Eat Your Way To Beautiful Skin in 2019

Posted on February 21, 2019
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We eat food that helps us feel great on the inside, but what if we could eat food that helps us look our best on the outside, too?

Expensive skin-care products and vampire facials have been all the rage in the last few years thanks to the Kardashian effect…. But these products can only help you to a certain degree, as the quality of your skin is directly correlated to the types of food that you eat.

To treat your overall skin health it is important to nourish your body from the inside, first.

For skin that glows all year round (without makeup), here’s a look at Red Scout’s top 5 superfoods that will completely change your skin in 2019!

1. Avocados


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Avocados are your answer to smooth and supple skin in 2019! Packed with antioxidants like lutein and beta carotene, this fatty fruit will be your new best friend! Incorporate avocados into your daily diet and you will see instant results!

2. Berries

Strawberries and Blueberries

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If your skin is ‘berry’ special to you, then nourish it the way it deserves! Blackberries, blueberries, and strawberries, are all packed with Vitamin C meaning these fruits have skin-boosting vitamins and anti-aging properties which will help to diminish any skin blemishes. They call them nature's candy, for a reason!

3. Dark Chocolate

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Chocolate isn’t just reserved for Valentine’s Day… treat yo’ self in 2019! Packed with a heap of potent antioxidants, dark chocolate helps to reduce stress related hormones as well as help ward off free radical damage. Not only does it taste good, but it will help your skin glow all year round... (Ps: the darker the chocolate, the healthier it is for you…. Yes please!)

4. Kale


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Mother know best when she tells you to eat your veggies! Eat kale and prepare to forget Botox altogether! Incorporating this leafy green vegetable into your daily diet will give your skin the TLC it needs. Kale contains Vitamin A, also known as retinol, which will help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and increase blood flow to the surface of your skin. There’s no better way to save cash on skin-care and your skin will be saying ‘Kale Yeah!’ in no time.

5. Oysters


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Here are some pearls of wisdom for ya (catch the pun?) While these slimy little creatures have a reputation for heating up the bedroom, oysters are also known to be packed full of zinc - a major key in skin repair that helps create collagen and keep your skin looking and feeling firmer! Let the world be your oyster and let your skin do all the talking for you!

For more info on how to advance your knowledge of skincare, head to our Skincare Express Course.

The course begins by ensuring you have a solid understanding of how the skin works, and how to identify the various skin types. The basics are then supplemented with commonly used skincare terminology, skincare steps and product types, common skin concerns and understanding the skin by age group.

Module length: 4 modules (approx. 1.5 - 2 hours of learning)

Cost: (AUD $118.80)

By Angelica Baer

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