The beauty of your skin and how healthy you become in the next five years from now, all depend on the food you eat. You are what you eat. This is too common for everyone. You had heard it, probably when you were a child, and your parents were forcing you to eat vegetables, drink enough water, and stay away from health hazards.

Well, as a child you never clearly understood this, but the truth is that as an adult you are expected to keep those struggles you had with your parents when you were still a teen because your health depends on your diet and the diet reflects on your outer appearance. This may not happen now, but in the nearest future, it will.

The major factor of beauty and healthy-looking skin is your inner health; these parts of a healthy look are not attained from the makeups and believe me it cannot be hidden when it starts to glow. You need to start from the inside and then to the outside. The major way to achieve this includes a balanced diet and proper exercise. The practical approach is to start by choosing the right foods to eat, and by getting rid of the unhealthy ones.

The discussion and suggestions by Michelle Pham, a professional makeup artist, a spokesperson for Lancôme states that the benefits of eating the below-listed foods cannot be underestimated in general.

The list of the foods is as follows:

Here I will be highlighting the major importance of those foods and beverages, the reason why you need them to stay safe and glittering.

Black Tea

It has an Antioxidant; the property of anti-aging, which we get from the vitamin E that helps smoothen the skin and protects it from ultraviolet rays.

Soy Beans

This is a vitamin-rich food that has a small portion of the molecular structure. It is very good at penetrating the outer layer of the skin called the epidermis for a fresher look.


Ginger is rich in about 40 antioxidant, which stands against aging and free radical damage. It has an instant effect when rubbed and left on the skin with olive oil for about 30 minutes before rinsing and drying off the skin.

Olive Oil

The almighty olive oil is rich in antioxidant that is very effective in the fight against anti-aging. It encourages smoothness and protects against ultraviolet rays.

Green Tea

Green tea is very good for restoring skin smoothness and protection against ultraviolet rays. The qualities derive from its antioxidant properties.


Garlic is for the fight against Soothe Psoriasis. It can be used to cure and provide effective relief from the uncomfortable psoriasis outbreak. It is best when the garlic oil is rubbed on the affected area for smooth, rash-free skin.

Cranberry Juice

One of the major sources of ascorbic acid, known as “vitamin C” and facilitates the fight against free radicals that tend to increase inflammation in the body. Vitamin C is needed for producing collagen and helps to repair the skin.


Take a bowl of piping hot oatmeal for a healthy day. It is rich in proteins and carbohydrates that keep you fueled up. According to a recent study, “one bowl of oatmeal a day can keep the doctor away.”

Butternut Squash

Butternut Squash is the best source of vitamin A, which supplies pH-balancing and skin cell boosting. The nutrition value of vitamin A goes together with healthy skin. This makes it inevitable to stay safe without.

Cherry Tomatoes

This vegetable contains enough quantity of antioxidants known as lycopene, which lowers the risk of diseases caused by cell damage.

Milk (Soy, Skim, or 1%)

Good source of unsaturated fat, “omega-3 fatty acids,” which adds the benefit of decreasing cholesterol and enhances brain development in children. The main source of this milk is a cow.


Broccoli is being categorized under tropical fruits, which are rich in vitamin C.




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