October 1, 2011 @ 12:53 PM

What Should You Eat Through Your Skin?

If you had a severe food allergy to peanuts, would you use any skin care product that contained peanuts? Of course not. Yet everyday people are using body products that contain ingredients that add strain on their immune system because of food and chemical sensitivities.

Skin is part of our immune system, a physical barrier that keeps the outside out. Viruses, bacteria and pollen usually enter your body through your eyes, nose and mouth. 

Yet your skin is not impermeable. It absorbs a debatable percentage of what you put on it. Science calls it dermal absorption. The exact amount of dermal absorption depends upon: concentration of product, solubility of product (molecule size and carrier), and ...

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