Beta carotene works with other antioxidants to counteract free radicals, the disease-causing agents that accelerate aging.
Take it for fewer wrinkles and reduced sun damage.
mango or 2 cups (500 mL) cubed cantaloupe. It’s safest to get this vitamin from food. If you’re a
smoker or have gastrointestinal cancer, avoid high-potency beta-carotene supplements as they can be harmful.
Vitamin A helps keep skin smooth and moist and combats complexion problems.
Take it for softer skin.
Zinc aids oil-gland function, encourages healing of wounds, helps control rash-causing inflammation and regenerates skin cells.
Take it for fewer wrinkles and faster wound healing.
Vitamin C slows the skin’s aging process, helps produce collagen (the connective tissue that keeps skin firm and youthful) and protects skin cells from free radicals.
Take it for smooth skin with a youthful glow.
Vitamins B2 and B6 aid in the anti-inflammation process, help treat acne and other skin conditions, and play a role in synthesizing prostaglandin hormones, which help determine skin’s smoothness.
Take them for improved acne and soft smooth skin.
Working in conjunction with other antioxidants, vitamin E reduces wrinkle formation, protects skin cells and prevents UV-light damage.
Take it for improved skin texture, fewer wrinkles and reduced sun damage.
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If you have rosacea
If you have acne
If you have eczema