skin health 101

The skin is the biggest organ of ours.

 


Content

Food – what to eliminate and what to eat

Skin care – do’s and don’ts

Skin mapping


 

Food

Eliminate

  • processed sugar
  • gluten
  • damaging vegetable oils

Eat

  • anti inflammator foods
  • easily digesting foods
  • probiotics
  • alkaline foods
  • drink healing clay
  • low GI foods
  • healthy fats & proteins

Examples:

  • apple
  • avocado
  • carrots (raw)
  • chia seeds
  • cinnamon
  • fermented foods
  • green juice
  • green tea
  • nuts & seeds
  • pomegranate
  • turmeric

Incorporate Vitamins & Minerals

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6, B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin E
  • Zinc
  • Selenium
  • Magnesium
  • Omegas: healthy Omega-3-6 ratio
  • Reishi mushroom powder

 

Skin care

Do

oil cleansing:
  • hemp, grape seed, jojoba, rosehip oil
  • massage 15-20 seconds for make up removal
  • massage for 60 seconds
  • use soft cloth to wipe it off
DIY mask:
  • avocado – oat mask: avocado + ground oats + hot water, let it sit for 10 minutes, apply, leave on for 15 minutes, remove with soft cloth
morning routine:
  • aloe vera gel (let it soak in)
  • apply make up to a slightly wet skin
evening routine:
  • remove make up with oil cleanse
  • apply aloe vera gel

 

Don’t do

  • harsh creams
  • hot water
  • moisturizers
  • sulfates (what makes the foam)
    • raises inflammation
  • cleansers
  • scrubs with harsh particles
  • wax & butters
  • drying alcohol
  • too much exfoliation
  • strong preservatives
    • parabens
    • phenoxyethanol
  • DIYs
    • baking soda
    • sugar
    • lemon
  • tools such as facial brushes or sponges
    • too much exfoliation
  • comedogenic oils: causes clogged pores
    • example: coconut oil

 

Skin mapping

Chin acne = hormonal imbalances

  • progesterone deficiency
  • imbalances of estrogen and progesterone

Cheeks = digestive issues, gut health, inflammation of internal organs

  • cut out the foods you’re sensitive to

Forhead = bacteria, digestion

 

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