As skin cells turn over so rapidly, lack of vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids can quickly lead to dryness, flakiness, dullness and premature wrinkles. The good news is that a healthy lifestyle can play a big role in how young and how healthy your skin looks and feels.
Think exercise is just for toning abs and building biceps? Studies have shown that regular exercise boosts blood flow, helping to carry more oxygen and nutrients to the skin. It also purges your body of toxins that can clog pores, via sweating. So add a vibrant complexion to good health and a toned body when you're next reviewing your reasons for going to the gym.
Vitamin E is one of the top ingredient in skin creams, but the best way to get your dose is through your food. Yellow and orange fruits and vegetables such as carrots, sweet potato, mango and peppers all contain carotenoids, antioxidants that the body converts to Vitamin E. So eat a rainbow everyday!