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Beauty Kitchen: Manuka honey candy for sugar fix

Manuka honey candy recipe Beauty Kitchen: Manuka honey candy for sugar fix

Hey ladies! Are you often hit by a craving for sugary food but also worried that snacking on chocolates, sweets and candies may ruin your figure or skin? Well, I’ve got a healthier homemade alternative that can help satisfy your craving and not cause you unnecessary beauty issues. In fact, this recipe is going to be very soothing to your throat and tummy and particularly great when the UV index gets really high! What am I talking about? It’s the honey candy I had mentioned in one my earlier entries!

Beauty Kitchen: chilled tofu dish to nourish your skin

Hiyayakko chilled fresh tofu Beauty Kitchen: chilled tofu dish to nourish your skin

Do you know that tofu is not only a high source of protein, but it also contains phytoestrogens that have multiple benefits for our skin? For one, phytoestrogens increase our skin’s production of collagen as well as boost hyaluronic acid production. Second, phytoestrogens also increase the activity of fibroblasts: collagen-making cells that also pump out elastin, the substance that gives skin elasticity. And finally, phytoestrogens are also potent antioxidants that neutralize toxic free radicals as well as promote healing in order to slow premature aging. So keen to feed on some tofu now? Well, here’s a simple Japanese tasty dish that is easy to whip out under 5 minutes.

Beauty Kitchen: how to make your 1st green smoothie

smoothie for great skin Beauty Kitchen: how to make your 1st green smoothie

Having green smoothies in the mornings before heading to school or work in place of popping a multi-vitamin pill may sound like too much hassle, but it will yield you tremendous health and beauty benefits. For one, the nutritious combinations of fruits and vegetables loaded with antioxidants are especially good for your skin. And because many of the ingredients here are also alkalizing, that helps the body to release skin-irritating toxins. In fact, ever since I got started on green smoothies, my acne-prone skin got better and healed much faster.

Beauty Kitchen: grapefuits for collagen production

grapefruits Beauty Kitchen: grapefuits for collagen production

We all know how important collagen production is for our skin but did you know that vitamin C supports collagen production and help to keep our skin youthful looking? In fact, vitamin C is one of the most powerful antioxidants, which may help neutralize free radicals and is hence, vital for our health and beauty. There are plenty of foods that contain vitamin C and today, I’m going to share with your about grapefruits plus a really easy recipe to make the slightly bitter fruit more palatable to your taste buds.