At Lexie's we have been reading lots of articles on how to get inside the mind of your skin and how closely your mind and skin are linked. The government have now committed funds to providing psychological support for skin complaints combining Skin & Mind.
It is very interesting this co-dependant relationship between skin and our psyche which isn’t a new development. It starts before we are even born. The skin and the nervous system originate from the same tissue in the foetus, explains Dr Christopher Bridgett, a London based psychiatrist who specialises in psychodermatology.