We all know that hydration is the key to a beautiful and youthful skin, but did you know that drinking water is not the only way to hydrate your skin from the inside out?
There are some fruits with a water content as high as 95% water, making them an ideal alternative to hydrating your body on those warmer spring Days.
Read on to find out a few of our favourite spring fruits, as well as fun ways to enjoy them!
Strawberries Brighten The Skin
Strawberries are a favourite berry thanks to their delicious sweetness, making them perfect for enjoying alone or in a healthy dessert or smoothie.
Strawberries provide a hefty dose of hydration along with skin brightening vitamin C.
Strawberries also contain a compound called Elagic acid, which provides some UV protection for the skin.
Try this yummy Strawberry Lemonade!
Grapefruit Protects The Skin
This hydrating fruit can be quite bitter, making them a hit or miss.
However, all you need to do to make sure they are always a hit, is to add some natural sweetness in the form of raw honey or maple syrup.
Grapefruits contain of the highest concentrations of vitamin C, along with bioflavanoids to keep the skin youthful, radiant and healthy.
Grapefruits also contain lycopene, a potent antioxidant that provides excellent protection for your health, as well as skin smoothing and UV protecting properties for your skin.
Get creative and try this beautiful grapefruit avocado salad.
Apricots Nourish The Skin
This may not be one of the more well known fruits, but apricots deserve more recognition, because they are simply delicious!
Apricots’ skin nourishing properties make them a popular ingredient in skin products such as serums, however they provide even greater benefit when consumed so that they can work their magic from the inside out.
Apricots are rich in antioxidant vitamins A and C, to heal, brighten and repair the skin.
They also provide natural exfoliant properties for the skin, and can be blended and applied to the skin as a mask to help remove dead skin cells.
To reap the benefits internally, try this mouth-watering flourless apricot upside-down cake today!
Next time you head outdoors, pack one of these fruits to help hydrate you, keep you cool, and make your skin glow, glow, glow!