By Melissa Miller, Master Body Contouring Specialist
When it comes to skin care, there are all sorts of topical lotions and skin care products to try. Sometimes, though, the key to beautiful, clear, blemish free skin is treating the problem from the inside out. Studies show that when using the right ingredients, you can significantly change the health and appearance of your skin. Here is one of the top shared skin improving smoothies out there.
This recipe is full of vitamins C and E, which protect against skin damage, help with inflammation, reduce the appearance of wrinkles and play a vital role in the body’s natural production of collagen. Read on for a list of all the yummy ingredients.
Apple-Apples make the smoothie sweet and refreshing. They are high in Vitamin A, B, and C and contain lots of antioxidants.
Kale-A great way to get greens in that you might not already be eating. Kale is rich in fiber, antioxidants, calcium, vitamin K and C.
Lemon– draws out toxins, highly alkaline, helping to regulate body’s natural pH level, contains many antioxidants, rich in vitamin C
Spinach– high in protein and helps in the creation of new red blood cells
Avocado– Is a healthy source of fats, Vitamin E and Iron. Avocado makes the smoothie really filling. Try frozen bananas to make it extra creamy.
Banana– Adds a natural sweetness to the smoothie, and is rich in potassium
Maca Powder– Is a natural energy booster. It’s great for balancing hormones which makes it great for the skin. Maca contains over 20 amino acids and is rich in Vitamins and minerals
Hum Nutrition Raw Greens Powder– Helps boost energy, maintain radiant skin and increase metabolism with raw organic greens + adaptogens + enzymes + probiotics.
Healthy Skin Green Smoothie Recipe
- 2 cups water or almond milk
- juice of 1 lemon
- 1 apple chopped
- 1 banana chopped(frozen for extra creaminess)
- 1 cups spinach
- 1 cup kale
- 1 tsp maca powder
- 1 tsp Hum Nutrition Raw Green Powder
- 1/2 avocado (frozen for extra creaminess)
Mix all ingredients in a blender and enjoy!