Excerpts from a great article on the subject from our friends at Happi:
Açai berries are said to prevent premature aging and wrinkles. Turmeric has anti-inflammatory benefits due to a high concentration of the antioxidant curcumin. Mushrooms are utilized in various formulations to help heal wounds.
Increasingly, the beauty industry is acknowledging the benefits of “inside out” nutritional products. In Hollywood, celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, Kourtney Kardashian and Jennifer Aniston are said to be proponents of skin supplementation.
In 2014, the total beauty from within category (nutricosmetics) totaled $325.9 million in sales, according to recent data from Euromonitor. Beauty from within beverages accounted for $270 million in sales, while beauty from within packaged foods brought in $55.9 million in sales.
Foti noted that DHA is one of the most sought after nutrients promising glowing beauty, among other health benefits. It is found in fatty fish oil such as salmon and mackerel, and is said to improve acne and eczema. Primrose oil, which is extracted from the seeds of an African native wild flower, has also been found to enhance skin health, she told Happi.
Read more here: http://www.happi.com/issues/2015-05-01/view_features/interior-design