Beauty starts with healthy skin. Tons of fabulous makeup can’t compensate uneven tone or texture of your pores.
Good eating is number one step towards the glow. Let’s look at the vitamins essential to look good.
Vitamin A : antioxidant responsible for renewal of new skin cells. May boost collagen production and promote skin cell turnover. Found in egg yolks, dairy.
Vitamin B: increases fatty acids in skin; promotes exfoliation and firmness. Found in eggs, yeast, vegetables, liver.
Vitamin C: builds collagen, which gives skin its structure, tone elasticity. Found in citrus fruits, broccoli, peppers, berries, tomatoes.
Vitamin D: develops the skin cells. Found in salmon, dairy products, egg yolks.
Vitamin E: builds and maintains healthy skin tissue. Found in leafy greens, nuts, whole grains.
Fat: important for supple skin and soft shiny hair. Found in olive oil, avocado, fatty fish, seeds.
Fruits and veggies are a must to eat (at least 5 servings a day): carrots, spinach, broccoli, sweet potatoes, melons contain vitamin A, which prevents skin from aging; grapefruits, peppers, strawberries, oranges, leafy greens contain vitamin E, which promotes clarity.
Nuts, whole-grain foods, dairy fish, beans contain zinc, which heals and reduces inflammation.