Beyond the beauty cupboard
It’s not just about what you do on the outside. Sandra Cooty, nutritionist and therapist at Body Catalyst (bodycatalyst.com.au) explains some holistic ways to improve winterafflicted skin.
The delivery of nutrients and oxygen to the surface of the skin boosts hydration and promotes glowing skin.
As logical as it sounds, drinking more water is crucial to hydrate your skin.
FRUIT & VEG
Beta-carotene, the antioxidant in red, orange and yellow produce are essential for skin health. Also, anthocyanidins found in berries, plums and red onions, support blood vessel health and delivery of nutrients and oxygen to the skin.
Research reveals a strong link between the quality of our skin and the health of our gut. Fermented foods, including sauerkraut, kombucha and kimchi, promote the growth of beneficial gut flora.