Is your skin not looking as radiant as it used to? Your skin is a direct visual of the state of your health. Skin specialists use a skin map to help diagnose and choose the correct treatment. Let’s talk about what they look for and what it means.
What does your skin say about your health?
BREAKOUTS ON FOREHEAD –
ORGANS LINKED: BLADDER AND INTESTINES
Breakouts on the forehead can be caused by sweat, greasy hear or not removing makeup properly.
If these are not the cause, it could be due to the digestive system that is not in top form. You may also be eating too fast or consuming too little water.
- Increase intake of foods rich in enzymes to help break down food such as papaya, pineapple or mango.
- Drink at least 8 glasses of pure water per day and cut down on refined sugars.
- Regular facial cupping massage is a simple to use tool to deeply cleanse the skin and prevent a build-up of dead skin cells blocking g the pores.
ORGANS LINKED: LIVER AND STOMACH
This is a common area that is very reactive to toxic overload in the body. Too little water and too much oily foods, alcohol and instant coffee can leave you with an unwanted breakout. Hormones are also to blame, but usually when there is also a high intake of sugar. Sugar disrupts balanced production of hormones and insulin.
- Avoid deep-fat fried and sugary foods
- A natural liver booster is recommended – ask at your local health shop
- Placement and massage cupping is recommended to assist the liver in detoxification and stress overload
BLACKHEADS ON NOSE:
ORGANS INVOLVED: HEART AND CIRCULATION
Exfoliation is key to prevent a build-up of debris, dead skin cells and oil. These mentioned stretch the pores, creating permanent ducts where debris can settle, leading to blackheads.
- Add enough Omega 3 to your diet. This supplement helps to decrease inflammation, elasticise skin and provides nourishment to the cells.
- Exfoliate 3 times per week with an enzymatic exfoliant
LIP AREA –
ORGANS INVOLVED: INTESTINES AND HORMONAL BALANCE
Ovulation (around day14) is a pure trigger for a woman to encounter a breakout. If this is not the case, stress can have a great influence on hormones.
- A spot treatment that will address the bacteria is recommended for short term use.
- Ensure you get enough sleep and de-stress by choosing a hobby you enjoy.
- There are many natural hormones balancing remedies available. These are a healthier option to treat your body in a friendly manner and not just masking the symptoms.
- Regular Abdominal massage is recommended on a daily basis.
CHIN – ORGANS INVOLVED: STOMACH, KIDNEYS, AND REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS
If your chin is looking like a war-zone, you may have to look at what you are eating. Greasy foods and dehydration can create quite a breakout. Hormones are to blame as well, especially if it occurs during your ovulation period or teenage years.
Avoid greasy foods
Tea tree oil helps reduce the inflammation and bacteria
ORGANS LINKED: LUNGS AND RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
On the cheeks, you may find broken capillaries. This is usually caused by sinus pressure. Over exposure to heat or cold can also cause damage. Studies show that cigarette smoke is directly linked to congestion and enlarged pores on the cheeks.
- Quit smoking or at least try to cut down
- Wash your skin morning and night with a gentle cleanser.
- Cut down on mucus causing foods such as dairy
- Breathing exercises assists to increase oxygen to the cells
ORGAN INVOLVED: THYROID
Those with an underactive thyroid may see regular breakouts in this area. This is due to the fact that people with underactive thyroid have less progesterone. This hormone is key to fight acne.
- Flash Cupping over your Thyroid gland to stimulate hormonal balance
- Natural supplementation or prescribed medication from your doctor
- Do not pick or squeeze breakout in this area as it may become aggravated.
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