You probably think about how nutrition affects your internal health and your weight, but eating the right foods can also improve the quality of your skin. “You can look at food as the raw materials for a factory,” says Ian Koo, a naturopathic doctor based in Mississauga, Ont. “The better the quality of the raw materials we have to start with, the greater the chance that we’ll end up with a good durable product.” Here are what to add
High summer temperatures make it essential to replenish lost fluids
Depending on where you’re living, you may well be wondering if we are actually going to have a summer this year. Wherever you are, though, the chances are that the sun will suddenly appear and take you by surprise. And if you aren’t prepared for it, your skin will suffer.
The skin is largely composed of water and has its own natural mechanisms to maintain correct hydration levels and protect against external elements.
The hydro-lipid layer – a protective film consisting of water and lipids (natural oils and fats) – slows the evaporation