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glowing skin starts with what you eat

Updated: Apr 9, 2018

Spring is here, and it's time for a change in your skincare regiment. Our skin is absorbing and breathing what's around us, and especially what we eat. If you have extra dry skin or oily pores, achieving a beautiful glow can feel impossible. The formula is simple: smart skincare routine + healthy food = healthy, glowing skin.

The delicate skin of your face is often the first place to show any nutritional deficiency so shopping smart for ingredients is crucial for a healthy lifestyle. Take a look at these food ingredients you should always opt-in for when shopping for ingredients or ordering at a restaurant. A large dose of these ingredients will help you achieve your glow.

Include these in your daily diet for a healthy looking skin: tomatoes, sweet potatoes, kale, pineapples, papaya, greens, seasonal fruits and vegetables.


Full of healthy fats, vitamins, and antioxidants, this trendy fruit is one of the best ways to brighten and enhance the complexion from the inside by digesting it and also works its wonders being applied topically.

All sources of monounsaturated fat—including #avocado—contain fatty acids that can help lower cholesterol and boost heart health. ... Nonetheless, a medium avocado packs around 320 calories and 30 g of fat—so incorporate it wisely in your daily diet routine.

in your home skincare routine, you can use Avocado in your #homemade mask. Avocados are filled with skin-friendly antioxidants like lutein and beta carotene which help soften the skin as well as hydrate it if applied topically.


Vitamin E, selenium, zinc and essential fatty acids found in pumpkin seeds make them a crucial part of your anti-aging skincare arsenal. Ingesting this veggie results in beautiful, bright, and smooth skin because of the fruit enzymes and and alpha hydroxy acids. Like pumpkin seeds? Just enjoy a handful of seeds and be ready to see that youthful glow.


The tiny strawberry is packed with vitamin C, fiber, antioxidants, and is especially good for your heart. Strawberries are among the top 20 fruits in antioxidant capacity and are a good source of manganese and potassium and can help your skin by ingesting them or by applying them topically. Rich in vitamin C, strawberries can be used to make excellent #face #masks to fight #oily #skin, as well as nourish and revitalize your skin. they are also acidic in nature and this is effective to remove the excess sebum on skin. The juice is very efficient in lightening blemishes and acne scars.


Loaded with vitamin C, vitamin A and vitamin K, Kale is the ultimate skin fix. Kale repairs skin tissues, prevents free radical damage, and gives you a radiant and fresh look. The vitamin K in kale helps to reduce the dark circles under your eyes and 'tightens' your skin, thereby reducing fine lines and wrinkles. It can also be used in a variety of ways like in a smoothie, tossed into any salad or pasta, and even as chips.


Crunch on carrots to keep your skin healthy and vibrant. Carrots are a powerhouse for glowing skin due to a large amount of beta carotene that helps prevent the degeneration of cells, slow aging and make your skin glow. The beta carotene, an antioxidant is converted to vitamin A inside the body and helps repair skin tissue and protects against sun damage.

Olive Oil

A timeless tried and tested ingredient for #glowing #skin. A higher consumption of olive oil (more than 2 teaspoons a day) was seen to be associated with fewer signs of aging, thus making it a natural #age-positive ingredient. About 75% of the fat in olive oil is monounsaturated fatty acids, which may play a role in the youth boost.

Stay tuned for more in our #skinfood series.

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