Be organic, eat Organic
Skin is your body’s largest organ and your protective barrier. However, that doesn’t mean it’s impervious or impenetrable. You need to be aware of what you’re exposing it to. If you put dangerous ingredients on your skin, they get into your body—exactly where you don’t want them. Consider all of the potential irritants that come in contact with your skin—chemical-laden personal hygiene products, fragrances, city-treated water, deodorant… The list goes on and on. Abiding by an organic skin care routine and using natural skin care products will help your skin feel and look healthier than ever before.
There’s so much emphasis on skin care products that it’s easy to forget that healthy skin comes from the inside. Complete nutrition is essential for supporting the health and appearance of your skin. Seek foods with plenty of antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, biotin, and vitamins A, C, E, and K. Vitamin A, C, E, and K all support skin tissue growth, regeneration, and encourage smooth-looking skin. Antioxidants help protect skin against damage from free radicals. Even biotin, also known as vitamin B7, supports healthy skin, hair, and nails.
You are what you eat, and the food you put in your body affects how your skin looks and feels. Healthy, whole, organic food will help you look healthy and whole. Unhealthy, unnatural, low-nutrition food will produce a much different result. Avoid processed foods and refined sugar.
The ideal way to get the nutrients you need for a radiant complexion is by following a healthy, balanced diet based on fruits and vegetables like berries, grapefruit, kale, spinach, and peppers. This is a reliable way to obtain the nutrition and antioxidants you need. Nutrition from whole, organic food is always best but if you take nutritional supplements to fill the gaps in your diet, be sure they’re organic, plant-sourced, and from a trusted, reputable brand.
Finally, as important as it is to get the right daily nutrients, your lifestyle also matters. Don’t smoke, get enough sleep, exercise regularly, and stay well-hydrated. Some sun exposure is important and necessary for vitamin D production and other benefits, but too much can break down elastin and collagen, causing your skin to age. Know when it’s time to put on protective clothing or get in the shade