Beauty Boosting Foods

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We all know the saying “You are what you eat “and when it comes to beauty, that couldn’t be more true. These beauty boosting foods will have you looking and feeling amazing from the inside out!


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Water and nutrient-dense cantaloupe floods the skin with antioxidants to help fight free radicals and combat the signs of aging.

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Sometimes referred to as the “tree tomato”, tamarillo is loaded with vitamins C and E, both of which are beneficial for repairing skin affected by sun damage or environmental stressors.

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Red Onion

Rich in bioflavinoid quercetin, red onions can be beneficial for fighting free radicals and boosting your overall health.

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This type of passion fruit is antioxidant-rich and is said to help protect against age-related, free radical damage.

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Honey helps calm irritations with antibacterial and anti- inflammatory properties, is a natural humectant and is a good exfoliator for sensitive and acne-prone skin.

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Kaffir Lime

Popular in Thai culture, the astringent and aromatherapeutic properties of tannin-rich kaffir lime make it a beneficial addition to skin care. 

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Papain is derived from papaya and contains very powerful exfoliating and anti-inflammatory properties. 

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Chia Seeds

One of the biggest kudos that antioxidant rich chia repeatedly receives is its ability to fight inflammation. When internal inflammation levels are reduced, premature ageing is decreased.

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Considered the strongest type of enzyme in skin-care products, bromelain has several scientific studies that back up its ability to also help treat inflammation when applied topically.

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Green Apples

Although it’s found in several fruits, malic acid is most abundant in green apples (it’s what gives them that “tart” taste). It contains alphahydroxy acids, so it may be too harsh for those with supersensitive skin, but it is ideal for more mature skin that has texture and tone concerns.

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In addition to its exfoliating properties, protease is loaded with anti-aging superstar vitamin A, making it the best enzyme for treating lines and wrinkles.

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A vitamin C powerhouse that also has the ability to brighten the skin, kiwifruit is perhaps the most suitable enzyme for sensitive skin.

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The vitamin- and antioxidant-packed one in the bunch, cranberry helps brighten skin and even has antiseptic properties, making it good for acne.

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Thanks to its high levels of nutrients and omega-3 fatty acids, it has the ability to firm, hydrate and boost skin’s radiance.

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Protein is one of the primary components of hair, which is why it is also an essential dietary nutrient to ensure stronger strands and healthy hair growth. Consuming foods that are rich in protein, like mushrooms, can give your hair the health boost it may need.

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Rich in vitamin C and K, pears are also an excellent source of dietary fiber, which is essential for eliminating toxins and keeping skin clear and glowing.

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Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is one of the best hair helpers since it moisturizes, nourishes, adds shine and promotes healthy hair growth.

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Packed with vitamin E and tons of antioxidants, kiwano is thought to safeguard cells from free-radical damage and harmful toxins that lead to premature aging.

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Abundant in antioxidants and vitamin C, cabbage reduces the effects of inflammation, eczema and redness and helps soothe sensitive skin.

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Wax Beans

In addition to being a great source of vitamin C, the minerals and antioxidants found in wax beans aid in wound healing and prevent cell damage.

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Because they’re high in minerals such as calcium and iodine, clams assist with bone development, which helps preserve healthy teeth.

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Dried Figs

When applied to skin, dried figs are thought to help cleanse pores, reduce breakouts and alleviate inflammation.

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Blue Plums

Essential for strong teeth, fluoride, which is found in blue plums helps protect against tooth decay and shields teeth from plaque-causing bacteria.

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