Fashion Magazine

7 Best Essential Supplements You Need for Healthy Skin

By Anshulika

A healthy skin radiates beauty, and it glows from far. Everyone desires to have healthy skin, but the effort you put towards achieving it determines whether you get your desired skin. The skin is usually a manifestation of the health of your internal organs. Conditions such as are not just skin conditions, but their root cause is often related to internal factors. Dermatologists insist that what you eat determines how healthy your skin will be.

Dr. Todd Watts, co-founder of, says that there are many physiological inhibitors that are stopping men and women from living the healthy lifestyle they desire. In addition to a good diet, the supplements you use also contribute towards giving your skin a glow.

Here are seven of the best essential supplements you need for healthy skin.

Dietary Supplements and Topical Creams

Always ensure that you eat foods rich in essential nutrients that will leave your skin looking healthy and younger. Other than ingestion of food supplements, you can also directly apply the supplements to your skin. Antioxidants have also gained popularity all over the world as a method of maintaining healthy skin when toxins are eliminated from the bodies. Most skin experts also support individuals to make use of antioxidants say two times a year. You may be wondering what you can do to maintain healthy glowing skin year round. Well, here are some of the nutrients you can utilize.

7 Best Essential Supplements You Need for Healthy Skin

1. Vitamin C and E prevent skin damage from the sun's rays. Vitamin E also protects against wrinkles hence keeps your skin looking young. When consumed in the right quantities, Vitamin E also enhances the skin texture and complexion. If you are selecting a lotion, ensure that it has a combination of vitamins C and E because they will shield your skin from harmful rays as well as give it anti-aging properties.

Citrus fruits such as oranges and pineapples can give vitamin C. Vegetables such as cauliflower, and broccoli are also rich in vitamin C. Consumption of these foods help to replace the vitamins lost through exposure to the sun. Skin experts also encourage the people, who cannot consume these foods regularly to take supplements in quantities of between 500 to 1000 milligrams every day. Vitamin C serums or creams that contain Vitamin C are also useful in enhancing the production of collagen.

7 Best Essential Supplements You Need for Healthy SkinAccording to the American Academy of Dermatology, vitamin E helps to heal dry skin. As such, to obtain it, ensure to consume spinach, nuts, vegetable oils and asparagus. However, these foods give the vitamin in insignificant amounts. Supplements in the form of lotions, creams, and serums are therefore encouraged, but have to be used in the correct dosages.

2. Vitamin A is also good for healing flaky and dry skin. You can consume foods rich in Vitamin A such as fruits and vegetables, or you could use creams and lotions with the nutrient. Vitamin A has anti-aging properties that help to keep your skin young and radiant.

3. Vitamin B complex- biotin is the best form of vitamin B responsible for great skin, hair and nails. This form of the vitamin is readily available in almost all foods, and the body produces some of its own. Currently, vitamin B is also prepared in the form of creams. Niacin, for instance, is the most common vitamin B compound found in . The compound restores skin moisture and can also be used to clear any skin blemishes.

4. Vitamin K topical supplements help in removing dark areas under the eyes as well as clear any scars on your face. A combination of Vitamin K and A in the topical creams have also been found to work more effectively in clearing black areas on the eyes according to a recent study.

Minerals Necessary for Healthy Skin 7 Best Essential Supplements You Need for Healthy Skin

5. Selenium is a mineral that can be taken either as a supplement or applied as cream and prevents the skin from skin cancer.

6. Copper in combination with zinc strengthens the composition of the skin from within the body. It is not recommended to ingest copper supplements. However, creams with copper cannot give adverse effects.

7. Zinc is suitable for treatment of pimples because it inhibits oil production. Zinc can be consumed from foods such as beef, and poultry. You can also apply topical creams rich in zinc.

Some other useful supplements for your skin are essential fatty acids that are responsible for the prevention of white spots and black spots. Dermatologists also recommend that people consume a multivitamin daily because it contains most of the essential supplements for healthy skin.

In summary, good skin is dependent on what you eat. There are many supplements that one can use to ensure your skin is radiant and young. Vitamins such as A, C, E, K and B complex should be included in the diet or applied as creams, lotions or serums. Minerals such as copper and zinc can also reduce skin complications.

You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • 15 Non-toy Gift Ideas for Kids

    Non-toy Gift Ideas Kids

    With Christmas just two weeks away, the pressure is on. And if your kids or the kids you’re buying for are like my kids, they really don’t NEED anything. Read more

    The 11 December 2018 by   Thesamanthashow
  • Handle with Care: Consolidating Bill Traylor’s Artwork

    Conservator Catherine Maynor has extensive expertise caring for works on paper at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, including many by self-taught artists,... Read more

    The 11 December 2018 by   Americanart
  • Recipe: South African Three Bean Salad1 Min Read

    Recipe: South African Three Bean Salad1 Read

    Summer in South Africa means Braai - their word for BBQ. This light and bright salad makes the ideal complement to traditional BBQ fare. Serve it alongside... Read more

    The 11 December 2018 by   Healthytravelblog
  • December 12th - Freebies!

    December 12th Freebies!

    December 12th is... Gingerbread House Day, National Ding A Ling Day (1971), National Ambrosia Day, National Cocoa Day, National Poinsettia Day (1851), First... Read more

    The 11 December 2018 by   Catherine Mcdiarmid-Watt
  • Video: Africa's Okavango Delta in 360 Degrees

    Video: Africa's Okavango Delta Degrees

    360º video can be an amazing tool for delivering a unique experience. Case in point, the clip below takes us to Africa to visit the Okavango Delta in Botswana. Read more

    The 11 December 2018 by   Kungfujedi
  • Human Missing Link Actually Missing in South Africa

    Human Missing Link Actually South Africa

    Taung, the first Australopithecus discovered, had an brain cast South Africa is home of the original "missing link" of human evolution. It's where Raymond Dart... Read more

    The 11 December 2018 by   Reprieve
  • Bell UH-1H Iroquois

    Bell UH-1H Iroquois

    @ Nut Tree Airport, CA September 2018 A tired Huey on outdoor display at the Center for Freedom Flight located at the Nut Tree Airport in Fairfield, CA. Read more

    The 11 December 2018 by   Htam