10 Foods To Cure Dry Skin

We are all about beauty from the inside out here at The New Potato, and that goes for consuming the right foods for our skin. We checked in with Dr. Harold Lancer – the Beverly Hills dermatology guru who believes less is more when it comes to skincare.

With dry skin being all that anyone can talk about on these wintery days, we thought we’d start there. He explained how to get rid of dry skin, highlighting that what we consume is just as important to the issue as what we apply topically. Read below to find out what foods should be on your grocery list to make your skin all the moister…

By Dr. Harold Lancer

Dry Skin needs to be nourished with inner hydration. Foods rich in omega fatty acids are important to add in to your diet, in addition to drinking plenty of filtered water – a minimum of 64 ounces per day.  These are your two best tools to help skin build up and retain moisture in the long-term.

Eat

Salmon

Trout

Halibut

Sardines

Eggs

Avocados

Almonds

Cashews

Olive Oil

Coconut Oil

Dry Skin Meal Plan Example

Breakfast: Egg over medium (cooked in Olive Oil), half an avocado with black pepper

Lunch: Chopped salad with avocado, almonds, cucumbers, and grilled chicken, dressed with olive oil, balsamic vinegar and lemon juice

Dinner: Grilled Salmon with mashed sweet potato and sautéed Swiss chard

Read Dr. Lancer’s full guide to eating for your skin type or check out ten foods that make your skin glow.