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Dirty Skin: Fix Your Gut & Stop Scrubbing

From the Show: HER
Summary: Don't scrub the healthy bacteria from your skin!
Air Date: 5/17/18
Duration: 30:50
Host: Michelle King Robson and Pam Peeke, MD
Guest Bio: Whitney Bowe, MD
Dr. Whitney BoweDr. Whitney Bowe is the author of The Beauty of Dirty Skin (April 2018). She is Medical Director of Integrative Dermatology, Aesthetics & Wellness at Advanced Dermatology, P.C., in addition to being a distinguished research scientist and a thought leader in her field.

She is one of the most in-demand dermatologists in America and has lent her expertise to programs like Good Morning AmericaThe Rachael Ray Show, The Doctors, and Dr. Oz.

She and her work have been featured in publications including the Wall Street Journal, the New York TimesAllureInStyleVogueElleReader’s Digest, and O, The Oprah Magazine.
  • Book Title: The Beauty of Dirty Skin
  • Guest Facebook Account: www.facebook.com/DrWhitneyBowe
  • Guest Twitter Account: @DrWhitneyBowe #beautyofdirtyskinbook
Dirty Skin: Fix Your Gut & Stop Scrubbing
Your body is covered in bacteria, even when you hop out of the shower. These healthy bacteria care for your skin and fill your gut. If your gut is unhappy, your skin will reflect your inner health.

You’re probably using some products and tools that strip your skin of healthy bugs. No need to be squeaky clean. Harsh cleansers and heavy scrubbing are harmful.

You can heal your skin by healing your gut, reducing stress and caring for the skin properly.

Simple changes you can make today:

  • Swap out dairy milk for nut milk.
  • Reduce your sugar intake.
  • Eat unprocessed foods that are high in fiber and low in sugar.
  • Alternate coffee with water.
  • Take short, cooler showers.
  • Stick to gentle cleansers in the shower and use your fingertips only.
  • Moisturize when you hop out of the shower.
Listen as Dr. Whitney Bowe joins Dr. Pamela Peeke to share how you can care for your skin by caring for your microbiome.

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