Lifestyle Skin Care August 21, 2017

Smoothie Recipes for Smooth Skin

woman with pink smoothie

Smooth skin from smoothies? If you’re like many other individuals, using all the latest and greatest skin care products is a common habit to achieving smooth skin. Whether you’re a product junkie, or you head into the spa for treatments regularly these are all great habits to have. That being said, there’s been a big link between what we put in our bodies and the appearance of our skin. Experts have found that by consuming certain foods and beverages, we can have an incredibly positive impact on our skin’s health and appearance. Smoothies are a favorite for many experts and beauty gurus, if you’re ready to take your skin’s smoothness to the next level you’re in the right place. We’re sharing our favorite smoothie recipes for smooth skin—it’s time to drink your way to smooth skin!

Antioxidant Smoothie
Antioxidants are incredible for our skin’s health and appearance, this is the reason so many skin care products have antioxidants infused in them. Fortunately, there are quite a few ingredients that we can add to create a smoothie that gives us a blast of antioxidants from the inside out. Combine 1 cup of cranberry juice to use as the base of the smoothie, 1 cup of raw beets (cooked or chilled), ice, 1 cup of frozen blueberries, and 1 tsp of matcha powder. This combination offers an incredible source of vitamin c and antioxidants that are incredible for the skin.

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Greens for Smooth Skin
One of our personal favorite smoothie recipes for smooth skin consists of a lot of greens. This particular smoothie recipe calls for 1 avocado (needs to be ripe), 2 cups of frozen pineapple, 2 cups of spinach, and 2 cups of coconut water for the base. The nutrients from the combination of green ingredients provide incredible benefits to the skin, aiding in achieving incredibly smooth skin.

Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie for Smooth Skin
Whether you realize it or not, inflammation is often the culprit of skin issues that prevent you from achieving glowing, smooth skin. Combining ½-1” size of ginger (chopped/grated for best results), 1 cup of spinach, 1 lemon, 1 tsp of flax seeds and 2-3 cups of water for the base is known to be a great smoothie recipe to help reduce inflammation in the body.

woman drinking orange smoothie

Orange for Smooth Skin
Carrots have long been known to provide a healthy source of skin glowing benefits, combining that with other ingredients in a smoothie aids in protecting your skin and helping it to heal from the inside giving you smooth results on the outside. For this smoothie recipe, you’re going to combine 2 large carrots, 1 ripe banana, 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 tablespoon of chia seeds, 1-2 cups of soy milk as the base.

Anytime you’re combining ingredients for a smoothie you may find that you’ll adjust the amount of each ingredient to create a recipe that you enjoy the most. Often mixing up the amount of liquid is the area you’ll adjust to create the consistency you enjoy the most.

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