Saturday, March 21, 2015
Woman's Day Best and Worst Foods For Your Skin
COOKED TOMATOES They contain a heavy dose of the antioxidant lycopene, which the body uses to fight effects of UV damage. Other antioxidant-rich foods are berries, greens, yellow squash and green tea. AVOID OVERLY SALTY AND SUGARY FOODS. They spike your insulin production, which causes inflammation and slows down your skin's ability to regenerate itself. LIMIT ALCOHOL INTAKE Especially with added sugars. They dehydrate your body and make fine lines more pronounced. WHAT TO APPLY: GRAPEFRUIT brightens the skin. At bedtime, mash up a peeled grapefruit and the whites of 2 eggs. Massage onto face for 5 minutes. Then rinse. Grapefruit has skin-brightening Vitamin C and egg whites tightens pores and firm skin. PRODUCTS TO TRY: Calm redness and gently remove impurities with St. Ives Naturally Clear Green Tea Scrub. It is on Amazon.com for $4.99. To fight aging free radicals and control oil, buy YES TO TOMATOES CLEAR SKIN DAILY BALANCING MOISTURIZER on Amazon.com for $10.68. Use Lumene Vitamin C and Eye Serum for dark circles and puffiness. It is a lightweight roll-eye treatment that costs $19.99.