That perfect tan is a goal pursued by many during the summer months. Preparing the skin for the rays however is no easy task. Swide has picked the five best supplements to protect the skin and help it to achieve that healthy golden hue.
You’ve scrubbed, buffed and selected the perfect lotion for your needs and skin type, but that may not be enough. Whether your concerned about the health of your skin, or the colour, supplements help nourish the skin from within and can aid in both protecting it and turning it that golden brown we all covet. Swide has selected your favourite supplements to aid your tanning this summer.
The Lierac Bronzage Capsules help to protect the skin and prologue your tan after sun exposure. The supplement contains natural oils, such as olive oil and borage oil which help hydrate the skin from within. They also contain soy extract and tomato oleoresin rich in antioxidants. Take the pills every morning two weeks before sun exposure, during and after to prolongue your tan and help heel the skin.
Innéov Solare Intensif also acts as a skin protector from the inside and the perfect tan’s little helper. The supplement contains Emblica officinalis, the Indian gooseberry, or aamla as well as Vitamin E for the skin and Carotenoids to aid melanin production. For best results take one pill with your main meal a month before sun exposure, during and after.
Murad is an American skincare company founded by Howard Murad. The ranger are vast, from excellent acne treatments to slimming creams, the skin has no secrets for doctor Murad. For a complete skincare regime, Murad now produces supplements, including the Pomphenol Sunguard which contains 100% pomegranate extract, with its powerful antioxidants that help protect against free radicals and Ellagic Acid, a polyphenol which provides powerful antioxidant protection. The pills can be taken all year round, or just before sun exposure, during and after.
For a completely natural supplement, opt for Himanthia Elongata, a spaghetti like algae which is found on the sea shore. These algae contain a natural enzyme which helps boost the production of melanin so reducing the damaging effects of the sun. The increased melanin production allows you tot an quicker and therefore speeds up the process of the natural barrier the skin creates against the harmful effects of the sun.
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The Proto-col Boost pills also work to increase melanin production as to aid the tanning process while protecting the skin form the inside. Proto-col boost is based on the powerful effects of vitamins on the skin. Vitamin B, C, D, E, plus zinc, copper PABA, and folic acid are the main ingredients of the supplement. Take two pills two days before sun exposure, during and two days after sun exposure.
Written by: Valentina Zannoni