Category Archives: What to Eat for Healthy Skin

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 Antioxidants are so Important for Healthy, Youthful Looking Skin

Women’s health magazines often talk about anti-ageing super foods for youthful skin… Foods like green smoothies, Atlantic salmon and blueberries …and don’t get me wrong, these foods are all great for your skin, but why is that? Bridgit (our resident naturopath) is going to explain what the go is with antioxidants and why are they […]

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 […]

Top 10 Surprising Anti-ageing Superfoods for Healthy Skin

Some of these Anti-ageing Super Foods may be surprising to you because they’re not all leafy greens, citrus and berries… All of these 10 super foods support one or more of the 5 internal processes that promote healthy skin – the gut, liver, hormones, blood sugar balance or the skin itself. They’re also anti-inflammatory and many […]