As many of you know, I am in the second week of a 90 day Candida Cleanse. Now that I am deep in the middle of my Masters degree in Holistic Nutrition, I knew it was time to step things up a notch. Heres more information on Candida and cleansing, for those who havent read my previous posts on the subject.
Here’s more information on Candida and cleansing, for those who haven’t read my previous posts on the subject.
I’ve found the second week of any cleanse or detox to be the hardest. That’s when cravings really start to feel their strongest and it’s also when detox mode goes into full effect. I feel more tired than normal, have had some minor headaches and some slight skin breakouts (yes, estheticians get those too from time to time!) In order to help my body let go of toxins the right way, I am upping liver support, eating nutrient dense whole foods, drinking literally a ton of water a day, and incorporating powerful essential oils. For my skin in particular, I am also doing four things: detox baths, dry brushing, honey masks, and a fantastic skin elixer.
Jennifer’s skin elixir (applied twice daily over my Osmosis serum): ** 1 drop Melrose blend 1 drop Lavender 1 drop Frankincense 1 drop Joy blend
4 drops essential oils (listed above) in a very small amount of pure organic jojoba oil, massaged into face and neck. These oils are wonderful for supporting healthy detox while minimizing irritation, inflammation and excess bacteria. The idea here is to aid your body in it’s natural functions, not suppress symptoms. Each of these oils and blends help strengthen the skin! Read more…