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5 Superfoods For Healthy and Radiant Complexion

Watch how your skin naturally glows by adding these 5 superfoods to your daily diet.
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Natalya Piro by Sergey Vasiliev for L’OFFICIEL Ukraine July 2018

What you put in your body can be just as important as what beauty products you put on your skin. From excess sugar intake to dairy sensitivity, certain foods can cause breakouts. But there are also a number of healthy foods that can help your skin, too. Here, L'OFFICIEL presents a selection of the five best superfoods proven to give you a bright and glowing complexion so you can naturally rock the dewy look. 

Ginger

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The bioactive components of this root superfood make it rich in antioxidants that will not only soothe your skin but help improve elasticity and even your skin tone. Its anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties restore and rejuvenate the skin, and it can even be used as a treatment for dark spots and acne scars. You can add ginger powder to your daily wellness smoothies or cut some fresh slices to make a detoxifying hot tea.

Lemon

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There are many health benefits of adding lemon to your daily water intake and the fruit’s benefits go beyond beauty as well. They are packed with Vitamin C, which can help keep your complexion bright from the inside out. Additionally, its alkalizing properties help stabilize the body’s pH levels aiding with overall blood flow. 

Avocado

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This green, nutrient-rich fruit (yes, it is a fruit) helps with skin regeneration and skin firming, leaving your complexion with a beautiful natural glow. You can enjoy its many benefits by making a DIY hair maskface mask, or trying out Kourtney Kardashian’s go-to breakfast avocado smoothie

Turmeric

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Turmeric’s powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties make it a superfood that's worth incorporating into your daily diet. It is one of the best ways to treat stretch marks naturally, plus adding it to your smoothies and fresh-pressed juices will help treat uneven skin tone and restore your skin’s natural glow, making it notably dewy. From at-home recipes to turmeric supplements, there are plenty of ways to incorporate turmeric into your wellness routine.

Dark Chocolate

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Calling all chocolate fanatics, you read right, dark chocolate can improve your skin. A study showed that bioactive compounds in cocoa will provide you with a thicker, firmer, and hydrated complexion. Dark chocolate also protects your skin as it helps it fight against daily UV radiation due to its abundance of flavanols.

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