we’re firm believers that nutrition meets beauty, and taking the right supplements can help clear your skin from the inside out and make you glow from within. we’ve spent time trying several different concoctions to create the perfect recipe for our skin. it’s important to know what your diet is lacking and what you’re deficient in to help determine which supplements are best suited for you. we’re sharing the ones that have personally transformed our skin (in such a way that we need them to function properly) and are also shown to be beneficial for all skin types

*please be patient with your supplements and finish the bottle on a consistent basis before you judge the results*

the top beauty nutrients we recommend for the best version of your skin… 

collagen

we’ve witnessed a major change in ourselves and our clients who have committed to taking collagen on a daily basis. as you age, your collagen production slows down (stopping altogether in your 40’s), leading to wrinkles, sagging skin, bone loss, etc. it’s basically the glue that holds your body together and the key to maintaining youthful skin. if you’re over 25, it’s critical you incorporate this supplement into your diet

*take first thing in the morning on an empty stomach*

zinc

when too much sebum/oil is produced in the hair follicle, it can become clogged with bacteria, debris & dead skin cells, leading to inflammation of the skin-AKA blemishes. zinc helps control inflammation as well as reduce the effect of bacteria on the skin, making it the go-to vitamin for preventing breakouts. it’s also a DHT blocker, meaning it reduces the effect hormones have on the skin, which helps keep oil production at a happy-medium

*take zinc supplement 2 hours after the first meal of the day*

chlorella

a freshwater algae plant that is loaded with powerful vitamins and minerals. due to its high concentration of chlorophyll, chlorella is one of the most potent detoxifiers found in nature. it works to rid your body heavy metals and toxins, which translates to brighter skin. it also boosts your immune system and is rich in antioxidants

*take first thing in the morning on an empty stomach*

daily cleanse by HUM

the heavy hitters in this particular supplement are: spirulina (also a freshwater algae) + chlorella + zinc (mentioned above). this supplement combines the best of both worlds. it works to detoxify as well as control inflammation & oil production, making it an absolute must for anyone suffering from acne or rosacea. you may experience a purge in the beginning (although this wasn’t the case for us), but once you get past that stage, you’ll be on your way to a clearer complexion. it also helps speed up healing time if a blemish or cyst pops up

*take first thing in the morning on an empty stomach*

probiotics

when you fix your gut, your skin issues follow suit. whatever’s happening on the surface is a direct reflection of your gut health. probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts- the good kind. the idea of probiotics is to balance the good and bad bacteria. they also work wonders when it comes to the digestive system. when food is not being digested properly, your system becomes backed up with toxins from the rotting food setting up shop in the intestinal walls. when this happens, it prevents healthy nutrient absorption and waste elimination. eczema, acne, and rashes are all signs of a possible intestinal problem

*consume right before or shortly after a meal*