To get great looking skin you need to do more than just use clean personal care products and apply daily SPF. Great skin starts from the inside out, and most people probably don't even realize that what we eat shows up on not just on our waists but also on our faces. Here are a few of the best supplements you should add to your diet to keep your skin and overall complexion looking its best.
Vitamin E is the ultimate free radical fighter. It's packed with antioxidants that prevent cellular damage, i.e. wrinkles and fine lines. Adding a Vitamin E supplement will improve your overall skin texture. Common food sources for the vitamin are dark leafy greens, nuts and seeds, avocados, shellfish, fish, many plant oils, broccoli, and squash.
Vitamin D is one of most talked about vitamins, mostly because people generally don't get enough of it. Vitamin D is synthesized through sun exposure and simply put, people don't spend enough time in the sun. Proper levels of the vitamin promote healthy skin growth and repair- this is another one of those super antioxidants that prevents wrinkles and fine lines. Food sources for the vitamin include fatty fish and egg yolks.
Astaxanthin is a powerful antioxidant that's found in wild caught salmon and krill. It's great at fighting free radicals as well as reducing age spots, wrinkles, and improving texture and elasticity.
This vitamin is crucial for healthy healing. This includes blood clotting, wound repair, and bruise healing. If you bruise easily, have persistent blemishes, or even have stretch marks, vitamin K will e your (black) and blues. Common food sources of vitamin K are green leafy vegetables, organ meats, and eggs.
Evening Primrose Oil
Evening Primrose Oil is packed with omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids that are great for overall skin health including elasticity, redness, and skin texture. EPO can also work by balancing hormone levels which will control hormonal acne as well.
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