Glow From Within

Summer is here, and as many of us know, one of the best summer accessories is healthy glowing skin. It is not about just what you put on your skin. To truly “glow up,” you have to do so from the inside out. Here are five simple tips on achieving healthier, summer skin!

Pitcher of lemon water
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TIP 1: Hydrate! 

Hydration is key to giving the skin that plump, dewy look. And it does not have to be just plain water. Think summer fruits, vegetables and water infusions. For example, watermelon is about 90 percent water, contains substances like lycopene that can help protect skin against the damaging UV rays of the sun and vitamin C that helps the body make collagen. One small study saw smoother skin with a higher intake of lycopene. Also, consider water infusion with your favorite flavors such as cucumbers and lemons.

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About The Author


Eudene Harry, MD is the Medical Director for Oasis Wellness and Rejuvenation Center, a wellness practice devoted to integrative holistic care. She is board certified in both Emergency Medicine and Holistic Integrative Medicine with over 20 years of experience. Dr. Harry is the author of three books designed to empower the individual to get started on their path to optimal health. She has published extensively on the topics of reducing stress, healthy lifestyle choices, slowing down the progression of chronic diseases and regaining youthfulness. Dr. Harry has been featured and is a regular contributor to Forbes, Elite Daily, Bustle, Woman’s Day and Thrive Global and continues to be featured on television nationwide on HLN, Fox, ABC, and NBC.