Summer is officially here! It’s time for beach sunbath and outdoor fun. Summer is quite a challenging time for sensitive skin too. Our skin has special needs in summer time. Luckily, the nature already provides abundant fruits and vegetables for us. Here is the ultimate guide for how to eat your way to better skin in summer:
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The number one skin concern in summer is sunburnt. Tomato is the super food for this. A 12-week study did by British researchers found an unbelievable 30%increase in skin protection from damage in sunburnt. 1 The secret is lycopene, an effective antioxidant.
Cooked tomatoes are better than raw. Heat will help tomatoes better release lycopene. Despite the sunblock, order some tomato for your meal on beach.
2. A cup of Pu-erh Tea
High quality Pu-erh tea is extremely hard to get in the U.S. market. But if managed to get it, you should definitely include in your daily routine. Unlike other seasons, summer is the season we need the least caffeine. Our body cries for more hydration than excitement. Green tea, especially Pu-erh tea is packed with mild caffeine and antioxidants. Maybe you can switch your coffee to tea this summer.
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Summer is the season for berries! They are famous for its antioxidants which are absolutely great for healthy skin in summer.
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