I’m an acne sufferer, aesthetician, skin care company owner, and amateur home cook who's always looking for great recipes that I can make for my family and share with my acne clients. I began tweaking my favorite recipes by identifying simple ingredient substitutions that make them acne-safe and good for the body without noticeable changes in flavor, texture, or color (because we eat with our eyes, too).
It’s so important for people with acne to realize how connected our gut health is to that of our skin, and that treating it from the inside out — as well as the outside in — is effective, holistic, and integrative. In conjunction with good products to speed up healing on the outside, we can create deep healing on the inside by staying away from certain foods but making sure to include others.
Here’s what a typical day of skin-friendly eating looks like for me: