The New Year is here and there are so many nutritional trends promoting the maintenance of healthy skin. This article will address various beauty products and their ingredients, what they are best used for, the inside scoop and where to find these wonderful beauty products.
Key ingredients to look for in products are:
Ginseng, Kombucha, Omegas, Probiotics, and Vitamin D.
How these products are used:
Gingseng– Added to some energy drinks, they perk up tired-looking skin giving the skin what it craves.
Kombucha-Associated in the form of a tea, but it is much more. It has the potential to redefine uneven skin and calms minor skin irritations.
Omegas-In the form of vitamins, they can be digested or applied topically to skin and provides the same benefit making the skin luminous.
Probiotics-This ingredient is great for preventing acne flair-ups and it’s a good bacteria found in yogurt which helps in the aid of digestion. It also helps with proper elimination, which removes toxins out of the body. This in turn produces a healthier skin free of blemishes.
Vitamin D– can assist in treating certain skin conditions. Vitamin D also enhances skin cell metabolism and helps in treating the effects of psoriasis.
Best treated for the following conditions:
Dullness, puffiness, swelling- Ginseng
Acne, spots, irregular skin conditions-Kombucha
Dryness, flakiness, dehydration-Omegas
Sensitivity, acne, blemishes-Probiotics
Inflammation, lines, wrinkles- Vitamin D
Origins Gin Zing Refreshing Eye Cream, $30
Emergin C Scientific Organics Kombucha Cleanser, $34
Nude Pro Genius Treatment Oil, $78
Burt’s Bees Intense Hydration Treatment Mask, $18
Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Active Vitamin D Serum-Oil, $65
The above products can be found at the following beauty stores: Sephora, Ulta Beauty, and some local drug stores.
- Related skin care resources for Ginseng
- Related information on Kombucha
- Related info on Omegas
- Related info on Probiotics
- Related info on Vitamin D
- Self Magazine January 2013