For radiant skin consider these elixirs:
Aloe vera juice, an ideal liver and hormonal tonic that helps prevent breakouts.
Avocado protects and plumps skin with antioxidant carotenoids, vitamins C and E and fatty acids.
Carrots, bursting with betacarotene which accelerates skin healing.
Liquid chlorophyll added to a glass of water, cleanses blood for a clearer complexion.
Evening primrose oil -balances hormonal acne and lubricate skin from within.
Fresh garlic or in supplemental form, contains antibacterial allicin.
Kale is cleansing, alkalising and mineral rich – ideal for skin health.
Pumpkin seeds are high in zinc which thins sebum and hastens healing.
Fresh salmon, a rich source of omega 3 fatty acids soothes and moisturises skin.
Turmeric’s active component curcumin reduces inflammation and purifies blood.
Fresh chemical-free, alkalised water hydrates your skin cells and removes wastes, aim for two litres daily.
Vitamin A helps to maintain structural and functional integrity of your skin cells and may also help reduce sebum production.
Pantothenic acid or vitamin B5 is beneficial as it reduces oil production by the sebaceous glands.
Vitamin B6 may help reduce pre- menstrual or mid cycle acne problems in women, 50-100mg is recommended daily.
Chaste tree (Vitex agnus castus) is also beneficial premenstrually to eliminate acne.