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Skin, Hair & Nail Health

The Essential Fatty Acids omega 3 and 6, are two of the most lacking nutrients in our modern diets. They are vital to the cells that make up our skin, hair and nails. Without them our skin can feel dry, our hair lacklustre and our nails brittle.

Introducing Udo’s Oil into your diet can make your skin, hair and nails look healthy and beautiful.Udo’s oil ingredients will treat your skin with an unrivalled amount of active lignans, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory elements

Beauty begins from the inside out and Udo’s Oil delivers all the ‘good’ fats we need in the ideal ratio of 2:1:1 to optimise health, beauty and fitness whilst getting omega benefits.

Good Fats for Hair

Regular blow-drying, curling, straightening, crimping, backcombing and colouring can take their toll on the look and feel of our hair. What we eat, together with our lifestyle, shines through our hair or not. Diet plays a huge part in the health and vitality of our hair which is where Essential Fatty Acids come in.

Essential Fatty Acids, omega 3 and 6, are generally lacking in our modern western diets but are essential because the body cannot produce them itself.  Getting enough of these in the right ratio is important for the proper functioning of the cells in our hair and on our scalp. When we get these omega oils they allow the cells to retain moisture, protecting the hair from drying out which is so important for that natural shiny finish.

Essential Fatty Acids are also associated with encouraging normal hair growth as they help the cells within the follicles work at their best.


Dandruff can also be a thing of the past.  As dandruff is simply dry skin flaking off, Essential Fatty Acids that help skin retain moisture, help reduce the incidence of dandruff. So having an optimum intake of Essential Fatty Acids omega 3 and 6 in your diet can lead to shiny, lustrous, healthy looking hair and a dandruff free, moisturised scalp.

Good Fats for Skin

The skin is made up of three layers:

1. Epidermis
The top layer where skin cells and pigment are made. It acts as a protection barrier.

2. Dermis:
The middle layer that contains the supportive collagen and the elastin that makes the skin snap back into place.

3. Subcutis:
The cushiony bottom layer that consists largely of fat cells, along with some blood vessels and nerve and muscle fibres.

Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) are absolutely essential for proper cellular health because they are the building blocks of all cell membranes, including the cells of our skin, hair, and nails. A cell membrane surrounds and protects every cell in the human body allowing nutrients in, and waste out.

EFAs help keep cells healthy and their membranes functioning.  Because it is the cell membrane that also holds water in, the stronger that barrier is the better your cells can hold moisture. And that means plumper, younger looking skin. Yes please! If you’re not getting enough EFAs in your diet, your skin may be dry, inflamed and prone to whiteheads and blackheads.

Skin cells require a steady and balanced supply of EFAs to retain their youthful quality. If you want your skin and hair cells to absorb all of those expensive moisturizers and conditioning treatments you so carefully apply, consider EFA supplementation to be an inexpensive and essential addition to your daily beauty regime. Good fats such as Omega 3 and 6 provide the foundation for long term skin plus heart and joint health too.

Good Fats for Nails

Nail strength and growth are also encouraged by an adequate amount of Essential Fatty Acids omega 3 and 6.  A lack of these nutrients can show up in brittle nails and many hair stylists find the constant exposure to water and hair products can weaken their nails.  When they increase their intake of essential fats they often find that their nails recover and strengthen.


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