There are a variety of ways your skin suffers from toxic attacks on a daily basis. It could come from your environment, poor eating habits, or an excessively stressful lifestyle. What we end up seeing is that our face becomes dry, or full of acne, or hypersensitive. Even if we are doing all of the things we are supposed to do in order to care for our skin, our internally high levels of toxicity could be undermining our skin care regimen. So it may be time to break out another weapon in our arsenal of skin care strategies: Doing a cleanse. No, we are not talking about the extreme versions of internal cleansing that you may have heard about (i.e. colonics).
What we are after is a diet simplification that will give your internal system a chance to re-balance itself. This is done by taking time off from processed foods and switching to whole, unprocessed foods for a period of time. The goal is to simplify the tasks your digestive system has to deal with in order for it to release excess energy for healing other parts of the system. A good cleanse does two things for the body: 1. Allows the system to crank up toxin removal and 2. Release energy to revivify the entire system including your skin. One recommended path is to ramp up your diet to as high a percentage of the following items as you can including: