Get clear skin with these easy-to-do steps and learn more.
Feel self-conscious about your face that you often mistaken for a 14-year-old girl going through puberty (again)?
You are not alone. 50-percent of adult women and 25- percent of adult men have acne at some point in their adult lives.
Acne and skin conditions are directly related to your gut health, and generally an autoimmune or inflammatory reaction, letting you know something is going on inside
In addition, your skin eats what you eat and also what you put on it.
If you’re using products with foreign chemicals and unwanted toxins, your body (and gut) can get stressed out—and pimples will let you know all about it.
Never fear though! Your Natural Beauty & Clear Skin Arsenal is here.
Clear your skin with a few of these slight edges (Bonus: If you have allergies, these remedies will help too):
Beauty Foods to Get Clear Skin
- Butternut Squash
- Chia Seeds
- Coconut Kefir
- Coconut Oil
- Collagen & Gelatin
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Fermented Foods
- Leafy Greens
- Pastured, Organic & Sustainably Raised Meats (not conventional)
- Kefir (Goats Milk, Coconut, Water)
- Organ Meats
- Pastured Egg Yolks
- Raw Almonds
- Wild-Caught Fatty Fish (Salmon, Tuna, Mackerel, Sardines)
Dairy, grains, corn, soy, sugar, legumes, hydrogenated vegetable oils
Nutrient & Vitamin Boosters
Take Apple Cider Vinegar
1 tbsp. in 2-4 oz. of water 2-3 times each day to boost the natural acidity of your GI system.
Fights against histamine response in your gut.
Try: HistoPlex (Biotics), HistaEaze (Designs for Health), Quercenase (Thorne)
Promotes new cells and healthy immunity
Deficiency Signs: Rough, dry Skin
Find in: Cod Liver Oil (1-2 tsp/day), Liver, Kidney, Other Organ Meats, Grass-Fed Dairy, Carrots, Bell Peppers, Sweet Potatoes, Dark Leafy Greens, Winter Squash, Cantaloupe
Essential for healthy collagen in skin (helps protect against wrinkles and keratinization-hardening of skin)
Find In: Spinach & other dark Leafy greens, Citrus fruits, Bell Peppers, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, kiwi, Strawberries, Supplements
Recommended: Ultra Potent C
Promotes good skin immunity and wound healing, as well as protects against UV radiation and inflammation
Find In: Spinach, Shellfish (Shrimp, Oysters), Grass-Fed Bison & Beef, Flax Seeds, Kidney Beans, Pastured Egg Yolks, Wild-Caught Salmon, Pastured Turkey, Organic Chicken, Cocoa powder, Supplement (10-15 mg/day)
Recommended: Zinc A.G.
- Change up the skin care and hygiene products you buy.
Throw out any conventional products with parabens, sulfates and other toxic chemicals. Putting chemicals on your body will limit your skin’s natural healing processes.
Instead try: Magestically Made, Beauty Counter, Skin Foodie, FatCo, The Dirt, Primal Life Organics.
Make Your Own Homemade Skincare!
- Coconut Oil. Use coconut oil on both your skin and hair to help cleanse, moisturize, remove makeup, heal wounds or scars quicker, and prevent razor burn.
- Tea Tree Oil. Fight breakouts, redness and inflammation on the skin.
- Jojoba Oil. Natural moisturizer.
- Avocado & Avocado Oil. Vitamins A, D and E penetrate the skin.
- Sea Salt. Protects, tightens and restores skin.
- Apple Cider Vinegar. Kills pathogens (like bacteria) and clears up skin problems caused by gut issues.
- Raw Honey. Reduces breakouts, moistures moisturizing properties, assists wound healing, fights off allergies or rashes, and antiseptic properties help reduce scars.
- Other Moisturizing Agents; Shea Butter, Aloe, Almond Oil, Argan Oil, Lemon Oil.
• Drink your water plus some. Make sure you’re getting enough.
• Cut out coffee and caffeine for 30 days.
• Get your beauty sleep. Remember 7-9 hours/night is ideal
• Move your body daily. But don’t overdo it (also equally a stressor)