Juices for Glowing Skin
Skincare is a total package, what we put in our bodies inside is just as important as the quality of ingredients we use topically on the outside. I promised you all I would share some of my favorite skincare tips which include juices and smoothies.
That said, remember, while these juices can supplement and enhance your skincare routine, consistent use along with a balanced diet and proper skin care practices will yield the best results. Also, consult with a healthcare professional if you have any allergies or medical conditions before making significant dietary changes.
With that, here are my favorite, delicious, recipes for a glowing skin:
- Carrot, Orange, and Ginger Juice
Ingredients: Carrots, oranges, ginger
Benefits: Carrots contain beta-carotene, oranges provide vitamin C, and ginger has anti-inflammatory properties. Together, they help with skin repair, collagen production, and reducing inflammation.
Preparation: Use a juicer for this recipe to extract maximum nutrients.
- Berry Blast Juice
Ingredients: Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries
Benefits: Berries are loaded with antioxidants like vitamin C and flavonoids that protect against oxidative stress, preventing premature aging and promoting collagen synthesis.
Preparation: A blender works best to combine all the berries thoroughly. Strain if you prefer a smoother juice.
- Green Goddess Juice
Ingredients: Spinach, kale, cucumber, apple, lemon
Benefits: Spinach and kale are rich in vitamins A, C, and E, promoting healthy skin. Cucumber hydrates, apple adds sweetness while being a good source of fiber, and lemon provides vitamin C and aids digestion.
Preparation: Juicing leafy greens like spinach and kale is more efficient in a juicer. Juicing remaining ingredients will also yield the most nutritional benefits or use a blender for the cucumber, apple, and lemon, then combine the juices, if you prefer more fiber.
- Pineapple, Kiwi, and Mint Juice
Ingredients: Pineapple, kiwi, mint leaves
Benefits: Pineapple contains bromelain, an enzyme with anti-inflammatory properties. Kiwi is rich in vitamin C, aiding collagen synthesis, while mint has cooling and soothing effects.
Preparation: Use a blender for this recipe to retain the fiber from the fruits. Strain if desired for a smoother texture.
- Turmeric and Beetroot Elixir
Ingredients: Beetroots, turmeric root, apple, ginger
Benefits: Beets are high in antioxidants and vitamins that promote blood flow to the skin, aiding in a healthy complexion. Turmeric has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.
Preparation: A juicer works best for extracting juice from beetroots and turmeric root. Combine the juices with blended apple and ginger.
- Tomato and Red Pepper Refresher
Ingredients: Tomatoes, red bell peppers, celery, parsley
Benefits: Tomatoes contain lycopene, which protects the skin from UV damage. Red peppers are rich in vitamin C, promoting collagen production. Celery and parsley add vitamins and minerals.
Preparation: Use a juicer for the tomatoes, red peppers, and celery. Blend parsley in a blender separately and combine the juices.
- Cucumber and Aloe Vera Cooler
Ingredients: Cucumber, aloe vera gel, mint, lime
Benefits: Cucumber hydrates and soothes the skin. Aloe vera has healing properties and soothes inflammation. Lime and mint add refreshing flavors and vitamin C.
Preparation: Use a blender for the cucumber and aloe vera gel. Combine this blend with freshly squeezed lime juice and chopped mint.
Hope you enjoy these recipes; they are some of my favorites as well as my daily go-to’s. In case you are wondering, please note why sometimes, I recommend a Juicer vs. Blender.
JUICER vs BLENDER:
Use a juicer for hard fruits and vegetables to extract their juice efficiently, especially for leafy greens, carrots, and beets. Use a blender for softer fruits like berries or ingredients you want to keep the fiber in, creating more of a smoothie-like consistency.
Enso Beauty is a brand that promotes being healthy on the outside as well as healthy on the inside. If you made it this far, I know you will enjoy these recipes, and would love to hear your thoughts in our social media channels. Much love!