We spare no expensive to improve our skin. But even the finest cremes, cleansers, and masks won’t make much of a difference if we aren’t working to improve our skin from the inside out. Most people don’t realize that our skin and hair are the first to show signs of your inner health. So if you’ve spent hundreds on products that don’t seem to be working, might we suggest starting from the inside? Here are 9 anti-aging foods for flawless skin.

1. Avocado

Avocados contain healthy fats and vitamin E, which help to boost collagen, lighten dark circles, and delays aging.

2. Green Tea

Green tea contains catechins and polyphenols, which helps to treat acne, protect from sun damage, balances oily and inflamed skin, and smooths wrinkles.

3. Blueberries

Blueberries are an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, which helps to fight aging, cure acne, and provides fiber.

4. Kale

Kale contains phytonutrients and antioxidants, which help to smooth wrinkles, detoxify skin, improves skin elasticity, and rejuvenates skin cells

5. Olive Oil

Olive oil contains healthy fats and polyphenols, which help to keep skin moisturized, remove age spots, boosts skin tone and complexion, and is naturally antibacterial.

6. Watermelon

Watermelon contains lycopene and vitamin C, which helps to detoxify the skin, remove dark circles, and promote youthful skin.

7. Nuts

Nuts contain healthy fats and phytochemicals, which fight free radicals, tones and tightens skin, and reduces spider veins.

8. Cocoa

Cocoa contains flavonols and flavonoids, repair skin cells, prevents sun damage, and reduce cellulite.

9. Flaxseeds

Flaxseed contains lignans and omega-3, which heals the skin, improves skin tone, reduces wrinkles, and prevents skin cancer.

 

Who knew flawless skin could be so yummy! Not to mention, it’s as easy as trading out your daily candy bar for trail mix and fruit! Chances are most of these foods are ones you often eat anyway. so get creative to find ways to include them into more of your meals and snacks. Move over, makeup bag! With these 9 anti-aging foods, you’re well on your way to flawlessly, natural skin.

 

Written by: Constance D. Gordon, Brav Salon manager