I'm all for a facial. Not only does it mean taking time out for you and your self care, but a good facial provides a bit of a workout for your skin too.
I recently popped over to LoveBeauty Skin Clinic - one of our gorgeous stockists, and a clinic I work closely with as a skin-focused naturopath - for a customised facial treatment. Here's how it went...
You might have heard the word microbiome before, and - just a guess - you've probably thought the microbiome exists in the gut, and the gut only.
There are around 100 trillion bacteria in the human body. 1 trillion of these exist in the skin. The skin is the body's largest organ, and its colonised by a diverse array of microorganisms - most harmless, or even beneficial, to the skin's health.