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Skin Microbiome and Homeopathy

Skin - Microbiome - Axis

Heard of the Gut - Brain Axis or the importance of gut health, a multi-diverse biome from fermented foods or prebiotics/ probiotics ...? The gut is NOT the only organ in the body which needs nourishment. Our SKIN MICROBIOME is the land forgot. Alike to our gut biome - skin biome is vital to our overall health. If you have ever suffered from breaks out spots after eating too much sugar & gluten or experienced a prickly rash after chemical products - You can understand the fine balance within our skin. One factor in skin health is a Leaky gut - which is when toxins, microbes, undigested food particles escape from your intestines and via your bloodstream - this when creates an inflammatory response. And for some individuals we see the inflammation on the skin.

There are many factors which shape the diversity of your skin microbiome - Studies show that breastfeeding and cervical / vaginal births can support healthy skin in babies. here . Other factors are age, lifestyle, emotional wellbeing, clothing, digestion, hygiene habits, environmental surroundings, family history, and sunlight exposure all affect the types and amount of microorganisms inhabiting your microbiome. Lack of diversity can be shown in dryness, overproduction of sebum, breakouts, redness, or inflammation.

Microbial-immune interactions in the skin are vital for optimal barrier function, pathogen defense, and tissue repair with the production of key anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial compounds to maintain healthy tissue homeostasis.

Our bodies are so interlinked - it is a complex relationship to keep our skin maintaining a healthy balance!

Skin Microbiome Fun Facts! Largest Organ in our Body!

Do your hands feel rough and dry from overuse of cheap hand sanitisers? Top Tips for Healthy Skin
  • Try an Organic Oatmeal Bath - fill a pillow full of oatmeal, place under the tap and enjoy a relaxing bath!

  • Ask yourself "I'm comfortable in my skin?" - emotions play a part in any condition, it may be time to address these negative patterns

  • Avoid synthetic fabrics - these increase itching and sweating on the top layer of skin

  • Switch it up! So many choices nowadays, Coconut Oil or Natural base creams with no perfumes - mix it up your microbiome loves diversity!

  • Add Probiotics - heal the gut, our second brain and Strengthen our skin biome too!

  • Switch to Natural Organic Hand sanitiser's such as Lavender natural antibacterial

  • Add a daily tissue salt which supports t