Skin Supplements Support Beauty From The Inside Out

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Image of woman looking at her face reflected in the mirror, Cooper Complete skin supplements for beautiful skinSkin is the body’s largest organ and it, along with the eyes, is constantly assaulted by household and outdoor pollutants and sunlight. Almost non-stop exposure to one or several of these elements creates cell-damaging free radicals. To fend off that relentless assault, skin supplements are recommended in addition to sunscreens and lotions are needed, say board-certified dermatologists at Cooper Clinic.

While Cooper Complete Dermatologic Health is formulated to provide benefits to skin, hair, and nails, this is how the ingredients benefit skin health.

Physician Recommended Skin Supplements

Lutein Benefits

Perhaps better known as an eye supplement ingredient, lutein tops our list of favorite skin supplements. Just as it does in our eyes, lutein filters high-energy, blue light that can damage skin cells and protects the skin by attacking free radicals. Lutein is an antioxidant found in spinach, kale, collard greens and other vegetables.

Results of a 2007 study published in the Skin Pharmacology and Physiology journal showed that 10 milligrams of lutein improved skin hydration and elasticity and enhanced the skin’s photo-protective activity. Data indicate that lutein inhibits skin reactions to ultraviolet light and prevents UVB-induced skin cancer. Cooper Complete Dermatologic Health contains 10 milligrams of FloraGLO® lutein, the most bioavailable form of lutein.

Vitamin A

Vitamin A, in the form of natural beta carotene with mixed carotenoids, and zinc are included to improve complexion. Both nutrients counter facial oil as well as acne and its lesions.


Copper, essential to enzyme reactions, is part of the supplement’s formula to increase elastin production and reduce the appearance of stretch marks, lax skin and wrinkles. Copper combats psoriasis and other skin conditions. Biotin, a member of the B Complex and essential to skin, hair and nail rejuvenation, is also in the formula.

Vitamins C and E

Vitamins C and E are included as potent anti-oxidants, countering the effects of sun exposure by scavenging for free radicals. Studies have shown that when Vitamins A and E are taken together, the risks of basal cell carcinoma, a common, sun-induced skin cancer, are reduced. Selenium is included to protect skin from sun damage and lower the risk of skin cancer.

Polypodium Leucotomas

An antioxidant called polypodium leucotomas, derived from a tropical plant in South and Central America, is included in the supplement, too, to protect against ultraviolet radiation from the sun. Polypodium leucotomas is often marketed as heilocare. Native Americans used the plant’s extract to treat inflammatory disorders and skin diseases. Polypodium leucotomas is beneficial for dermatitis and psoriasis, and it lowers the risk of skin cancer.

Article by Jill Turner, President of Cooper Healthy Living.

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