This week we are looking at natural ways to achieve optimal skin health. Our exposure to chemicals, toxins and excess hormones is loading our liver and lymphatic system which leads to skin concerns and conditions like acne, eczema and psoriasis. It also affects our ability to absorb, store and use nutrients from our food that can help support healthy skin.
"Dry brushing and gentle exfoliation is a great way to improve circulation and help drain your lymphatic system."
It’s impossible to avoid every environmental toxin in our modern world and there are many ways to help support your liver and lymphatic systems. Throughout history many traditional cultures have used specific therapies to assist with the detoxification of environmental toxins and chemicals. There are also many natural steps to care for your skin. One of these steps is body brushing or gentle exfoliation using a dry brush or scrub made from natural ingredients.
Dry brushing and gentle exfoliation is a great way to improve circulation and help drain your lymphatic system. It helps to unclog pores and expel toxins trapped in your skin and brings the blood to the surface of your skin, transporting essential nutrients with it.
This is our recipe for an indulgent, luxurious body scrub that will help your body clear toxins, help you relax and it will leave your skin amazingly smooth.
This sugar scrub combines some of our favourite natural beauty ingredients:
This simple scrub smells like a rich mocha, but is incredibly simple and inexpensive to make.
Take note: This scrub is delicious for your skin, but can be a little messy in your shower or bath. Simply apply some baking soda and vinegar to wash off any residue.
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