1st April 2024   /


Our skin is the protective shield of our body. It protects us from external factors such as pollutants, UV radiations, microbes and a lot many things. The skin works as a protective barrier against anything that could cause harm to our internal health. However, protecting the skin is also crucial. The health and appearance of the skin is not only cured by following a consistent skincare regime but is also majorly influenced by nutrition. What we eat plays a vital role in the appearance and health of our skin. The type and quality of food that we consume directly influences the function, structure and overall health of the largest organ.

Let's discuss how a nutritious balanced diet plays an important role to make your skin radiant and super healthy.

1. Antioxidants

Antioxidants are found abundantly in foods like fruits, vegetables and nuts. Antioxidants present in these foods, helps in protecting the skin from stress and free radicals. The stress and radicals can affect the skin health and can damage the skin cells leading to wrinkles, fine lines and skin aging. Foods rich in antioxidants can help in collagen production and improve skin elasticity.

2. Vitamins

Vitamins play an important role in our skin health. Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin A etc all have different roles and responsibilities when it comes to the health of the skin.

Vitamin C is present in citrus fruits and leafy vegetables which helps in providing firmness and also has antioxidant properties which protects the skin from sun damage.

Using Vitamin C as a topical ingredient can also help reduce acne marks, hyperpigmentation and dark spots. Use Himaira’s Vitamin C Serum with Sunscreen Mousse to get the maximum benefits and protection from the sun.

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3. Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Omega 3 Fatty Acids are majorly present in fatty fish, flaxseeds and walnuts. Consuming these can effectively work on the hydration of the skin. These essential foods, helps in preventing moisture loss and increases suppleness in the skin.

4. Water Intake

You must have heard the importance of water to have a beautiful glowing skin. Well it is true. Adequate water consumption helps in maintaining the moisture level, flush out the toxins from the body and support the overall health. It helps to maintain the hydration level in the body as well as the skin. To provide the skin with extra hydration, always use an extra layer of moisturizer. Himaira offers two mind blowing moisturizer that goes for all skin types. 
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5. Balanced Diets

Balanced diet is the most important of all. Consuming fresh and nutritious food is very important for the overall health of the body as well as the skin. Foods that are processed, sugary and oil can lead to inflammation, acne and more skin conditions. These foods can disturb the hormonal balance and increase the sebum production in the skin.
In conclusion, what you eat directly impacts the health and appearance of the skin. Including citrus fruits, leafy, green vegetables, nuts, seeds and nutritious fatty food helps in nourishing your skin from inside out. Indulging in a high diet of processed, sugary and oily food can adversely affect the skin. Achieving beautiful skin is more than just using skincare products. Remember, by prioritizing good food we can achieve good healthy skin!

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Disclaimer: The information in this article is for educational purposes only. It should not be substituted as professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment in any manner.