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TRACE ELEMENT ZINC: HOW TO PROTECT YOUR SKIN?

Zinc is a trace element that plays an important role in the protection of our body, particularly by intervening in various metabolisms as an anti-inflammatory

It participates in more than 200 chemical reactions in the body such as :

- Healing

- The growth

- DNA repair 

It is considered an essential trace element for the proper development and strengthening of our body: anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory necessary. 

The deficiencies in Zinc are known, among the list we can meet: 

- Immune disorders

- Hair loss

- Skin lesions

It is strongly recommended to be able to provide an additional source of Zinc to avoid any deficiency, by choosing a suitable diet, and by using care products rich in this trace element

ZINC: WHICH FOODS TO ADOPT? 

Zinc is found in both plant and animal products. But where it is found most and best assimilated is in animal products, such as seafood, offal, meat and cheese. 

A good varied diet with regular but not intensive meat consumption allows for good growth.

Seafood contains a high content of zinc, which gives it good anti-oxidant properties and ensures the proper functioning of the body and the skin.

 

ZINC: ITS USE IN COSMETICS

As we have seen above, Zinc is an essential trace element for our skin. And in particular in cosmetics, where it becomes an active with a protective role with its antibacterial and protective properties. 

Zinc takes care :

- Irritated skin

- Fragile skin

It is an indispensable ingredient in the fight against bacteria and inflammation. It is therefore found in many cosmetic products. Zinc is a precious asset for sensitive skin in particular and is often used in cases of skin problems. 

 

ZINC: WHICH PRODUCT TO CHOOSE TO FILL THE DEFICIENCY?

Gemology offers you a product that allows you to : 

- Soothing

- Repair

- Protect your skin. 

The Smithsonite Concentrate, containing the Smithsonite stone, is rich in Zinc. It is ideal for all types of sensitive and reactive skin. To make it even more effective as a soother and protector, we have coupled Zinc with Calcium from Mother of Pearl, which stimulates cell renewal for the skin barrier.

Whatever the source of Zinc, it is essential for the functioning of our body, at the metabolic level but also as a protection as in the phenomenon of healing. 

The best thing to do is to adopt good dietary and cosmetic habits in order to have a sufficient intake of zinc.

Learn more about our Smithsonite Concentrate in the article "Calcium: ideal to preserve the body".