1 Oily fish is like an internal moisturizer. Its essential fatty acids hydrate and soften the complexion and calm inflammation. Try mackerel, salmon or fresh tuna.
2 Avocado looks and feels nourishing for a reason! It’s packed with Vitamin E and monounsaturated fats, which are fantastic for dry skin.
3 Flaxseeds and walnuts are an excellent source of Omega 3’s which help to hydrate and puff out fine lines in the skin. Yes please!
4 Berries are full of antioxidants to help protect the skin from premature ageing. And who doesn’t love blueberries, blackberries or strawberries?
5 Spinach and other leafy greens such as cabbage, rocket and kale are a great source of vitamins A, C, E and iron - essential for skin’s brightness.
6 Carrots are a great source of Vitamin A, which helps the balance the pH of the skin's surface, making it slightly acidic. And that helps to protetct it against bacterial invaders.
7 Hazelnuts and almonds are full of Vitamin E, which has excellent healing properties, and therefore help to reduce blemishes and scarring.
8 Wholegrain support the digestive system and prevent toxins from showing up on your skin. Eat wholegrain breads and pastas, which are also full of skin-tastic Vitamin B.
9 Probiotic yogurt is crammed with good bacteria that help to keep your digestion and therefore, skin, in great health. A daily intake can help eczema sufferers.
10 Green tea is like liquid antioxidants, which fight viruses and slow ageing. Just one to two cups a day is sufficient. Avoid alcohol and coffee as these sap the skin of vital nutrients. Drink plenty of water to prevent thirstiness.