A BEAUTY fan has shared her secret to getting youthful looking skin even with a poor diet.
The 42-year-old says she is often mistaken for someone in their 20s.
She has said: “So I'm 42, and for some reason, people have it in their head that I'm in my 20s, and I'm like, why would they think that?”
Natalie Bright shared one of her secrets in a TikTok video online.
The beauty fan revealed even though she hadn’t been eating well she was remembering to take her Vitamin C.
She said: "No, I've been eating terribly but I have been megadosing on vitamin C. I think that's what's making a difference."
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The beauty fan said even her own mother mistook her skin for makeup.
She explained: "My mum the other day she was like are you wearing makeup and I was like a no just my skin.”
Natalie revealed she takes Vitamin C orally, which is four times the maximum recommended dose.
She said: “I take about 4,000 MG a day and I've been doing it for like the last three months.”
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Natalie claimed if you have certain health issues you should be taking even more vitamin C.
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She said: “So if you're sick, if you're a smoker you're stressed your body needs more vitamin C.”
The NHS recommends you consume at least 40 mg of Vitamin C a day, but you should be able to get this from a regular healthy diet.
Vitamin C can be found in foods like citrus fruit, such as oranges and orange juice.
Peppers, strawberries, blackcurrants, broccoli, brussels sprouts, potatoes.
You can also purchase Vitamin C supplements from as little as £6 from health and beauty stores like Boots and Superdrug.
The NHS does not recommend you take more than 1000mg of Vitamin C a day as it can cause "stomach pain, diarrhoea, flatulence".
It is best to speak to your doctor about their recommendations on the right dosage for you.
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