*Special announcement about the podcast*
Hi, I’m Caroline Dalia Kaliani, Functional Nutrition Practitioner, Herbal Medicine Mama & formulator of a botanical skincare line for rosacea.
A few years ago, I launched this free educational platform called Journey to Glow.
The goal? To explore natural, holistic and effective solutions for skin “issues”.
In my quest to share the effectiveness of natural medicine, I interviewed over 75+ holistic skin experts (Functional Medicine Practitioners, Naturopathic NDs, Holistic Nutritionists, Integrative Dermatologists, and Ayurvedic doctors…) as well as dozens of womxn who fully healed rosacea.
The Journey To Glow podcast reached over 100,000 listeners and received hundreds of 5 stars reviews in 30 different countries. But the best part? Were the weekly emails from listeners and readers who shared they have regained hope that they could heal their skin!
After years of making the episodes available for free on mainstream podcast platforms, we are now rethinking how we want this information to be accessed.
If you’d like to be notified of the next steps, sign up for the Glowletter at the bottom of this page.
Thank you for listening and for being on the journey with us!
JTG #10 Acne Skincare with Sara Sumic Of Healthy Skin Glows
Today we’re talking acne skin care with Sara Sumic of Healthy Skin Glows. If you’ve been struggling with acne or, like me, you have super sensitive skin, understanding your skin’s microbiome and how to care for it is crucial.
Through my conversations with Sara, I’ve realized that I’ve been over cleansing my skin and damaging its natural barrier and fragile ecology. In today’s episode we dive into practical steps to restore balance to your skin.
Sara Sumic, MSc, is a molecular biologist, former acne sufferer, and skincare blogger. She started Healthy Skin Glows to share science-based skincare tips and help women heal their skin from the inside out.
In this episode, Sara talks to JTG host Caroline Frenette about:
- How acid mantle keeps your skin healthy and clear
- The ideal PH of your skin
- Why the skin mantle needs to be slightly acidic
- Warning signs of a chronically disrupted acid mantle
- What disrupts the acid mantle and how to prevent it
- Why you shouldn’t be afraid of putting oil on your skin
- How to start to integrate oils in your skincare effectively and safely
- Bringing extra linoleic acid to your skin to keep inflammation down
- The best oils to heal your skin and keep pores unclogged and beat inflammation
- How to use DHT blockers in your skin care and why do you need it
- How to prevent clogged pores (which can be the beginning of acne)
- The best oils for clear glowing skin
- How insulin impacts your skin
- How to avoid insulin spikes and have stable blood sugar levels
- Foods for a healthy, glowing skin
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[Bonus Episode] Getting To The Emotional Root Cause With Nadeije AthlanRadiantly Clear Rosacea Demodex Skincare SystemExperience the healing properties of botanical skincare formulated specifically to tackle Demodex mites in rosacea-prone skin.*Special announcement...
JTG #75 Mud Packing, Detox From Unwanted Toxic Chemicals & Botanical Skincare With Kate Poole *Special announcement about the podcast* Hi, I’m Caroline Dalia Kaliani, Functional Nutrition Practitioner, Herbal Medicine Mama & formulator of a botanical skincare...
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