It’s no secret that healthy foods give you younger fresher smoother skin. But which ones should you root for? Our nutrition and skin experts at Pestle & Mortar bring you the list of Top 5 foods for great skin!
Yes, it’s good for your mind, body and soul! The cocoa in chocolate has a hydrating effect on your skin, making it smoother, softer and perkier. And dark chocolate’s antioxidants work best for your skin’s glow. Not just eating; applying chocolate can also reduce puffiness instantly. Time for a chocolate facial, ladies!
Green Tea Party
It’s not just a health drink; it’s great for your skin too. Green tea instantly reduces puffiness and redness. Drinking it regularly cleanses your system and gives you younger looking radiant skin. To top it all, green tea drastically reduces the harmful effect of UV rays – making it your very own skin cancer fighter!
Here you go… Yogurt!
Yogurt, especially the low fat and the Greek styles can do wonders for your skin – making it supple and smooth and fighting those fine lines. Yogurt soothes your stomach and keeps your body happy, improving your complexion, skin tone and adding a glow to your face. And don’t shy away from applying it on your face – it cools and refreshes tired skin in no time!
Berry, berry, Strawberry!
Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries – all are bursting with antioxidants that protect your skin cells and give you younger looking, luminescent skin. Add them to yogurt and you have a superrrr recipe for fabulous, glowing skin!
Of Nuts and Seeds…
Walnut and flax seeds improve your skin’s elasticity with their omega 3 fatty acids. Walnut also increases collagen production and improves your complexion.
Sunflower seeds and sunflower oil are full of vitamin E – great to heal your skin and cure chapped lips and heels. Time to take your nuts seriously, we say!
And most importantly, don’t forget water -it is definitely the most important single ‘drink’ for your skin! To topically treat dry parched skin, let your skin drink in Hyaluronic acid that helps your cells retain maximum moisture and get back your skin’s velvety soft texture.
Get going and bring back these yummy foods on your plate. With these top foods for great skin – it’s time to take your skin on a delicious diet!