We all have heard the word “fiber” thrown around and may know that it is generally good for us, but may not know the specifics of why. Statistics show that 95% of people don’t get enough fiber (men 38g/day, women 25g/day). Not only is it critical for everyday health, fiber and skin health are more closely connected than you would think. Below is a full look at the types of fiber, their benefits, how they play a role in skin health and where to find fiber in foods and/or supplements.
Leigh Ann Lindsey
Facial Lounge Founder & Owner, Amber Johnson, frequently shares with the team and clients the importance of treating your entire body with the same care that you treat your face. We spend hundreds of dollars on the best skincare products and treatments, but often times are still using low-quality and even toxic products for the rest of our body.
The lipid barrier is the skin's first line of defense against allergens, environmental pollutants and chemical irritants. Learn the common ways we are destroying our lipid barrier and how to reverse this damage through changes to lifestyle and personal care products.
Introducing our two latest products here at Facial Lounge. Both are products that have long been in demand from our clients and online following and we are so excited to be able to introduce these two new organic, vegan and non-toxic skincare to our product line!
Much like with acne, many individuals with dry skin are using products and methods that are actually escalating their skin issues. Here are our top tips for fighting dry skin naturally and effectively.
Announcing our new Skincare Sets! We have created three different skincare sets combining our most powerful products to address specific skincare concerns. All sets are offered at a discounted price compared to buying each of the products individually and include a free travel size product.
Retinol has long been revered for it's anti-aging and acne-fighting abilities. Learn all about the benefits of retinol, the different types of retinoids, how to use retinoid products along with our own retinol product along with other complementary recommendations. P.S. Read to the end for an exclusive discount code for online purchases!
Ahhhh the holidays….filled with joyous family reunions, gift-giving, delicious feasts oh….and bloating, breakouts and total body meltdowns. Our change in habits during this time of year (more sugar and alcohol consumption, less self-care, etc) can lead to a variety of negative results including bloating, excess water retention, increased pain and swelling in the body, increased arthritis, poor skin tone, blemishes, and full-on breakouts. Here are 7 tips to keep your skin glowing and blemish-free this holiday season!
Red light therapy has been around for decades and is backed by years of scientific research. Benefits of red light include reduced pore size, wrinkles, fine lines, scarring, inflammation, hyperpigmentation, eczema, and rosacea, increased skin elasticity and collagen production, improved skin tone and more!
Although still commonly recommended by Dermatologists, benzoyl peroxide accelerates the skin aging process by causing dryness, chronic dehydration, increases free radical damage, weakens protective layers of the skin and disrupts skin microbiome. Check out the full article for more in-depth information on each of these and alternative treatments and products!