Now everyone is well-informed that the vitamins are indispensable to maintain the beauty. They are great antioxidants neutralizing free radicals and slowing down the skin aging.


Lack of vitamins can lead to skin texture changes and cosmetic shortcomings appearance. But not few of us know which of the vitamins are necessary for our skin and how to take them in.

Vitamin A

It should be applied externally. The bulk majority of people tries to have healthy meals thus having enough amount of vitamin A and don’t need any additional intake of it. Moreover, the overdose over 5000 med.units a day is very harmful for the health in general.


But if you are ready to stay away from butter in chase of slim figure and opt for the nonfat products, though having concerns about the overdryness of your skin, you’ll need an additional take of vitamin A.

The external use of this vitamin is very good beyond doubts. A vitamin derivatives and retinoids are added into the anti-aging creams as far as they can sooth small wrinkles and narrow the pores. A vitaminized oils are wholesome for the acne treatment as we’ll as different sorts of dermatitis.

Vitamin B2

It should be consumed internally. Vitamin B2, or riboflavin, improves the condition of skin, nails and hair. But it’s rarely taken into the composition of cosmetics, that’s why you need it in some additional way.


Milk, liver, fish, eggs, cheese and green vegetables with leaves are rich in this vitamin. 1.5 – 4.5 gr. is a daily doze for it.

Other B group vitamins

It should be applied externally. But if you suffer from the vitamin deficit, then B group vitamins oral intake can hardly make your skin better. But on the other hand, included-into-the-cosmetic-skin-care-products vitamins – panthenol (B5) and B3 provide skin with moister and soothes it, according to the results of the scientific researches.

Vitamin C

Vitamin C influences the skin in both ways – taken externally and internally.

It’s one of the best antioxidants, binding free radicals. Vitamin C as no other product helps to neutralize the harmful effect of the sun rays and increases collagen rate that promotes skin elasticity. It works greatly on acne treatment as it helps heal the wounds. Lack of the ascorbic acid causes capillary fragility, redness and skin pigmentation.


Seek if you can take 7.7-30 gr. of C vitamin per day and use cosmetics containing it and its derivatives (in complex with other vitamins). Fruits are rich in it, citrus plants and yellow-green vegetables in particular. It’s so good for your skin to have fruit and vegetable natural masks.

Vitamin E

Both ways are possible. But oral intake is more effective. 2-2.5 gr. of its daily take lessens tiny wrinkles and improves skin texture. Vitamin E can also restore your skin after sun effects.


It prevents the skin from scars appearance while healing the acne. A lot of vitamin E is contained in salt-water fish, cereals, vegetable oils, nuts (almonds and walnuts).

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