Seven Superfoods for Smooth Skin
In the morning chaos when you’re grabbing your keys while gulping down your breakfast, there surely isn’t any time for an elaborate skincare regimen. Just because you have busy schedules and long hours does not mean that your skin should not receive the nourishment and care it deserves.
You need to simplify your skincare regime. You need more results with less efforts. You need Lavenza’s skincare creations made from flowers, fruits and other superfoods.
While snacking on sweet strawberries or tart raspberries, don’t forget to rub a couple on your skin as well. Berries are one of the richest sources of a potent antioxidant compound called Polyphenols. In addition to reducing redness, roughness and uneven skin tone; these phenolic antioxidants help repair environmental damage and revive the skin to make it look fresh and healthy.
Ever wondered why so many DIY face masks involve yogurt? Incidentally, yogurt has lactic acid which is essentially natural AHA's that exfoliates dead skin cells. Lactic acid helps in regenerating new skin cells and restricts the production of melanin - the pigment that unhealthily darkens skin cells.
Looking for reasons to convince yourself to swap your favorite chocolate cereal with plain and boring oats? Well, having a bowl of oats in the morning will not only help you eat healthier but will also brighten your skin. Oats contain compounds called saponins, which are natural cleansers, they help in clarifying acne and slowing down signs of ageing. Oatmeal is a rich source of silicon, a mineral that helps retain elasticity of skin.
Power packed with Vitamins A and C, pumpkin seeds boost the production of collagen which speeds healing of wounds and keeps skin wrinkle-free. The seeds have potent antioxidant properties which when combined with essential fatty acids, penetrate the skin and increase moisture levels without leaving a greasy residue. So, now you have another use for Pumpkins apart from carving them up during Halloween!
Sunflower Seeds Oil
Yes, we know that you breakout when you eat hot bhajias fried in sunflower oil. But did you know that sunflower seed oil is highly effective in treatment of acne! Rich in Vitamins A, C, D and E, so massaging sunflower seed oil restores your skin health by protecting your skin from free radicals, environmental damages like premature ageing and wrinkles.
Moringa is the classic textbook definition of a Superfood. Consumption of moringa seeds or powder purifies your blood and hence detoxifies and balances your skin, no matter your skin type. It contains sulfur which helps in building natural keratin in the skin and gives firmness. In addition to keeping skin clear, moringa’s antibacterial properties also help in getting rid of blemishes, dark spots and blackheads.
Hemp Seed Oil
Hemp Seed oil could well be called nature’s most balanced oil. Suitable for all skin types, it is full of nutrients that essentially act as food for your skin, leaving it nourished and healthy. Among other benefits, the abundance of Vitamin E increases oxygenation to the skin which hydrates and plumps up tired and dry skin as well as reduces fine lines, inflammation and acne.