Often, in the fast-paced life, we fail to give our skin the attention it deserves. Over time, our skin is gradually exposed to dirt, pollution, and sun, all of which leaves it dull and lifeless. No amount of cosmetics can make your skin glow if it is unhealthy from within. As a matter of fact, too much chemical-based products can have an adverse reaction on your skin as well. We have got some amazing natural smoothie recipes for you. Hope they help!
Banana and Berry Smoothie
- Bananas – one, preferably cold
- Berries- one cup (strawberries or raspberries, depending on the availability)
- Dates – three to four (You can use honey as a sweetener as well)
- Flax seeds- three big tablespoons
- Milk – two cups (If you are lactose intolerant, you can use almond milk. Else, you can use water)
Throw everything in a blender and blend till its smooth. You can add more water or milk to get the desired consistency.
Consume this daily for best results. If you have any surplus, you can store it in the refrigerator.
Why does it work?
Berries and bananas are a rich source of vitamins and antioxidants which make the skin glow. Similarly, flax seeds are rich in omega 3 fatty acids which help in treating several skin conditions, this keeping it naturally healthy.
The Apple and Carrot Smoothie
- Carrots- one cup chopped
- Apple- one cup chopped
- Water- one cup
- Lemon juice – one cup
- Honey or dates for sweetness, if required
Throw everything in a blender and blend till its smooth. You can add more water to get the desired consistency.
Drink it every day for best results.
Why this work?
Carrots and apples are laden with vitamins which are essential for a healthy skin. The lemon juice gives your skin its required dose of Vitamin C while adding that acidic punch to the smoothie.