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A Complete Guide to Healing Sensitive Skin.

Sensitive skin can be tough to manage as the skin may often react to what appears to be the simplest of ingredients. The skin’s reactivity is a result of a damaged skin barrier allowing everything to enter straight into the bloodstream. This may be a result of skin complaints such as eczema, psoriasis, and acne or the skin’s response to a poor diet or unhealthy lifestyle.

Can Sensitive Skin Be Treated?

The fantastic thing about the human body is that it is in constant state of repair. With that in mind, following a few tips can improve skin health and repair the damaged skin barrier.

Treat any skin problem with suitable, targeted treatment that won’t present with any side effects. I would encourage conjunctively using topical and internal treatments.

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Enjoy a diet rich in anti-inflammatory foods such as beetroots, green leafy vegetables, lean protein and whole foods.

Drink 2-3 litres of filtered water each day. This can be supplemented with chlorophyll.

Avoid drinking alcohol, and eating foods high in sugar, greasy fatty foods and refined carbohydrates.

Avoid smoking, late nights and being consumed by electronic devices.

Ensure your digestion, hormones, thyroid and general well being are at optimal levels. Imbalances in any of these areas will see skin health be compromised.

Manage stress and other negative emotions. Although it is important to experience all these emotions, it is detrimental to your health when these emotions are experienced often.

Meditate regularly. A meditative state is a healing state. The immense benefit to your mind, body and soul achieved by meditating both at the start and end of your day is phenomenal.

Exercise regularly. Encouraging the healthy circulation of blood throughout the entire body and the release of endorphins is fantastic for the health of your mind and body and your skin.

Beauty Tip: Use Skin Care to Repair the Skin Barrier. An essential component to repairing the skin barrier is using specialised skin care that encourages improved health to the damaged skin. Salubre Cosmecuticals’ range, Pure Delicacy is one such range that exhibits these features. The products in the range focus on cleansing – hydrating – exfoliating – nourishing the skin by using a mixture of healing oils such as Macadamia Oil, Pumpkin Seed Oil, Coconut Oil, Marula Oil, and Kukui Nut Oil to naturally replenish the protective skin barrier to minimise sensitivity. While the herbal extracts such as Green tea, Witch hazel, Astragalus, Dong Quai, Rehmannia, Tribulus, Licorice, Olive leaf and Seabuckthorn together with Vitamins B5 and E repair the appearance of the skin to enhance your natural beauty. For more information log onto