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.

Beauty Kitchen: 5 ways to drink your green tea

green tea beauty recipes Beauty Kitchen: 5 ways to drink your green tea

Hey green tea lovers! How have you been drinking your green tea? Just plain o-cha style? Well, today, I’m sharing with you five different ways you can use green tea and perhaps one or two of these might appeal to those of you who don’t quite like the taste of green tea.