‘Tis the season of love.
How about we show some skin lovin’ for that forever-in-love glow!
Yeah, its tough being Heidi of the rosy cheeks – windblown hair fame when you are racing to close the daily to-do’s, juggling a gazillion things , trying to forgive the maid who didn’t turn up, wiping the baby mess & such.
But help is at hand. Here’s a magic potion I knocked off the net for that lassie-of-the-hills glow.I joke not. It is celebrity endorsed, if that helps. 🙂
Say hello to this pretty colored Skin Boosting Juice Blend – bursting with skin loving nutrients . The zen clean feeling is a bonus. So, skip that second cup of morning coffee today and sip on some va-va-vroom kind of beauty boost.
The best part. It’s as easy as 1-2-3. That’s 3 simple ingredients. Easy to prep, blend and clean up after. Also meets our very strict requirements of – quick to make , easily available ingredients , passes the taste test and does a luscious job!
Joanna Vargas, New York based celebrity facialist & aesthetician to Hollywood beauties like Michelle Williams & Naomi Watts prescribes it as a beauty staple to her clients after her treatments, for maintaining their post – facial glow. So, all credit to her.
‘BLUSH’ SKIN BOOSTER JUICE BLEND
4 Organic Carrots + 1/2 Organic Apple + Organic Ginger to taste
The blend is rich in Vitamin A, B & C , making for a natural anti-oxidant powerhouse that fights the signs of aging. Also, the excellent digestive properties of Ginger help keep the skin clear.
Carrots keep the skin healthy and vibrant. They are high in beta carotene, an antioxidant converted to vitamin A inside the body. It helps repair skin tissue and protects against the sun’s harsh rays.
Apples are a storehouse of powerful antioxidants, with Quercetin being the most well-known. Quercetin is a powerhouse anti-aging antioxidant that boosts your body’s defenses against inflammation and damages to cells which are the two main causes that can cause aging. It also improves your body’s ability to manufacture collagen. Collagen helps to keep your skin healthy and improves its elasticity, making it look more radiant and healthy.
Apple juice also has Alpha hydroxyl-acid (AHA), which improves the skin. It helps in improving the look of your skin. AHA can also help reduce age spots and skin blemishes by stimulating the growth of new skin cells.
Ginger is known for its excellent digestive properties, helping keep the body clean & the skin clear. It is also full of the antioxidant, gingerol, which not only fights skin-damaging free radicals, but also promotes smoothness and evenness in skin tone. It is known for its anti-inflammatory properties, thus helping acne prone skin.
Step 1 Wash all ingredients and chop them up roughly
Step 2 Put them in the blender & add about 1/4 cup of water. Blend. Sieve.
Step 3 Once you sieve the puree’ and extract all the juice out, you will be left with pulp.
Step 4 In case you want to add back some fibre ( always preferable, good for eliminating body toxins) , add back a couple of teaspoons of the pulp. However, if you want to keep it light and prefer a smooth watery texture, skip).
The blend is best consumed immediately.
Glow, baby, glow.
Do you have a favorite juice blend ? Leave your luscious recipe in the comment below.Stay Naturally Lush!