We need stress. It allows for a flight or flight response in an emergency situation, it is motivating and stimulating but the stress levels we are seeing in modern life are excessively high and are a massive factor in the adult acne epidemic that is happening. Acne loves stress.
It’s an evolutionary necessity but modern life is seeing the stress
Our body’s are clever. We metabolise our own vitamin D in the skin and eyes through uv exposure, so with all our amazing sunshine in Australia, it’s kind of crazy to think that Vitamin D deficiency is in epidemic proportions. The ozone layer issue and education on skin cancer and sun damage has caused
1 Eat right
What you put in to your body eventually will become part of your skin so there’s no denying that you are what you eat! What you choose to include in your diet can either aggravate acne or help to heal it so it’s important to know what you should and shouldn’t be including in your weekly repertoire.
I’m Brooke Venables, I’m a naturopath, acne specialist and an ex-acne sufferer. I’ve been there, I know what you’re going through.