Being the mirror, the barometer of an individual's health, skin is the clue to one's Ayurvedic constitution. This can be understood by the types of skin that one has.
Example: If vata is predominant the skin of a person is dry, rough, cold, thin with fine pores and wrinkled.
In case of pitta constitution, the skin is delicate, fair and red toned with freckles, moles or acne and burns easily.
If the constitution is of kapha dosha the skin of a person is oily, smooth, moist and thick with a tendency towards large pores.
If the skin is not cared properly and neglected it suffers from premature aging, becomes dull and blemished. Regular consumption of milk, honey and yogurt are good nourishment for skin and prevents premature aging.