When you have great skin, you exude inner and outer beauty. You glow with it. However, if you have dull, dry skin, it overshadows your inner beauty, no matter how great it is.
What you need are fatty natural oils that make for powerful anti-ageing beauty foods when you use them both internally and externally. And today, we’ll tell you about four oils that will leave you feeling and looking amazing from the inside out.
1. Calendula oil
You won’t need fancy facial serums when you oil with calendula oil. It will protect your skin from dehydration and keep it looking beautiful and youthful. Calendula oil is a secret natural weapon for gorgeous, glowing skin! It is packed with alpha and beta carotenoids, which infuse your skin with antioxidants enhancing its natural healing properties. All you need to do is apply a thin layer of the oil to your face after cleansing.
2. Coconut oil
Coconut oil boasts antifungal, antibacterial and antiviral properties. Furthermore, it is abundant in skin-loving antioxidants! Using it on your hair adds shine and volume, fights fungus and infections, helps improve your scalp and encourages hair growth. Simply apply a hair mask of coconut oil and olive oil and leave it on for half an hour before washing it.
3. MCT oil
Medium chain triglyceride oil also known as MCT, helps fight bacteria and harmful yeast in your digestive system that causes inflammation, speeds up fat burning increases energy expenditure. In fact, research studies have proved that consuming MCT oil before drinking alcohol can even protect your liver from oxidative stress. You can find MCT oil in coconut oil. Simply add a teaspoon of the oil to your smoothie, morning coffee or tea to cleanse your colon and promote a healthy bacteria balance in your gut.
4. Algae oil
Algae oil is very rich in healthy fat, anti-inflammatory and totally sustainable. A single tablespoon of this oil loads as much healthy fat as a medium avocado! This type of healthy fat also known as monounsaturated fat helps stabilise your blood sugar, surge your energy, allows your body to release fat and protects your lean muscle. This oil can withstand very high temperatures without steaming.Therefore, is great for high-heat cooking like stir-frying.