Want a head full of healthy, shining hair? Want a glowing skin which is soft as velvet? Looks like we have found a way to it. The old phrase “you are what you eat” has never been justified so perfectly.
Not just cosmetics, the secret to glowing skin and hair is also a matter of what you eat. Have a look in your kitchen. You might be amazed how much what you have on your plate can affect your skin and hair. Let’s have a look.
1. COCONUT (For Glowing Skin And Shining Hair)
Coconut water is a great natural hydrant. It contains potassium, that causes the movement of nutrients into our cells which makes the skin glow. Coconut oil, which is high in healthy fats and necessary vitamins is the perfect nutrition for your hair. It can be used as a moisturizer for the scalp and results in shining hair.
Coconut oil is great for high heat cooking. It can also be used as a skincare product for removing makeup.
We have always known spinach as a strength booster but how it acts as a secret solution to your skin and hair problems will surprise you. Spinach is rich in beta-carotene which is converted into a vitamin A, a major anti-ager. Spinach salad dresses over with a squeeze of lemon is the best to start with. So, eat spinach and have a younger looking skin along with healthy hair.
Walnuts are really great for skin and the body. This is the reason why they include walnuts in many skin and hair care products. Walnuts are good for the skin as they are packed with vitamin B which is an excellent stress and mood manager. It delays aging and leaves the skin glowing.
Blend 4 walnuts, 2 teaspoons oats, 1 teaspoon honey, 1 teaspoon cream and 4 drops of oil to make a paste. Apply it on your face. Wash with warm water when dry. When consumed or applied externally as oil, walnuts ensure healthy and glowing hair. Regular application of walnuts oil keeps the scalp moisturized and hydrated. A healthy scalp leads to healthy hair.
Eggs are a serious rescue for damaged and frizzy hair. They are like small packages of proteins. The proteins in eggs will soften your hair also giving them strength and shine. Apart from this, the lutein present in eggs hydrates the skin and performs tissue repairing leaving the skin firm.
There are many ways to use eggs to get you glowing skin and healthy hair. A simple hair mask generally contains 1 egg yolk, 3 tablespoons honey, 3 tablespoons olive oil and some yogurt. Apply the mix on to the scalp as well as hair. Wash it off after 30 minutes.
5. CHIA SEEDS
Chia seed is a superfood. If you think these are part of your snacks and meal, this information is going to blow your mind off. Chia seeds are flooded with essential Omega 3 fatty acids which impart health to your skin and hair. Since the seeds originated in Mexico, let’s call them the Mexican magic.
Your desire for smooth glowing skin will end when you nourish your skin with the nutritious chia seeds. Chia seeds are also a complete source of protein and contain 19 essential amino acids. Your hair follicles are going to be really happy when they receive the nutrients from these seeds.
Simply add 2-3 teaspoons of chia seeds in your glass of water every day to keep your skin healthy and glowing. You can also eat them every day to promote hair growth.