It is important to have a good skincare routine and follow a healthy diet but sometimes the body needs a little extra supplementation. Your skin reflects your diet and the products you apply on your face and body. If you’re negligent about it, it can react accordingly and show adverse effects like acne, blemishes, and loose skin, whereas, if you treat it regularly with high quality skincare products, your skin will appreciate you for years to come. Also, don't forget to read our post about 5 Foods For Clear Skin.
From inflammation to acne, vitamins can help solve your skincare problems because they contain powerful oxidants that can treat skin-redness, regulate oil-production, hydrate dry skin and nourish sensitive or oily skin.
Here are some of the best Vitamins for glowing and smooth skin:
The purpose of Vitamin A is to maintain healthy teeth, promote good vision and at the same time, reduce fine lines and wrinkles. It increases the production of collagen which is responsible for keeping your skin elastic making it look youthful.
If you’re dealing with an oily face, Vitamin A is one of the best choices as it prevents excessive sebum oil on your skin which results in acne and also treats skin diseases like psoriasis or eczema.
Vitamin B3 is also known as Niacin which does wonders for your skin by keeping it soft, healthy and firm. It hydrates your skin, increases production of fibroblasts that prevents your skin from aging and improves the complexion of your skin.
Biotin is also known as B7 that is more useful if you consume it rather than apply it on your skin. It produces Keratin that holds your skin cells together to form a protective outer layer of skin. It also helps in producing new skin cells that replace the dead cells.
If your skin is prone to dryness, you can use Biotin to keep it hydrated.
Foods rich in Biotin are milk, dry fruits, meat, whole grains.
It’s one of the essential nutrients that produce collagen and protects your skin from oxidative stress and UV rays. The antioxidant properties found in Vitamin C combats skin-aging problems thus keeping your skin firm and healthy. Try O5 Face Cream which is packed with Vitamin C Sweet Orange Oil.
Vitamin D is said to promote cell growth, restore skin and boost up metabolism. It can deal with skin disorders like eczema that causes skin inflammation. Moreover, it helps your body fight against the free radicals that contribute to wrinkles and skin-lines.
There is no problem in soaking up the sun for Vitamin D. However, to be on the safe side, make sure you spend no more than 30 minutes under the sun otherwise, it can cause tanning and skin-aging problems. Use vitamin D supplements or food sources like milk, cheese, and yogurt.
It can benefit your skin in many ways such as reducing dark circles under your eyes, minimize scars/stretch marks and heal bruises effectively. On top of that, it also improves blood circulation, which in turn treats redness and skin-inflammation. Foods rich in Vitamin K are green leafy vegetables like spinach, broccoli, lettuce etc.
I hope you incorporate these essential vitamins into your diet, so that it can actively promote a healthy lifestyle and your skin can thank you later.
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