Amazing foods that can fight against all skin problems       2017-04-06   06:16:24  IST  Raghu V

We all do have certain types of skin problems. One may have a dry skin, which is getting damaged day by day and other may have an oily skin which doesn’t save you from severe skin problems like acne and pimples. We face problems with free radicals that exhibit our skin as bit aged. We all have those toxins inside that bring so many impurities on the outer layer of the skin. We suffer from UV rays, we suffer from wrinkles, with suffer with complexion problems and we suffer with other hundreds of skin problems. So, we thought of making you aware of all those skin friendly foods, each carrying different set of nutrients and benefits for your skin. There is a solution for every skin problem here. So, check out all the superfoods for different skin problems.


Spinach is a great source of nutrients like calcuim, pottasium, iron, magnisium, omega 3 faty acids, vitamins like vitamin a,vitamin b, vitamin c, vitamin e, and an effective antioxidant like lutein. This antioxidant keeps your skin healthy natural and oil free. You can even make a face mask with spinach, adding little amount of honey and banana. Many researchers have confirmed that drinking spinach juice is a great treatment for skin problems like ageing, acne, tan, and dark spots.

#2. Carrots:


We know what amount of beta carotene and vitamin A are present in a carrot. Beta carotene is highly beneficial for skin, avoiding the damage of skin cells and removing the dead cells. Vitamin A plays a vital role in restricting even the skin cancer cells. A carrot has high concentration of antioxidant properties which prevents over production of cells in the skins outer layer. It’s a known fact that carrot also improves the skin complexion, all thanks to the rich content of vitamin c, vitamin a, and potassium. It also controls and fights with skin ailments like pimples, rashes, pigmentation, wrinkles and blemishes. For better results drink carrot juice.

#3. Papaya :


If a beautiful and healthy skin is your demand, papaya must be the preferred food item in your daily diet. It is too rich in antioxidants removing all the impurities on your skin. It also contains an enzyme called papain which removes dead skin cells, spots and blemishes making your skin all clear. For better results all you need to do is, take slices of papaya rub them gently on your skin for couple of minutes so that it can exfoliate and clean your skin. You can also prepare papaya face mask by adding some amount of honey and yogrut to papaya’s slices ad grinding them well enough for face mask. Use this face mask once in a day, let it stay for 20 minutes and wash away properly.

#4. Turmeric:


This Indian spice benefits your skin in number of ways that you can’t count on. Turmeric is antiseptic, antibacterial and also anti inflammatory protecting your skin all the time from all the possible damages. Turmeric removes free radicals making your skin look much younger than it’s age. It prevents ageing and wrinkles. Turmeric has an effective antioxidant called curcumin which does serve you in the above mentioned ways. Turmeric also avoids hormonal imbalances which can cause acne, pimples, white heads, and black spots. It also minimizes the effect of harmful UV rays working as a natural sun screen lotion. Turmeric also makes the skin lighter and brighter adding a very light complexion to your skin.

#5. Green tea:


Dirt, germs, oil, UV rays, sun exposure, all these damage your skin from outside. But the toxins kill your skin from the inside. So before you make all the failed attempts concentrating only on outer threats do clean your body from inside. This can happen effectively with green tea. Green tea contains catechins and antioxidant which is anti inflammatory, antibacterial, anticancer in nature. Drinking two cups of green tea a day keeps you hydrated, protects you from U V rays, cleans your body from inside and helps you in detoxification. That will help you to protect your skin from free radicals and excess production of oil.

#6. Almonds :


Soaked almonds can moisturize and hydrate your skin if they are smashed and applied. Almonds do remove the damaged and dead cells from the skin and helps in formation of new cells. This process helps enhance texture and tone of your skin. The taste of soaked almonds can also be used as natural scrub for your skin. If soaked almonds are added in milk, honey and lemon, this mixture can easily exfoliate your skin, giving it a fresh look. Almonds do have plenty of antioxidants and vitamin a which removes the free radicals and delay the skin ageing.

#7. Apples :


An apple carries plenty of skin benefits promoting detoxification. It hydrates the skin, keeping oil production in limit does it avoids development of acne and pimple. Apple also acts as a sun screen lotion if the pulp of apple is blended with glycerin and appled. Let the face mask stick with your skin for 15 minutes and then washed with clean water. This face mask limits the effect of U V rays on your skin this summer. Apple balances skins pH levels which is a great blessing for people witb oily skin. Apple is a natural skin toner which not just lightens your skin but also tightens your skin improving the blood circulation to the skin surface. Regular intake of apple treats hairloss, dandruff, puffy eyes, skiny cancer, and dark spots.



Bananas eaten or Banana peel used to scrub, both are effective in maintaining skin health. Banana is a great source of Vitamin A, Vitamin B and Vitamin E. It has got minerals like Potassium, magnesium which improves the blow flow to skin, making it more beautiful and healthy. Use the peel as scrub, twice a day to clean all the dirt on your face. Add raw honey to the banana, grind them well and apply everyday. There is no doubt, this mixture can whiten your skin.

#9. Oranges:


Orange is the biggest and the most popular source of vitamin C either eating a orange, drinking orange juice or using orange pill as a scrub will boost your skins health and beauty. Orange removes the bacteria and dirt in your skin pose, protecting your skin from pimples. It has a high concentration of citric acid which is not a friendly element for acne and pimples. Orange pills can remove blemishes and dark spots get rid of oil and free radicals making your skin even, healthy, smooth, and beautiful. It is a great fruit for people with oily skin as it can keep the oil production at bay.

# 10. Other foods :

Oysters, dark chocolate, flaxseeds, walnuts, wheat, brazil nuts, oats, coconut water, Tomatoes, kiwis, blue berries, kale, avocado, x yellow peppers, salmon, sweet potatoes, lemon, strawberry, broccoli, red wine, yogrut, pomegranate, olive oil, rosemary, almond milk, soy, and pumpkin are the other foods which benefit your skin in numerous ways.