A proper skincare regime helps get impurities under control on the outside but what we put into our bodies also plays a vital role in ensuring our skin is in tip-top shape.A proper skincare regime helps get impurities under control on the outside but what we put into our bodies also plays a vital role in ensuring our skin is in tip-top shape. Here are our tips on the dos and don’ts surrounding feeding your skin from the inside.
Blood-Sugar Level Pimples blossom when foods that raise your glucose level are consumed. Balancing your level of blood sugar with foods that naturally have a low glycemic index, i.e. non-processed food, counteracts the formation of these types of skin impurities. Sugar, refined grains, potatoes, crisps and the like should be avoided and, instead, add foods like complex carbohydrates (whole wheat bread, whole wheat rice, nuts, vegetables, etc.).
Eliminating dairy from your diet may improve the texture of your skin and skin conditions such as acne. This is due to milk products, when combined with refined food and processed sugars, disrupt the insulin levels which can make the skin more prone to acne. A visible difference in skin texture and tone is noticeable not long after canceling out this food group.
Alcohol & Nicotine
Alcohol and smoking dehydrate the skin which gives it a wrinkled and ashy appearance and have a negative impact on our overall health.
A skincare routine that matches the needs of your individual skin types alongside a proper and balanced diet goes hand in hand with preserving a healthy-looking and glowing complexion. Avoid aggressive products that may dehydrate the skin or disrupt its natural protective barrier