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It is an established fact that vitamin C makes a significant contribution to boost your skin health. And if we talk about its benefits, did you know that vitamin C can work like magic for your skin? Well, we all know that vitamin C is essential for our immune system, but this micronutrient has a bigger role to play, when it comes to skincare.
Vitamin C can stimulate collagen production, thus improving the quality of your skin. So, despite spending big bucks on skincare products that are rich in vitamin C, there are plenty of dietary sources through which you can get your daily dose of vitamin C. And the best part? They are all natural sources.
So without further ado, we present to you five homemade drinks that are high in vitamin C content.
A glass of pineapple juice can treat acne, fight sun damage, and evens out skin tones, to give an even and glowing complexion. Pineapples are loaded with vitamin C, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that collectively promote skin health.
850g Chopped pineapple
2 tbsp lemon juice
¼ cup mint leaves
2 cups water
Ice cubes, as needed
Peach is a great source of vitamin C that helps to get rid of dark circles and blemishes. In addition, this fruit is loaded with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, which helps to protect your skin from sun damage, thereby helping to create a natural glow.
300g chopped peach
100ml sugar syrup
5ml dry vermouth
Including mangoes to your diet is a great way to support your skin. The high vitamin C content supports your body’s natural collagen production. This delicious summer fruit goes incredibly well with kiwis. Your skin will be grateful for all the pampering.
1 cup chopped mango
1 kiwi (peeled)
¼ cup vanilla coconut milk ice cream
1 tsp lime juice
½ cup coconut milk
Add all ingredients to a blender and process until combined. That’s it! Your drink is ready.
This homemade mint lemonade is refreshing, tasty, and perfect for summer. Both ingredients are rich in vitamin C. In fact, lemon is one of the best sources. Together, they can improve skin quality and promote skin hydration. At the same time, they can also soothe and calm your itchy and irritated skin.
1½ tbsp lemon juice
6-10 mint leaves
1 tbsp sugar
The tangy fruit is well known for its ability to keep your skin looking youthful! The vitamin C present in it promotes the production of collagen, which helps in increasing skin elasticity. In addition, carrot and ginger evidently give a healthy glow to your skin.
1 large orange, peeled
1 cup chopped carrots
¼ cup lemon juice
Place orange, carrots, lemon juice, and ginger in a juicer. Blend until smooth. Pour the juice into a glass filled with ice.
So ladies, to make your skin journey a perfect one, make sure you get your daily juice fix!