Saturday, 6 February 2016

Healthy Living Tips For Glowing Skin

Flawless glowing skin is something we all desire but unfortunately no matter what luxurious lotions and potions we use will give us the desired result if our diet isn't right. I've learnt this the hard way dealing with eczema for my entire life. Looking after your body on the inside will in turn make you look and feel good about the outside.

Beautiful skin starts with a healthy lifestyle. Genetics determines how your skin looks, behaves and ages but we can improve the condition and appearance by really looking after it. Skincare basics include eating clean nutritious food, drinking plenty of water, exercising, getting enough sleep, protecting your skin from sun, not smoking and limiting your intake from both caffeine and alcohol. But lets look into each of these factors a little deeper. 


Nutrition is extremely important for good skin, as you skin cells are continually being replaced your skin is relying on the intake of vitamins, minerals and hydration. 'ACE' vitamins are very important for healthy skin. 

A - Prevents Aging 
C - Promotes Clarity 
E - Protects against Environmental damage 

Vitamin A and C are most important for healthy skin. Biotin is another nutrient needed for healthy skin, hair and nails. Sometimes identified as vitamin H and is part of vitamin B Complex. 

Beauty Vitamins 

Vitamin A - Antioxidant essential for the growth and renewal of new skin cells. Tropically applied may boost collagen production and promote skin cell turnover. 

Vitamin B - Increases fatty acids in the skin promoting exfoliation and firmness. 

Vitamin C - Building block of collagen, the protein that gives skin its structure tone and elasticity. 

Vitamin D - Essential for the development of skin cells. 

Vitamin E - Antioxidant that helps build and maintain healthy skin tissue. 

Fat - Fat is also an important nutrient for the skin and the health of the whole body. It is necessary for supple skin and soft shiny hair. 


Exercise raises the heart rate increasing the blood flow bring more oxygen to the skin and cleanses impurities from the body. I also boosts your mood making you look and feel amazing! 

Beauty Sleep 

Sleep is the time when your skin cells get the chance to repair and regenerate. Sleep deprivation stresses the bodies system's including the skin and can result in headaches, irritability, lack of energy, or inability to focus. The skin becomes less elastic and prone to breakouts.


Stress can really show on your skin. Stress and hormonal fluctuations can cause adult acne and other skin problems. Eating healthy and regular exercise can help to combat stress but it is important if there is an underlying problem to talk to someone or seek help.  

Yours stylishly 

Kerrie x 

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