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Healthy Skin from Within: 3 tips for Improved Skin

by Verena Prantl |

We tend to use a thousand different skin care products, but sometimes nothing seems to work. Instead of exaggerating external skin care, it is therefore advisable to pay attention to inner care. How does this work? Quite easy: a healthy diet is the base for a healthy body. And as the body's largest organ, the skin benefits from balanced diet and sports quiet as well as the rest.

The following 3 tips have been researched for you, things you should look out for in your diet and we will tell you what is particular beneficial for you.

Carrots: Perfect for Eyes and Skin

Why do bunnies not need glasses? Because they eat a bunch of carrots! Most of us are aware that beta-carotene (a precursor of vitamin A) contained in carrots is beneficial for our eyes. But beta-carotene is not only advantageous with respect to this fact, but also essential for skin cell growth and protects from DNA-damages caused e.g. by sun burns. A lack of vitamin A is therefore most often associated with symptoms regarding the skin and hair: hair loss, dry skin and dry nails.

There is another super power associated with carrots and that's iron: iron deficiency is one of the most common deficiencies in modern societies and leads to chronic fatigue, headaches and hair loss among other things.

Cardamon, parsley or cinnamon show relatively high iron content, and so do carrots. Please be aware to avoid caroteens when trying to bleach your skin as this will trigger the melanin production of your skin and thus increase pigmentation!

Vitamin E + C: Citrus fruit and Walnuts for beautiful skin

I'm sure you have learned by now how vitamins are essential a healthy diet and they are important for beautiful skin as well. Vitamin C firms skin, works against premature aging and is thus preserving a youthful skin relief.  It is also capable of binding free radicals caused by environmental pollutants, supporting wound healing and lightening pigmentation errors. As you have probably already guessed citrus fruit are a good source of vitamin C.

Vitamin E is quite a special vitamin as well and it consists of several substances, not just a single vitamin. The powerful antioxidants foster wound healing and help to even out unwanted scars. Vitamin E is even used in preventive care of Alzheimer's disease as it is essential for a well functioning brain. Walnuts and whole grain products contain plenty of vitamin E, so does sunflower seed oil and olive oil. To support your healthy diet best, we recommend Doris Wagner Cosmetics products – the NAVI Pure Refreshing Cleansing Gel for example contains vitamin C as well as vitamin E.

Anti-Ageing with Lycopene

Yes, you can prevent the premature signs of ageing. Lycopene plays an essential roles in this field: it is a substance belonging to the class of cartotenoids. Its antioxidant function protects cells from cell damage and thus prevents premature skin ageing. It's has a natural anti-ageing effect that you can simply eat- Lycopene is found best in tomatoes, watermelons and blueberries.

A healthy diet is your first step into the direction of healthy skin. The NAVI-series by Doris Wagner Cosmetics supports you best. Our products provides your skin with nutrients and thereby promote a natural, balanced complexion. The NAVI Night-Care products consist of a vitalizing NAVI Hydro-Night Cream and the NAVI Ultra-Whitening-Serum, which eliminates dark eye circles caused by hyper pigmentation.

The ultra-mild NAVI Pure Refreshing Cleansing Gel was specifically developed for daily cleansing of face and cleavage. To avoid your skin drying out during daytime, we recommend the NAVI Anti-Pollution Hydro-Day Cream and the Pore-refining NAVI Hydro-Emulsion, which provides your skin with nutrients and moisture.

So what are you waiting for? With a well balanced diet and our range of products, you can treat your body and your skin so nicely!

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