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9 Natural Ingredients For Better Skin In The New Year

Posted: 12/26/2011 10:40 am

Beautiful skin starts with good nutrition. Eat a healthy, well-balanced diet high in fruits, vegetables, seeds, nuts and whole grains, including foods from all the basic food groups to make sure your skin gets the nutrients it needs. The most-recycled tip I hear from both my facialist and my clients is this one: Drink plenty of water during December and January to prevent excessive dryness.

I have put together a list of foods (that you likely have in your kitchen) for their nutritional benefits. They do wonders for your skin -- and, with the exception of crushed geranium, both internally and topically!

Strawberries
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You can put strawberries directly on your face by mushing them into a mask, or by just rubbing them over your skin. They'll combat oil, work as an antioxidant, and brighten your face. Don't forget, they also whiten your teeth. So rub your teeth before you eat them up.


Flickr photo by Sancho McCann

With these easy, everyday ingredients, you have no excuse not start off the new year with a fresh and healthy glow!


Spray-tanning expert Svetlana Feller is the innovative mind behind the first commercial spray tan treatment. In 2007 -- after many hours working with chemists and thousands of spray tan applications -- she opened Spray di Sole, the original "spray-only" spray lounge in Studio City, Califor-nia. In a few short years, Svetlana has become the most sought-after spray tan artist in Hollywood, perfecting the skin of stars from LeAnn Rimes to Sylvester Stallone. Using an organic high-grade vitamin-enriched solution that is nourishing to the skin, Svetlana combines specialty techniques that contour every body. She has been featured on "The Doctors" and "Good Day LA," and has written for or been interviewed in CoCo Eco, Genlux, Haute Living and Brides. Spray di Sole is featured on 5-Star ho-tel spa menus such as The Four Seasons Spa Hotels, Trump SOHO and MGM Grand in Las Vegas, and has affiliates across the United States and Canada. Visit Svetlana on Red Room, where you can read her blog.