5 SUPERFOODS FOR GLOWING SKIN 01 Feb 2020
We all know the phrase, ‘we are what we eat’, and never has this been truer than when it comes to our skin.
A healthy diet full of the essential good fats, anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals your skin needs can mean the difference between a glowing complexion and a dull, lacklustre one.
That’s where the vegan-friendly Superfood Skincare System comes in. Designed to work in synergy with all the foods, juices and of course those matcha lattés we consume, it feeds the skin from the outside in with high potency, nutrient-rich Superfoods.
Read on to discover 5 of the Superfoods you’ll find in our Superfood Skincare System, and why your skin needs them.
We can’t get enough of this green. High in vitamin C, broccoli helps to stimulate collagen production to keep skin healthy and supple, whilst anti-oxidant vitamin A helps to defend the skin from harmful UV rays and free-radical damage. It’s also loaded with good fatty acids, to help give skin a radiant, healthy glow. Broc on!
Rich in anti-oxidants Rich in omega 3, 6 and 9
High in vitamin C, K and A
Find it in: Superfood Facial Wash, Superfood Day Cream, Superfood Oil
Whether smashed on toast or in your skincare, avocado is well known for its myriad of health and skin benefits. High in essential nutrients, including potassium, B-vitamins, vitamin E, vitamin C and omega fatty acids, avocados help to keep skin healthy and hydrated by locking in moisture and regenerating damaged skin cells. They’re also loaded with anti-oxidants that help to defend against environmental damage and reduce the visible signs of aging. An all-round Superfood superstar!
Rich in anti-oxidants Healthy oil Rich in good fatty acids including omega 6+ 9 High in vitamin E
Find it in: Superfood Facial Wash
Kale yeah! This leafy green is a nutrient knockout,with an abundance of skin benefits. Vitamin K helps to minimise those pesky dark circles under your eyes, whilst anti-oxidants and vitamin A help defend from free-radical damage and repair the skin. It’s also known for detoxification, flushing out toxins from the pores whilst simultaneously helping skin stay hydrated.
High in fibre Rich in anti-oxidants High in vitamin A, C, B6 and K
Find it in: Superfood Facial Wash
Derived from the seed of a plant related to spinach, this protein-packed Superfood is high in riboflavin, which boosts elasticity and increases the production of connective tissue for smoother skin, reducing the visibility of fine lines and wrinkles. It contains all the essential amino acids to repair the skin as well as lysine, the building block in the synthesis of collagen and elastin.
Contains all 8 essential amino acids High in Vitamin B2 – riboflavin Packed with proteins
Find it in: Superfood Night Cream
Made from ground up green tea leaves, matcha powder is a super potent source of nutrients and anti-oxidants; one cup of matcha is equal to about 10 cups of green tea! Its anti-oxidant power helps to reduce puffiness, improve the visible signs of damage caused by the environment for smoother skin. Matcha magic!
Rich in anti-oxidants Contains chlorophyll to detox the skin
Find it in: Superfood Day Cream
Now you can add these Superfoods to your bathroom shelf as well as your kitchen with our Superfood Skincare System!
ELEMIS Superfood Day Cream, $87.00
ELEMIS Superfood Night Cream, $107.00
ELEMIS Superfood Facial Wash, $49.00