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Top 5 Vitamins for Healthy Skin

Vitamins are organic molecules that are essential and can be found naturally in food. To get extra benefits from vitamins they can be used as supplements or topical creams. Read below for the top 5 vitamin uses and benefits!

Vitamin A

Vitamin A is an essential vitamin that the body needs for growth and development. Retinol is the active form but Vitamin A can also be found in carotenoids and beta-carotene. It can be found in fatty fish, milk, cheese, eggs, pumpkin, carrots, squash, sweet potatoes, broccoli, spinach, and turnip greens. The active ingredient, retinoids can be found in creams and serums and can be used to reduce wrinkles. However, it can be drying and increase sun sensitivity so use 1-2 times per week, followed by moisturizers and sunscreen.

Vitamin B

Vitamin B-3 and B-5 can help with skin aging and acne. These can be used as dietary supplements or found in meat, eggs, seafood, nuts, and seeds. Look for products containing niacinamide or pantothenic acid for these benefits. Our Daily Lotion contains both niacinamide and panthenol, another form of pantothenic acid, so experience the benefits of vitamin B-3 and B-5 first-hand!

Vitamin C

It is an antioxidant! This means that it may reverse oxidative damage that causes skin aging. It helps with sun aging and can be used in a topical cream to help with collagen and elasticity. If you want to take more Vitamin C in your diet, consider multivitamin supplements and eating more citrus and vegetables.

Vitamin D

This vitamin supports skin cell metabolism, helping the skin grow and repair itself. It can also help with inflammation, some types of acne, and eczema. Vitamins D and E could help with atopic dermatitis. It can be found in fortified products like milk and cereal, or fish like salmon and tuna.

Vitamin E

Vitamin E is another antioxidant that can help your skin. It can be used to reduce scarring, help with atopic dermatitis, and treat acne. Seeds, nuts, spinach, mangoes, and corn all contain Vitamin E. Our Healing Lotion and Daily Cream contain Vitamin E to help you have great skin.

Choose vitamins that work for you and your specific needs. Do not take an excessive amount of vitamins because that could lead to other issues. Seek a doctor or dermatologist to see what is right for you.


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