Smoothie recipes are the easiest things to follow: throw some fruits and vegetables in a blender and press a button. Not only are they easy, they have a multitude of great benefits like helping clear your skin! Here are a few recipes that can help take your skin from acne-prone to spot-free.
Spinach is rich in chlorophyll, a blood purifier that flushes out toxins from the body, helping to reduce the appearance of acne. It also contains Vitamin K, which reduces the scars and red marks that acne tends to leave behind.
How to make it: Blend together 1 cup of spinach, 2 cups of sweet fruit such as apples or bananas, and 1 cup of water.
Sweet Potato and Carrot Smoothie
This smoothie is your ticket to clearer skin. Both sweet potatoes and carrots are packed with Vitamin A, well-known for fighting acne.
How to make it: Blend 1 large carrot, ½ large sweet potato (chopped), 1 peeled orange, ½ teaspoon of cinnamon and 1 cup of water. (Optional: 1 teaspoon of maple syrup for added sweetness)
Blueberries are a storehouse of antioxidants, Vitamin A, C and E, which combat breakouts of acne.
How to make it: In a blender, put 1 cup of frozen or fresh blueberries, 1 full container of plain yogurt, ¾ cup of low fat milk and 2 tablespoons of sugar, and whizz away.
Enjoy your acne-free skin!