You’re not get­ting your daily serv­ing of me­tal

Glamour (South Africa) - - Beauty -

Trace min­er­als are vi­tal to form­ing the body’s nat­u­ral an­tiox­i­dants, which pro­tect the com­po­nents of healthy, ra­di­ant skin, says Dr Drae­los. But it’s di‚cult to get the rec­om­mended daily amounts from food alone (cur­rent farm­ing prac­tices are caus­ing soil to be­come in­creas­ingly nu­tri­ent­bare, ac­cord­ing to a study.


Pop a daily mul­ti­vi­ta­min. Dr Drae­los says to look for one that in­cludes se­le­nium, cop­per, iron and zinc. The re­quired amount of each de­pends on your age and sex, so clear the break­down with your doc­tor first.

“Fa­cial mas­sage is a great way to stim­u­late blood flow, which will add ra­di­ance and plump the skin.” – Dr Mona Go­hara

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