Kapha is concerned with earth and water and governs structure, bodily stability and lubrication and cell structure. In the mind Kapha provides stability and the ability to grasp single thoughts, is structured, slow, graceful and prone to weight gain.
The earth is our physical body and is solid and grounding. Water is the fluid present in every cell and mixed with earth can become dense and heavy.
Kapha skin is oilier than the other 2 types. Characteristics are cool, moonlike, oily, large pores, prone to acne, blackheads, deep wrinkles, tans easily. The Kapha skincare regime should be stimulating and active to maintain your dosha’s natural balance.