11/10/2012 11:08 am ET Updated Jan 10, 2013

Yoga Poses for a Winter Glow

Winter months can wreak havoc on our skin. The cold temperatures, dry indoor heat and stress of the holidays all can add to inflammation and skin problems. Yoga to the rescue! Yoga gives us a youthful glow and can help restore our skin during this time of year.

Have you ever noticed how your skin just seems to shine after a yoga practice? Sun salutations, forward bends and inversions all help improve circulation and blood flow. Our skin is our largest organ and getting our body moving is one of the best ways to nourish it.

Stress can be one of the leading contributors to skin problems. The deep breathing we use while we practice yoga boosts oxygen in our body and can help relax the nervous system. Regularly practicing yoga can help calm us down, which can help reduce the inflammation and stress that speed up the aging of our skin.

Try this "yoga glow" routine to nourish your skin from within! You can do this short routine before bed or first thing in the morning as part of your skin care routine.

Yoga Poses For A Winter Glow

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