Blueberries Fight Aging Skin Antioxidants help fight the signs of aging skin, and blueberries are a great source. Rich in vitamin C, blueberries can play a healthy role in an otherwise decadent dessert and taste great as a cereal topping and … Continue reading →
Our first recipe of the week, try this at home and enjoy 🙂 this luscious face and body scrub will make you smell and look great 🙂
Blueberry & Brown Sugar Body Scrub
The perfect recipe for soft, radiant skin from head to toe Ingredients: 2 cups brown sugar 2 teaspoons pureed blueberries 3 tablespoons lemon juice Combine ingredients in medium bowl. Apply using circular movements and gentle pressure during a warm shower, lavishing on face and paying close attention to elbows, knees, heels and other rough areas. Rinse and enjoy softer, smoother skin from head to toe.
damp one day and sunny the next spring is on its way and it can cause a barrage of issues for our skin, following this weeks theme we are looking at to how blueberries can help prevent acne breakouts. Although … Continue reading →
All this week at Beauty Naturalé we will be looking into our superfood of choice, Blueberries!! ; we will help explain some of the medicinal benefits this tasty treat provides, along with how this will improve your health but most importantly the best ways of using them to help you look and feel great!
Blueberries aren’t just perfect for topping your yogurt or for making pies – they’re great for maintaining beautiful skin, too! Nosh on this sweet, antioxidant-rich food and reap the skin benefits.
Why and how???
Eating blueberries not only tastes good, but can make you look good as well because they increase circulation to help your skin glow. Stephanie Clarke and Willow Jarosh – R.D.s and co-owners of C&J Nutrition in Manhattan – understand the beautifying benefits of these little snacks. “That deep blue/purple colour that makes blueberries so gorgeous translates to helping your skin look young too,” says Clarke. “This colour is a result of compounds called anthocyanins, powerful antioxidants that shield the skin against harmful free radicals that can damage the collagen that keeps your skin firm.”
“On top of that, blueberries are also packed with vitamin C, another antioxidant crucial for collagen production,” adds Jarosh. Antioxidants are nature’s fountain of youth, and blueberries are simply bursting with ’em. Additionally, the phytonutrients in blueberries (organic plant compounds that are thought to aid in human health) can help curb skin cancer!
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