Put simply pH refers to a living things potential of hydrogen; it is a measure of a living tings ability to attract hydrogen ions. Hydrogen is one of the four basic elements necessary for life. Hydrogen allows nutrients to travel through the body to supply and feed cells, skin and organs. A pH level of 7 is considered pH neutral, above 7 is pH alkaline and below 7 is pH acidic.
When the body is too acidic the skin as the body’s largest organ goes into distress. This distress is defines by the symptoms the skin displays: facial redness may indicate rosacea, a too acidic body may show signs of acne, a proliferation of accelerated skin growth may be indicative of psoriasis, or the skin may become sensitive to outside allergens as in the case of eczema.
The body requires a balance of acidic and alkaline nutrients […]