After years of trial and error we have learned that a consistent skincare routine will rejuvenate and promote healthy skin. We have also learned that our food choices have a significant impact on the health of our skin. This trend of pairing food and skincare has lead to the term SKINCARE WELLNESS. #BeConfidentBeaute
Here are some food items and tips you can incorporate into your overall skincare routine.
This little green gem ranks high on skin nourishment. Filled with the antioxidant Vitamin E, it facilitates skin repair and protects your skin from any damage that could be caused by free radicals. It also consists of healthy fats. Tip: adding avocado in a salad with some leafy greens on top is for perfect for a plant-based skincare diet.
A pumpkin may not turn into a carriage to take you to the ball, but it can certainly turn you into a princess. With skin-nourishing antioxidants like Vitamin A and C, Pumpkin also includes Niacin. This aids circulation, thereby serving as acne treatment. Tip: have the pumpkin in its raw form or turn to pumpkin seeds for a brighter complexion.
If you wish for a natural skin glow, lemons are the way to go. Containing Vitamin C, lemon consumption stimulates the creation of collagen, which means lightened age-spots, and more youthful looking skin. Its natural acids remove dead skin cells. Lemon also works as a charm in treating pimples. Tip: apply lemon juice to the affected area – and await the magic to happen.
This green miracle worker is great for the skin. Containing the antioxidants Vitamin A and C, consumption of Broccoli reduces pigmentation, and prevents the appearance of fine lines. It also has the carotenoid Lutein, which protects the skin from becoming dry, or developing wrinkles.
Organic Chia Seeds
Who can forget the currently trending Organic Chia seeds when considering skin wellness? Albeit tiny, these seeds contain Omega-3 fatty acids, which protect the skin from bacterial damage, preventing blemishes and healing wounds. Chia Seeds also work as a wonder for treating acne. Sprinkle them on top of your salad, if going for a plant-based routine, or add them to your morning oatmeal, for supple, beautiful-looking skin.