7 Superfoods for Your Beauty Routine
These 7 superfoods will help repair your skin from the inside out.
Fibrous, harsh and full of crunch, Broccoli stands out among its veggies for exceptionally high concentration of sulforaphane which boosts a protective and detoxifying reaction in skin cells to help sun-exposed skin repair.
ZSS Clear Skin System ($129 for a 30-day program, ZSS-Skincare.com) Calm, Clear, and Balance with this “better together” skin care system that helps detoxify and balance your skin while locking in moisture. The Clear Skin System minimizes blemishes, evens skin tone and calms dry, sensitive skin. Gluten-Free, it provides Pre and Probiotics to rebalance intestinal microflora and support gut immune health (the root of our immune system). It also helps to encourage optimal bioavailability of nutrients from both diet and supplementation. In combination with antioxidants zeaxanthin, alpha lipoic acid, broccoli, green tea and pre/probiotics the Clear Skin System promotes optimal and balanced digestive health that encourages radiant clear skin.
Naturally free of fat, cholesterol, and sodium to aid in weight loss and fight obesity. In addition, apples contain high levels of antioxidants to help protect your cells from damage.
G.M. Collin Anti-Aging Instant Radiance Eye Patches ($50, GMCollin.com for local spa retailer or Skin1.com for online retail.) Delivers a quick relief from tired, stressed out eyes, providing a visibly younger and relaxed look in just 20 minutes. The patches immediately reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, puffiness and fatigue. Apple extract promotes collagen production and protects against environmental aggressors.
Rich in vitamin E, to protect skin against damage from the harsh rays of the sun. and help trap free radicals that may result in cancer.
Borghese Fango Active Mud for Face and Body - 17.6 oz. ($100, Borghese.com) Derived from traditional Tuscan treatments this signature and classic mineral rich mud is infused with a combination of superfoods like sweet almond which is rich in Vitamin E and works to remove dark circles from under the eyes and avocado oil, an essential oil that works to enhance the skin’s ability to generate collagen. The mud contains nourishing and anti-aging ingredients that create a purifying power which detoxifies, exfoliates and helps surface cell turnover leaving the skin radiant and refreshed.
Full of antioxidants, vitamins and fatty acids (Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Carotenoids and more) that can really improve your skin from the inside.
DECLÉOR AROMESSENCE™ Marjolaine Nourishing Oil Serum: ($73, DecleorUSA.com) This 100% natural, high-performance daytime serum delivers intense and instant nourishing comfort to dry and very dry skin, leaving it smooth, soft and supple. A powerful cocktail of Jojoba, Avocado & Sunflower Essential Oils - effectively blend to promote firmness and elasticity while Orange Peel & Lavender Oils soothe inflammation. The result is deeply nourished skin that looks bright and radiant, and feels strong and comfortable. $73, DecleorUSA.com
Radishes chase away the wrinkle. Because they’re full of Vitamin C, you get a great boost of free-radical fighting antioxidants every time you eat them. So long, Botox.
Jane Iredale BeautyPrep™ Face Moisturizer ($45, JaneIredale.com) This soothing cream moisturizes skin and helps prevent transepidermal water loss while protecting the skin from airborne pollutants. Formulated with the powerful antioxidant combination of Blackberry Fruit, Radish Root Extract and Four Rose Stem Cell Extracts. Prepares the skin’s surface so makeup goes on smoother and lasts longer. Radishes chase away the wrinkles. Because they’re full of Vitamin C, you get a great boost of free-radical fighting antioxidants every time you eat them. So long, Botox.
This miracle seed contains lysine, a key building block in the synthesis of elastin and collagen to aid in quick healing of damage tissue. A consumption of quinoa provides the body with ample collagen which rejuvenates the skin from within and reduces wrinkles and other symptoms of ageing.
Fairy Tales Curly-Q Collection: ($12.95 each, www.fairytaleshaircare.com) The ideal collection for embracing vibrant, healthy curls which consists of the Curly-Q Hydrating Shampoo, Hydrating Conditioner and Styling Spray Gel. Formulated with innovative, natural ingredients (including star ingredient, quinoa!) this range helps detangle unruly knots, define curls and tame frizz. More on all products below.
7. BEE PROPOLIS (Honey)
The amino acids and vitamins protect the skin and aid the regeneration of cells to treat inflammatory conditions and common skin irritations like psoriasis or eczema.
Chuda Healing Hydrating Cream -30ML ($80, chudaskincare.com) A groundbreaking hydrating healing cream rooted in the centuries-old, skin-healing Remedea Compound™ and boosted by the most scientifically advanced, medical grade actives. Creator Dr. Elena Ocher, a trained neurosurgeon specializing in pain management, wanted to bring consumers the ultimate healing product. Chuda’s unique formula deeply hydrates and rapidly heals dry, damaged and compromised skin. The unique Remedea Compound is a centuries-old skincare secret comprised of indigenous ingredients that grow atop Georgia's Caucasian mountain range in untouched, mineral-rich soil. These ingredients are harvested once a year when their potency is at its peak, resulting in a nutrient-rich remedy containing antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and healing properties via 6 key ingredients: Male Pine Flower Pollen, Beeswax, Propolis, Olive Oil, Calcium Carbonate, and Rose Oil.