Naturopath's advice for good skin
To achieve healthy, glowing skin it's not all about topical application of skincare products. Maintaining proper gut health and a well functioning digestive system is just as important!
To achieve healthy, glowing skin it's not all about topical application of skincare products. Maintaining proper gut health and a well functioning digestive system is just as important! For this blog post I teamed up with our Nourished Life Naturopath, Melanie Ruckley, to offer advice on how to help your skin from the inside out. Whether it's swapping your shower head or adding supplements into your diet, you can make small changes to achieve big results!
Waters Co Therapy Shower Filter Deluxe - With Shower Head
Did you know that the way you shower could be affecting your skin? The Waters Co Therapy Shower Filter Deluxe - With Shower Head $159, may help remove chlorine, dirt, rust other hidden nasties from your tap water. It does so by using cleansing Vitamin C, rather than harsh chemicals such as Sulphate. This shower head also contains the added benefits of natural sea Collagen which may be amazing for anyone with dry or problematic skin!
Ethical Nutrients Healthy Hair, Skin & Nails
The Ethical Nutrients Healthy Hair, Skin & Nails $24.95, is made using a natural blend of vitamins and minerals. It helps to protect and achieve smooth skin. These daily supplements may also work to strengthen your nails and support shiny, healthy hair.
Always read the label and use only as directed. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner. Vitamins can only be of assistance if the dietary vitamin intake is inadequate.
This product contains selenium which is toxic in high doses. A daily dose of 150 micrograms for adults of selenium from dietary supplements should not be exceeded.
Ethical Nutrients Hi-Strength Evening Primrose Oil
If you struggle with sensitive skin conditions such as dry, inflamed or itchy skin, our Naturopath recommends Ethical Nutrients Hi-Strength Evening Primrose Oil $19.95. This can also help with the relief of pre-menstrual symptoms and menstrual cramps, as well as aid in the improvement of general well-being.
Always read the label and use as directed. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare professional.
Ethical Nutrients Mega Zinc 40mg Powder with Vitamin C
The Ethical Nutrients Mega Zinc 40mg Powder with Vitamin C $21.95 is made from a high strength and easily absorbed Zinc powder. This supplement has other benefits than just supporting minor skin repair. It may also work to support immune system functioning and reduce the duration and severity of the common cold! Adding more Zinc to your children's diets may also maintain/support healthy cognitive function (in children).
WARNING: Contains zinc which may be dangerous if taken in large amounts or for a long period.
Always read the label and use only as directed. Not to be used in children under two years of age without medical advice.If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner.
Vitamins can only be of assistance if the dietary vitamin intake is inadequate.
Ethical Nutrients Hi-Strength Q10 Absorb 100mg
The Ethical Nutrients Hi-Strength Q10 Absorb 100mg, contains Coenzyme Q10, an antioxidant that may help protect and stabilise the skin from free radical damage. CoQ10 is a powerful antioxidant that promotes youthful skin by fighting off free radical damage. It may also help assist in maintaining heart health and cardiovascular functioning!
Always read the label and use only as directed. Do not take while on warfarin therapy without medical advice. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner
For adult use only.
Vital All-In-One Superfood Powder
The Vital Greens Superfood Powder $32.95, is filled with a nutrient dense blend of vegetables, enzymes, minerals, vitamins and herbs. It's rich in fibre, amino acids, cultures and prebiotics that may help in the maintenance or improvement of general well-being. It's the perfect supplement to add to your morning smoothie!
The Beauty Chef GLOW Powder
Filled with naturally fermented whole foods and probiotic powders, The Beauty Chef GLOW Powder $59.95, is a skin saviour! This delicious powder contains natural ingredients including Chickpeas, Linseeds, Green Tea and Ginger which may help to support your inner and outer health. Rich in superfoods, your skin will benefit plus you may also boost your energy levels at the same time!
Cellfood Concentrate Formula
The Cellfood Concentrate Formula $54.95, contains 78 ionic minerals, 34 enzymes, 17 amino acids, electrolytes and dissolved oxygen compacted in liquid form! All of these ingredients are easily absorbed into the body and deliver essential nutrients. It works as the liquid splits the water molecules to release oxygen which are absorbed by cells. As the plant materials are negatively charged, they attract positively charged free radicals in the body.