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Five Essential Elements For Daily Skin Health

written by: Lauren - Digital Marketingpublished on 27 May, 2024

Blog Credit: Tiahni Sutton, Advanced Nutrition Programme

The Nutritional and Skin Experts at Advanced Nutrition Programme™ have outlined five essential elements for daily skin health: antioxidants, vitamin A, omega-3 fatty acids, SPF protection, and a gentle skincare regimen that nurtures both inside and out.


As our skin evolves, so should our skincare routines. Being proactive from an early age can establish a strong foundation for vibrant, healthy skin. While topical care plays a crucial role, it only targets 50% of skin nourishment; the other half involves skin supplements to achieve complete 100% skincare. By taking proactive steps, rather than reacting to issues, we can better support and shield our skin, enhancing its natural barrier. Thankfully, there are simple, healthy practices we can adopt to maintain optimal daily skincare and health.


Consuming a diet rich in vitamins and minerals, such as antioxidants, fortifies the skin against external stressors like sunlight, pollution, and stress [3]. Advanced Nutrition Programme's Skin Antioxidant supplement contains seven plant nutrients, including bilberry, turmeric, and green tea, to combat oxidative stress and free radicals.

Vitamin A

Retinol (also known as vitamin A) is well-known on a topical level for its skin-boosting properties and is often called the "skin vitamin." As a supplement, Skin Vit A+ helps with skin cell renewal and rejuvenation, making it an essential addition to topical cream usage.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Research indicates that omega-3 fatty acids support the skin's barrier function and alleviate inflammation [2]. Incorporating omega-3-rich foods like salmon, chia seeds, and walnuts into your diet and taking supplements like Skin Omegas+ can lead to radiant, hydrated skin.

Skin Omegas+ Omegas-3 Fatty Acids: Advanced Nutrition Programme's fish oils are certified by Friends of the Sea, using methods that conserve marine habitats. These essential nutrients are the key to glowing, hydrated skin.

SPF Protection

Shielding the skin from UV rays and daily pollution is paramount for its health and longevity. Wearing SPF not only prevents sunspots and premature aging but also safeguards often overlooked areas like the hands and neck.

Gentle Skincare

To optimise your daily skin health, adopt a gentle, soothing skincare regime. Don’t over-exfoliate, as this can lead to irritation, and make sure you use oil-free skincare products.


Understanding your skin's needs and nurturing it with proper nutrition, gentle care and protective measures like feeding your skin from within ensures its vitality. Incorporate stress-reducing activities like yoga and meditation into your routine for overall well-being. By adopting these habits, you'll pave the way for vibrant, healthy skin every day.


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  2. Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids: photoprotective macronutrientsSuzanne M Pilkington1, Rachel E B Watson, Anna Nicolaou, Lesley E Rhodes. May 2016.
  3. Free radicals, antioxidants, and functional foods: Impact on human health. National Library of Medicine. V, Lobo, A Patil, A Phatak, N Chandra. July 2010.