The secret of beautiful skin involves protecting it from the outside and
nourishing it from the inside.
Women spend hundreds of millions of dollars on expensive miracle skincare
products, but great looking skin does not have to be expensive!
The secret of beautiful skin is simply concentrating on both the inside
and outside and this does not have to be expensive.
Protection from the outside
Harmful UV rays are far and away the biggest cause of skin damage and the
advice when choosing a day cream is to make sure that is SPF 15.
In the evening use any cream you feel suits your skin type were all
different, but don't spend a lot of money, all you need to do is keep the
There is no point in moisturizing your skin and then let the suns rays
Everyday prevention is definitely better than cure. On the subject of
cure, all the creams that claim to repair damage are simply pedaling to
vanity – They don't.
The myth of beautiful skin
A moisturizer can keep the skin hydrated and with SPF protect it and
Its common sense, however many women fall for the hundreds of millions of
year advertising campaigns that claim to give them a quick miracle and end
The real secret of beautiful skin is protection from the outside and
nourishment from within – Combine the two and you will have beautiful
Here are some great foods to include in your diet for radiant skin.
Drink lots of water
Two liters of water a day should be drunk this helps keep the skin
hydrated and flush away toxins from the body
Eat vegetables & Fruit
Eat 2 – 3 portions of vegetables for lots of nutrients for the skin,
The best ones are below, but really any vegetable or fruit is good and in
terms of vegetables try and eat them raw if you can.
Sweet potatoes tomatoes and spinach
For three important antioxidants
Beta-carotene is present in sweet potatoes, leucopenia in tomatoes and
lute in in spinach.
They enter the skin and help reflect harmful UV rays and act as a
Cherries, blueberries, blackberries, grapes
Contain anthocyanins an antioxidant that keeps the skin supplied with
nutrients through the blood vessels that lead into the face.
As we all know oily fish are a great source of protein to regenerate
collagen and elastic, as well as omega 3 oils, these are essential to keep
the skin both subtle and hydrated.
Good sources include: Salmon, mackerel, herrings and sardines.
Crab, sardines, lean beef and wheat germ
A good source of copper, a trace element that is essential for the making
of melanin, the pigment in the skin that helps to absorb harmful UV rays
from the sun.
It also helps fight age spots which are the most obvious sign of skin
Soya milk, lentils, bean sprouts, yogurt & wholegrain cereals
These contain plant estrogens, which help make lubricating oils and
collagen in the skin for a healthier complexion. They also repair collagen
and elastin, which slow down the thinning of the skin and the formation of
fine lines which most women fear!
Contain the trace element silica acid, which is used to make the spongy
cells that lie between collagen and elastic fibers. This makes the skin
full and plump and by consequence slows down the formation of fine lines.
Whole meal pitta, gogi berries & muesli
Pita contains frolic acid, berries contain vitamin c, muesli contains
vitamin E. These are great ant aging vitamins
Vitamin C and e are great for fighting harmful UV rays and gogi berries
have 15 times more vitamin C than an orange gram for gram.
The secret of beautiful skin is actually simple!
Protect from the outside and nourish from the inside. Forget the miracle
cures follow the advice above and you will have beautiful radiant skin for