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Vitamin Deficiency & Your Skin

vitamin deficiency & your skin
Taking your vitamins doesn’t mean you’ll never need to wash your face or exfoliate again. However, making sure you don’t have a vitamin deficiency can go a long way in helping your skin. Combined with the good old basics of skin care, proper nutrition could give your skin the boost it needs!

Here are some common symptoms of mineral and vitamin deficiency:

  • Acne: Acne lesions can be triggered by deficiencies in antioxidants, vitamin D, vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin C, biotin, and zinc.
  • Dry Skin/Eczema: Focus on the proper intake of vitamins A and C. They will replenish and rejuvenate your skin from the inside out.
  • Oily Skin: This is a similar symptom of acne breakouts and lesions. If your skin is excessively oily, it is best to focus on your vitamin B2 intake. This is a common deficiency that can cause oiliness in the complexion. It often creates painful acne lesions. It also makes it difficult for your makeup to stay on all day long.
  • Rosacea: Rosacea is exacerbated by a vitamin B2 deficiency. Having a proper vitamin B2 intake will work to balance your complexion. It can also help prevent redness and swelling.
  • Stretch Marks: If you want to minimize stretch marks in your skin, focus on vitamins E and B6, as well as an ample intake of zinc.


Just remember- Topical solutions are only half of the equation for most skin concerns and challenges. Taking a deeper peek at the internal factors can take your skin to a whole new level and vitamins can play a big role in the process.

Until next time,

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