• Words by Sonia

Which is Your Right Skin Food?

Updated: Apr 20, 2020

I don’t believe in skin types.

Our skin is unique, just like us. The biggest living organ in our body is continuously changing as a response to stimulus such as environment, weather, cosmetics, emotions or food. I'd rather believe that skin issues are a response to a specific stimulus that triggers a physical condition.

Therefore, if we want to treat any skin issue, we need to consider many factors - not just what we put on our skin. Switching to natural skincare and makeup products and selecting the most suitable types for our skin is the very first step. But in order to achieve long-term results we would also need to protect our skin from possible environmental conditions that could be causing the issue as well as determining some other possible triggers such as emotional and/or hormonal unbalances and unsuitable or poor food intake.

In this article I’d like to share some tips with you about which is the right food that can promote a healthier skin and help reverse the most common skin conditions: acne, sensitivity, and dry/dull skin.

1. Acne

Acne is a skin condition that causes different kinds of bumps to form on the surface of the skin. These bumps include: whiteheads, blackheads, and pimples. Acne occurs when the skin’s pores get clogged with dead skin and oil. Acne is most common in older children and teens going through puberty, when hormones cause the body’s oil glands to produce more oil.

Several studies suggest that following a healthy diet can help prevent and treat acne. Specifically, foods rich in the following nutrients are linked to lower levels of acne: complex carbohydrates, zinc, vitamins A and E, omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants.

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