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There is no magic pill when it comes to acne or better skin, but zinc is a first line treatment when it comes with skin conditions like hormonal acne, breakouts and oily skin. Let's take a look at what zinc does.. Zinc is an essential mineral that is needed for numerous healthy bodily functions, like supporting the immune system, healing wounds, and assisting in DNA/protein synthesis and growth. Zinc is not stored for long periods of time in the body, so daily consumption is important for overall maintained health. Our top layer of our skin contains more zinc than any layer underneath, which is...
As a Clinical Nutritionist, I educate my patients on the importance of reading labels—not just food labels, but skincare-product labels as well. And here’s why: