Is your skin prone to acne or is the skin not looking the same way as it was 5 years back, it may be because of this busy lifestyle and increased amount of pollution which all together expands the level of stress in our lives and so imagine the level of the burden our skin has to pay for! So have you ever really devoted time to take care of your skin from your busy jam-packed schedule?

Here are some steps which help in detoxifying the skin:

Protein Detox
Including protein in a diet is very important as our muscles, tissues, skin everything requires protein and if there is a deficiency of protein in the diet, naturally skin will lose its lustre.

According to Ayurveda, everyone should avoid ama (toxin) releasing foods, that is the foods which are frozen, any preservative foods, foods which have excessive spices, tobacco, alcohol. All these releases byproducts in the body which are harmful to the skin as well as the body.

Hydrate the body
Drink two to three litres of water daily. This will help pass out all the waste products from the body.

Stay away from stressful situations
A person in the stressful situation releases anxiety hormones which in an increased amount, for a prolonged period of time, causes our skin to lose lustre.

Incorporate Fruits and Vegetables
Fruits and vegetables which are rich in antioxidants which will help to clean the skin from beneath. Fruits like Orange, Strawberries, Blueberries, Watermelon, Cranberries, Prunes and Vegetables like Kale, Spinach and Broccoli should be included as they are rich in antioxidants.

Include Healthy Fats
Healthy fats like omega 3, omega 6 fatty acids which are seeds like pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, chia seeds should be included in your diet.

Exercise daily
With daily exercise and release of sweat from the body, our skin relishes itself, feels relaxed as there is double the amount of blood circulation in the body.

Increase Vitamin C in your diet
Vitamin C is a popular superfood which helps to flush toxins from the body with immense ease.

Add chocolates in your diet
Chocolates help release the happy hormone in humans which also helps refresh our skin from all toxins.

Although wrong dietary choices may be the reason for dull skin, some extra effort for your skin in the form of home remedies like the application of gram dal flour or taking oil massage, taking a bath from green tea may help rejuvenate your skin and do wonders for you.

You can also include some natural herbs in your diet to fulfil your skin’s nutrient needs with Anti-Aging Kit by Dr Shikha’s NutriHealth.

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