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I’ve noticed my acne always clears up when it’s sunny and when it’s summer I basically just have clear skin. But I don’t want to be constantly exposed to sunlight without SPF because of the risks. Would taking vitiman D tablets help ?
Original post by kerry.woollands
I’ve noticed my acne always clears up when it’s sunny and when it’s summer I basically just have clear skin. But I don’t want to be constantly exposed to sunlight without SPF because of the risks. Would taking vitiman D tablets help ?


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Original post by kerry.woollands
I’ve noticed my acne always clears up when it’s sunny and when it’s summer I basically just have clear skin. But I don’t want to be constantly exposed to sunlight without SPF because of the risks. Would taking vitiman D tablets help ?



What vitamins help prevent acne......
Increasing consumption of vitamin A, D, zinc, and vitamin E can help fight acne and lead to clearer skin...!!


Talk to either your GP or your local pharmacist at the chemist about it okay.
Original post by TriplexA
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why ty :biggrin:

@kerry.woollands hi!! I study dermatology so I may be able to give you some advice. One of the users about said to talk to your GP or local pharmacist which I agree is a good idea but what I would say is if you do and they try to make you take medication or use any topical creams, refuse them as GPs and pharmacists aren't properly specialised in dermatology and usually give the wrong medication so I advise staying away from any medication.

Vitamin D tablets won't do anything to help your skin in terms of acne, it'll only help if you have vitamin d deficiency. What I would suggest is instead of taking any tablets whether that be vitamin a,c, d, e etc is to get an acid-based serum which includes a vitamin as this will help rejuvenate and penetrate the top layer of the skin since you add drops to the top layer and it will absorb the serum making it more effective in the long-term than tablets or medication and it won't do any harm.

There is one serum I usually recommend when people talk about things like this and that's "the ordinary hylauronic acid 2% + B5 serum". It's £11.50 for 30ml (there's a 60ml as well) and it's very effective. The hylauronic acid doesn't hydrate skin but it helps draw moisture to the skin to give a hydrated look which will help create a barrier making it hard for acne bacteria to pass through. There are other things you could use instead, some home remedies for example aloe vera, this hugely helps skin with redness and acne and makes sure the bacteria leaves the skin so if you didn't want to invest in a product you could try using aloe vera but make sure you use the gell inside the leaf and its cold (when its cold it doesn't have any extra benefits but its more soothing when it's cold).

I hope this helps! If you need any more help OP, feel free to pm me :h:
Original post by kerry.woollands
I’ve noticed my acne always clears up when it’s sunny and when it’s summer I basically just have clear skin. But I don’t want to be constantly exposed to sunlight without SPF because of the risks. Would taking vitiman D tablets help ?


i can’t really help with why your skin clears up in the sun, but just wanna say that wearing sunscreen doesn’t stop you from taking in vitamin d. you don’t need to take take vitamin d

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