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4 Foods to Add to Your Diet for Healthier Skin

by Our Deep Skin
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So you got your skincare regimens on lock. Want to take it to the next level? Try incorporating these foods into your diet, and watch that deep skin gloww!

Green Tea

Drink it or apply it topically, green tea is a skincare power tool!

  • Antioxidant
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antimicrobial 

Wowzers.

The extract in green tea (EGCG) helps with acne and anti-aging.

The polyphenols have the potential to prevent skin cancers.

Leafy Green Vegetables

Okay so we all know this one from our primary caregivers as children, but do you know what greens can do for your skin?

Greens contain:

  • Vitamin C (a hyperpigmentation fighter)
  • Phytonutrients (reduces free radical damage to the skin cells from UV rays)

Eat ya greens.

Berries

Not only are they tasty, they are also natural sources of antioxidants that protect the skin and increase cell turnover.

The whole crew:

  • Blueberries
  • Blackberries
  • Strawberries
  • Raspberries

Incorporate them into your breakfast meal or as a snack.

Healthy Fats

Fats can be healthy? Yass friend.

Healthy fats mean healthy skin.

Under the Dermis in our skin, lies a layer of fat.

Suggestions:

  • Coconut oil (a tsp in your smoothie, a tbsp in your rice/curry)
  • Olive oil (use in rice, curry, hummus)
  • Avocados (salads, smoothies)
  • Almonds (snacks, smoothies, raw desserts)
  • Flax seeds (smoothies, baking)
  • Walnuts (snacks, smoothies, raw desserts)

These help to keep skin hydrated, prevent dryness, and reduce inflammation.

Let us know in the instagram post, which skin food is your favourite!

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