Marie Claire (South Africa) - - BEAUTY -

2 Skin sup­ple­ments are taken orally to im­prove the health and ap­pear­ance of your face and can be help­ful for boost­ing ra­di­ance and ght­ing the signs of age­ing. Dr Alas­tair Clark from Sand­ton Aes­thetic In­sti­tute says it’s the way of the fu­ture: ‘Just as you take vi­ta­mins ev­ery day, you should take skin sup­ple­ments daily. It im­proves the nu­tri­tion of your skin and helps with giv­ing you health­ier skin.’ With the con­stant de­vel­op­ments in tech­nol­ogy and sci­ence, you can now tar­get a range of skin con­cerns with the right sup­ple­ment. For hy­per­pig­men­ta­tion, try Crys­tal Tomato sup­ple­ments. Al­ter­na­tive skin Sand­ton Aes­thetic In­sti­tute 011 883 3116 Sand­ton­aes­thet­ De­lay the signs of age­ing with a daily dose of skin sup­ple­ments. We give you the lat­est prod­ucts to try sup­ple­ments to con­sider are bi­otin and other B vi­ta­mins, which help im­prove ker­atin struc­ture, while iron helps pre­vent brittle hair and im­prove dry skin and nails. Omega-3 fatty acids and hyaluronic acid main­tain the skin’s mois­ture lev­els, while help­ing to pre­vent sun dam­age and the break­down of col­la­gen. Vi­ta­min C helps im­prove skin ra­di­ance. ‘These are sup­ple­ments as op­posed to cures,’ Alas­tair says.Al­ways talk to your der­ma­tol­o­gist be­fore tak­ing skin sup­ple­ments to en­sure you are tak­ing the right ones for your skin con­cerns and re­mem­ber, sup­ple­ments can’t re­place a proper skin­care rou­tine. 1. NANOSKIN TECH­NOL­OGY SU­PER BOOSTER SERUM R280 2. ERICSON LABORATOIRE BIOPTIC PHYTO CAP­SULES R780 3. VITABIOTICS PERFECTIL PLUS SKIN, HAIR & NAILS R195 4. JEUNESSE RE­SERVE RESVER­A­TROL AN­TIOX­I­DANT FRUIT BLEND R1 230 5. THERAVINE GRAPESEED EX­TRACT SUP­PLE­MENTS R151 6. CRYS­TAL TOMATO AGE-DEFY SKIN SUP­PLE­MENTS R2 225

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