Did you know you can wear superfoods? Using superfoods in your skin care routine topically is an easy way to see results fast, especially if you are suffering from “lockdown skin.”
Lockdown might be having more of an impact on your skin than you realise. Are you noticing your skin is breaking out, extra dry, rashy or dull? A lot of people are reporting their skin just doesn’t look great these days. If you think about it, it’s not hard to understand why that may be. Our skin renews itself every 28 days, so you’re seeing a reflection of what has been happening on the inside over the past month. As we process stress and difficult emotions, deal with loss of contact with our loved ones and natural spaces, probably eat and drink a little more than we did before and miss out on our beauty sleep, how can we expect our skin to be the picture of health? The Lockdown Skin Diaries is a series of short articles that offer simple ways to support your skin during lockdown.
At this point, you could probably rattle off the health benefits of kale in your sleep. You might even have dozens of superfood-laden recipes bookmarked for later. But some nutritional superstars are stretching beyond the kitchen and into our beauty routines, making them clear stand-outs in the beauty superfoods for skin category.
The vitamins, minerals and amino acids found in superfoods like Spirulina, Hemp Oil, and Turmeric are quite literally more than skin deep. They support everything from collagen formation to hydrating, detoxifying and refining your skin.
Adding a healthy dose of these superfoods ingredients into your diet as well as your daily beauty routine will improve your complexion and promote radiant, healthy skin.
What Topical Superfoods Do For Your Skin
1. Fights Free Radicals
Spirulina contains an army of antioxidants called phycocyanins, which help fight damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals can form in the body for a variety of reasons, however the most common cause of formation in skill cells is UV radiation from sunlight.
2. Plumps Skin
Hemp oil has an affinity with your skin like no other plant oil on this earth. It has amino acids that help with collagen formation, which is why it helps increase skin elasticity and minimises the appearance of wrinkles.
3. Reduces Inflammation
Turmeric is has a powerful anti-inflammatory effect, making it an ideal ingredient for those with sensitive, red and irritated skin. It also has the added bonus of being a natural skin brightener.
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