The Best Foods For Glowing Skin

Unlock Radiant Skin:
Discover the Ultimate Foods for a Healthy Glow 

Choosing delicious, nutrient-dense foods is a natural way to encourage your skin's radiance. We share the best foods for glowing skin and simple ways to embrace their radiance as part of your daily rhythm.




Citrus Fruits

Oranges: With their high vitamin C content, oranges offer numerous health benefits, including support for collagen production, which helps keep skin bouncy and youthful. Think of it as nourishing your skin’s inner structure every time you enjoy a juicy slice.

Grapefruits: Refreshingly tangy, grapefruit is an excellent source of nutrients. They help keep skin glowing and fight dullness and skin damage that can come from exposure to pollutants.

Lemons: Sipping some lemon water can do wonders. It helps cleanse and detoxify your system, which reflects directly on your skin, enhancing its clarity with a vibrant, healthy look.


Healthy Fats

Avocados: Eating avocados supports deep hydration for your skin thanks to their rich healthy fat content and vitamins E and C. They help maintain skin’s flexibility and moisture, imparting a  lovely supple feel.

Walnuts: These nuts are great sources of omega-3 fatty acids which are crucial for maintaining the skin’s protective barrier. This helps keep skin moisturized and calm, reducing the chance of irritation.

Olive Oil: Drizzling a little olive oil on your salad is an easy way to boost fatty acids and to help replenish vitamin E, which protects skin and nourish from within, making your skin feel softer and more resilient.



Cucumbers: Cucumbers are about 95% water, which is fantastic for hydrating your skin from the inside out. They also contain silica, a compound that aids in keeping connective tissue healthy, including muscles, tendons, ligaments, cartilage, and bone. 

Watermelon: This juicy fruit is a skin savior on a hot day, offering deep hydration and a vitamin boost to combat oxidative stress, leaving your skin refreshed and revitalized.

Celery: Crunch on some celery and enjoy its high water content and skin-friendly minerals, which work together to enhance hydration and overall skin health.


Protect and Repair Antioxidants

Bell Peppers: With high levels of beta carotene and Vitamin C peppers not only support collagen production but also help keep skin vibrant and minimize the effects of free radicals and sun damage.

Broccoli: This powerhouse veggie delivers a dose of vitamins A, C, and zinc, all of which support a healthy glow and help protect skin cells against premature aging and environmental damage.

Dark Chocolate: A piece of dark chocolate has a high antioxidant content to help protect your skin from the sun and supports skin repair.

Sweet potatoes: A good source of beta-carotene, which is converted to vitamin A in the body. Vitamin A is essential for skin health as it promotes cell turnover and helps to repair skin damage.



Green Tea: Known for its soothing properties, drinking green tea can help reduce skin redness and puffiness, thanks to anti-inflammatory antioxidants.

Chamomile Tea: Chamomile tea’s calming effects can soothe your skin from the inside, making it appear less irritated and more even-toned.

Oatmeal: When you enjoy oatmeal, you’re nourishing your skin with its natural anti-inflammatory abilities, which help soothe redness and calm any irritation. Plus, oatmeal is packed with beta-glucans that reinforce your skin’s moisture barrier, keeping it beautifully hydrated and supple.


Glowing Greens 

Kale: Kale is a garden gem, rich in vitamins A, C, and K—each known for their powerful antioxidant properties that deeply nourish and protect the skin. This leafy green enhances your skin's health by supporting cellular renewal and detoxification.

Kiwi: Full of vitamins C and E, kiwi can boost collagen production and protect against UV damage, keeping your skin plump and smooth.

Spinach: Spinach feeds your skin with folate and vitamins A and C, which aid in repairing DNA and maintaining the skin’s youthfulness and glow.


Foods to Avoid for Glowing Skin 

When it comes to nurturing healthy glowing skin through your diet, we love to focus on what to embrace. Yet it’s beneficial to be mindful of foods that can challenge the skin's natural balance. Typically, processed foods, those high in refined sugars, and excessive dairy products can contribute to inflammation and dullness. These choices often lack the nutritional value skin craves and can disrupt your natural radiance.

It's not about strict restrictions or harsh rules but finding a balance that feels good for your body and reflects in the vibrancy of your skin. Each choice is a step towards a healthier, more radiant you.


How to Incorporate Skin-Healthy Foods Into Your Diet

Incorporating skin-friendly foods into your diet can be enjoyable and simple. Adding more fruits and vegetables to your meals is a great place to start. Mother Nature ‘packages’ whole foods with beneficial compounds that synergistically enhance your health. 

For example, a vibrant salad for lunch or fresh fruit as a snack can make a difference–small choices add up. Homemade juices and smoothies are also fantastic ways to blend nutritious ingredients like spinach, berries, and flaxseed for an omega-3 boost. 

Consider breakfast options like oatmeal topped with almonds and berries or an omelet filled with spinach, tomatoes, and avocado, rich in vital nutrients for skin health.

Preparing meals that combine several skin-friendly ingredients is a fantastic way to diversify the nutrients you receive, providing your body with the necessary building blocks for radiant skin.  A stir-fry with broccoli, carrots, and bell peppers, seasoned with turmeric and black pepper (which enhances the absorption of curcumin in turmeric), can be a delicious and skin-nourishing meal.

Eat a rainbow of fruit and vegetables. Each color provides different benefits, such as red, yellow, and green bell peppers that are high in vitamin C, crucial for collagen production. For hydration and an extra vitamin kick, try infusing water with slices of cucumber, lemons, or berries, as we do at the Spa. Brewing your own herbal teas, such as green tea, chamomile, or ginger, can be soothing and beneficial for skin health. Embrace simple changes like these to enrich your diet, ultimately enhancing your skin's natural glow and overall vitality.

By making these foods regular parts of your diet, you’ll not only improve your skin’s health but also enjoy a richer, more varied dietary experience.


The Healing Power of Plants for Your Skincare Routine 

Nourishing your skin from within is essential—and remember, applying plant remedies topically takes holistic care to the next level. Each of our blends is designed to inspire wellness for the whole being, and our Discovery Kit and Treatment Kits are the perfect introduction to natural ingredients that are full of life. These immersions into the world of holistic skin care allow you to experience firsthand the healthy, glowing skin that comes from working in harmony with botanical ingredients. Tammy’s all-natural formulas and the vibrant life force within nature’s most precious plant remedies to enhance the skin’s innate regenerative potential.

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