Forget all the lotions and potions of the day, a healthy balanced diet is the best way to keep your skin in tip top of condition.
Keep your body well hydrated not just from water but other liquids such as juices and green tea. This well work wonders to your skin health. Choose healthy carbs rather than refined ones such as bread and pasta but avoid too much protein as it can have detrimental effects. The daily recommended intake is 0.8g per lb of body weight.
Fats, contrary to popular perception are very important as vital energy source, especially omega 3; so do try to add items such as fish into your daily diet. Try consuming whole foods and do not peel off the skin of fruits like apples since they are packed with essential minerals.
If you’re having too much trouble following all the macros, just remember the basic rule – A colorful diet is the best diet. And incase you don’t know already, avoid too much sun exposure; Nothing is worser for the health of your skin.
You can read more about how diet affect your skin in the latest issue of Healing Education. Also on this issue is great article that reviews various beauty products for your skin that are made naturally and have made waves recently.