Mukhalepam in Ayurveda
The external application of a medicated paste on the affected body part is known as Lepana in Ayurveda. Mukhalepa, a beauty therapy in Ayurveda, Kerala, India, is the application of freshly prepared herbal pastes on face. This will be massaged off after 30-45 minutes. The herbal pack will contain various medicinal herbs which improve the texture and tone of the face.
It prevents aging of skin, avoids wrinkles and gives a good skin tone. It avoids pigmentation or discoloration of facial skin, and is beneficial in treating sun burn related conditions. The herbal combination is chosen after assessing the skin type of the person and the specific requirements.