Skincare Hacks: Your Guide to Healthy, Glowing Summer Skin

Skincare Hacks: Your Guide to Healthy, Glowing Summer Skin

We're all on a quest for healthy, radiant skin, and the good news is, achieving it goes beyond just a miracle cream. It's about taking a holistic approach and nourishing your skin from both the inside and out.

Our in-house Nutritionist Emma shares her top skincare tips:

Sun Protection: Always Essential!

Applying sunscreen

While soaking up the sun might feel good, it's actually the culprit behind up to 90% of visible skin ageing, thanks to ultraviolet (UV) rays [1]. Here's your defense plan:

☀️Sunscreen Every Day: Make broad-spectrum SPF 30 or higher sunscreen your daily companion, even on cloudy days. Reapply every two hours, and more frequently if you sweat or swim.

☀️Sun-Smart Clothing: Shield your skin with lightweight, long-sleeved shirts, pants, and wide-brimmed hats.

☀️Seek Shade: Escape the sun's peak intensity (10 am to 4 pm) under an umbrella or indoors.
Nourishing skin with smoothie bowl

Nourishing Your Skin for a Healthy Glow

When it comes to your skin, you really are what you eat! Here's how to nourish your skin from within:

💧Hydration is Key:

Aim for eight glasses of water daily to keep your skin plump and prevent dehydration. Keeping a water bottle handy at all times with help you sip throughout the day.
Hydration is key

🍓Antioxidant Power:

Fruits and vegetables like berries, leafy greens, and tomatoes are packed with antioxidants such as Vitamin C and Vitamin E. These antioxidants help to protect your cells from oxidative stress and free radical damage that can be caused by UV exposure.Berries rich in antioxidants

🌟Nourish Your Collagen:

Collagen is a structural protein found within skin, vital for your skin's strength, hydration and elasticity. As we age, our bodies naturally produce less collagen, so it's important to support your collagen by:
  • Eating plenty of protein: beef, chicken, fish, eggs, dairy products, and beans are all great sources
  • Or taking a collagen supplement such as Beauty + Collagen, particularly if you struggle to eat enough protein. Beauty + Collagen contains the plant-based collagen complex Vollagen®, along with 100% of your recommended daily intake of Vitamin C, which is required for collagen production. It also contains Vitamin A and Biotin, both vital nutrients for healthy skin. Simply add the powder to your water or smoothie: check out our Glowy Skin Smoothie Bowl recipe here.

Wassen Beauty + Collagen vegan collagen supplement powder

🐟Healthy Fats = Your Friends:

Incorporate healthy Omega 3 and Omega 6 fats, found in fatty fish, avocados, and seeds, into your diet. These help maintain supple, hydrated skin. 
Avocado and smoked salmon on toast - packed with omega fatty acids

🚫Limit Processed Foods:

Sugar and refined carbohydrates can be detrimental to your skin. Opt for whole grains and complex carbohydrates instead!

By following these tips and embracing a healthy lifestyle, you can promote healthy, radiant skin and prevent premature skin ageing. Say hello to that glow!



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