You spoke and we listened, here are The top 5 questions addressing mental health and skin care.
1. How does stress affect my skin?
Stress can have a significant impact on our skin by triggering an increase in cortisol levels. This hormone can cause inflammation and breakouts, leading to conditions such as acne, rosacea, and eczema. It can also lead to accelerated aging, resulting in fine lines, wrinkles, and dull skin. There are so many studies supporting the positive effects Aloe Vera has on skin and associated conditions. This is why Gleem Beauty's plant base ingredient is Aloe Vera.
2. Can my mental health medication affect my skin?
Yes, some mental health medications can cause skin issues, such as dryness, acne, and increased sensitivity to the sun. It's important to discuss any concerns with your prescribing physician and work closely with a dermatologist to address any skin changes. Our 3 step moisturizing skincare routine can help to hydra, decrease dryness, gently exfoliate and has SPF30 sunscreen to support deflecting UVA, UVB and free radicals from being absorbed into the skin.
3. How can I manage my skin care routine when dealing with depression?
Depression can make it challenging to maintain a basic skincare routine. However, self-care is essential during times of emotional distress. Our simple 3 step skincare routine is an excellent easy and gentle routine to follow. Step 1. Start by washing your face using Gleem Beauty's Super Nourishing Cleanser. Step 2. Use our One and Done Day Moisturizer with SPF30 and vitamin C Beads; apply 5 dots to your face - forehead, each cheek, chin and nose. Step 3. Massage into your skin until dry. All done! Seeking support from friends and professionals can also help to boost your mood and motivation.
4. Can hormonal imbalances affect my skin?
Hormonal imbalances can have a significant impact on the skin. Women experiencing fluctuations in estrogen and progesterone can experience acne, dryness, and premature aging. Gleem Beauty uses a plant base ingredient of Aloe Vera in all products as there are a substantial amount of research supporting Aloe Vera, as a collagen motivator and an increase in elastin production of the skin. This will help to decrease acne, acne scars, and improves dryness, as well as premature aging. However It's very important to seek medical attention if you suspect a hormonal imbalance, as it can indicate wider issues.
5. How can I manage my self-esteem and confidence when dealing with conditions such as acne or eczema?
We know It can be hard to maintain your confidence when your skin is causing you distress. It's important to realize that having skin difficulties is something that many women experience. Try not to compare yourself to others and only focus on your self love and self care. Employing a gentle and simple skin care routine like Gleem Beauty's can aid you on your self love, self care journey. For severe skin care issues we always recommend consulting a dermatologist who can also help manage your skin conditions and insure there isn't a more serious underlying issue. Leading each day with self love and self care at the forefront of your mind overtime will lead to an increased in self esteem and confidence.