You’re taking enough care of your skin this summer by applying sunscreen, face packs and exfoliating regularly. However, if your skin looks tired and dull you might want to take a look at what you’re putting in your body. As the temperature rises it is important to include a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet to stay cool and hydrated. Therefore, here are 3 smoothie recipes that will not only keep you hydrated and fresh but will also impart a healthy glow.
Mango spinach smoothie
It is the season of mangoes they are so readily available in the market so why not make a smoothie using this fruit which is rich in antioxidants and vitamin A, which helps lower sun damage to the skin.
Recipe: In a blender add a cup of skim milk, 1 sliced banana, half cup chopped mango, a teaspoon of flax seeds, 1 cup fresh spinach and 2 tablespoons of honey. Blend until smooth and enjoy!
A vitamin C rich blend, the sunrise smoothie is packed with collagen boosting ingredients to prepare your body and skin for the day ahead.
Recipe: Blend the juice of 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice, half cup diced pineapple and one extra ripe banana in a blender until smooth. Enjoy fresh after your morning workout.
Believe us it tastes as delicious as it sounds. A healthier version of everyone’s favourite tropical drink, Pina banana is rich in vitamin C, potassium and magnesium all of which give your skin a healthy glow.
Recipe: Add one cup of water and ice each to a blender, now add half cup diced pineapple, 1 peeled banana, 2 tablespoons of shredded coconut and blend until smooth. This refreshing smoothie is sure to cool you down this summer!