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When it comes to anti-aging, serums, creams and masks can only get you glowing so far. In the end you truly are what you eat, or drink. Give your skincare ample backup by feeding your complexion from within via skin-boosting juices and smoothies that work to fight wrinkles, refine uneven texture and up your skin’s natural defences from the inside, out. Find your favourite age-fighting formula from The Juice Lab, below.
Dull skin? Drink your beets. Not only an amazing source of skin-loving of antioxidants, beetroot stimulates lymphatic drainage, helping to remove waste and detoxify cells to reverse dry, itchy skin. Meanwhile a recent study found that it can also lead to a reduction intake, which not only makes exercise less tiring but also brightening up and revitalising the skin.
It’s no secret that green vegetables work a whole host of benefits both inside and out. Look to celery which is rich in vitamins A, C, and E with a load of antioxidants to protect against free radicals and delay and reverse the sign of aging. If that’s not enough, a serve of the wonder veggie also helps you work towards your daily dose of skin-friendly minerals like magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, selenium, and potassium.
vitamin-c packed berries
You know what they say about how good things come in small packages? Well berries ring true to this testament and act like mini powerhouses of antioxidants and vitamins. Raspberries and boysenberries can be credited to reducing wrinkles due to their high concentration of vitamin C which aids in collagen-production.
On top of being a fantastic source of free-radical fighting antioxidants, carrots are also loaded with Vitamin A and biotin, both essential supports for the development of new skin cells. Plus a recent study found that people who had higher amounts of carotenoid-containing foods in their diets, such as carrots, had a more glowing, healthy-looking complexion.
Wrinkle-pausing and skin-plumping avocado
You can thank the glow-inducing powers of the humble avocado from its abundance in monounsaturated fatty acids lie oleic acid, and omega-9 fatty acids which go straight to the epidermal later of your skin and moisturise from the inside out. Not to mention the toast-topping staple also works to regenerate damaged skin cells and in turn reduces facial redness, and irritation caused by dryness.