5 Top Ingredients For Beautiful Skin!

5 Top Ingredients For Beautiful Skin! by Suzanne Currie

The skin care industry is enormous, And people all over the world spend massive amounts of cash in order to fix their concerns, such as wrinkles, acne, and dryness. However, a lot of consumers these days overlook healing foods for the some of the cheapest, safest and most effective remedies

It's true, nature is best and we have a huge variety of fruits and vegetables that are nutrient rich and prove they have disease fighting qualities. These foods will not only cleanse our bodies but they will result in beautiful skin with a smoother, healthier and clearer complexion. The foods shown here show how they can improve the skin for a fraction of the price that many creams and lotions cost.

1.Green Tea

Green tea is rich in antioxidants that reduce inflammation and protect cell membranes. It has been proven to reduce the damage of sunburns and overexposure to ultraviolet light, which in turn reduces the risk of skin cancer. Green tea also contains polyphenol.

Recent research by scientists at the Medical College of Georgia shows that the polyphenol most abundant in green tea also acts as a "fountain of youth" it reactivates dying skin cells. In addition to its skin-healthy properties, green tea is also high in vitamins C, D and K, zinc, calcium, magnesium and iron.


Salmon along with other fatty fish, walnuts and flaxseed is high in healthy fatty acids that are key for achieving healthy skin. Essential fatty acids such as omega-3s help keep cell membranes healthy by keeping out harmful substances as well as allowing nutrients to enter cells and exit with waste products. Omega-3s also acts as an anti-inflammatory.

Increasing consumption of omega-3 fatty acid-rich foods such as salmon will help to keep the skin supple and youthful. Salmon is also rich in protein, potassium, selenium and vitamin B12.


Blueberries are considered by many experts to be the highest food source of antioxidants, they target free radicals that can ruin skin cells. By protecting skin cells from damage and disintegration, the skin looks younger for longer. Blueberries are also an excellent source of soluble and insoluble fibre, vitamin C, manganese, vitamin E and riboflavin.


Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A, which is a nutrient required for healthy skin. They contain high levels of antioxidants, which help to prevent free radical damage of the skin cells. Vitamin A is required for developing and maintaining skin cells. Carrots are also a superior source of fibre, they contain vitamins K, C and B6, potassium and thiamine.


Drinking plenty of water for great skin, even with your individual minimum intake your skin will look younger and healthier. Your water intake should be from pure, clean water helping to rejuvenate skin cells. Water hydrates your cells and helps them to flush out toxins whilst retaining nutrients in. Water with caffeinated and sugar added doesn't count though.

In addition to a healthy diet and a combination of these ingredients, try to avoid fatty foods that trigger bad skin.

These include saturated fats and fried foods, will often trap oil and bacteria beneath the skin, causing acne and other skin problems. The right foods and avoiding the wrong ones will help you to reveal beautiful, youthful-looking skin without the high price tag of expensive cosmetics.

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