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May is the month of rebirth and renewal, and what better time to focus on natural beauty? With flowers blooming all around us, it's the perfect opportunity to harness the power of these natural remedies. Many of the flowers in bloom are packed with compounds that benefit the skin, and we love incorporating them into our tea blends for an inside-out approach to natural beauty. In fact, some of these teas can even be used topically as facial rinses to tone the skin and reduce the signs of aging, thanks to their antioxidant properties. So let's celebrate this beautiful season and give ourselves a natural beauty boost with the power of flowers!
Get Glowing This May With These Teas & Foods To Boost Your Natural Beauty
Jasmine Pearl Tea
Moroccan Rose Mint Tea
Moroccan Rose Mint is an organic spin on one of the world's most famous teas. It contains sencha green tea, spearmint and rose petals, all ingredients that promote glowing, youthful skin. Not only can you drink the tea for its anti-aging benefits, but you can also use it as a facial wash to tone the skin and fight free radicals topically.
Blueberry Thrill Tea
This organic blueberry black tea blend is lifted with a hint of lavender, and lots of blueberry goodness. Loaded with antioxidants, this tea is tasty AND good for you.
The combination of black tea and hibiscus promotes youthful skin, the inclusion of lavender and licorice offers calming and soothing effects, and the presence of elderberries and blueberries offers a dose of nutrients that support healthy hair and skin. Blueberry Thrill is a delicious and easy way to incorporate natural beauty support into your daily routine.
Cherry Pop Tea
This delicious, tart and sweet beverage is perfect for the summer days ahead! Made with real fruit and no added sugar, this tea will help you glow from the inside out!
The sour cherries and rosehips in our tea are packed with vitamin C, which helps promote skin health and supports collagen production.
The hibiscus is high in antioxidants, which help fight free radicals and prevent premature aging of the skin.
Beetroot is rich in nitrates, which can help improve blood flow and promote healthy skin.
Named Cherry Pop, it actually can easily be made into a healthy soda with this sparkling tea recipe hack.
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Power Up Your Pantry: Top Beauty Foods to Add to Your Grocery List
Your diet plays a crucial role in maintaining healthy skin, hair, and nails. By nourishing yourself with nutrient-rich foods, you're giving your body the essential vitamins and minerals it needs to look and feel its best.
Flaxseeds: The real MVP in the natural beauty game. They're loaded with omega-3 fatty acids that can work wonders to reduce inflammation, promote skin health, and enhance your overall complexion by giving it a radiant and supple glow.
Dark chocolate: Yes, you read that right - dark chocolate is packed with antioxidants and flavanols, which protect the skin from sun damage and improve blood flow for a healthy glow.
Fermented foods: Sauerkraut, kimchi, miso paste, and other fermented foods are great for promoting a healthy gut, which in turn can lead to clearer skin and stronger hair.
Berries: Blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, etc. They're all great for collagen production, so pick your favorite!
Leafy greens: Spinach, kale, and other leafy greens are rich in vitamins A and C, which are essential for healthy skin and hair.
Water: Okay, it's not a food, but staying drinking plenty of water and staying hydrated is crucial for maintaining healthy skin and hair. Use a water filter, like this one, if possible to avoid exposure to heavy metals and chlorine.
Natural Products For Natural Beauty
Taking the time to practice self-care is key to achieving natural beauty.
Rose hydrosol is a versatile and gentle floral water that can be used as a facial toner, makeup setting spray, aromatherapy aid, sunburn relief, and hair refresher. It's a must have in my house!
These are my go-to essential oils for skin care: Geranium for toning, Frankincense for anti-aging, and Jojboba for soft and moisturized skin
Using a jade roller or gua sha tool on your face can help to stimulate blood flow, which can help to deliver oxygen and nutrients to your skin cells for a healthy, glowing complexion.
Nitey Nite for better sleep: Yes, beauty sleep is a real thing! While you sleep, your body repairs and rejuvenates your skin, resulting in a more youthful and radiant appearance.
The Big Book of Homemade Products for Your Skin, Health and Home: An awesome book of homemade natural recipes. Learn how to make everything from a Honey, Rose & Oat Face Cleanser to a Triple Sunshine Body Butter
- Dry body brush: Dry body brushing can help to remove dead skin cells, unclog pores, and stimulate the lymphatic system, which can help to reduce the appearance of cellulite and improve overall skin tone
May Tea Talk Box which includes all 4 beauty-boosting tea blends listed above in a sample size, so you can try them out without committing to a full size!
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By nourishing your body with a healthy diet, reducing stress levels, getting enough sleep, exercising regularly, and practicing self-care, you can achieve a radiant beauty that shines from within! Thanks so much for reading. If you enjoyed this blog, also check out The Truth About Wrinkles: 12 Hacks to Have Healthy, Youthful Skin, Naturally.