By Liz Thompson, Feelgood Style
We are thinking about our skin now more than ever, with sleeveless tops, shorts and (shudder) bathing suits on the horizon. There are many things you can do to get the bod summer-ready. Starting with, of course, a healthier diet and picking up where we left that exercise program last fall. As for the skin, a little self tanner goes a long way, evening out skin tone and giving you a nice glow.
To have truly healthy skin from the inside out you absolutely have to think about what you are feeding it. Be sure you are using skin care and cosmetic products that are safe (free from harmful ingredients) and right for your skin type. But donít stop there, your diet definitely shows up in your complexion.
Top 5 Foods for Healthy Skin
Essential fatty acids, found in oily fish, nuts and seeds, help to keep skin soft and supple and some studies show that they may help lessen the severity of skin conditions like rosacea and eczema. Essential fatty acids are also said to reduce inflammation and protect DNA from damage.