Representing around 16 percent of our entire body weight, our skin is our largest organ. It thus only makes sense that we understand how to keep it healthy and happy, and with conditions such as acne, hyperpigmentation, slow wound healing, and general inflammation, it is often visibly clear when our skin health is not at its best.
Research has identified that various factors, such as our age, gender, DNA, illnesses, microbiome (gut flora), and hormones play a large role in our skin health. It’s furthermore no secret that sleep can work wonders when it comes to achieving healthy skin. Whether we are aware of these important factors, we often still overlook them in our daily lives.
So, what does healthy skin demand? There are numerous supplements that help promote healthy skin. Nutrients, such as vitamins C, E, D as well as zinc, and unsaturated fatty acids are absolutely crucial for boosting skin health. They stimulate the formation of new skin cells so that the skin can carry out its function as a protective barrier. While vitamin C forms collagen, vitamin D ensures that wounds heal quicker and is considered a good treatment for acne – not to mention, sufficient vitamin D levels also reduce the risk of developing skin cancer.
Did you know that zinc, according to various studies, counteracts inflammation in the skin, especially in acne?
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