Turmeric - Redness and inflammation can be worse in the mornings, so take Turmeric first thing. Studies have found Turmeric to significantly calm down the body’s over-reaction to triggers and reduce skin irritation and redness. Stir 1tsp into a glass of plant mylk.
Maca – Boost the benefits and help easy digestion and absorption with 1-2 servings of Maca at breakfast. It’s amazing for normalising hormonal imbalance that often causes breakouts; simply stir into oatmeal or smoothie.
Acai – At the end of a busy day, when your skin has been exposed to ageing UV rays, Acai is perfect to replenish antioxidants and omega fats to combat free-radical damage. Try after dinner in water or a Chia pudding dessert.
Chlorella – Breakouts and redness can be from a build-up of toxins. Before bed, have Chlorella in a glass of water with lemon to support your body’s overnight detoxification processes.In a study where Chlorella was added to face cream, it increased skin elasticity, moisture content and significantly decreased the depth of wrinkles – apply a paste of 1tsp Chlorella with 1tbsp aloe vera gel, leave for 15mins then rinse with warm water.