Some people form the world of beauty industry claim that the only way to achieve stunning skin glow is by using the cosmetics. There is no way to put this nicely, but those people are wrong. Beauty products are not only not the only way to make your skin glow, they are hardly the most affordable, and most definitely not the healthiest one. Did you know that you can achieve the same effect simply by eating the right food? Let us take a quick look at some of the nutrients your healthy “glowing skin” diet should pack.
Being the essential part of any diet, and one of the healthiest fruits in existence, it is no wonder that bananas have something to offer to your skin too. That something are the Vitamin A, Vitamin B, and Vitamin E, which acts as an anti-ageing agent. Also, bananas are a very rich source of magnesium, potassium, fiber, and other nutrients that improve blood circulation, so instead of eating some of the unhealthy in-between meals snacks, you should give banana a chance instead.
The only thing necessary for beautiful skin banana is lacking, though, is the Vitamin C. Do not worry because apple packs it in abundance. If you want you can prepare a tasty smoothie and get this two delicious fruits of the table in one stroke. Still, consuming them are not the only way apples can make your skin glow more. You can also apply the apple juice to your face, and keep it there for 10 minutes for stronger results.
Another Vitamin C powerhouse and another fruit that can be easily repurposed into natural and healthy skin cleanser. If you want to make the most out of these two cool properties, have a fruit box delivered to your door and start your day by drinking a glass of water mixed with lemon juice (although the ordinary lemonade will do the job, try drinking a glass of warm water mixed with a tablespoon of honey instead) and use the remaining peel to give your skin a nice morning cleaning.
Now, although it is great to base your entire diet on these delicious fruits, let us not forget other important nutrients like fats. And if you are wondering how can fats improve your skin and be a part of a healthy diet you have to know that there are fats, and then, there are fats. The ones we are talking about are the monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, usually found in fish that serve as great natural moisturizers to your skin.
Let us conclude this list with this ever-popular food that will keep your skin healthy and your nervous fingers busy. Pumpkin seeds are very rich with zinc which is vital for the creation of new skin cells, controls skin’s oil production and improve its tone, so there is no good reason not to consume them as an evening snack, or make them a part of your main course.
If you manage to introduce all these foods to your nutrition your skin will not be the only thing that will look great – You will lose some weight and improve your health as well. Take that beauty products.