Ayurveda, an ancient Hindu practice for cultivating physical, mental and spiritual health, categorizes people according to the way fire, earth, water and air are represented in their makeup. People with a dominance of fire or water will have different body types and health challenges than those who are more earthy or airy. This goes equally for skin. Organic Spa Magazine has drawn up a tip sheet for putting ayurvedic skincare insights into practice. You can see what ayurvedic type you are, and what recommendations this Indian teaching has for your skin, by reading their article: Top Ayurvedic Tips for Balancing Skin Types.