We all know how essential nutrition is to good health, but just as important as what you put in your body is what you put on your body. No one knows this better than 2006 Integrative Nutrition graduate Adina Grigore. Plagued by an un-diagnosable body rash, constant breakouts, and miserably itchy skin, Adina tried one prescription medication after another only to see her problems get worse.
Reaching a point of desperation, she quit all of her skincare products and medications cold turkey – and to her astonishment, her symptoms immediately improved. This moment catapulted Adina into a journey of research and discovery as she began to create her own truly all-natural skincare products.
This experimentation turned into Adina’s life work, and she founded the skincare company SW Basics of Brooklyn, now a thriving line touted by Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop, Vogue, Martha Stewart Living, and more.
Adina has just published a wonderful new book that explains this journey and delves into her unique philosophy on skincare and health. Skin Cleanse: The Simple, All-Natural Program for Clear, Calm, Happy Skin provides a comprehensive guide to switching to an all-natural skincare regimen.
With her trademark humor, honesty, and compassion, Adina provides step-by-step instructions to help readers diagnose and understand the underlying causes of their individual skin problems. Taking a truly holistic approach to skincare, she discusses how diet and lifestyle are essential to healthy skin. She also provides recipes for all-natural skincare products using inexpensive ingredients you can find at the grocery store.
Skin Cleanse provides the knowledge and tools you need to resolve your skin problems and free yourself from harsh, chemicalized beauty products that don’t deliver the benefits they promise. We are so proud of Adina’s accomplishments and can’t recommend this book highly enough!
Adina is “taking over” our Instagram account today. Check it out to learn more about her work and get a behind-the-scenes look at all that goes into the making of her amazing skincare products!
Have you ever suffered from frustrating skin problems? What helped? Let us know in the comments below!