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5 Ways Citrus Can Benefit Your Skin

by Amanda Frisbie |

Reducing cellulite, wrinkles, and improving your skin + body's overall health + performance. It's time to add citrus and vitamin C to your daily routine. This tart powerhouse will leave your skin clear, glowing + you - ready to take on the world! So when life gives you lemons - make limoncello and read our 5 ways citrus can benefit your skin. 
Vitamin C is used in cellulite reduction because of its necessary role in collagen production and its capability to help repair red blood cells. It also is an antioxidant, keeping your skin cells safe from damage. For the same reasons, vitamin C may also help ward off your wrinkles.
Want to fuel your skin from the inside out? Hum Nutrition's Collagen Love supplement fueled with vitamin C and collagen peptide supports skin elasticity and firmness reducing facial lines and wrinkles, skin dryness and scaling, and increases of collagen. 

Pass on the coffee and start your morning with hot lemon water. Lemons are rich in vitamin C and potassium, aiding your digestion and clearing toxins from your blood - keeping your skin clean + clear.  Copal Clean Beauty, founder Jennie Fresa begins each morning with 1 cup of water, ½ of fresh lemon juice, 1 dash of turmeric or cinnamon. Make sure + wait 30 minutes before eating to get the full benefits.

Another go to - clementines are also a great option to aid your digestion. Those little "cuties" contain alkaline minerals that help balance the body after digestion. Add them to your daily juice or smoothie, or simply as an afternoon snack.

If you are looking to achieve clear, glowing and blemish-free skin, lemons, limes or grapefruits need to be included in your diet and daily routine. The vitamin C found in citrus fruits helps destroy free radicals in your body, providing a radiant glow to your skin.

If you have uneven skin tone, citrus can help with those, too. The potassium in grapefruit helps to smooth wrinkles and age spots and provides a protective shield against UV rays. The amino acids make the skin firm and soft. Make sure + add Indie Lee's Coconut Citrus Scrubto your beauty routine to keep that summer glow all season long! 

Indie Lee's  beloved Coconut Citrus Scrub is an intoxicating and all-natural blend of coconut, lemongrass, lemon balm, jojoba and vanilla. Blissfully buff skin to it’s smoothest with the gentle sugar texture which expertly exfoliates to leave skin silky soft and supple. Perfect for year round use.

Best used on body and lips (but please resist the urge to taste!). Non-irritating formula great for all skin types.

Citrus oils provide wonderful cleansing benefits and anti-inflammatory benefits to the skin. This makes beneficial for healing blemishes + acting as a natural deodorant. Ready to say goodbye to aluminum and dangerous ingredients in your deodorant. Start your mornings with Kaia Naturals Lime Mint Takesumi Deodorant. 

Kaia Naturals Lime Mint Takesumi Deodorant uses activated charcoal to act like a magnet to draw out toxins from your pores, while also fighting odor-causing bacteria - with their easy glide formulation dries to a clear powder finish. 

Antiperspirants block the sweat glands, thereby preventing you from sweating. With natural deodorant, your underarms are free to breathe (stink + sweat free).

Like cucumbers and watermelon, citrus fruits have a high water content (oranges are 87% water and grapefruits are 88%). Eating plenty of water-rich foods such as citrus can help you stay hydrated, prevent dehydration + ensure your body is functioning properly. Another benefit? Foods high in water content, are low in calories. 

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