Posts tagged organic skincare
Nourishing Skin Microbiome Through Cleansing

The acid mantle is a slightly acidic protective layer on the skin composed of oils, fats, lactic acid, amino acids, cholesterol and the skins own moisturizing factor. This layer acts as a protective barrier from pathogens, viruses and other external toxins that can potentially penetrate the the skin causing inflammations and irritations.

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Layers of the Skin in Ayurveda

Ayurveda recognizes 7 layers of the skin, each one with its own qualities, attributes and manifesting skin conditions that can often reveal internal pathologies. Life is found in all layers of the skin and functions best when all layers are in harmony with each other. Each layer of skin supports itself, as well as the next, always functioning as a whole.

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