Pitta is concerned with fire and water and governs the body’s balance of chemical and transforming energies. In the mind Pitta processes new data and draws conclusions. Fire is the acids and enzymes of the body and the sun’s rays that directly affect all life forms and the environment. Water is the fluid present in every cell and it can be calm or turbulent.
The Pitta skin will be warmer than the other 2 types. Characteristics of Pitta skin are, warm, reddish, glowing, large pores in the T zone, burns easily, prone to skin allergies and irritations.
The Pitta skincare regime should be cooling and purifying in order to maintain your dosha’s natural balance.