Wholistic Livin Blog — beauty
A dry face slows the absorption of skin care products and provides a more controlled application of powerful active ingredients for those with sensitive skin. Great for using AHA’s and BHA’s. A damp face (not sopping wet) helps products absorb better and quicker into the skin delivering active ingredients and helping to prevent moisture loss. Apply toner, serum, and then moisturizer directly after shower to prevent transepidermal water loss and seal in moisture.
As a skincare formulator it’s so much fun coming up with new ways to bring the spa home. I found these awesome tubs at my local Publix for under $3, and I added in epsom salts, a few drops of peppermint essential oil, and dried jasmine flowers. Run the hottest water from the tap and add in some boiling water if needed, just don’t have it scalding hot. I place a fluffy towel under each bin and have two dry wash cloths near by to pat the feet dry. Follow up with a foot lotion, salve, or oil. While you’re...
Pave the way for new cell growth (use a facial loofa pad at least 3x a week). The shower is a great time to exfoliate the face and body!
Only wash once a day, and moisturize properly to maintain the skins delicate balance and to give you that fresh, young, and plumped look!
Stock up on beauty foods for gorgeous skin from the inside out.
- Sugar has many negative effects on the body. It is a major source of inflammation and can contribute to intestinal permeability aka "Leaky Gut". You'll find it not only in processed foods and drinks, but also in common pantry items such as sauces, ketchup, nut butters, packaged oatmeal, dried fruits, non-dairy milk, breads, salad dressings, marinades, spice packets, energy bars, canned goods, granola, crackers, pre-made soups, apple sauce, yogurt and tons more!