Almonds are seen as a superfood, due to their nutrient dense nature. Almonds are a source of manganese, magnesium, Vit B2, Vit E, Tryptophan, Phosphorous and Copper. Almonds have many health benefits, but one of its many advantages include healthier, more radiant skin when consumed as a food source and when applied topically.
Almond milk is a brilliant source of Vitamin E, which is an antioxidant. Antioxidants are important for our skins health, due to its anti-free radical action. Vitamin E also protects your skin from sun exposure and the damage that might occur due to extended periods in the sun. The Vitamin E found in almond milk is really good at healing the skin too!
Eating a few almonds everyday will keep your skin moisturized and looking young from the inside out! It not only clears the skin, but will be beneficial to the overall health of your skin.
Anti-aging Benefits of Almond Milk
Collagen and elastin keep your skin firm and wrinkle free, but are depleted due to free radicals. How do we get rid of free radicals? With a rich vitamin E source, namely almond milk! So, by introducing this superfood into your daily diet and skin care routine, you can prevent wrinkles and even skin blemishes. Also by applying almond milk to your skin, you are hydrating it. Hydrated skin is less prone to premature aging.
We all know that Oxygen is vital for skin health, well Almond milk contains Riboflavin, which helps the skin use Oxygen. The Niacin in Almond milk traps the moisture in cells and therefore keeps your skin hydrated.
Prevent and treat acne and blackheads with almond milk
Acne and related issues are usually due to a build-up of extra oils in the sebaceous glands. The fatty acids in Almond milk help to control these secretions.
Our Almond milk facemask recipe
3 tbsp of unsweetened, organic almond milk
1 tsp. of honey
Mix the two ingredients. Apply to your skin. Leave on for 15 min. Rinse off and patt dry.
This mask is perfect for a dry skin, it is very moisturising, BUT at the same time can be used on an oily skin to combat acne and other skin irritations.