K-beauty believes in beauty from the inside and out. We believe that you need to take good care of your body by nurturing it with good food from the inside and boost it with good skin-food on the outside. Here is 4 vitamins that helps your skin to be healthy both from the inside and out.
Vitamin D is one of the best vitamins for your skin, along with vitamin C,E and K. Even though its important to keep way from the sun and use sun screen, 10-15 min a day in the sun increase the manufacture of vitamin D in your body. Its absorbed by the liver and kidney to create healthy cells, including the skin. It may even help to treat psoriasis. Food with Vitamin D: salmon, tuna and cod.
Vitamin C is found in both the outer and inner layer of the skin, Its cancer-fighting by being antioxidant and can be found in a lot of anti aging products since the substance helps the collagen production. It reduces appearance of wrinkles, repair damaged skin and prevents dry skin. Food with Vitamin C: Citrus foods, spinach strawberries, broccoli.
Vitamin E is like C an antioxidant. It helps the skin protect against sun damage from the UV lights. It helps to prevent dark spots and also wrinkles. Sebum, an oliy substance is produced by our body and contain vitamin E. It comes through the skins pores and keep the skin balance to prevent dryness. If you have a dry skin it could be the lack of vitamin E in your body. Help your skin by eating more nuts and seeds like sunflower seeds, almonds and hazelnuts and add some extra vitamin E on your skin.
Vitamin K helps to recover bruises, stretch marks, spider veins and scars but also dark spots and stubborn circles under your eyes. Creams containing vitamin K are constantly used by doctors on patients who undergone surgery to reduce swelling and bruising. Food with vitamin k: kale, spinach, lettuce, cabbage and green beans for example.
Source: information from healthline and their information has been medically reviewed by Alan Carter, PharmD. This text has been rewritten by us at Bonnyweekly.