Did you know that there are over one thousand species of bacteria living on the surface of your skin? I know, this might sound a little off-putting, but this is actually a good thing. The bacteria on your skin, or your skin microbiome, is needed to fight infection, regulate PH levels, protect against environmental damage, and keep the skin hydrated and healthy.
Most everyone can probably guess that alcohol isn't that great for your skin, but do you ever stop to think about exactly how much alcohol effects your skin? You may love going out with your friends for Margarita Mondays, but drinking more than the recommended amount can do some damage to your skin, and you might not even realize it's the alcohol doing it.
As your face takes you through the day-to-day, it may start to show its age due to lack of sleep, too much sugar, and too much alcohol or smoking. Our skin needs us to treat it well from the inside out. Regardless of our skin type, we need to rehydrate and plump up tired and flat skin cells. We need to ensure we are drinking plenty of water to keep our skin hydrated and sup