Blemish free skin is a dream anyone has. Though it is difficult to maintain a good skin in this polluted environment, vegetable and fruit juices can help you achieve that. This DIY recipe explains how to use carrot and radish to maintain a blemish free skin.
Health benefits of carrot: Carrot is one if the root vegetables which originated in ancient times. Carrots are power packed with anti-oxidants and beta-carotene. They are also rich in Vitamin A and Vitamin C. The compounds present in carrot help to have healthy vision and blemish free skin. Carrot extract or paste can be applied externally on the skin or consumed internally along with other vegetables as a regular diet. The anti-oxidants fights free radicals and protects the skin from aging, wrinkles and pigmentation. Regular consumption of carrot helps in maintaining an even skin tone.
Health benefits of Radish: Radish is a water vegetable and contains high amount of anti-oxidants in it. The water content in it hydrates skin. The zinc and phosphorus content in radish, helps to freshen the skin and maintains a fresh looking for a longer duration. When radish extract in consumed internally in the form of juice or pulp, it helps to treat and cure acne and pimples. It protects the skin from recurrence of acne or pimple. The anti-oxidants in radish also helps to flush out toxins from the body and helps to increase the glow in skin. Radish paste can be applied externally also to maintain a clean and radiant skin.
Consuming the extract of carrot and radish regularly will hydrate the skin and prevent dryness. Regular intake of this drink can also prevent dryness on the scalp and dandruff.
While it is known that red and yellow pigments found in bright fruit and vegetables increase skin yellowness, recent studies have shown that “carotenoid coloration is a more important factor in healthy appearance than melanin coloration,” clarify the academics.
Francis, T. &., 2014. Eat your fruits, vegetables for skin with sun-kissed glow. Science Daily, 27 August.
Follow the instructions in this simple DIY recipe to prepare the drink to maintain a blemish free skin.