Your skin cannot thrive without the right nutrients. No, you may not see any immediate effects from eating a dark green leafy lettuce, but eating a balanced diet will likely improve your overall health – and with it your skin, too. The problem is that it is difficult to get all of the nutrients you need for our modern diet.
“As a holistic dermatologist, I first and foremost believe that skin care starts from the inside out. That's why I firmly believe in dietary supplements. Sure, it would be great if we could get all of the nutrients we need from our diet, but unfortunately we can't and it is unrealistic to expect, ”says board-certified dermatologist Keira Barr, M.D.