AVOCADOS: Avocados have many health benefits as well as helping you have smooth glowing skin.They are full of antioxidants and vitamins. Studies show that 1/2 an avocado, provides 14% of the Daily Value (DV) for vitamin E and 11% of the DV for vitamin C. (1)
TOMATOES : Tomatoes are also filled with antioxidants and help you have glowing youthful looking skin.They help minimize wrinkling and prevent cellular damage. Have a blemish! Pro Tip: Use a tomato as a spot treatment.The acidity in tomatoes will help reduce your blemish and reduce inflammation.(2)
MANGOES: Mangoes help cleanse your skin. They are loaded with beta-carotene, which helps your skin repair itself, and even minimize wrinkles.They regulate your skin's oils, soften your skin, and have vitamins including A,C, B6, and E.
CITRUS FRUIT: Want a radiant glow? Include more citrus fruits like lemons, oranges and grapefruits into your diet to get more vitamin C. Lemon juice can be used to get rid of blackheads, because they are a natural astringent. Squeeze a drop of lemon juice onto a cotton pad and apply it like a toner on the areas you have blackheads.
BERRIES: Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries! What's your favorite? They are all amazing for your skin because they contain antioxidants. They can minimize wrinkles, skin damage, and help keep your skin smooth.
BELL PEPPERS: Bell peppers are one of the best sources of vitamin C. Eating plenty of vitamin C helps reduce wrinkles, dry skin and create collagen, the structural protein that keeps your skin strong. They contain vitamin A which helps your skin's healing process, prevents breakouts and helps your skin retain moisture. (3)
CARROTS: We all know that Carrots are good for your eyesight, but did you know they are really good for your skin? They can help clear breakouts and help prevent the overproduction of cells in the outer layer of the skin. They contain something called beta-carotene which speeds up the healing process of your skin and helps inflammation.
SWEET POTATOES: Want a natural glow? Eating sweet potatoes can help. Rich in vitamin C and Vitamin E, they help boost collagen, which tightens your skin. They contain beta carotene which helps your skin's coloring and appearance. (4)
LEAFY GREENS: Eat your greens! They can help by hydrating your skin cells and minimize skin damage. Choose darker greens like kale, spinach, or arugula for best effects.
DARK CHOCOLATE: Need an excuse to have some chocolate? Here you go. Having a piece of dark chocolate with at least 70% cocoa is good for your skin. It is filled with vitamins A, B1, C, D and E, iron and calcium. Dark chocolate helps nourish and boost your skin's moisture, minimize sun damage and wrinkles. (5)