Episode 33: Mindful Skincare with Caralyn Hale

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I didn't really know what I was doing when it came to my skincare routine until very recently in my life.... And honestly? I have struggled in this area for YEARS. Like since I was a teen. And when I went off of hormonal birth control a few years ago, my skin erupted with hormonal cysts and other unpleasant issues that it seemed no cream, oil or facial could help.


So I turned inwards and focused on my nutrition, sleep, lowering stress levels and ditching sugars and processed foods. It has taken time, and I still deal with outbreaks around my cycle, but I’ve learned SO MUCH these last few years of self-advocating and testing / trialling different ways of eating, improving self care and HEALING.


So, when I met this week’s podcast guest, I was ELATED! Here was a holistic skin coach who was teaching the very methods I’d used to begin healing my own skin issues. We connected, chatted for hours, and this episode was born.


Caralyn Hale is a skin coach and holistic nutrition / wellness enthusiast. Her company, SkinTheory, came to fruition through her own experiences healing from chronic acne through lifestyle and wellness practices over the last 15 years. Her goal is to help you achieve your happiest skin life through personalized skin consultation and education services.



We talked about SO MANY goodies in this chat and I just KNOW you’re going to love it!

Seriously. Get out a pen and paper, this was a GOOD ONE. I personally took pages of notes while we chatted and excitedly ordered Squalane oil and a good quality SPF after our chat!


If skin issues have plagued you, take a listen. And as always, if it helps, share the episode with someone you love? Or just share it on your social media! We’re all in this together, and the more we can normalize chats about this kind of healing, the better off we will all be.


Always in your corner,

Marie



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In this episode, we talked about:

- Looking at your acne as a symptom of an underlying issue and what those could be

- Certain foods that trigger breakouts such as dairy, sugar, gluten and more

- Why stress is your worst enemy when it comes to healing your skin

- Tracking your cycle and becoming your own health expert

- The 80/20 rule applied to nutrition habits

- Gut health and best practices for balancing blood sugar and inflammation

- What mindful skincare really looks like

- Hormone disruptors, SLS and other nasties in common beauty products / skincare

- Caralyn's 5 step skincare routine (this is my favourite part!)

- Lymphatic drainage and liver health and what that has to do with skincare

- Why eliminating toxins (poo) is SO IMPORTANT.

- Jade rollers, guasha, squalane oil and SO MUCH MORE.



Some of the resources we mentioned in this episode were:



I had SUCH a blast chatting with Caralyn, and I cannot wait to bring on more, wonderful guests in the future for you to learn from!!


Do me a solid?? If this episode helped you in any way, would you mind sharing it with a friend? Take a screenshot, send a text, whatever you need to do to help ONE person hear this message today.


I’m on a mission to empower as many women as possible in their health, wealth and wellness through this free educational platform and spreading the word about the podcast is the best way I know how to get these important topics into more womens’ headphones and lives!


We can do better together.


Until next time,

Marie





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