Vitamins are vital nutrients that play significant roles in the body. They play a defensive role by boosting the immune system hence barring entry of pathogens (disease causing organisms) in the body.
Besides defensive mechanism roles, vitamins also play a role in giving you a good skin complexion. Here are the best vitamins to enhance your skin by merely keeping it smooth, free of wrinkles, and other associated diseases.
- Vitamin K
Vitamin K aids in blood clotting processes, which helps wounds, bruises recuperate so fast. According to healthline.com, vitamin k also cures skins related complications, including scars, dark spots, stretch marks, spider veins, and stubborn circles under your eyes.
Foods rich in vitamin K include fish, liver, cereals, eggs, vegetables.
- Vitamin E
Its primary role is to mask the skin against ultraviolet rays of the sun and nothing else. Vitamin E absorbs harmful ultraviolet rays and get rid of wrinkles and dark spots.
Here are vitamin E rich foods; nuts, sunflower seeds, avocado, wheat germs.
- Vitamin C
Vitamin C is found beneath the epidermal and dermal layer of the skin hence keeps the skin fit as a fiddle. Foods rich in Vitamin C are anti-cancer fighting and anti-skin aging properties.
In general, they protect the skin against all associated diseases. Foods rich in vitamin C include; pawpaw, guavas, citrus fruits.
- Vitamin D
Also known as the ‘sunshine vitamin,’ Vitamin D prevents infection attacks and protects the skin from attacks by acne and such. Apart from the sun, Vitamin D can be found in mushrooms, fish, and eggs.