The easiest way to get beautiful hair, skin, & nails is through your diet. Yes, products can work wonders, but it’s so much easier if you’re helping your body through what you eat. I talk about this in Eating for Your Skin and More. The better your diet, the better your hair, skin, and nails will look. It’s really that simple!


We all spend a small fortune on products designed to topically improve our skin and hair—but did you know that one of the most important sources of beautiful, radiant looks is simply the foods you choose to eat?

It’s well known that certain foods can be problematic for your figure, but they can also cause negative conditions such as skin inflammation or acne—and even contribute to hormone imbalances that can lead to premature aging and wrinkles.

However, dermatologists and researchers are learning more and more about the positive effects of diet, including smoothing out your complexion, creating stronger hair and nails, and creating a vibrant and more youthful look.

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Inside Out: Creating Beautiful Skin, Hair, and Nails Through Diet Created By: Ogle School

Foods to Avoid

First on many lists of foods to avoid is sugar. Yes, we all love an occasional sweet, but that’s exactly what sugar should be—an occasional treat. An overabundance of sugar in the diet can damage skin’s collagen and elastin, resulting in wrinkles and sagging.

Salt is another common culprit. It can aggravate acne and cause body tissues to swell.

Dairy is largely considered problematic as it can cause clogged pores and acne. It also has a considerable sugar content, and can contain hormones, all of which have a negative effect on skin.

White bread and other high-glycemic foods such as pasta convert to sugar very quickly and can cause acne as well. (However, whole grains are okay and can even be anti-inflammatory.)

And, you probably already knew this, but alcohol is a no-no as well. It’s extremely dehydrating and in some individuals can cause rosacea. Read More…

Click here to read the full list of foods to avoid and foods to eat to get beautiful hair, skin, and nails!

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