Author Archives: Bridgit Rouget

The 5 Worst Trigger Foods For Calming Rosacea Prone Skin

Rosacea is a skin condition that affects around 1 in 10 people. And the most well-known ‘symptom’ of rosacea is a flushing redness of the face. There are many triggers for facial flushing. Triggers can include: sunlight, stress, weather extremes, exercise, certain foods and drinks. Each flush can drive an immune response that leads to […]

The 5 Most Helpful Foods for Calming Rosacea Prone Skin

There’s still a lot to learn about rosacea and how food can play a supportive role for this confusing and frustrating condition… But, by eating a well balanced diet that includes: A variety of colourful, anti-inflammatory fruit and vegetables Healthy fats Proteins Prebiotic and probiotic foods You can give your skin a good foundation to […]

How Hay Fever Can Cause Itchy Rashy Skin and What You Can Do About It

Spring is my favourite time of year! The fruit trees blossom, daffodils come up, baby animals abound… …and everything feels fresh and new. Spring is also prime hay fever season. Sneezing, runny noses, watering eyes, puffy faces and in some lucky cases itchy, rash skin A surprising number of us suffer with hay fever at […]

The Ultimate Guide to Omega-3’s + 6’s for Healthy Skin (Fish Oil +)

In this Ultimate Guide, I want to give you the tools to choose between omega supplements …with the knowledge that one might be more helpful initially and another might be more for ongoing support. But first, lets take a look at inflammation and our skin, so we can understand why anti-inflammatory omega’s might be helpful […]

The 5 Best Supplements for Hydrating Dry Skin from the Inside Out

In our last blog post, we talked about 7 of the best nutrients that can help nourish dry skin and to help keep skin soft and supple from the inside out… (If you haven’t read it yet, you can find it here: The 7 Best Nutrients for Dry Skin) Ideally our first preference would be […]

The 7 Best Nutrients for Hydrating Dry Skin from the Inside Out

Dry skin has many different causes. From our age and genetics to our hormonal fluctuations, medications, skincare regime and even the weather. A lot of these factors that cause dry skin affect our skin’s protective barrier function. If we have dry or damaged skin, in most cases it’s because our skin’s barrier function is weakened […]

Love your Liver, Clear Your Skin

It can sometimes feel like all everyone talks about is the gut… and how our gut health can impact our general health and wellbeing. Which means the liver and gallbladder are often forgotten about… …when in my view the liver is just as important (if not more important) than the gut. Because when our liver’s […]

Why Toxic Stress Matters and What To Do About It

Stress is something we all experience… it’s a part of everyday life. Stress can be beneficial… but if its long term or constant, stress can result in negative consequences in the body. In this post, we’ll explore some of the ways that stress can affect our brain and body… and what we can do about […]

4 Simple Strategies to Help Keep You Sane this Christmas

This time of the year is meant to be filled with joy and happiness… surrounded with those that you love. …the reality however, can be overwhelm and stress. From the pressure to catch up with everyone, the busy shopping centres, extra spending and overindulgence… to the reflection on those who are no longer with us. This […]