Essential Fatty Acids are the basic building blocks of body fats and cellular membrane. It keeps our skin from sagging and increases the skin’s water retaining capacity.
Essential Fatty Acids are also known as Fatty Omegas and Omegas 3, 6 & 9. You can call these good fats anything you like, as long as they are either part of your diet or in your beauty cauldron, because your body does not produce this naturally.
You could include a healthy serving of spinach, kale, flaxseed oil, avocados, pumpkin seeds and walnuts etc everyday if you aren’t already and also ensure that your products have ingredients like evening primrose oil, grapeseed oil and other equally great plant oils and seed oils.
So what does getting enough of fatty acids do for you skin?
- Smooth skin’s surface.
- Increases hydration
- Makes the skin supple
- Protects from early signs of ageing and sun spots
- Helps clear out acne