Stress and the effects on the skin
Ok, so this post is particularly personal, as managing stress has always been a challenge for me. I know this is common, as I have also seen the detrimental effects of long term stress in the skin of so many clients. I can definitely relate, as I know stress has been my personal largest aging factor.
Besides UV damage and diet, stress is one of the major causes of aging and inflammation in the skin and the body.
Skin is the primary sensing organ for external stressors, like heat, cold, pain, and tension, so it makes sense that stress would have such an impact on it. Let's see further why and what we can do about it, shall we. Let's all take a deep cleansing breath and read further...