What is skin detox? Why do you need it for great skin?
Beyonce does it. Gwyneth Paltrow does it. Even Anne Hathaway does it. What are these celebrities doing as part of their beauty regimen?
Many celebrities detox their bodies to promote beautiful skin & bodies. Why? Who wants to be caught with ugly blackheads or pimples, especially if your face has to be magnified large enough to fill up a movie screen? But detox isn’t just for the vain. Besides improving your image or raising your score on the beauty meter, detox is known to have many health benefits.
Ridding our body of excess toxins and impurities is important for maintaining beautiful skin as well as rejuvenating our bodies It’s nothing new. Our skin detoxifies or cleanses naturally when we sweat, that’s why working out and infrared saunas are good beauty tools.
Skin may cleanse and eliminate toxins through oil glands but often times this will become acne. So what is the best way to detox or cleanse our bodies?
Diet is the fastest way to change your skin’s appearance. Drinking Ionized water helps to flush out toxins and prevent blemishes or rashes. It also helps to avoid excess intake of red meat, refined foods, sugary foods, fried foods and trans-fat (hydrogenated oils, margarine or shortening).
Gentle cleansing teas, like green tea, burdock, dandelion, red clover, nettle, chaparral and ginger, will help clear toxins from the blood and there are many detox teas available on the market. There are also great home detox kits usually they have a mean plan and come with some herbs to help the process along. Have questions about a good one to buy just ask!
Foods to include in your diet while detoxifying your skin will include fruits and vegetables high in Beta carotene, vitamin A, vitamin C, minerals like silica, sulphur, calcium, magnesium, sea veggies and of course Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3 and Omega-6).
How about a Sauna?
Why not treat your skin while you detox?A sauna is a great way to purify you skin and for only twenty minutes each session (three times a week), you’ll notice a difference in your skin’s appearance. Other ways to treat your skin while you detox might include: Take a mineral bath (made of Epsom salt, sea salts and a few drops of neroli oil or lavender). This will leave your skin soft, smooth and silky.
Essential Oils have a powerful antioxidant benefit and are powerful for treating acne. These oils are smoothed over the skin’s outer surface and typically sold for its therapeutic benefits in the form of Roman Chamomile, Lavender, Rosewood, Neroli, Sandalwood or Patchouli.
Facial Massage with a Natural Acid Peel (like pineapple or papaya) will improve skin tone and neutralize wastes on the surface of your skin.
Dry-brush your skin it helps helps circulation, cleanses the lymphatic nodes, stimulates new skin cells and gets rid of old ones, and reduces cellulite. Just remember to start at your toes and brush up your body with firm strokes.
A detox is a healthy way to improve irritated skin, eliminate fatigue and optimize your health, it’s critical to detox because more toxins are present in today’s environment than ever before. Our lifestyle today produces stress, stress is inevitable, and that releases hormones which trigger acne break outs and health related problems. Resting, meditating or learning yoga is all recommended and are a great accompaniment to your beauty detox
A detox program cleanses and nourishes the body from the inside out. It’s a natural way to rejuvenate and heal your system. Fasting helps to rest organs. Removing impurities from the blood and skin helps with circulation. Refueling your body with healthy nutrients and flushing the body of impurities (by drinking 8 or more glasses of water, drinking detox tea and iodized water) will help you feel more rested. Why not just try doing liquids for one day smoothies or green juices and then for two days eating fresh fruit and veggies?
Isn’t it time you try out the beauty secret of the stars? No need for a curtain call but be prepared for a standing ovation and positive reviews. Your clear beautiful skin will glow just from the applause. Need help ask me about how you can start a beauty detox today!