Have you ever looked in the mirror and been faced with dull, lacklustre skin and wondered why? A good skincare routine is important for cleansing away makeup, dirt, oil, bacteria, sweat, pollution and dead skin cells. All of these add to the grime that builds up in the pores, signalling a one way ticket to dull skinsville.
But did you know, that what you put inside your body could also impact your skin on the outside? Eating a diet rich in pro-inflammatory foods that are high in fat, salt and sugar in particular, can cause dull, tired-looking, prematurely aged skin.
The good news is, eating a diet rich in anti-inflammatory, nutritious foods can help you take back your healthy, fresh, youthful glow!
Foods typically rich in vitamins and minerals, such as fruits and vegetables, are also generally rich in anti-inflammatory compounds and antioxidants. These help to feed our bodies, and our skin, with nutrients that fight inflammation and neutralise free radicals – nasty unstable molecules of oxygen that can wreak havoc with our skin.
So, here’s the top 10 foods that should be making it into your beauty regime to help your skin look it’s best.