As we put a lot of effort into making homemade masks, skincare products, and makeup, it all goes to waste if you don’t provide your body with the proper proteins and nutrients that allow your skin to look fresh, youthful, and glowing. from inside. Constant consumption of non-fiber processed foods can make your skin dull and also face other problems like dryness, acne, dark circles, etc.
After a consistent skincare routine and diligent topical application of homemade creams and face masks, if you’re still wondering why your skin isn’t showing any scarring, it’s what you’re chewing to blame. Everyday foods, especially those that get on the skin like tomatoes, potatoes can also be superfoods when it comes to skin health. Scroll on to learn more about each of these six superfoods and how they’ll benefit your skin.
Do you love to eat sweet blueberries? Then you should consider eating more! Blueberries are a rich source of vitamin A and also contain anthocyanins that improve skin aging properties and improve blood circulation. The antioxidants it contains help fight free radicals responsible for causing wrinkles, dry skin, etc.
While Kendall Jenner’s avocado face mask has been a hit during the 2020 quarantine, eating the superfood can show much better results for your skin. It contains polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fatty acids like omega-9 that work with powerful antioxidants like vitamin E to help the skin fight bacteria and inflammatory skin conditions. It hydrates the epidural (upper) layer of the skin and helps the skin maintain its water content and elasticity.
Lycopene is an antioxidant that gives tomatoes their juicy red color. It also has superpowers to control sebum production and acne-causing bacterial populations. Eating red reduces the red color of the face, and the antioxidants it contains fight free radicals, helping the face to glow more visibly and softly.
Aloe vera contains antioxidants, enzymes, vitamins A, B, C, and E, and folic acid, with anti-inflammatory effects. Yes, all of this! Aloe vera can be used both internally and externally almost every day and, in addition to the cooling effect and moisturizing sensation, it soothes the skin and internal organs. Doctors recommend drinking aloe vera juice with coconut water for increased skin hydration and glow.
While the topical application of seaweed gel is known for its ability to heal acne scars and discoloration, eating this superfood benefits the skin by controlling oil production and reducing premature aging and acne. Seaweed is mainly available in the form of capsules that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids that help in cell regeneration and also fade stretch marks and scars.
I remember how my mom desperately wanted me to eat Moringa no matter how much I disliked the taste. Well, now that you know that it contains seven times more vitamin C than any citrus fruit and is capable of revitalizing the skin and reducing the signs of skin aging, I literally beg you to make more dishes with it! Well, it’s known as the Tree of Life for a reason. A smoothie or shake made with any combination of leafy greens can be a filling and revitalizing snack!
In addition to the above six foods, lemon, turmeric, sweet potato, etc., also fall into the healthy diet category that gives you healthy and glowing skin from within.
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