Healthy Skin Challenge Day 30

Day 30 – Healthy Skin for Life, Incorporating the Challenge Components into Daily Living

The Healthy Skin Challenge is coming to a close. How well did you do? Were you able to incorporate some small changes into your diet and lifestyle to support healthy skin? I hope so, and I hope that your skin and YOU look and feel fabulous. Below is a recap of the components of the challenge:

Day 1 – Feed your skin with Fabulous Phytonutrients!

Day 2 – Eat a Rainbow

Day 3 – Focus on Crucifers

Day 4 – Healthy Fats for a Healthy Glow

Day 5 – Coconut Oil

Day 6 – Choosing the Right Oils

Day 7 – How our Gut and Skin are related

Day 8 – Feeding your Probiotics with Prebiotic Food

Day 9 – Nourishing the flora that live on your skin

Day 10 – Antioxidants prevent skin damage

Day 11 – Antioxidants in topical skincare

Day 12 – Chocolate is a good thing

Day 13 – Sprinkle on the Spices for Anti-inflammatory power

Day 14 – Don’t let stress sap your skin – the cortisol connection

Day 15 – Use Mindfulness as a Tool to Reduce Stress

Day 16 – Breathing away your worries

Day 17 – Toxins, toxins everywhere… achieving healthy skin in a toxic environment

Day 18 – Detoxifying Fiber

Day 19 – They call it beauty rest for a reason, the role of sleep in skin health

Day 20 – Wired and Tired

Day 21 – Hydration: The Foundation of Healthy Skin

Day 22 – Ditch the Plastic Bottles

Day 23 – Calming Inflammation for Clear, Healthy Skin

Day 24 – Inflammation: A Complicated Subject

Day 25 – AGE’s: the connection between sugar and skin aging

Day 26 – Exercise is good for your skin!

Day 27 – To Supplement or Not?

Day 28 – Mind over Matter, moving past mental blocks to change

Day 29 – Organization: The Key to Success

Day 30 – Healthy Skin for Life, Incorporating the Challenge Components into Daily Living

 

It’s time to put It all together.  Let’s take a look at a typical day to show you how you can bring all of these ideas to reality in your daily life.

Wake 6 am

Drink a glass of water with the juice of 1/2 organic lemon to stimulate digestion

Eat a small banana or handful of nuts

Exercise for 45 minutes.  Drink 8-16 oz of water during exercise

Shower and dress — off to work

Breakfast:  2 organic eggs scrambled with a side of avocado and tomato slices. Coffee with 1 coconut oil.

After eating take a few months to look at your schedule for the day and plan the  day to reduce stress.

Mid-morning snack:  Chia pudding with raspberries and sliced almonds.  Hydrate with a glass of green tea or mineral water

Lunch:  Salad made of 2 c baby greens, 1/2 cup red peppers, 1/2 cup carrots, 1/2 cup mushrooms, 1/4 c chick peas, 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds, topped with olive oil and vinegar. Cup of miso soup. To drink:  Kombucha tea, water or sparkling water.

Afternoon stretch break:  Take 5 minutes to stretch and release those tight muscles from sitting in front of a computer.  Close your eyes to let them rest too. 

Afternoon snack:  raw sugar snap peas and celery or other veggie with hummus with a glass of green tea or water

Dinner:  Salmon with roasted vegetables and sautéed spinach and a glass of red wine and water

Snack:  3 oz of dark chocolate

Prepare for bed beginning at 9:00. Take a relaxing bath with Epsom salts and lavender oil.  Listen to soothing sounds or music as you write in your gratitude journal.  Transfer troublesome thoughts to a pad to be dealt with tomorrow during you’re am planning time.  Let negative thoughts go and focus on the good thing that happened today.

10:00 pm:  Lights out, time for sleep.

 

Thank you for joining us for the #healthyskinchallenge! We enjoyed sharing with you and hope you will continue to follow us for more health information, tips and recipes. Be well!

 



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