The Essential Vitamins for Beautiful Skin

Just as our bodies need the right amount of vitamins and minerals to work optimally, so does our skin.  Making sure that you use products that contain these vitamins, as well as take them in supplement form will feed your skin from the inside out. The results? Healthy, glowing, beautiful skin!

The 5 essential vitamins you want in order to ensure your skin looks and feels its best, are Vitamins C, A, D, E, and K and here’s why:

*Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that protects your skin from free radicals. It has also been proven to help fade sunspots, even out skin tone, reduce fine lines,  reduce inflammation and boost collagen production.

*Vitamin A is a naturally healing agent for your skin.  It has the ability to repair the skin’s cellular structure, reduces sebum production, normalizes blood flow to the skin, and helps reduce inflammation.

*Vitamin D is a key component in how our immune systems function. Healthy body equals healthy skin.  Studies have shown that having optimal levels of Vitamin D help to alleviate and even eliminate skin conditions like acne, rosacea, psoriasis and eczema.  Vitamin D also helps in retaining skin elasticity for younger looking skin.

*Vitamin E is another powerhouse antioxidant that helps ward off free radical damage.  It helps hydrate your skin from the inside out keeping an optimal moisture balance, and can aid in the rapid healing of scars.

*Vitamin K is well known for aiding the body in blood clotting, which is why it is also used to help heal skin eruptions and injuries.  It’s also been known to help in the reduction of spider veins, stretch marks and scars, and may play a role in protecting skin’s elasticity.

These 5 vitamins pack a punch and are truly what your skin is hungry for. With antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, hydrating and curative benefits, they are a must have for your beauty routine and overall health!

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