Body Favourites

My Favourite Book About Skincare

Alright, here goes my personal take on Beyond Soap: The Real Truth About What You Are Doing to Your Skin and How to Fix It for a Beautiful, Healthy Glow by Sandy Skotnicki.

As a menopausal woman with skin that seems to react to every little thing, I can’t even begin to tell you how much “Beyond Soap” spoke directly to me. Dr. Sandy Skotnicki’s book opened my eyes to the harsh realities of modern skincare and how it’s wreaking havoc on our precious skin.

We’re bombarded with a gazillion products, all claiming to be the miracle cure for our skin woes. But guess what? They may be doing more harm than good!

Dr. Skotnicki’s straightforward and relatable writing style drew me in from the get-go. She broke down complex science into everyday language, making it easy for even a non-expert like me to understand. Her arguments about preserving the natural state of our skin and nurturing the skin’s protective barrier totally made sense.

The best part? She provides a 3-step product-elimination diet. It’s like a detox for your skin! I followed her advice and trimmed down my skincare routine to the essentials, and let me tell you, my skin has never been happier. No more redness, no more breakouts – just a healthy, natural glow that I thought was lost with my youth.

But it’s not just about me. Dr. Skotnicki also touches on caring for kids’ and babies’ skin.

In conclusion, “Beyond Soap” is a game-changer for anyone struggling with reactive skin like mine. Dr. Skotnicki is like that wise friend who sets you on the right path and shows you the light at the end of the skincare tunnel. If you want to reclaim your skin’s health and rock that beautiful glow, this book is a must-read!


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