Healthy Supplements and Vitamins for Skin Care

by Sam Malone


Natural Skin Care Supplements:

Perfect skin is something that everyone desires but is it really possible to ensure that your skin can withstand all the ravages of stress, pollution, and chemicals and still look as young as ever? It is often said that if we eat right our skin will be healthy, but more often than not, the right amount of nutrients is not provided to the skin. If your diet is unbalanced, the lack of nutrients can cause the skin to become flaky, dry, dull, and lifeless and prone to infections. This is where skin supplements can help.

There are many skin care supplements which will provide you with healthy skin. If you have dry skin you can consume fish and flaxseed for about six weeks. The skin will get moisturized, as fish and flaxseeds contain essential fatty acids, which will enhance the moisture content in the skin and also act as a barrier against environmental changes.

The best way to supplement for skin health is to consume rich natural sources of vitamins, minerals, and unsaturated fat when needed.

  • Vitamin A is essential to keep the skin looking younger, repair damage, prevent dry skin, and keep it healthy. Consume vitamin A rich foods regularly. You may take supplements which contain retinol acetate and retinyl palmitate. Vitamin B is an essential skin health supplement to prevent itchiness, dry skin and its anti- inflammatory properties are good for the skin. Vitamin C helps boost immunity and keeps the skin healthy and repairs any tissue damage. Vitamin E is needed to keep the skin soft and supple as it has anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties
  • The minerals that are needed for skin health are zinc, selenium, and alpha-lipoic acid. Zinc is beneficial as it controls sebum production, clears acne, and heals damaged skin. It also aids in protecting skin from sunburn. Selenium prevents damage from excessive sunrays and is vital in keeping skin cancer at bay. Creams containing selenium are also helpful. Alpha-lipoic acid delays the ageing of skin and is unique in its characteristic of penetrating oil and water. It helps from within and outside the body to keep the skin healthy. Fatty acids like omega-3 and omega- 6 avoid dryness, skin irritation, acne, whiteheads, and black heads and keep the skin moisturized.
  • These vitamin and mineral supplements for the skin are also helpful for the body as a whole. These skin care supplements are easily available over the counter at any drugstore. Take care to choose the right supplements and skin care products to keep your skin healthy and glowing.

Warning: The reader of this article should exercise all precautionary measures while following instructions on the home remedies from this article. Avoid using any of these products if you are allergic to it. The responsibility lies with the reader and not with the site or the writer.
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