Our beloved Complexion Perfection is the easiest way to obtain your fatty acids. Top up this intake with these 5 fatty acid foods.
It’s no secret that Essential fatty acids are just that - essential! Not just for good health, but especially important for a vibrant and youthful glow. Here are our top 5 beauty boosting food choices that contain the omega fatty acids your skin craves.
Oily, saltwater fish such as salmon, mackerel, sardines and anchovies offer a large dose of DHA, a type of Omega 3 which is vital for a number of healthy bodily functions including keeping the skin plump and hydrated to stave off signs of ageing.
If you’re vegan or just not that into seafood, you can still get essential fatty acids from plant sources such as flaxseeds or chia seeds. These are a great addition to salads, cereals and smoothies and their high omega 3 and 6 content help to regulate oil production - great news if your skin is too dry or you suffer breakouts due to skin being too oily.
Hemp seeds and hemp oil pack a huge punch of GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid, a type of omega 6) which has outstanding anti-inflammatory properties and can help ease dry and itchy skin conditions.
Breakfast, lunch or dinner, we just love avo with everything! Full of minerals and vitamins for healthy hair, skin and nails, avocados also contain a huge dose of omega 3 fatty acids which recent research has shown can improve skin reddening, itching and scaling.
Olives and olive oil are bursting with antioxidants. They are high in Iron, Vitamin E and calcium, plus have a high water content which of course is great news for keeping hydrated. They are one of the richest sources of oleic acid, an omega 9 component which works with omegas 3 and 6 to keep cells healthy and hydrated and to control inflammation processes.