One of the easiest and clinically-proven ways to set your skin up for success is to adopt a balanced diet featuring fruits and vegetables, especially those that pack an antioxidant punch with naturally occurring Vitamins A, C, and E. If your skin goes through periods of time—perhaps set off by the stress of an upcoming deadline or lackluster self-care—when it appears dry, sallow or is erupting in unexpected breakouts or eczema flare-ups, it’s entirely possible your skin is starved of certain vital nutrients and/or adequate hydration.

To maximize your skin’s potential, take your skin care “diet” a step further to include an intelligent regimen of natural, plant-based products fueled with naturally skin-boosting ingredients.

Apples

These red, green, and yellow beauties contain a host of skin-friendly nutrients, including Vitamin C and pectin—important for maintaining a bright complexion and supporting collagen production.

Try: MyChelle Apple Brightening Products – These brilliant miracle-workers combine a healthy blend of Apple fruit skin brighteners plus Lactic and Azelaic acids that work overtime to repair sun damage while balancing tone and texture.

Yogurt

The B vitamins and probiotics found in yogurt assist in detoxifying skin to help prevent breakouts.

Try: MyChelle Clear Skin Collection – Excellent for oily/blemish-prone skin types, these 6 products combine the prebiotic Yogurtene with a probiotic, Dermasyr Lilac stem cells, and Grape Stem Cells to refine pores and firm skin.

Guavas

This super fruit is a rich source of Vitamins A, C, and D to help keep skin hydrated, clean, and clear.

Try: Fruit Enzyme Hydrating Mist – Instantly boosts skin’s moisture level, diminishing the appearance of fine lines due to dryness. Antioxidants Turmeric and Mangosteen provide anti-pollution benefits

Raspberries

Raspberries are an excellent source of Vitamin C and their antioxidant powers can effectively help reduce age spots and hyperpigmentation.

Try: Fruit Fiesta Peel – Multi-fruit acids, 7% Lactic Acid, and Alpha Hydroxy Acids help speed skin’s natural cell renewal process for a more radiant complexion.

Pomegranates

Loaded with powerful antioxidants, pomegranates are a natural anti-aging powerhouse with the ability to nourish the skin and also prevent free radical damage.

Try: G2 Instant Firming Serum – Instalift™ from fermented Pomegranate Extract, Goji Berries, and anti-aging Argireline™ help rejuvenate stressed skin

Avocados 

High in Vitamins A, D, and E, this essential fatty acid-rich fruit hydrates and soothes skin.

Try: Sun Shield Clear Stick SPF 50 – Avocado, Jojoba, and Vitamin E Oils help moisturize and protect, while Cocoa Seed Butter soothes skin and supports elasticity.

Cucumbers

While the high water content aids in hydrating, Vitamin K provides potent anti-inflammatory benefits.

Try: Cucumber Cooler Soothing Spray – Cucumber Extract and Aloe Leaf Juice provide an instant cooling effect, quickly hydrate skin, and help ease inflammation.

Smart eating and a carefully curated selection of skin care products can work together for radiant, glowing — and most importantly — healthy skin.