Boosting Our Skin's Immunity

Immunity is most definitely something I think a lot of us have been focusing on over the past 18 months. Whether it be through diet, exercise, taking supplements or even a complete lifestyle overhaul, most of us have had some kind of change to our lifestyle.

Did you know though, that our skin has its own immune system too?

Our skin has the acid mantle which is our first line of defence for our skin. This is a layer of sebum that sits on the surface and helps fight off bacteria, viruses and infections.

It helps to keep the skin soft and supple and also healthy. It can be very easy to damage it though and some of us might regularly impair our skin's natural barrier daily... without even knowing it!

Here are some ways that we can damage the barrier...