Being a makeup artist looking beautiful is something I strive to do on a daily basis. For me, it was a lifestyle change that came about a few years back when I decided to take an active leap and change my diet not only for health & fitness intentions but for skincare as well. Since then I constantly get asked about how I keep my skin looking so young and fresh and below are my secrets on how to keep your skin glowing from the inside out.
What to Eat
It’s good to have some daily food for skin rituals consistently delicious combination of anti-aging & anti-oxidant ingredients for the skin. Start you day with lemon water in the morning or any favorite citrus fruit will so. Incorporating mixed berries with my oatmeal, avocado with a salad or with eggs, bananas as a snack and I always cooking with extra virgin olive oil are excellent ingredients for radiant skin.
Lemons are loaded with Vitamin C which lightens blemishes, spots evens skin tone and reduces wrinkles. It’s also essential for production of collagen and keeps skin elastic. You want to incorporate the good fats into your diet, by that I mean avocados, olive oil and nuts. Avocados are loaded with vitamin E which is another anti-aging & anti-redness element and Omega-3’s which help reduce inflammation. Mixed berries like blueberries, blackberries and strawberries are loaded with anti-oxidants which are help reduce inflammation, firm skin and reduce wrinkles. Last but certainly not least are dark leafy greens like spinach and arugula contain Vitamin A which helps ward off acne.
Where to Buy Locally
Any good local farmers market or organic produce store will be your mecca for finding such organic skincare items. Aspen Marketplace located on 2nd and Washington Street in Hoboken NJ is fully loaded with a variety of foods listed above that will be essential to your daily regime. Follow these daily tips and you are sure to have glowing skin in no time!
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About the Author/s
Caroline Burns is a freelance makeup artist and beauty blogger servicing the Hoboken/NYC area since 2012. She works with all photographers, models and hair stylists for shoots as well as brides for their weddings, moms to-be and local salons. Caroline found her perfect blend of artistry and being business savvy that gave her the tools she needed to become the makeup artist she is today.