Deposits from minerals like calcium and magnesium bicarbonate crystals sit on the skin after every shower or bath and draw out natural moisture, making it more difficult for moisturizers to absorb into your skin. To alleviate this issue, use a water softener in your home, or water treatment system that filters out minerals from […]
What Causes Hormone Highs? Diets high in sugars and refined carbs stimulate overproduction of the androgens (testosterone and DHEA), triggering acne and oily skin, and potentially excess facial or body hair. High cortisol stress hormones also disrupt by contributing to increases in skin rashes and breakouts. What Causes Hormone Lows? Stress, smoking, junk food and […]
Do the following symptoms sound familiar? Increased wrinkles Decreased skin elasticity Acne/oily skin Melasma (dark patches) Hirsutism (excessive hair) Male pattern baldness Puffy eyes/face; dry, thinning skin/hair/eyebrows; brittle nails Skin rashes/eczema Sleep deprivation If two or more of these symptoms persist, testing with a medical professional can identify whether it’s a hormone imbalance that’s causing […]
Keep a bottle of water nearby before / during / after exercise to keep hydrated … all year long!
Scaling, cracking and itching of the skin are problems that occur during the winter because of lower humidity and/or cooler temperatures. These symptoms also emerge when the integrity of the skin is compromised. Molly suggests using a humidifier in your home during the colder months when the air is dry. Believe it or not, adding […]
Sometimes dry skin can be caused by hot showers or baths, as well as harsh soaps and cleansers with high pH levels that strip away natural oils, leaving moisture free to evaporate. Use Bioelements Recovery Serum and Moisture x10 to create a great barrier to protect your skin after cleansing.
Make a Resolution today to follow these tips for optimal nutrition and lifestyle balance in 2020: EAT organic, whole foods, fruits and vegetables and hormone-free meat DRINK 64 oz of water daily, and limit caffeine and alcohol EXERCISE to lower skin-aging stress hormones SLEEP at least 7 hours a night to banish bags and under-eye […]