According to dermatologists and cosmetologists, most women complain about
acne, acne scars, pimples, blemishes, wrinkles, oily skin, suntan and uneven skin tone.
These have become common skin complaints in urban settings. There are several lifestyle factors which include eating unhealthy food, lack of exercise, dehydration, stress and excess exposure to Sunlight (UV rays) that contribute to these skin problems.
Pigmentation, blemishes or any other damage takes a long time to heal.
Exposure to UV rays can make the skin produce free radicals which damage the skin and accelerate skin aging and tanning.
Many women cope with these skin problems by using chemical surface applicants or oral medication. These are temporary/ ineffective solutions and can cause these skin problems recur.
Whatever your skin woe – pimples, scars, blemishes, dryness or pigmentation, the best solution is to treat from within. The health of your skin depends on what ingredients/ foods you put into your body. There are ingredients which can heal and nourish your skin from the inside out. They:
A poor diet, excess sun (UV rays) exposure, sleep deprivation, stress, dehydration can cause the skin look dull, unhealthy and tired. These factors also contribute to acne, pimples and blemishes too.There are ingredients which heal the skin to make it dewy and glow naturally:
It helps reduce pimples, acne dryness and blemishes. It also moisturizes the skin and gives it a glow. It can also soothe any infections and fades scars.
It reduces redness due to skin inflammation and calms the skin.
UV rays from sunlight can make skin produce free radicals which can damage the skin.
Vitamin E is best known for its antioxidant properties. It destroys these free radicals to protect the skin from sun damage.
It helps the skin make more of collagen and elastin. These 2 skin components make it strong and elastic. It also tells the skin to make more of Hyaluronic acid which plumps the skin and gives it a glow.
2. Detoxify blood
The blood transports oxygen, hormones, sugar, fats, toxins, etc. in your body. The liver and kidneys are the organs which help remove all the excess of nutrients, toxins not required by the body. There are ingredients that can detoxify the blood by supporting the liver and kidneys to remove and breakdown waste and toxins:
Manjistha a.k.a Indian Madder, is one of Ayurveda’s most popular blood purifiers. Manjistha purifies blood lymph and supports the liver. Being a blood purifier, it brightens the complexion and reduces uneven pigmentation.
Neem is a powerful and cooling herb that holds detoxifying properties. They are excellent for your liver and aid in digestion.
Neem leaves have anti-bacterial properties and help fight bacteria.
Grapeseed extract (GSE)
It supports liver function by removing excess fat that is bad for liver function from the blood.
Due to its high antioxidant content, GSE can help protect the skin tissue from damage and inflammation due to free radicals.
Weather and seasonal changes, diet and life-style choices (excess alcohol or caffeine consumption) can deplete your skin of water and appear less supple. This makes the skin dry and makes more oil to make up for missing moisture. Sometimes the skin can feel oily and dry at the same time. This causes breakouts.
Reviving your dehydrated skin from inside out through the diet is important. The skin needs nutrients/ ingredients to hydrate and revive itself:
Lychee has a high in thiamin, copper and Vitamin B3. Vitamin B3 is known to boost hydration of the skin making it look supple. Copper can which helps speed up the process of healing damaged skin. It also contains antioxidants which protect the body from free radicals which are caused by UV exposure.
Contains 92% water, so it helps hydrate the skin.
Full of vitamins which help your skin make Collagen. Collagen is a component of the skin which provides it structure, keeps it supple and tight. It contains Vitamin C, an antioxidant which can fight free radicals that can cause skin aging and damage. It also has Vitamin A which repairs damaged skin cells and makes new skin.
Sariva is another Ayurvedic herb with multiple benefits. It is a highly effective blood purifier that helps your skin glow from within. It helps in removing blemishes, unevenness of the skin, suntan and burn marks. It is also known to enhance your blood circulation, thus helping in toning your skin and making it illuminate with health!
Curcumin punches the free radicals away. It not only blocks the free radicals from causing damage, it also makes the body produce its own antioxidants to fight them.
We at &Me have the perfect solution to your skin woes! You can nourish your skin from within with &Me Skin Care Drink. &Me Skin is a unique preservative free blend containing Ayurvedic herbs (Neem, Aloe vera, Rose, Sariva, Manjistha) and 30% of RDA requirements of Vitamins and Minerals (Vitamin A, Vitamin E and Copper). The taste of it has been enhanced with fruits like watermelon and lychee which can hydrate your skin and give it a healthy glow.