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Adult Acne… How do you know which kind you have??
We all thought if we could power through our teens and the dreaded breakouts that came from time to time, we could end up on the other side with a life time of glowing acne free, clear skin. But your teens turned into your 20’s and then your 30’s…. Surely puberty has come and gone, so WHY is this happening?? Well there are a few possibilities why. And to improve your complexion from this stubborn ailment, we must first understand why we are suffering from it in the first place.
Let’s talk about stress… the oxidative kind!!
We all know what stress is… we all get it from time to time. Busy jobs, kids, non stop schedules…the list goes on and on. Well stress to some degree is good for us, but too much can contribute to a host of health issues, and those include not only mental ones but physical ones as well… But take that stress one step further and you’ll hear a term called oxidative stress, and that is what we are going to talk about today.
Antioxidants: You hear this word a lot, but do you really understand what they are and why they are important? Let’s dive into the world of antioxidants and learn why they should definitely be in your arsenal for anti-aging skincare.
Is your skin looking dull and aged?
Then you are in need of a reboot or a quick detox. Our Derm-Align Detox™ will take your wellbeing to the next level from the inside out. Your skin will perform optimally once you clean out the clutter of your dietary life. Think of this as a way to transform your taste buds, digestion, and nutrition assimilation to better feed your skin cells. This means better looking skin and less inflammation. Even just doing this for a few days, or one day a week, will help to adjust your biology and as well as your attitude toward food.
Just like we need to feed our body certain nutrients for health, we need to feed our skin for optimal health and beauty as well. To optimally nourish your skin, here are some tips:
The health of your epidermis is most important for the hydration and radiance of your skin and cell turnover or natural exfoliation is the name of the game here. These cells are CONSTANTLY shedding, and it is important to understand that this natural process slows down as we age which results in a thickening of the stratum corneum giving the skin a dull appearance, as well as a rough and dry feel to the surface. If this layer of the skin is not shedding optimally, then we need to step in with topical or physical means to help increase exfoliation and natural cell turnover. This is a simple first step to more ageless and healthy functioning skin.