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The Most Important Vitamins & Nutrients for Good Skin

- July 08, 2019 -

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Your body needs vitamins, minerals and nutrients to help promote skin elasticity, firmness, fight the visible signs of premature ageing and promote a healthy, more youthful appearance. Here are some of the most important vitamins and nutrients for good skin.

What do vitamins do?

  • Vitamin A- Maintains healthy skin, supports good vision and contributes to normal immune function.

  • Vitamin C- Contributes to collagen formation and helps to protect cells from oxidative stress as well as reducing feelings of tiredness and fatigue.

  • Vitamin D3- Supports the maintenance of healthy bone, teeth and muscle function as well as contributing to normal immune function.

  • Vitamin E- Helps to protect skin cells from oxidative stress.

  • Iodine- For the normal function of the central nervous system, healthy skin, the normal production of thyroid hormones and normal thyroid function.

  • Magnesium- To reduce feelings of fatigue and tiredness.

  • Zinc- Helps to promote healthy skin, hair and nails.

Lumity’s anti-ageing supplements contain key vitamins and nutrients within a clinically-tested formula to sustain vitality and beauty and help to keep your body working as it should. Taken morning and night, Lumity supplements can help to top up your body with the perfect blend of vitamins, minerals, essential nutrients such as turmeric and omega-3.

When choosing a topical skin care product, look out for cosmetics that contain plant-based oils that help to hydrate and nourish the skin, giving you a more youthful appearance. Lumity facial oil has a unique combination of 32 ingredients which have been blended together to provide a fast-absorbing and nourishing oil that helps to improve the look and feel of your skin. The nutrient-rich botanical oils and extracts featured in our best-selling facial oil include:

  • Passion Flower Seed Oil

  • Baobab Seed Oil

  • Marula Oil

  • Safflower Seed Oil

  • Camellia Seed Oil

  • Meadowfoam Seed Oil

  • Evening Primrose Oil

  • Argan Kernel Oil

  • Kukui Seed Oil

  • Jojoba Seed Oil

  • Sesame Seed Oil

  • Sunflower Seed Oil

  • Macadamia Seed Oil

  • Buriti Fruit Oil

Which Vitamin Is Good For Skin & Where Can You Get Them

When it comes to skincare, there’s no one vitamin or nutrient that’s the best for skin. In fact, where skin is concerned, providing it with the right combination of ingredients is key. Because it’s external, it’s easy to forget that the skin is an organ – the largest one in our body – and just like any other organ, it needs the right nutrition to keep it looking healthy and functioning the way it should.
For radiant-looking skin from the inside out, you should be eating:
  • Vitamin A – found in carrots, sweet potato and mango. 

  • Vitamin C – found in citrus fruits, kale and kiwi. 

  • Vitamin E – found in nuts, seeds and avocado. 

  • Selenium – found in Brazil nuts, eggs and seafood

  • Zinc – found in oysters, red meat and lentils. 

It’s not just about what you put inside your body, though. The skin can also absorb certain nutrients when they are applied topically, so establishing the right skincare routine with the right products is just as important. Ingredients that are rich in skin-loving nutrients include:
  • Marula oil – rich in vitamins C and E and oleic acid for hydrated, plump-looking skin.

  • Safflower seed oil – rich in magnesium and vitamin B6 to retain skin elasticity. 

  • Evening primrose oil – rich in gamma-linoleic acid for smooth, soft skin texture.

  • Argan kernel oil – containing squalene to aid oil absorption and prevent greasiness. 

  • Jojoba oil – rich in iodine to help balance surface skin sebum and reduce the appearance of pores. 

  • Sesame seed oil – containing vitamin E to help to protect the skin against the damaging effects of environmental stressors.   

 
If you’re keen to improve your vitamin intake, try Lumity’s 2-step day and night supplements for 24/7 targeted nutritional support. 

 

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