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Homemade Juices and Smoothies to Clear Acne at Home

by andMe Bioactive Beverage 24 Jun 2022
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Acne is common in teenagers and young adults, but it can affect people of any age. It is most common on the face but may also occur on the neck, chest, back, shoulders, and upper arms. The lesions range from whiteheads to cysts and may be inflamed or not. The severity of acne varies from mild (a few pimples) to more severe cases that can cause permanent scarring. Acne is not a severe health threat, but it can cause scars. Some people also use serums for acne-prone skin. To be safer, you can consult with a dermatologist to find serums for acne.

Homemade smoothies:

Sweet potato and carrot smoothie:

For acne-prone skin, vitamin A is beneficial in regulating sebum production. Carrots and sweet potatoes are excellent sources of vitamin A. In addition to working as an antioxidant, beta carotene helps the body manufacture collagen and reduces inflammation. B6 in a sweet potato is effective in curing skin conditions like acne. Just follow these simple 4 steps:

  • 1. Add carrot, sweet potato, orange slices and cinnamon to the blender
  • 2. Add water and puree until smooth
  • 3. Adjust sweetness with maple syrup as desired
  • 4. Serve immediately
  • Kale, mint, and coconut smoothie:

Kale and mint are two superfoods that you can include in your diet to get rid of acne. The green ingredient is packed with antioxidants, vitamin A and C that help eradicate toxins from the body and keep the skin healthy. In addition, mint contains salicylic acid that effectively deals with acne. Combining these two ingredients with coconut water becomes a smoothie that can wonder for our skin. Coconut water is a good source of antioxidants and helps clear acne scars. So, it is nice to include coconut water in your smoothie, along with kale and mint. To make this smoothie, you will need one cup of shredded kale, one-fourth cup of fresh mint leaves, juice of one lime, coconut water and a tablespoon of chia seeds. Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend until creamy and smooth. This smoothie will help you prevent and cure acne.

Spinach and banana smoothie:

A spinach smoothie is a great way to start your morning. It will supply you with the nutrients you need for the day, and it will also help you lose weight because it's full of fibre and water, both of which help keep you full. The spinach in this smoothie is rich in iron, vitamin K and folate, all essential nutrients good for your health. The banana makes the smoothie naturally sweet, so there's no need to add any sugar. This smoothie has a very mild flavour that makes it perfect for anyone who wants to try something new without getting overwhelmed by strong flavours such as those found in kale or other leafy greens. The main ingredients of this smoothie are 1 cup fresh spinach (or 2 cups frozen), 2 bananas, 1/4 cup milk or almond milk 1/2 cup water(optional). Keep blending the ingredients and adding some water until it becomes a creamy thick consistency.

Blueberry smoothie:

This smoothie is rich in antioxidants which makes it great for your skin. The fruit rich in vitamins A, C, and E can fight breakouts and reduce inflammation on your skin. Here's how to make it:

  • a) In a blender, add a cup of frozen blueberries, a cup of plain yoghurt, 3/4th cup low-fat milk and 2 tablespoons of sugar.
  • b) Blend all the ingredients until it becomes smooth without any lumps.
  • c)Pour in a glass and drink it.

Juices:

Celery Juice:

For a long time, Celery has been used as one of the natural solutions to heal acne. This juice is rich in Vitamin A, C, and Magnesium. This juice provides your body with the essential nutrients and also helps to reduce dehydration. Dirty blood can also cause skin acne, and this nutritious celery juice detoxifies your blood.

Ingredients

  • 5 stalks celery
  • 5 carrots
  • 1-2 ripe tomatoes
  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 cups spinach

Directions:

  • -Slice the ingredients properly and put them in a blender.
  • -Blend it properly and strain the juice. You can put some ice cubes if you want it cold.

Green citrus juice:

This juice comprises many healthy and nutritious ingredients like Ginger, carrots, orange, lemon, and kale. Carrot provides a lot of Vitamin A, while Ginger has a lot of anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Also, both orange and lemon consist of vitamin C, which unclogs your dirty skin pores and cleanses them from inside.

Ingredients

  • 1 peeled orange
  • 1 peeled lemon
  • 3-4 leaves of kale
  • 5 stalks of carrots

Directions:

  • Slice the ingredients and blend them into a tasty juice.
  • Put some ice cubes if you have this juice in summer.

Apple juice:

Apples are one of the most versatile fruits that are not only used to make a variety of dishes but also in cosmetics and skincare products. Apples are also rich in vitamin C, which can help hydrate your skin and reduce wrinkles. For a glowing complexion, mash an apple slice and mix it with a few drops of honey. Apply this mixture on your face for five minutes, and then wash it off with cold water. This mask will leave your skin looking younger, softer and brighter immediately. It also helps to increase skin elasticity, which makes the skin look fresher and firmer.

Apples are also beneficial for the skin to get rid of acne, blemishes and dark spots. Acne is a common skin problem that causes dullness and harms the skin in the long run. You need to mix 2 tablespoons of apple juice with 1 tablespoon of honey. Apply the mixture on your face and leave it for 15 minutes. Then, wash it off with cool water. You can also use an apple mask, which would contain 1 or 2 tablespoons of mashed apples, 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of ground oatmeal. Apply this mask on your face for about 15 minutes, and then wash it off with warm water. Another way to treat acne is to eat a couple of apples every day. Apples are filled with antioxidants that help prevent acne and other skin infections.

Rather than these nutritious juices, you can also use andMe's salicylic acid serum consisting of derma-favourite hyaluronic acid. This toxic and paraben-free serum is one of the best serums for oily skin and acne scars, as it hydrates your skin and reduces acne and blemishes.

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