Skin is responsible for clearing toxins, retaining moisture, and defending against environmental stressors. External and internal stressors can result in a myriad of skin responses, including acne, hyperpigmentation, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, dehydration, and excessive oil production. Inflammation, under-eye bags, dark eye circles, flaky skin, and wrinkles can also be visible when the body or its environment is out of balance.
The first thing good skin care professionals may tell a client with stressed-out skin is to evaluate and fine-tune their diet and try holistic skin treatments. Healing and preventing stressed skin holistically mirrors what has already been proven by the medical community for long-term skin health and vitality.
Besides advising clients to adopt a healthy lifestyle, the second line of defense includes a number of at-home holistic treatments that can provide temporary reduction of facial stress responses such as tea bags, herbal facials, chilled stone rollers, or detoxifying baths and facial steams. The following remedies work as relaxing options for clients in between spa visits.
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