This vitamin is necessary for healthy skin. A serious lack or excess intake can cause dry, rough skin, among other problems and skin wrinkling and mottled pigmentation caused by chronic sun exposure.
From Super Salve.com
Facial Fondue For Two
1/2 cup plain, thick yogurt
1/4 cup oatmeal (blended to a powder)
1 large carrot (cooked and mashed)
3 tablespoons honey
1 ripe avocado
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 egg yolk
Mix ingredients together in large bowl. Spread over the face and neck. Relax for 20 minutes. Rinse thoroughly with warm water, then with cold. Here are the benefits:
Yogurt—feeds the skin with protein and calcium;
Carrot—high in beta carotene;
Oatmeal—an extractive and nourishing;
Honey—a moisturizer, anitbacterial, and softener;
Avocado—rich in Vitamin E;
Olive Oil—adds emollient qualities;
and Egg Yolk—high in sulfur and Vitamin A.
In food, vitamin A is found in dark leafy greens, and pretty colors such as apricot, carrots, and canteloupe.