Making sure you get enough vitamins can keep your skin looking healthy and youthful by helping to reduce sebum production, acne, pimples, dark spots, redness, wrinkles, rough patches and excessive dryness. Some vitamins even contribute to that skin glow we all crave. Vitamins can be absorbed into our skin through different methods such as the food we eat, skin care products and of course oral intake.
Here’s a list of some essential vitamins we compiled for you and their benefits to the skin:
- Vitamin A
Vitamin A is very beneficial to people with oily skin because it reduces sebum production and maintains the protective tissue of your skin. Vitamin A can clear up acne breakouts, prevent sun damage, balance pigmentation and increase facial blood flow to give you that youthful glow.
- Vitamin D
We depend on sunlight for much of our vitamin D intake, so if sunlight is inconsistent or minimal where you live then you should incorporate it in your meals & skin care routine as Vitamin D deficiency is common. This sunshine vitamin, replenishes and repairs skin, which keeps your skin’s moisture locked in and increases your skin’s natural defense mechanism. Vitamin D also encourages cell renewal for plumper, firm skin.
- Vitamin C
Vitamin C has antioxidant properties that are great for skin. It offers protection from free radicals and creates collagen, supports cell strength. It boosts your mood and can prevent excessive UV damage. Vitamin C keeps wrinkles, dullness and age spots away, it also hydrates your skin for a dewy, youthful complexion; many people also identify vitamin C as a skin-brightening agent popular in serums.
- Vitamin E
Vitamin E has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which UV protection. Vitamin E blocks free radicals from the body, they play a large part in the aging process by reducing wrinkles and giving the skin a youthful look.
- Vitamin B5
The anti-inflammatory properties of vitamin B5 help calm skin ailments like pimples and rashes. It replenishes the skin’s natural oils for increased moisturizing and toning.
All ORÍKÌ products are natural, you can be sure to find several products that are enriched with various vitamins that would be beneficial to you! Here are a few: