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Perifollicular Hyperkeratosis

Little bumps on the skin are often a sign of an essential fatty acid deficiency or imbalance. Certain essential fats are converted by skin cells into hormones, which moisten the skin from the inside out and enhance the smoothness and softness of skin. Many individuals notice moister, softer and smoother skin and reversal of little bumpy lesions (perifollicular hyperkeratosis) by supplementing their diet with a combination of borage seed oil, flaxseed oil and a high-yield fish oil. Taking essential fatty acids with a high potency multiple vitamin is desirable, as many vitamins and minerals are required to help convert essential fats into hormones within the skin.

Supplement Considerations

Essential Fatty Acids

An essential fatty acid should contain the perfect combination of essential fatty acids to enable the body to synthesize Prostaglandin Series 1 and Series 3, which make the skin cells soft, smooth and moist.


High Potency Multiple Vitamin and Mineral

A high potency multiple vitamin & mineral should provide key nutrients to facilitate the conversion of essential fatty acids into Prostaglandin Series 1 and Series 3, which make the skin soft, smooth and moist.

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