Vitamin B

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Scientific Name: {Folic acid}
Common Name: {Vitamin B}

Vitamin B is a powerful antioxidant. It is necessary for healthy skin and bodies. It is a vital nutrient that skin cells need to stay strong, healthy and resilient. When a person is lacking Vitamin B, their energy levels tend to be low and easily develop skin conditions. There are many different kinds of Vitamin B, each with their specific function, and none of which are produced by the body naturally. This means that to reap the benefits of this ingredient, you must apply it directly to the skin or eat a diet that is nutrient-dense. B1, B3, B4, B5, B6, B9, and B12 are the most common.

Foods Rich in B Vitamins

B1 or Thiamin supports nerve function, metabolize fats and proteins
Acorn
Ham
Spinach
Soy Milk
Sunflower Seeds
Tomatoes
Watermelon

B3 or Niacin, best used for calming redness in the face.
Fish
Mushrooms
Peanuts
Potato
Poultry
Tomatoes

B4 or Choline, known for brain function.
Fresh Fruits
Grains
Vegetables 
Honey

B5 or Pantothenic Acid, for healthy skin and hair.
Avocado
Mushrooms 
Sunflower Seeds
Sweet Potato
Tuna

B6 or Pyridoxine, brain health, and antibody protection.
Avocado
Banana
Spinach
Sunflower Seeds
Tuna

B9 or Folate, best known for healthy brain development.
Avocado
Beans
Bread
Broccoli
Green Peas
Liver
Spinach
Wheat Germ

B12 or Cobalamin helps our body fuel and energy.
Clams
Eggs
Liver
Meat

As an antioxidant, vitamin B helps to block the harm that free radicals are known to do to the skin. Not only do free radicals wreak havoc the underlying layers of skin, but they also cause serious harm to the upper levels of skin, intensifying the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Below the surface of the skin is often responsible for the sallow and sunken look of skin, especially as we mature, as these free radicals break down the support structures that keep skin looking full and healthy.

On the surface of the skin, free radicals can cause our complexion to look dull and gray. Using an application of Vitamin B helps not only to fight the appearance of wrinkles. To protect your complexion from further harm, antioxidants neutralize free radicals and get rid of them.

A lack of vitamin B can cause dull, dry, and irritated skin, as it is the main ingredient necessary to keep skin looking young, moisturized, and healthy. This vitamin is the best for women who have chronic skin problems. Conditions including rosacea and acne, as it helps to soothe irritation and make sure that the proper nutrients are available for your complexion to restore itself.

Vitamin B works to keep skin clear by helping the skin retain its moisture. This means that less oil is created and less oil is excreted through the pores. Acne is most often caused when oil in the pores becomes trapped there, either by an overlay of skin or by bacteria in the pore. This is what causes the infection and the pimple. With less oil in the pores, there is less of a chance that bacteria will block off the oil before you can scrub the oil away.

This vitamin is perfect for any woman who would like to improve the appearance of their complexion. Unlike other ingredients, it doesn't irritate, as it is one of the essential molecules for skin health.

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