Dry skin is a condition where the skin is cracking, itching, and usually lacks of moisture. It can be the consequence of multiples factors, such as winter temperature, sun exposure, poor hygiene, and smoking. Dry skin can be also linked to dermatitis or other skin conditions. Skin can become dry when it does not produce enou...
Dry skin is a condition where the skin is cracking, itching, and usually lacks of moisture. It can be the consequence of multiples factors, such as winter temperature, sun exposure, poor hygiene, and smoking. Dry skin can be also linked to dermatitis or other skin conditions. Skin can become dry when it does not produce enough sebum, the natural lubricant use to keep skin moisturized an elastic.
Several supplements can help you if you suffer from dry skin. However, you have to it is a more long-term approach (changes may take 4-5 weeks to start being visible), as regular daily intake will help reducing deficiencies and thus supporting skin health. If you want a quicker result, the most useful remedies that you will find on this website are essential oils (the most recommended to quickly improve the situation).
Omega 3 is a good supplement good for dry skin conditions. It helps regulate the level of fats in your skin and avoid its dehydration. Therefore, your skin remains strong and moisturized. This, of course, prevents the appearance of wrinkles or reduces their visibility. Furthermore, taking a supplement of omega 3 helps balancing with omega 6 (inflammatory compounds which are found a lot in nowadays diets), which are inflammatory.
Omega 3 supplements from fish oil are the most recommended. Avoid buying cheap one (especially made in China) as they can contain mercury or other heavy metals, which are often found in fishes. If you are vegetarian, you can get them from flax seeds.
Vitamin C has anti-oxidant properties. It does not directly act on the sebum production (which is why your skin is dry). However, it can be a good supplement to add to others (or to topical application of oils, see the dedicated page), as it promotes production of collagen, which is known to give the skin its elasticity.
Omega 3: 1000mg / day
Vitamin C: 500-1000mg / dayLess
Description: This formulation provides a natural, concentrated source of the essential Omega 3 fatty acids EPA and DHA from deep-sea, cold-water fish. EPA and DHA support cardiovascular, joint and metabolic health.Quality guarantee: NutriOptima supplements are made in Chile Our manufacturer has a SEREMI agreement
Description: Vitamin C is an essential nutrient well known for its vital role in immune system function. It is a highly effective antioxidant that can protect the body's structures from oxidative damage generated during normal metabolism. Vitamin C is also necessary for the production of collagen and is therefore important for skin, bone, and joint...