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Skin Health & Natural Solutions for Acne

Show summary:

Naturopath and Herbalist Gemma Hurditch talks about skin health and the causes of common skin complaints such as acne and dry skin. Gemma explains the role of gut health and vitamin D in relation to skin and the natural approach to healthy skin. She gives her top tips and advice for reducing breakouts and how to implement a natural skincare routine.

What you’ll learn:

  • The function of the skin and the role it plays in the body.
  • An overview of the different types of skin and common skin complaints associated with different skin types.
  • The underlying causes of skin conditions and the dietary, lifestyle and environmental factors that aggravate skin.
  • The role of gut health in relation to skin health and why healthy gut bacteria is crucial for a radiant complexion.
  • Why high sugar and high fat diets are highly detrimental to your skin.
  • The importance of vitamin D in relation to the skin.
  • What causes acne and how you can manage breakouts naturally through food, nutrition and lifestyle.
  • The impact commercial skincare products have on skin and what you can use instead.
  • Gemma’s top tips and advice on having blemish-free skin and a natural glow.

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Guest Bio:

Gemma is an Australian trained Naturopath with over 15 years’ experience. Gemma holds a Bachelor in Health Science and Advanced Diplomas in Western Herbal Medicine and Naturopathy, as well as qualifications in Aromatherapy, Massage and Kinesiology. Gemma has been part of CNM’s academic team for ten years, lecturing and supervising clinics. She was the Nutrition Director at CNM for five years when she was based in London. Gemma also runs a private clinic specialising in women’s and children’s health.


Natural Skincare & Nutrition Course
Naturopathic Nutrition Diploma
Nutrition for Everyday Living
Herbs for Everyday Living

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