get that perfectly toned body frame. While a lot has already been said and written about benefits of yoga for a healthy mind and body, let’s talk a little bit about our skin. Yoga is not only a perfect solution to achieve a great body but also works best for our skin. There are various yoga asanas and postures which can help you get a healthy, glowing and age-defying skin if practiced daily.

So, to help you get a beautiful skin, we have curated 5 simple and easy facial exercises and asanas which will not only flush out toxins but will also give you a naturally brighter skin:


It helps strengthen the muscles of the lips. All you need to do is blow kisses in the air and repeat the movement 4-5 times.

Surprise Me

It is the best solution to all your wrinkles problems. For this one, widen your eyes and try to stare at one point for a few seconds.

Cobra Pose

It helps release toxins from the body and rejuvenates the skin. To do this, lie down on your belly and try to lift only the upper part of your body without moving your legs.

Puppet Face

This facial yoga exercise helps in reducing the lines between your nose and lips and tone your facial muscles for a younger and glowing skin. To do this, smile and stretch your face with the help of fingers. repeat this 10-15 time for best results.

Simple Seated Twist

This asana not only detoxifies the body but also helps you get a bright and glowing skin. In fact, it is not only good for your skin but also relaxes the mind, which ultimately leads to a youthful skin.  To do this, sit in a cross-legged position, then turn slightly to the left and place your right hand on the outside of your left knee. Then try to place your left hand on the inside of your upper thigh from the back and vice-versa.

Here’s a look at some other exercises as well:

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