Holistic Gut and Skin Health
Pave the way for new cell growth (use a facial loofa pad at least 3x a week). The shower is a great time to exfoliate the face and body!
Only wash once a day, and moisturize properly to maintain the skins delicate balance and to give you that fresh, young, and plumped look!
Stock up on beauty foods for gorgeous skin from the inside out.
Itchy skin? One of the main causes of itchy skin is an imbalanced microbiome, or one that’s been completely wiped out. I always advise my clients to only wash their body with a clean, gentle soap, no more than 2-3 times a week; the face only once a day. Use warm water (never hot), and pH balanced skincare products for refreshers. Keep it simple. Products and our immediate environment affect our microbiome, and just like the gut; dysbiosis (microbial imbalance) will break down the protective barrier of the mucosal lining and, can initiate immune responses, whether innate (immediate reactions), or...
Water, water, water! Plain ol' fashioned WATER! The body uses this liquid gold in the cells, organs, and tissues to regulate body temperature, the circulation of nutrients, and the removal of wastes. Aim for half your body weight in oz daily. The type of water or the quality of water you drink is of utmost importance. First off, do not buy bottled water. It can be exposed to the blazing sun during shipment and sit on shelves for over two years allowing chemicals from the plastic to leach into the water, and who wants two-year-old water anyway? Also don't buy...
- Sugar has many negative effects on the body. It is a major source of inflammation and can contribute to intestinal permeability aka "Leaky Gut". You'll find it not only in processed foods and drinks, but also in common pantry items such as sauces, ketchup, nut butters, packaged oatmeal, dried fruits, non-dairy milk, breads, salad dressings, marinades, spice packets, energy bars, canned goods, granola, crackers, pre-made soups, apple sauce, yogurt and tons more!