Autumn is a fantastic season for seasonal fruit and veg. There is nothing better than snuggling up inside on a rainy autumnal day with an apple crumble or pumpkin soup. Here at Baie Botanique, we have looked into the best food this season for eating and using in your skincare routine – they are all delicious and full of health benefits.
Cabbages are a good source of vitamin C and are full of antioxidants, meaning they are great for boosting your immune system. They also reduce causes of premature signs of ageing, but do you really need any more reasons to try cabbage in this tasty dish from BBC Good Food? Gujarati cabbage with coconut & potato
Pears are packed with vitamin C, which is vital for skin health, making them great to munch on for tissue repair and an immune system boost.
Now, we can’t write a blog post about seasonal foods without including the pumpkin, can we? With hydrating properties, pumpkin pulp is full of antioxidants – helping to protect your skin and keeping it wrinkle-free.
Not only are they a deliciously sweet treat to eat, but using apricot oil on your face is fab for getting healthy skin due to a large amount of vitamin A. It absorbs quickly and aids in treating eczema and itching. It also gives a variety of skin types some extra healing power, including dry and damaged skin, mature and ageing skin, and normal to combination skin.
There is a reason cucumber is used in a wide range of skincare products – its high water content helps your skin to stay hydrated and protects the skin from early signs of ageing. It also helps to fight inflammation, so is great for those with sensitive skin.
Beautylish has some fantastic DIY recipes for cucumber skincare.