Anti aging regimen doesn’t have to be expensive, we are what we eat, so the foods you eat have an impact on the health of your skin. The inner state of health is apparent on our skin, which is the largest organ of the body. Hydration, reducing stress and adequate sleep are some of the lifestyle changes that are important, eating the right foods can make your skin, smooth, blemish free and wrinkle free.
Chronic inflammation in the body speeds up collagen distortion in the skin and antioxidant rich diet protects the skin against inflammation and free radical damage.
There are foods that you can eat and also apply on your face as a mask to reap the full benefits for your skin, eating berries, such as blackberries, raspberries, strawberries provide vitamin C and other antioxidants for the skin. Black and blue berries have the best anti aging properties.
Avocados make your skin beautiful, because of its healthy fat content, it has vitamin E and essential fatty acids that keep your skin healthy and give it a glow. You can apply an avocado mask on your face for 10-15 minutes to reap its full benefits.
Make a paste of honey and avocado, apply to skin and leave for 10-15 minutes, rinse off with warm water.
Green vegetables like spinach and kale have many skin benefits, yellow bell peppers are also known to slow down aging. These vegetables protect against UV damage and repair the skin. Cucumbers have silica that helps in repairing collagen.
Pomegranates have ellagic acid that protects the skin collagen, Guava contains high level of vitamin C that protects the collagen and repairs it, if sunspots are a problem, use tomato mask and use tomatoes in cooking. Tomatoes have lycopene that repairs the skin of sun damage, sun spots, and other signs of aging such as fine lines.