Acne Root Cause #2: Gut Dysbiosis

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Our skin microbiome is an extension to our gut microbiome and maintaining the proper balance is crucial for its function and appearance. # Even if you don’t have a lick of digestive woes (like bloating, intolerances, constipation, etc), you likely have an imbalance of gut bacteria if you are chronically dealing with skin problems such as acne or eczema. # …

Acne Root Cause #1: Inflammation

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Remember that skin can be inflamed from the outside as well as the inside. # Externally, skin can be triggered by UV light or allergens in soaps and cosmetics which cause the skin cells to produce cytokines and chemokines (inflammatory hormones that bind to certain cell receptors and then trigger more inflammatory hormones leading to increased blood flow and immune …

Heal Your Acne from Within

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Most of the topics I write about, have hit home for me (you’re probably thinking, my lord that’s a lot to happen to one person) and you’re right , it is! I joke with my clients that if someone were to react negatively to something, I’m your girl! # When I was a teenager, I always had oily skin that …