Experiencing a pesky period-induced breakout? Don’t worry – we got ya.
If that’s the only way to win an Aria, we’ll take it! 🙋
Face full of pimples, heart full of love, belly full of snacks. ❤️
We will NOT be defined by our pimples. Now say it again with Moxie!
So, this pesky hormone called progesterone is the reason we get pimples? Dr Pav, help us fix it!
Nutritionist Katherine Hay says dairy can make your eczema, acne and rosacea worse ‘cos it contains whey protein and sometimes even added hormones. Eep – we’ll stick to the almond latte, thx.
Notable mention also to highly processed grains, such as corn products. These bad boys are pro-inflammatory and can induce a matching response in your body.
Can we get a heck yeah to this easy as brekky bowl full of anti-inflammatory ingredients to keep that skin glowin'?!
Special shout out to chia seeds, they just out here high in omega 3 essential fatty acids and antioxidants to help fight free radical damage and support anti-inflammatory responses in the body. They're also high in fibre, which helps remove toxins out of the digestive system.
Self-care tip for self-conscious babes:
Bad skin during menstruation is SO common and is nothing to hide. But if you want a hand with those pesky bumps, here are our tips.
Clean your pillowcases every few days. You wouldn’t believe how many germies, dead skin cells and dirt hide in these bad boys. Eek!
Never go to bed with makeup on. You’re just begging for blocked pores.
Try a Witch Hazel toner. Super affordable from the chemist, they have anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties which help calm irritated skin.
Stay AWAY from fast foods.
Lastly, bad skin or not – you're still beautiful, ok?!
A Menstrual Cup kinda looks like a giant pimple doesn't it? Also they're really not as hard to put in as you may think. Watch Mia's two tips for getting it 'em in nice and easily.