We all know by now that clean eating helps your skin, hair and nails to grow stronger and healthier. But we can also help speed along the process by putting these super ingredients topically. By checking the ingredients list on your products, you will learn the benefits and transform your beauty collection with these super skin food heros.
This supplement is packed with antioxidants (four times the amount found in berries). The rich green colour comes from chlorophyll which helps to eliminate toxins from our body, while also boosting the immune system. Apart from ingesting it, you can also use spirulina to boost your skincare routine. The best way to use spirulina is topically by applying a face mask. You can use Imtenan, Spirulina for anti-ageing and it’s anti-inflammatory properties help reduce swelling, acne and prevent further breakouts as well. It increases your skin’s metabolism which enables faster healing and also prevents bacteria overgrowth. Add 1 tbsp. spirulina powder to 1 tbsp. organic honey and mix it well. Apply this mask evenly on your cleansed face. Leave it on for 20 minutes and then wash it off with warm water. You can also try the Origins, by All Greens Foaming Deep Cleansing Mask, which hails from green goodness, from spirulina to spinach and green tea making it a pore minimising cleanser in the most natural form.
We’ve heard it time and time again, and that’s because this hero ingredient is a skin favourite, when summer arrives, that’s when it’s time to bring out the big guns to ensure no dry flaky skin. Steer clear from vitamin C pills, as they are not all that effective and you will just end up peeing it out, go for vitamin C rich citrus fruits such as orange, kiwi, lemon, guava, grapefruit, and vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and capsicums are rich, natural sources of vitamin C. Other vitamin C rich fruits to include in your diet are cantaloupe and strawberries. You can add Lixirskin,Vitamin C Paste to your skincare routine to reap the benefits of vitamin c, as a wash off treatment to start your day fresh.
A cellulite’s nightmare, is this super hero ingredient caffeine busts the blood flow to move, resulting in better stimulation of the produc. To break away stubborn fat pockets and regenerate skin cells, scrubs are your best bet, if you want to stay away from the high adrenaline rush or shakes that come from drinking too much coffee. We love Frank, Body Scrub and not just for it’s cute packaging, but the smoother result on your legs will have you craving some more. Try the natural local Urban Ducks, Coffee Scrub with Vanilla.
Flaxseeds are a rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids. These fatty acids are essential for healthy hair growth. They nourish the follicles and hair shafts, making them stronger and less prone to damage, Omega-3 fatty acids help improve hair elasticity. You can put flaxseed in your yogurt in the morning for a healthy breakfast that will fill you up until lunch, or you can boil flaxseed and turn it into a gel for your hair leaving it curl defined, soft and shiny or as a facemask to prevent acne and wrinkles. Effies, Natural Flaxseed Gel stays refrigerated for longevity due to lack of preservatives you get a ready prepared gel to save you the hassle of making your own from scratch.
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