Step away from your makeup and get into your kitchen! That's what my momma told me when she introduced me to beauty smoothies, and now we're here to teach you all about them.
These five Latin-infused smoothing will keep your skin glowing, hair growing, and body flowing so be sure to add them to your daily beauty regimen.
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Anti-Wrinkle Guava and Strawberry Smoothie
Guavas are native to Mexico and Central America, and they're known to help get rid of wrinkles so why not whip up a drink with a touch of guava? If you suffer from acne and dark spots, you can add also add strawberries, which contain tons of vitamin C.
Simple Beauty Math: More Vitamin C = More Collagen = Firmer, youthful skin.
½ cup guava seeds removed
6-8 fresh strawberries
1 glass of milk
1 ½ tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon of chia seeds (optional)
The Clear Skin Coconut Avocado Smoothie
The big go-to ingredients for clear skin are avocado and coconut water. Avocado is full of nutrients and has proven to improve complexions of dry, dull skin from the inside out, by building up skin cells.
1 cup Unsweetened Coconut Water
1/2 Flesh of Avocado
1/2 cup Frozen Blueberries
Handful of Organic Spinach Leaves
1-2 tablespoons of Hemp (pea based protein)
1/2 teaspoon Spirulina Powder
Pitaya Pump Weight Management Smoothie
The fruit pitaya comes from Central America and northern South America. Adding this fruit to your smoothie is a win because it is low in calories. It is also a rich source of fiber. Therefore, it helps us feel full after a meal without adding extra calories, along with cleaning and improving your metabolic system.
1 Pitaya Smoothie Pack or 1 small scoop of Pitaya Cubes
1/2 cup Coconut Water
3/4 cup frozen Mango
1/4 cup Ice
Mango Strawberry Healthy Hair Smoothie
The hair gurus say mangos and strawberries are the secret to growth. Since strawberries are high in vitamin C which strengthens your hair, as are mangos, these fruits have a dual effect. This smoothie will boost hair growth by giving you healthier, shinier and softer strands.
3 large chard leaves, washed well, tough stems trimmed
1 cup frozen mango
1 cup strawberries
1 cup plain Greek or regular yogurt
¼ cup walnuts
1 Tbsp. flax seed
½-1 cup water
Pear Infused Smoothie for Oily Skin
If you have oily skin, pears can be really beneficial. Smash a pear and mix it together with fresh cream and honey for the ultimate oily skin savior.
1/2 cup cold water
1 1/2 cups plain Greek yogurt
1-2 Tbsp honey
1 pear, quartered and seeded
2 cups frozen blueberries