It is not just what we put onto our skin, but also what we put into our bodies which affects how radiant our complexion is. Eating nutrient-rich foods packed full of vitamins can improve your overall skin tone and clarity; giving you a glowing and luminous complexion. We’re letting you in on what you should be eating for healthy skin from within.
Foods for Healthy Skin
Eat a Rainbow
Trying to eat fruit and vegetables of all different colours helps ensure you get a full range of vitamins and minerals in your diet. For an extra boost, shop seasonally. Not only is the flavour much better, but the nutritional value can also be much higher. This might sound hard in the Winter but right now in the UK there are lots of fruits and vegetables in season. Try looking for Apples, Bananas, Beetroot, Clementines, Grapefruit, Oranges and Rhubarb in the shops right now. Your skin will thank you!
Include good fats
Essential Fatty Acids like omega 3 and 6 are brilliant for the skin. They help maintain the skin’s natural moisture barrier, keeping skin looking plumper and more youthful. Make sure you have some good healthy fats in your diet from things like Olive Oil, Avocado and oily fish like Salmon to give you healthy skin from within.
It might sound obvious, but keeping well hydrated is one of the best things you can do for your skin. This doesn’t mean you have to glug down liters of water though- eating water rich foods can help! Try adding vegetables with a high water content into your meals, like Cucumber, Watermelon, Spinach and Broccoli.
When life is busy, we can all do with a boost and supplements help make sure that you give your body everything it needs for gorgeous skin, whatever your schedule. Our favourites right now are from Fountain and Imedeen. The Phyto-Collagen Molecule from Fountain is filled with Hydrolysed Collagen, Hyaluronic Acid and Wild Phytoplankton. These wonder ingredients encourage skin-cell regeneration as well as helping plump and hydrate the skin. The Imedeen Derma One tablets are rich in proteins and polysaccharides present within our own skin, as well as Vitamin C and Zinc. They help restore skin from within, improving collagen production for extra elasticity and strength. What more could you want?