Supercharge Your Skin

We all know the key to beautiful skin is drinking plenty of water and maintaining a healthy lifestyle but there are times when your skin needs a little extra help to get that radiant glow. Our skin is constantly affected by leading factors which take a toll on the quality of our skin like weather, stress, pollution, sleep and poor nutrition.

We have compiled some tips to supercharge your skin with an extra hit of vitamins to keep your skin looking healthy by soothing your skin’s sensitivity, boosting hydration, clearing your skin and of course reducing the dreaded wrinkles!

Vitamin B and the skin work in synergy to produce a healthy, young and beautiful skin. Vitamin B3 and Vitamin B5 in particular help in holding moisture, keeping the skin hydrated and preventing the signs of ageing. 

Found in foods such as:

  • Rice
  • Eggs
  • Bananas

Vitamin A is necessary for the maintenance and repair of vital skin tissue. It helps to fight blemishes and the signs of skin ageing. If you are deficient in vitamin A, your skin may take on a dry flaky complexion.

Found in foods such as:

  • Sweet potatoes
  • Carrots
  • Dark, leafy vegetables

Vitamin C helps with the absorption of collagen in your system and is an essential component in the body’s production of collagen. This is why vitamin C is an important ingredient in our Vida Glow Marine Collagen range. It helps to promote skin firmness and and elasticity. 

Found in foods such as:

  • Citrus fruits such as oranges, bell peppers, cauliflower
  • Plant- based sources of vitamin C such as strawberries, broccoli and spinach

Vitamin D optimises the skin's immune system and helps destroy free radicals that can cause premature ageing.

Found in foods such as:

  • Fortified foods such as breakfast cereals
  • Yoghurt
  • Foods that have vitamin D naturally such as Salmon, tuna and cod

Vitamin E is an antioxidant and its main function in skin care is to protect the skin against sun damage. Vitamin E absorbs the harmful UV light from the sun when applied to the skin. This can help to prevent dark spots and wrinkles. Vitamin E also helps in the treatment of skin inflammation and using vitamin E on your skin can help to reduce the appearance of scars and rough dry skin.

Found in foods such as:

  • Nuts and seeds such as almonds, hazelnuts and sunflower seeds
  • Olives
  • Spinach

Vitamin K is essential in aiding the body’s process of blood clotting which helps the body heal wounds and bruises. Vitamin K can also assist in skin conditions such as stretch marks, dark spots and stubborn circles under the eyes.

Found in foods such as:

  • Kale
  • Spinach
  • Cabbage
  • Lettuce
A great way for your skin to benefit is to use it topically. Click here to read how to supercharge your skin at home.