gut skin axis Tag

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12 Sep Aloe Vera, the medicinal gut healer internally and externally.

Aloe Vera is (as you know) a plant, it’s resilient, great for sunburns but also amazing for gut health and skin care!! Since I struggled with acne and skin scarring aloe has always been a medicinal staple for me both internally and externally… but you may not know how good it is for your gut and digestion so let me divulge. If you follow me on instagram (@welcomingwellness) you will know I recently moved and have been posting some of my gardening antics. I Have not only been freaking out (in a good way) over the added space but also freaking out about the fact that I have a small patch of lawn to ground myself on daily… eeeek so exciting because I have been a city slicker for close to a decade. Since moving from the city I realised I had seriously neglected my aloe vera plant and it was looking a bit sad and trying to escape from the pot… literally. So it was time to get my hands dirty and do some gardening, find a bigger pot for my aloe babies. There are 2 things you should know with aloe vera… it’s hard to kill and it should...

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22 Nov Dying for blemish free glowing skin?

Skin troubles?? Just a few years ago I would have dyed to have blemish free radiant skin, but I didn't. A piece of my self confidence died every time I looked in the mirror. It was a 2 year journey for me and it sucked!!! Being the big old hippy that I am, I was determined to overcome my acne holistically so I persisted with organic face creams and home remedies but nothing topical helped. I wasted countless hours obsessively staring (and shamelessly I admit to picking) at my skin in the mirror, which made me feel even worse about my appearance. Having healthy glowing skin is an expression of your inner health and I was eating an amazing diet which was disheartening, I felt like a closet eater but I wasn’t. I just didn’t get why I had such bad skin and I was getting to the point of desperation and also because covering up acne was getting expensive. (If you are struggling you know what I mean… there is never enough foundation to cover. Never. Then you have over done it and you have to take it all off again and re-apply! Argh… makeup was a chore to say the least). After living with...

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26 Jun Unconventional Ways To Get Your Skin Glowing.

  Anyone selling the best creams and lotions as a miracle is lying to you! Thanks a promise.   My heart sinks when I see the ingredients in some of the acne creams on the market. They are so harsh and can permanently change you skins delicate balance. They do not work long term and are usually ridiculously expensive so don’t waste your time. Topical methods for getting glowing skin are old hat so get with the times… Health starts from within! Specifically down to your gut health. It’s pretty well known that eating plenty of fruit and veg will give you glowing skin but that didn’t work for me. I battled acne for a few years after coming off the pill and it sucked!! Being an adult with acne is downright embarrassing and destroys your self-confidence. However it can be a thing of the past. I was trying all the superfoods and literally every food that was supposed to help but I couldn’t work out why it was not working for me. I was eating clean organic real food, juicing, smoothie making, superfooding you name it. The only thing that helped it change was addressing my gut health. I started addressing my gut health because my hormones were...

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