All natural smoothies are always the most effective… They’re affordable, convenient and always yummy! Read up on the benefits of these ingredients and blend it all up! Enjoy!
Full of potassium and electrolytes, coconut water replenishes and rehydrates skin inside and out, making it softer and younger looking.
Kale is loaded with the skin’s favorite Vitamins A, D, and K, not to mention antioxidants that help to detox the body and rid it of free radicals.
Considered one of nature’s best super foods, blueberries are full of antioxidants and, like kale, combat free radicals. Blueberries also help boost the production of collagen.
Oranges are loaded up with Vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that is essential for collagen production.
These powerhouses are one of the best sources of selenium, which can help improve the skin’s elasticity. They’re loaded with the healthy omega-3 fatty acids and Vitamin E that will keep skin moisturized and supple, and they also contain copper to help support the production of melanin and protect and repair tissues.
FLAX OIL AND SEEDS
Flax oil and seeds both contain essential fatty acids which help keep the skin hydrated and smooth. They’re powerful anti-inflammatories that can help with other skin maladies like rosacea, acne, and dermatitis, and they’ll even help wounds heal more quickly. For even more benefits, you can substitute flax oil instead.
- 1½ cups cold coconut water
- 2 cups (lightly packed) kale, roughly chopped
- 2 cups frozen wild blueberries
- 1 orange, peeled and cut in half
- 1 tablespoon flax seeds
- 2 Brazil nuts
- Place ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.