Eating your way to better hair, skin and nails!
Nothing looks better than health, so we’re here to show you that simple lifestyle changes can optimize the overall health of your hair, nails and skin. When this kind of beauty hacks there are certain things that are an absolute must. We’ve narrowed it down for you so that your wellness journey is easy.
Don’t roll your eyes, we know that everyone says to drink more water but we mean it. Getting that hydrated and fresh look and feel with your skin can only be done from within. We know that the recommended amount of 2.7L sounds intimidating but the trick is that your body can become hydrated from food as well! By eating fruits such as watermelon, grapes and strawberries your body will become noticeably more hydrated.
2. Sweet potatoes
Sweet potatoes are the kind of food that is so versatile that you can find a way to get it into meals. The fatty acids in sweet potatoes help with skin and hair elasticity which ultimately helps with avoiding breakage. Sweet potatoes help with strengthening up your nails, hair and skin more than most vegetables.
Turns out your expensive avocado on toast at your favourite café is expensive for a reason! Avocado is one of the best foods to have to naturally optimize your overall health. Enriched with great natural fats and potassium which prevents hair loss and helps stimulate collagen. Collagen helps your skin to look nourished and youthful and gives it that bouncy look.
4. Go nuts!
Nuts are the underdog of the health food club. When it comes to stimulating growth and strengthening your hair, nails and skin you really can’t go past cashews and peanuts. These two nuts are uber high in zinc and protein. This is also the perfect thing to snack on throughout the day as they’re filling and yummy!
5. Brighten your skin with sunflower seeds.
Sunflower seeds are beneficial for the nervous system which means that they help stimulate the blood which ultimately means growth. Sunflower seeds help with skin-repairing as well as hydrating from within (sorry to go on about hydration again, but seriously drink more water). Sunflower seeds are also great for fibre intake which will help your gut be in its best state!