Use These Foods to Soothe and Nourish Your Body Inside Out

We all know the old trope ‘you are what you eat,’ but did you know you can also make that a little more literal? Many foods that we consume can be used as beauty aids for your skin on the outside as well as from within by eating a healthy diet. So, let’s expand that phrase to ‘you are what you eat and put on your body.Many foods can be used on your skin to moisturize, tone, cool, cleanse and exfoliate. You can even use food to soothe the skin around your eyes and reduce bags under them. Check out some of these nutritious foods below, what they can do for your outsides, and some ways to use them. Please sound off below if you have tried these or similar methods and want to share your experiences!Moisturizing/Restoring Coconut, hemp, olive, avocado and almond oils are very moisturizing and help fight off wrinkles with Vitamins A, C, and E. These oils are simple fatty acids that are absorbed into your skin’s lipid layers easily. Coconut oil even has the added benefit of acting as a light sun screen. Check out How to Make Your Own Whipped Body Butter using coconut oil, and try using pureed avocados in a mask. Over-ripe bananas work too! Almond oil is used in many skin care products because of its sweet aroma as well. Make sure to buy these oils cold pressed, organic, and fair trade if possible.

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