How I Healed Perioral Dermatitis in One Week (After two Months of Trial & Error)

Perioral dermatitis is the trickiest skin condition I have ever dealt with. It is characterized as a red, inflamed thickening of the skin, primarily around the mouth and nostril area. It is sometimes accompanied by papules and pustules - which causes most of us to confuse it with acne. After much research, I found the most common triggers for PD include:

  • use of topical steroids
  • toothpaste with fluoride 
  • sodium laureth sulfate
  • laundry detergent with overactive ingredients
  • hormonal changes
  • birth control
  • stress
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How To Detox Your Underarms

Did you know that it is totally natural to perspire from our underarms? We've been conditioned to believe that we need conventional deodorants with anti-perspirants to, "control" our natural human functioning. The chemicals added to these products are toxic and should be released often. Not to mention, the extreme build up after years of using anti-perspirant has been proven to cause an overproduction of bad bacteria. 

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How to Know if You're Ready for Your One

How freeing it feels to finally know that I am a valuable human being. In my last relationship I had no purpose in life and I was literally just there - along for the ride. My self worth was minimal and my coping skills were terrible. Any issue put me into fight or flight mode and lead me to be reactive as opposed to productive. Clearly not the traits of someone ready for a healthy, conscious relationship.

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The Three Goods: How I Keep my Skin Clear

As many of you may or may not know, I have been a long time acne sufferer. I spent several years coming down on myself and feeling like I wasn't enough. Living with such a small amount of self-love pushed me to realize: maybe self-love is the answer to overcome this skin ailment. 

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