Research shows that people who eat foods rich in vitamin C have fewer wrinkles and less age-related skin problems, and strawberries are jam-packed full of it.
Berries also help to produce collagen that strengthens the skin, healing blemishes and promoting a radiant glow. Plus, they taste great!
Tomatoes are rich in vitamin C and are a great source of selenium, which helps to protect against skin cancer, sun damage and age spots. It also helps to keep the skin firm and taut by aiding collagen production.
- Oily fish (think salmon and mackerel)
Oily fish are rich in omega-3 fatty acids that are an essential part of a healthy skin diet. Many people try to cut all fats from their diet, but healthy fats help to repair any damage to the skin as well as keeping it soft and supple.
Pumpkins get their vibrant orange colour from carotenoids, a wrinkle-fighting plant pigment that prevents the effects of ageing.
This one speaks for itself – if you don’t drink enough fluids, it will be reflected in your skin. Dehydration not only makes your skin appear dull, but can actually age you as your skin will not be as plump.
Some of these skin boosting nutrients also feature in our range of natural skincare products. Learn more about our skincare ingredients here.