I have mentioned before, the well-studied connection between skin conditions and an overly acidic body. On the flip side, did you know that disease cannot thrive in an alkaline environment? The conditions simply won’t allow it to. In this post I'd like to share a little bit of insight about acidity, what that means for your overall skin health.
The biggest challenge our customers face next to eczema is acne; both are inflammatory responses to a deeper issue. Your skin’s primary role is to eliminate toxins from within the body, therefore, if you haven’t found a treatment that works for you up until this point, you may need to consider an inside-out skin clearing approach.
Peppermint happens to be one of the oldest documented medicinal herbs. For eczema sufferers, peppermint essential oil provides good natural therapy. Its soothing, calming (anti-inflammatory), anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and antimicrobial properties make it perfect for calming the effects of eczema and encouraging skin to heal more quickly.
Got Acne? Overzealous face washing, with commercial cleansers can actually cause more harm than good. Constant washing, especially with products designed to combat oiliness, can strip skin of its own natural oils and compromise its barrier, which can set you up for irritation and derma-dehydration.