I was that acne client – the one who did everything right. I used the right products, followed my regimen without ever skipping a morning or night and had regular treatments and facials. No matter what I did, I had no success clearing up my adult acne. I even took it a step further and kept my hair off my face, changed pillowcases every night, and used a clean washcloth at every cleanse. Every single aesthetician reading this has experienced this client. However, aestheticians are taught to treat skin topically, not look inside the body. Over the years, I’ve learned that certain foods are inflammatory and can trigger an inflammatory response in the body that presents itself on skin. It is important to look at inflammatory foods and how to help clients look inside their body to help their skin.
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Samantha Dench is a 16-year licensed aesthetician, owner of Skin Deep, author, and speaker. Dench’s passion stems beyond treating the skin to include internal health to achieve healthy skin for clients by finding the root of the problem. She loves to educate groups of women and share her knowledge and passion of skin. Dench loves to share her book to help women take control of their skin. She is a single mom of three and loves to cook, bake, and find creative ways to find healthy alternatives to her favorite dishes.