What is acne ?
Firstly, acne is a skin condition that usually causes pimples, whiteheads or blackheads and mostly appears on the face, forehead, chin area, chest and upper back. Most teenagers are facing acne problems and it is the most common skin issue in the United States with about 50 millions Americans affected years.
In the latest news, Acne starts internally, in your digestive tract. Externally, Acne is ’caused’ by the hair follicles when plugged with oil and dead skin cells. It is very important to know that the skin is a way for the body to eliminate bad toxins. When dealing with chronic infections, imbalance gut bacteria, toxic heavy metals from air pollution, stress, the liver can not always expels all the bad toxins accumulated. That is when the skin helps. All those pimples are simply your body eliminating the bad toxins. It can be from the food you eat that your body have difficulties to digest, food allergies smoking, some skincare products, stress, sebum excess …
The first step to help you get rid of acne is to find a balance for your gut bacteria. And it starts with food. Make sure to eat enough fruits and vegetables to give your body enough vitamins and nutrients. Reduce your gluten intake which can cause leaking gut and provide vitamins absorption. Reduce your dairy intake that causes inflammation in the body. Help your liver to detox. Use natural skincare and makeup products. Help reduce stress with yoga and/or meditation.
How can Aloe Vera help me with Acne ?
It’s composed of more than 250 active ingredients like A, B, C and E. Vitamins, minerals as copper, iron, magnesium, zinc. It doesn’t only help to regulate the immune system, it also help your body to get hydrated, make your skin looks better and its beneficial for your digestive system. It also helps eliminate harmful toxins for your body and increase the body’s antioxydant activity to fight better against free radicals.
Forever Living created Aloe Vera Gel, that only contains the gel from the leaf. No preservative added to simply enjoy all the benefits of the plant. Taking 30 to 90ml first thing in the morning daily will help your body regenerate thanks to its anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, ph balance, antioxydant and anti-viral proprieties. By balancing your Ph, it will help your body fight better against the bad bacteria and allow your body to detox easier.
An everyday protocol
There is few simple things that you can include to your everyday lifestyle. It doesn’t take more time and it will save you money on expensive skincare that don’t usually works (or temporary) or trips to the doctor. You can also choose to consult a naturopath to help you figure out which “diet” is best for you in order to stay healthy (and happy !)
First thing in the morning, drink 60ml to 90ml for three months of Aloe Vera Gel. It will help balance your gut Ph, help your digestive system and immune system. It will also help your body detox which will decrease the apparence of spot and pimples on your skin.
Clean your face morning and night with our Aloe avocado face and body . it is very important to clean it at night to allowed your skin to breathe and repair during night time and in the morning to clean the excess of toxin the body rejected at night. Aloe will help hydrate and repair the skin while the avocado will moisturize and soothe.
With over 80% of Aloe Vera and propolis, Aloe First will help hydrate and regenerate the skin. Spray it on your face and body and let dry before applying anything else. It can be applied everywhere on the body and will help heal wound and scars faster.
With a combination of Aloe Vera Gel, propolis and chamomile, Aloe Propolis Creme will be your best friend to fight against visible acne, pimple, dark ou white heads. Apply as many times as you need during the day. The combination of Aloe Vera and propolis will accelerate the healing of small wounds and help fight against bacterial and fungal infections. Allantoin and the mix of Vitamins E and A will also help to purify and regenerate your skin faster.
In case of apparent pimples, you can use Aloe Activator the help it dry faster. With 99.6% of Aloe Vera and Allantoin, it will protect your skin and help it heal faster.
Other useful tips
Once a week, you can do a green clay mask ask to help your body absorb the toxins that couldn’t be filtered. You can let it on your skin for about 15 minutes. Make sure it won’t dry up by spraying Aloe First on it sometimes. You can also do mask clay under your arm pit, it is usually where the most toxins are. Same process. Taking a bath once a week with Epsom salt also help the skin to detox properly (and its a good way to relax)
Don’t forget to hydrate your body by drinking a lot of water daily. And include a good and healthy diet in your daily routine.
Practicing meditation and yoga 2-3 times a week will help you reduce your stress. You can use the meditation from The mindful movement to start your journey.
Advice is for information only and should not replace medical care. Please check with you GP before trying any remedies.
+ SOURCES : https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acne/symptoms-causes/syc-20368047 – https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/107146.php – https://experiencelife.com/article/6-strategies-to-fight-the-root-causes-of-acne/ – https://www.newdirectionsaromatics.com/blog/products/all-about-aloe-vera-gel-juice.html – https://www.annmariegianni.com/understanding-the-causes-of-acne-what-weve-learned/?cn-reloaded=1 – https://www.healthline.com/health/aloe-vera-for-acne
Having a passion for nature and herbal medicine, it is quite natural that I became a vendor of forever products after my encounter with aloe vera which helped me a lot to find the health and well-being that ensues. The purpose of this blog is to share my research and my experiences about nutrition and the use of the natural products of Forever brand.