The Natural way to Detox …. Easy on your body and your wallet!16/01/2015
Have you noticed that your skin or hair are dull after the Christmas festivities? Feeling a little sluggish or fatigued? These are all signs that tell us we are in need of an inner cleanse.
A detox is about helping your body rid itself of toxins and accumulated waste. Our bodies remove some chemicals through its natural waste system, but because we live in such a toxin-laden world, this system can get bogged down, so we do need to give our body a helping hand.
The term detox is not all about going to extremes or undertaking restrictive long term unhealthy diets.The internet is so full of plans and methods for detoxing that all the information can seem overwhelming and at times contradictory … so to help you along we have put together some simple and safe tips that will help your body detox in a natural way without the need for dramatic fasting schedules or gruelling fitness sessions.
Exercise …A natural way to detox .. Sweat it out!
Yes, its effort but it’s a must if you want a healthy body. Whether it is a brisk walk, a run or an exercise class with friends – find something that works for you.
Exercise promotes the detoxification process giving all systems of the body a boost, getting the blood flowing and bowels eliminating. Aerobic exercise helps you build up a sweat where toxins are released through the pores of the skin.
Include a regular exercise program into your week. It takes 3 weeks to create a habit so keep with it. Consistency is key. Following a training plan like this is a great motivator. This is a very simple plan that takes you from the couch to running on a consistent basis. It consists of a walking / running schedule and within 9 weeks you will be running 5 km. So many people have surprised themselves with this plan. You can too!
Not only is this good for your body, but over time observe how healthy your skin and hair will feel and how you will sleep so much better at night!
Chances are you are not getting your recommended 2 – 2.5 liters of fluid every day.If there is one thing that can easily and naturally help you detox your body, it’s water.
Your body depends on water to help your cells eliminate waste and your organs to flush out toxins so it is imperative to stay well hydrated.
To add to your detox and avoid the dehydrating effects of caffeine, substitute your regular tea and coffee for herbal tea. VOYA’s seaweed tea is low in calories, free from caffeine and will aid digestion.
Our skin is continuously renewing naturally. Exfoliating gets rid of dead skin cells and lets your new skin cells shine through. For the body, try the seaweed based Time to shine body buff with our exfoliating brush and organic cotton pouch. Exfoliation also helps to get rid of cellulite. For 4 simple tips to tackle cellulite, check out our blog here.
Kick start your Detox regime with Seaweed
Seaweed draws out toxins from your body, while your skin absorbs its nutrients through the pores. It is a natural source of important minerals which have a multitude of positive effects on the body. Seaweed has been used in therapeutic baths for generations to help care and repair the skin.
VOYA’s Lazy Days Seaweed Bath allows you to reap all the benefits of these pure minerals, welcoming some of the most powerful and natural ingredients into your skin, healing your body and restoring your health.
Placed in a very hot bath, the seaweed naturally rehydrates and springs back to life releasing its soothing and moisturising properties. After you’ve added some cooler water to bring it to a comfortable temperature, simply lay back, relax and let the seaweed do its magic as its luxurious oils are absorbed into your skin. Seaweed will help:
– Detoxify, removing unwanted toxins from the body
– Aid the healing process in the skin
– Moisturise and hydrate the skin, hair and nails
– Soothe aches and pains
As the internet will attest, the list is endless on how you could go about aiding detoxification in your body. If you have any feedback or tips on the above, please get in touch with us by inserting your comment below or on Facebook. We’d love to hear from you!