Did you know that your skin health has a direct correlation to the health of your gut? On this episode, Natasha and I discuss the role your internal gut ecosystem plays on your skin health, explain how the two are connected and review some exciting clinical research in the area of probiotics and skin health. Listen in to find out how you can use probiotics for your skin and look good from the inside out!
How is our gut related to skin problems?
Most people treat skin problems with topical medications, lotions, and potions. But the actual cause of the skin problem likely lies in the gut. On today’s episode, Natasha Trenev describes the relationship between the health of our microbiome and the health of our skin. Whether you just want your face to have a beautiful glow, or you are dealing with skin problems like hives, eczema, psoriasis, or acne, this episode on using probiotics for skin health will give you the information you need to start your skin back on the road to healthy.
DIY probiotic facial mask recipe for beautiful skin
You can have beautiful skin without paying for high-priced facial products! Using probiotics for skin health addresses the root causes of your skin problems, and is very easy and inexpensive. On this episode, Natasha Trenev of Natren Probiotics will give us the recipe for her probiotic facial mask, and I’ll try it out, live on this episode of the Sexy Food Therapy podcast! Join us and find out how you can get the beautiful skin you want without the high-end products.
How does using probiotics on your face actually help your skin?
We know how much good probiotics do for our health when we take them internally to balance out our gut ecosystem. But using them on your face? On this episode, Natasha Trenev describes what the probiotics do when used on the surface of the skin. Listen in to find out how using probiotics on your face improves your skin health by tightening your skin, increasing collagen content, exfoliation, and giving you a new glow! Listen in for all the details, including Natasha’s recipe for a probiotic facial mask.
Using probiotics for skin health: Q & A
I love the way my listeners engage with me during the live stream of Sexy Food therapy! On today’s episode, they ask lots of questions about probiotics and skin care, and you get to listen in on the answers. Find out how probiotics and your gut health relate to an outbreak of hives and whether or not there is a connection between your skin issues and gluten or excess estrogen, as well as answers to questions about oily skin, melasma, and how long to take probiotics! If you have a question about probiotics and skin health, you will probably find the answer on today’s podcast.
Outline of This Episode
- [0:02] Intro to this episode on probiotics for skin health, and our guest, Natasha Trenev.
- [3:05] Melissa’s experience with acne.
- [4:09] How our gut is related to skin problems.
- [6:01] Q&A Are chronic hives related to gut health?
- [9:27] The relationship between gut health and excess estrogen.
- [11:33] Q&A Why is gluten a problem?
- [12:45] Exciting clinical research in the area of probiotics and skin health.
- [16:33] Q&A Is there a correlation between oily skin and gut health?
- [17:20] Q&A Is there a correlation between where in the body hives appear and a mind/body/spiritual aspect?
- [19:48] Q&A How to help a 15-year-old with acne.
- [20:39] Q&A Is melasma reversible?
- [21:48] DIY facial mask recipe for beautiful skin.
- [29:24] Q&A Can you use the mask for psoriasis or eczema?
- [30:08] Q&A How long should I leave the face mask on?
- [31:43] Q&A Will the probiotic mask help with ingrown hair?
- [32:40] How does using probiotics on your face actually help your skin?
- [34:12] A quick re-cap of the episode so far.
- [34:38] Dealing with a die-off reaction to probiotics taken internally.
- [37:59] Q&A Why did Melissa not use fingers to apply the mask?
- [38:47] Q&A Should I take probiotics forever or just until my gut is healed?
- [40:17] Why Natren probiotics are such high quality.
- [43:49] Enter to win free Natren probiotics and mask recipes for all different skin types.
- [47:22] Other applications for probiotic recipes.
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