Abundant in walnuts, seafood, fatty fish and certain plant oils, omega-3 fatty acids are renowned for their powerful health benefits. But did you know that they can help to improve the health of your skin? It can be difficult to get enough essential fatty acids (EFAS), like omega-3, through your diet alone, so adding a supplement is key to achieving glowing, healthy skin. So, what are some of the benefits?
Studies have shown that omega-3 can help reduce the inflammation associated with acne, help prevent its formation and reduce the severity. Omega-3 has also been shown to improve the skin’s barrier function, sealing in moisture and protecting against irritants. A recent study found that women who consumed half a teaspoon on omega-3 rich flaxseed oil experienced a 39% increase in skin hydration after 12 weeks. High intake of omega-3s have also been linked to a lower risk of dermatitis in infants and improved psoriasis symptoms in adults.
According to research, omega-3 may also help promote hair growth and prevent hair loss. It provides essential proteins and nutrients to hair follicles to promote circulation that may trigger hair growth. A lack of omega-3 fatty acids can contribute to dry and brittle nails. By supplementing omega-3, you can lubricate and moisturise nails, giving them a shiny appearance. DMK’s EFA Ultra contains a powerful blend of plant-based essential fatty acids, seaweed extract, vitamins, minerals and amino acids that are designed to encourage healthy skin, hair and nails. EFA Ultra is formulated to help repair cell membranes and encourage optimal skin functioning making it fantastic for those who suffer from acne, inflamed or reactive skin, pigmentation and hormonal imbalance as well as fine lines, wrinkles and saggy skin.
DMK’s EFA Ultra is available in store at Skin4u Glenelg.