Skin is an important organ that protects the internal tissues from exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, temperature extremes, toxins, and bacteria. Here are some great skin care tips that can help you to reduce skin damage and have a glowing skin to boost your confidence.
Packed with antioxidants like lutein and beta carotene, avocados help soften the skin as well as hydrate it if applied topically
Being an excellent source of vitamin C, orange can do wonders for your skin. Apart from the fruit itself, orange juice and even orange peels can provide a range of benefits to your skin. Thus, consumption as well as topical application of this fruit can be beneficial for your skin.
Pumpkins have it all - antioxidants, vitamins (A and C) and minerals. Pumpkins are rich in zinc which is vital in the creation of new skin cells, and also helps regulate oil production, improve skin tone and reduce the appearance of open pores.
Tomatoes are packed with natural vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin A, K, B1, B3, B5, B6, B7, and vitamin C
Being rich in alpha-hydroxyl acid, strawberries help get rid of dead skin cells. Strawberries also boost up collagen production, minimise fine line and wrinkles due to the presence of vitamin C. Also, omega-3 fatty acids present in strawberries help lighten the skin tone.
This pink coloured fruit comes loaded with vitamins and minerals which make you glow instantaneously. Its anti-inflammatory property prevents outburst of acne and pimples.
Carrots are a powerhouse for glowing skin due to a large amount of beta carotene that helps prevent the degeneration of cells, slows aging and makes your skin glow. The vitamin A found in carrot juice also helps keep body tissue, eyes, bones and teeth healthy. Carrots also have a large amount of vitamin C, which promotes collagen growth, reduce acne and dark spots. Boost your beauty by slurping on a glass of carrot juice or add it to your salads.
Lemons are packed with vitamin C, vitamin B and phosphorous - an amazing food to make your skin glow.
Apples are high in soluble and insoluble fibre that soaks up toxins and waste and throws it out of your body. It also sweeps the intestinal tract that has residue of toxins and undigested food particles. Your body also gets some essential vitamins, minerals and flavonoids that stimulate bile production that aids liver get rid of toxins.
Besides detoxification, this red-coloured fruit is also rich in anthocyanins, an antioxidant, which guard you against the risks of inflammation, heart disease, and diabetes. You can sprinkle pomegranate on top of your breakfast cereal or in vegetable raita or have it in form of juice. A few researches also indicate that this fruits helps in slowing your skin’s ageing process, by controlling the damage caused due to weakening of collagen in the skin
Garlic is crucial for detoxification as it is high in sulphur content that is integral in neutralising toxins and heavy metals until they are excreted out of the body. We won’t ask you to eat it raw, rather encourage you to include it as an ingredient while preparing food. Garlic is also known for its antibiotic, antiviral and antiseptic properties.
It is said that a detox plan is incomplete without ginger. Compounds called gingerols and shogaols promote detoxification by speeding up the movement of food in the intestines. It also has an anti-inflammatory benefit and helps ease sore throat and nausea. It also improves digestion. You can drink ginger-lemon tea if you don’t like chewing it
This green cruciferous veggie is rich in sulphur that breaks down toxic substances. It is a good idea to include it in your food palette for good health and longevity. In addition to detoxification, it is competent of eliminating carcinogens, cancer causing substances from the body. You can dice it in olive oil, or have it as a vegetable juice\
A couple of squares will rev up skin texture and UV resistance