Certain foods can promote clear skin, as well as counteract the negative effects aging has on the body. Have you ever heard of saying “You are what you eat”? Everything we ingest gets absorbed into our body and so do the products we expose our skin to. Which is why it’s essential to chose high quality natural and organic skincare products.
Some foods can cause acne breakouts and on the other hand, there are plenty of foods which are beneficial for our skin. For best results it’s recommended to incorporate in your diet healthy foods which are rich in protein, minerals, and essential fats for glowing skin and keep you feeling great.
Wondering what healthy foods are best for clear skin?
Here are 5 foods that you should add to your diet for clear and healthy skin:
Green tea is known to have anti-oxidant properties that fight against inflammation, clears out toxins from your body and improves your digestive process. It not only helps with weight loss but also deals with skin aging problems and helps keep your skin youthful.
Aside from drinking green tea, you can also use tea bags on your eyes for 15 minutes to soothe them and reduce puffiness or dark circles. Use it regularly for results.
It’s rich in Vitamin A, C, and E that neutralizes the effects of oxidative stress, protecting skin cells from external damage and cleansing your skin. Pumpkin seeds are also effective in preventing inflammation, keeping your skin healthy for longer.
You can either eat pumpkin or apply it on your skin by blending 2 cups of pumpkin, 2 tablespoons of yogurt, 2 tablespoons honey and 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice. Apply it on your face and leave it to dry for 10 minutes to hydrate and soften your skin. Rinse and follow with O1-O5.
Pomegranate is rich in Vitamin C and other antioxidants that can fight skin-inflammation and clear out acne breakouts.
It is also beneficial for your skin since vitamin C helps clear out pimples. Simply, crush it to extract juice and apply it on your face. Rinse and follow with O1-O5.
Consuming olive oil is just as good as applying it on your skin. It contains anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties that can make your skin appear softer and smoother. When natural oil is produced excessively on your skin, it can lead to breakouts, but olive oil helps dissolve the skin’s natural oil and provides the nutrients your skin needs. In return making your skin clear and radiant.
Strawberries are another rich source of Vitamin C that can prevent a decrease in collagen levels which is responsible for skin-elasticity and reduces wrinkles.
The acidic property of strawberries removes the excess oil produced by the skin, leaving your skin soft and nourished.
Strawberry juice can benefit your skin by reducing the dark spots and acne marks. Experiment apply the juice on the affected areas. Rinse and follow with O1-O5.
Improving your diet can help promote healthy skin, have less breakouts and get that glowing complexion. Together with a good skincare routine you are set up for success!
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