skin superfoods

Skin Superfoods

Are you frustrated that your skin still looks like it’s going through puberty? More than 80% of cases of adult acne occur in women. It’s thought that many cases of adult acne are caused by the changes in hormone levels that many women have at certain times. And whilst there is no evidence to suggest that certain foods can directly cause acne, having a good healthy diet with with plenty of exercise, and a good ZO skincare regime can all add up to make a huge improvement for your skin.

Discover our favourite superfoods for healthy skin below.

skin superfoodsAvocados are real skin superfoods because they are a great source of vitamin E, which boosts the skin’s vitality and luminosity. In addition to having vitamin C which can be used to reduce skin inflammation, while the avocado oil is thought to stimulate the production of collagen in the skin, which improves its tone and texture and so gives you a better complexion. What’s more eating a regular portion of avocado can also improve the skin’s ability to keep itself moisturised, perfect the colder coming months!
skin superfoodsDark berries are filled with antioxidants and fibre but they are also great for regulating insulin production and staving off hunger pangs!
skin superfoodsBroccoli is packed with antioxidants like vitamins A, B, C, E and K. These vitamins all help to increase luminosity in your skin as well as aiding in tissue revival. The omega 3 fatty acids, calcium and folate support the proper function of skin cells, helping cell turnover and stimulating new skin cells.
skin superfoodsTomatoes are rich in vitamin C, which helps to keep the skin firm and taut by aiding collagen production. They also contain lycopene, which is the red pigment that gives the fruit their bright red colour, while also stimulating skin circulation and cell turnover.
skin superfoodsMake sure you drink the recommended eight glasses of water a day to help your body flush out toxins as well as increasing your fluid levels to help keep your brain fully functional and thus making you more alert.