Christmas involves lots of fun and feasting with friends and family. But how do you ensure you look good while catching up with your nearest and dearest?
The need to detox before (or after) Christmas is real. If you’ve got the discipline to practice some self-care at home, try taking daily health supplements and practicing a detoxifying skincare regime.
Those who like sweet drinks or sugary cookies should look for alternatives to prevent inflammation of the skin that can cause acne or contribute to early signs of ageing, and we all know the crash after a sugar high.
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Detoxing is important due to all the extra stress your body will experience during the festive season – from requiring more energy when socialising, late nights out, consumption of larger meals and more alcohol.
Processed foods, sugar, alcohol and caffeinated drinks can overwork the liver and cause a buildup of toxins, leading to fatigue, headaches, gas, constipation, acne and bad breath. A detox can relieve these symptoms by lightening the load on the liver. Here are five ways to flush out the build-up of toxins in your body and skin: