The importance of minerals in skincare has been severely overlooked, especially in comparison to the attention vitamins receive. Minerals are essentially the “spark plugs” of the body, carrying out important bodily functions through enzyme reactions. They facilitate the transfer of nutrients across cell membranes with important assistance from vitamins.
In addition, they maintain PH balance and proper nerve conduction, contract and relax muscles, provide structural support, and regulate tissue growth. As you can see, minerals are a must to maintaining a healthy functioning body, but also to maintain healthy vibrant skin.
We need a variety of minerals, and the best place to get these is through consuming a clean whole foods diet with an array of high quality foods. Having a focus on skin in my practice, many of my clients who initially come to me are deficient in minerals in general, but in particular ones that can be extremely helpful in repair and maintenance of skin.
If you’re struggling with a skin condition, such as acne, read the full article here, to find out 3 minerals that are imperative to healing your skin.