lutein-dietary-supplement.jpg A new research suggests that ‘Lutein’ dietary supplement, previously known for promoting eye health is now found to be beneficial to skin health. Lutein enhances the skin’s natural anti-oxidant defenses against long-term damaging effects of sun and artificial light exposure. It improves skin hydration and reduces premature aging. Lutein absorbs the harmful blue light which cannot be blocked by sunscreens and also combats the damaging effects of many types of environmental exposures. Studies indicate that after a few weeks of a consistent lutein regimen, the skin is noticeably more hydrated – And it can give your skin a youthful look. Daily lutein intake of 6 mg to 10 mg is beneficial.