Does your skin feel like it needs a break from all the products you’ve been slathering on? Check out best way to put your skin on an elimination diet, from Well+Good NYC:
It’s an unexpected suggestion from the founder of a beauty company, but Adina Grigore suggests that women stop using skin-care products. Especially if they have unexplained skin-care sensitivities.
“Sometimes people don’t realize that all the things they’re doing to make their skin better are actually making it worse,” says Grigore, who studied nutrition and personal training before creating Sprout Wellness, a cool line of seven all-natural skin-care products that she makes by hand.
“Overusing products, washing the skin too often, and slathering the skin with chemically based ingredients can cause problems,” says Grigore, whose own sensitive, freak-out-prone skin was inspiration for Sprout. Hence the no-frills products, like a three-ingredient cleanser with organic tea tree oil that’s non-drying ($24) and a toner that zaps excess oil with raw apple cider vinegar, floating particles and all ($24).
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