Usually most of us love to see green veggies in our kitchen but then how many of us really love eating green vegetables. The answer is usually a few very. However instead of eating these healthy leafy veggies like a regular meal, why not spice up their appearance by either making a juice out of them, blending it into a smoothie, sneaking a pinch of it in breakfasts and of course, dressing your salads with it!
There is no second doubt on this that veggies are good for our body but did you know that they are actually great for the skin too? There are Veggies your skin will fall in Love with, therefore instead of isolating yourself from the vegetables, start accepting and loving them because you will be surprised that not only your body but your skin will fall in love with them too!
Cucumbers not only help in cooling your eyes during a beauty salon visit but application of mashed cucumber directly as a paste onto the skin will help in keeping the skin firm and tightening the collagen in the skin as well. Cucumbers contain caffeic acid and ascorbic acid which helps in preventing water retention helping making the skin firm and taut on regular usage. If you feel too lazy to turn on the blender and mash the cucumbers, then look for skincare products that contain cucumber as an ingredient.
If Cinderella can go to the ball in a pumpkin then why can’t we use it as a regular skincare product? Known for being high on Vitamin E and Zinc, the bright orange pumpkin taste good in muffins, juices and even in cooked meals. Helps in skin brightening, pumpkins can also smoothen out skin and creases on the surface since it also promotes in re-growth of skin cells. With several DIY methods available on web nowadays, one can easily integrate the use of pumpkins in their lip balms, moisturizers or scrubs.
Asparagus work great for people with acne, a simple asparagus and lemon face mask can leave you feeling all fresh and blemish free in almost no time. In case, you are allergic to lemon juice, feel free to use coconut juice or olive oil instead.
Rich in lutein and beta carotene, Spinach works great in improving the elasticity of the skin plus can also do wonders on sun damaged skin by helping in brightening and lightening the effects of the sun exposure. A spinach face mask have also have been known to reduce inflammation of any kind on skin and also works well on wrinkles and fine lines.
Full of proteins, minerals and vitamins, having soy either cooked as a part of one’s meal or even drinking soy milk daily can prove to be quite beneficial for the skin. With its great number of properties, Soy can reduce hyper pigmentation and is effective for the sun damaged skin as well as it helps in preventing acne plus lightening the skin tone too.
Veggies are good for skin and try to include them in your meals, drinks or dessert or whenever possible. Remember your grandmother’s saying, Eat Your Veggies? Well that wasn’t just a saying, make use of it and then see the results on your skin.