“Like your stomach is not just a tube, your skin is not just a covering. Just because your skin is literally placed superficially, doesn’t mean you can treat it superficially,” says mbg director of scientific affairs Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., R.D. In this episode of Clean Beauty School, she chats with mbg beauty director Alexandra Engler all about the vast world of beauty supplements, common myths, how dietary choices help the complexion, and why her own health journey makes her grateful for her skin.*
-Listen to Ferira on the mindbodygreen podcast & learn more about her beauty supplement pet peeves.
-Check out mindbodygreen’s collagen beauty & gut collagen+ and cellular beauty+.
-Astaxanthin dosage study.
-How vitamin C & E work together for collagen synthesis and cross-linking.
-Learn about CoQ10 and autophagy.
-Data on astaxanthin in fish.
-Learn about skin barrier function.
-Myth busting about collagen supplementation.
-Ingredients we discussed: Collagen peptides, vitamin C, vitamin E, biotin, turmeric, broccoli seed extract, L-glutamine, hyaluronic acid, astaxanthin, pomegranate whole fruit extract, ubiquinol coenzyme Q10, and phytoceramides.
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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.