Is Vitamin D Good For Your Skin?

November 16, 2020

Is Vitamin D Good For Your Skin?

It’s that time of year where the nights get longer and the amount of time we spend outdoors gets shorter. This year has been particularly difficult because of the current limits caused by the pandemic. We are all spending less time under the sun which could mean lower levels of Vitamin D and its benefits.

What is Vitamin D?

Vitamin D is known as the sunshine vitamin and is produced by our body from sunlight exposure. Vitamin D has been known to support our immune system, improve our mood, and most of all it strengthens our bones. Aside from direct sunlight, most people receive the nutrient through oral consumption of food or supplements. Vitamin D can also be applied externally with the help of serums, creams, oils and more.

How Does Vitamin D Affect Different Skin Types?

All skin types can benefit from Vitamin D because it plays such a critical role in skin protection and rejuvenation. Vitamin D works to prevent the build up of dead cells on the skin and calms inflammation with its antioxidant and anti-aging properties. Vitamin D can help treat skin conditions such as dry, itchy skin, psoriasis or eczema.

What is Vitamin D Deficiency?

Studies have found that higher levels of melanin inhibits the production of Vitamin D making people of darker skin tones more susceptible to a Vitamin D deficiency. The same risks holds for those over the age of 65. The best way to know if you have a Vitamin D deficiency is to speak directly with your doctor, but some of the symptoms may include a poor immune system, muscle pains, fatigue, or depression. 

What Vitamin D Products Are Good For My Skin?

If you are looking for ways to incorporate Vitamin D into your skin care routine, we suggest trying our Even Tone Enhancer Serum. It’s like sunshine in a bottle. As your skin absorbs the serum, the Vitamin D combined with the other ingredients work together to reduce inflammation, improve uneven skin tone, promote collagen production, and targets brown spots.

 

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