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A Guide to the Gut-Skin Axis

The Gut-Skin Axis can sound complicated, but when you break it down it's quite simple to understand. Essentially, it’s the link between the health of our gut and the appearance of our skin.  Great skin starts from within is a motto worth remembering. Many skincare products, creams and ointments aim...

Psoriasis and Gut Health: Is there a Link?

What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a chronic illness caused by a dysfunction in the immune system. It is referred to as an immune-mediated disease, which in simple terms means a disease with an unclear cause that involves inflammation caused by the immune system malfunctioning.1  In a normal body, skin cells...

Eczema and Gut health: Is there a Link?

What Is Eczema? Eczema is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that affects people of all ages and is very common.1 It is often caused by the body's immune system overreacting to small irritants or allergens. This overreaction causes the skin to become inflamed in those areas.2 Eczema is often referred...

Eczema Vs Psoriasis - What's The Difference?

Eczema and Psoriasis often present similarly…the symptoms can make it hard to tell which one you are suffering from to the untrained eye. Neither are contagious or deadly but can be extremely irritating to have.1 There are some key differences that you can find out about here. What is Eczema? Eczema...

Gut Health Hacks: 7 Ways to Boost Your Overall Health

What Is The Gut? The gut is a collection of organs that process what we eat and drink - not just the stomach. It runs all the way from the mouth to the anus, and is made up of what are referred to as “hollow organs” and “solid organs”. The...

The Gut Microbiome: All You Need to Know

What Is The Gut Microbiome? The gut microbiome is a collection of trillions of microorganisms of thousands of different species. These microorganisms can also be referred to as microbiota or microbes; when we mention any of these words, we are talking about bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses that exist in...

The Gut-Skin Axis

Skin conditions are a common complaint amongst the population, with 85% of people experiencing some form of acne between the ages of 12-24 1 and 1 in 10 people developing atopic dermatitis during their lifetime.2 With skin complaints on the rise and without a clear-cut solution, are we looking to...