Vitamin for Dry Skin

Vitamins play and important role in the well-being of your body. Various types of vitamins are found in the body and the deficiency of any one of these vital vitamins in the body can lead to minor and sometimes major health problems. Most of these vitamins are found in the food you eat while some are produced in the body. Deficiency of these vitamins can be supplemented by following a well-balanced nutritional diet.

Vitamin A is essential for proper vision especially during night time and this vitamin also helps maintain a good and healthy skin. Deficiency of this can lead to poor vision and a cracked and dry skin.

Use of calendula cream is recommended to bring back the skin to normalcy. Vitamin E oil, calendula oil with comfrey and Aloe Vera also helps to overcome skin problems due to the deficiency of Vitamin A in the body. The application of the above mentioned creams or oil at bed time on your hands, fingers and feet is beneficial.

Retinyl palmitate and retinol are different forms of vitamin a which gets converted into retinoic acid in the skin. The most important ingredient found in most of the creams that are used to treat skin ailments. Retin-A, Tazorac and Renova are all prescription creams for treating skin ailments.

Retinoic acid is known to keep the pores in the skin clean and helps reduce the damage and improves the skin done to the skin due to the over exposure to direct sunlight. Deficiency of vitamin A and B leads to dull and dry skin.

It has been proved that people who are fair lack these vital vitamins and suffer from dull and dry skin. Poor diet is also a cause for this deficiency. A well balanced nutritional diet is recommended to overcome this deficiency along with oral herbal supplements.

Vitamin C and Vitamin E are also known to be useful as they not only help repair the tissue damage but also protect the skin from the UV rays of the sun as well as other pollutants that are known to cause damage to the skin and lead to skin ailments and cancer of the skin too.

Apart from this dry skin also leads makes the skin look rugged and worn out. This dry and dull skin makes your skin look old and wrinkled. The dry and dull appearance of the skin is due to the deficiency of Vitamin E. Deficiency of Vitamin E can well be taken care of by using the number of creams and lotions which has its main ingredient Vitamin E. Vitamin E helps the skin to regain its lost glow. Almonds are a rich source of vitamin E and if consumed regularly it helps the skin healthy and glowing.

Vitamin D on the other hand helps the skin retain its color and appearance and deficiency of this vitamin leads to dark, dull and listless skin. Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Vitamin E can be found in fruits and vegetables like carrots, apricots, almonds, cantaloupes. These vitamins are known to give your skin a soft, smooth and supple look.

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