5 Supplements to combat ageing


Skincare start from the inside. What you put into your body will show on the outside. In this blog I am going to share 5 supplements, including food to add to your diet that is going to help combat ageing. These supplements are easy enough to find at your pharmacy. So let’s begin….

Healthy fats

If you want that “glowy” skin, Omega 3 supplements are the way to go. It super important to help build cell walls, it helps to keep your skin firm, moist and flexible.

Food to add to your diet is nuts, seeds, avocado and fish.


Vitamin A

This vitamin helps to keep your dermis and your epidermis healthy. It has healing properties as well as helping prevent breakouts. It is an antioxidant and it hydrates the skin.

You get topical Vitamin A in the form of retinol. Vitamin A is made out of 2 parts – Retinoids and Carotenoids. Retinol is a type of retinoid found in Vitamin A. This vitamin with its healing, anti-oxidant and hydrating properties has the ability to heal and restore damaged collagen. Amazing isn’t it!!

Food to add to diet, beef liver, cod liver oil, carrots, sweet potato, spinach – to name a few.

Vitamin C

Another great vitamin you find in a lot of skincare product.

Vitamin C is a SUPER strong antioxidant, it helps the collagen protein hold its shape, and it has great wound healing properties. It is a great wound healing supplements for your skin. It also helps the diminish the appearance of wrinkles. It is a great anti-ageing supplement.

Food to add to your diet citrus fruits, strawberries, broccoli, green pepper, kiwi, just to name a few.

Vitamin B

Vitamin B3 is one of the best B vitamins for your skin. It is also called Niacin – it can help with eczema, dermatitis, rosacea, hyper pigmentation, ageing, dry skin, sun damaged skin. Vitamin B12 could help regulate your skin pigmentation production.  B vitamins overall helps to reduce the effect of ageing – so that’s another one we want to top up on.

Food to add to diet whole grains, dairy products and meat and dark leafy greens.

Evening primrose

This supplement is rich in gamma-linoleic acid, which helps a lot for soothing, softening and moisturizing. This helps  acne, eczema and overall skin health. It also balances oil production and helps to diminish fine lines and wrinkles.

It is really easy to get all of these supplements in your diet, also just drinking these vitamins on a daily basis. It is important to care for your skin inside out.

In the next blog we will talk about products and treatments for premature ageing.




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