You’re good about keeping a healthy diet and you make sure to get your superfoods in, so why not give your skin that same love? Here are 6 health foods that you probably didn’t know are just as good for your skin as they are for your body. Read on to learn how to add them to your skincare routine and maintain healthy skin, naturally.
Avocadoes are rich sources of many nutrients and vitamins, including vitamins C, E, and K, & B6, magnesium, potassium, and folate, and they’re packed with healthy fats and fiber.
Avocado’s skincare benefits:
All the healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals found in the avocado are what make it such a good ingredient for the skin, too. These nutrients help moisturize and promote rejuvenation of the skin, restoring undernourished and mature skin.
Try it with pure dark cocoa, another super food rich in antioxidants and amino acids, with our Age Defying Avo Cocoa Skin Food Mask.
Turmeric is often touted for its powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It can help protect your body from free radicals and helps reduce inflammation in the body.
Turmeric’s skincare benefits:
The anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of turmeric are also hugely beneficial for your skin when used in skin care, giving your skin a healthy, natural glow. It can help lighten pigmentation, reduce acne scars, calm inflammation, and offset signs of environmental damage. See the effects for yourself with our Brightening Turmeric + C Serum.
Kombucha is a very popular health food for gut health, thought to provide probiotic benefits that aid digestion and inflammation in the body.
Kombucha’s skincare benefits:
In skincare, kombucha helps to detoxify, brighten, and tone, promoting the growth of healthy skin flora while reducing breakout causing bacteria on the skin. Find it featured in our Clear Skin Range.
Acai berry is rich with antioxidants and fiber and is thought to be helpful for a variety of health issues. These berries are incredibly high in antioxidants, which help neutralize the effects of free radicals in the body.
Acai Berry’s skincare benefits:
In your skincare products, the antioxidant-rich superfruit is known to help fight off free radicals, promote improved skin elasticity, nourish, and maintain healthy skin. Its anti-inflammatory properties are also known to help reduce breakouts, inflammation, and hyperpigmentation. Experience its skin-nourishing benefits with our Clear Skin Acai + Kombucha Oil-Free Moisturizer.
Hemp seeds are a rich source of nutrients such as protein, fiber, vitamin E, magnesium, and various minerals. Hemp seeds are also rich in essential fatty acids. These are healthy fats that are known to reduce inflammation, keep the skin supple, and protect it from environmental damage.
Hemp’s skincare benefits:
Hemp is also amazing for your skin. The Hemp Stem Cells used in our CannaCell range are extracted from the stalks of the hemp plant and work to counteract free radicals, oxidative damage, sun exposure, and pollution to help protect the skin. Explore the benefits of hemp in our CannaCell Range.
Citrus fruits like oranges, clementines, and lemons are fantastic sources of vitamin C. Adequate vitamin C intake in your diet is vital for rebuilding collagen lost with age as well as helping to repair and prevent dry skin.
Citrus’ skincare benefits:
In your skin care, the natural vitamin C that citrus fruits contain provides protection against environmental stressors, can reduce hyperpigmentation, fights wrinkles, and gives your skin a brightened glow. Citrus fruits also contain natural AHA in the form of citric acid which can help break down dead skin cells and keep you glowing. Find it in our Brightening Range.
With natural skincare products packed with healthy superfoods, Andalou makes it easy to get your skin the nutrients it needs.