DIY Masque + Smoothie: Papaya Citrus for Detoxed and Glowing Skin

January 10, 2016, In: Beauty, Featured, Food & Wine, SAVOR
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MAKE THIS SKIN-LOVING DIY SMOOTHIE, USE THE LEFTOVERS FOR A MASQUE!

As Spring begins to awaken, our skin and bodies crave both gentle cleansing and active nourishment. What better way to welcome the season than with a gorgeous, colorful detox #beautyfood smoothie, packed with the skin-loving renewal of vitamin C, vitamin A, antioxidants, and minerals?

The superstar ingredient here is papaya, which not only offers antioxidants, fiber, vitamin C and beauty minerals, but also contains the enzyme papain, which aids digestion and detoxifies. So get a jump on the season in the most delicious, beautifying way – from the inside out!

Smoothie Ingredients:

  • 1 papaya, seeded | detoxifies + anti-aging

  • 1 small orange | vitamin C + beta-carotene for anti-wrinkle skin protection

  • Juice of 1/2 lemon | detoxifies + brightens

  • 1/2 banana | nourishes + revitalizing

  • 1 Tbsp coconut nectar and/or 1 packet stevia | optional

  • 1/2 C unsweetened cashew or almond milk | calming + vitamin E

  • 4 ice cubes

Om beauty tip: Garnish with yummy goji berries and sunflower seeds for a powerful dose of antioxidants and vitamin A!

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Masque Directions:

This #beautyfood masque is extra easy to create!

  1. Pour 1 T of leftover smoothie into a small bowl

  2. Add 1 tsp Om Aroma & Co. Rice Bran Exfoliant to thicken consistency and add brightening benefits to the masque.

  3. Apply in circular massage and leave on skin for 15 minutes.

  4. Remove with a warm washcloth & moisturize with your moisturizer or serum of choice.

 

Alise Marie is an actress and holistic nutrition counselor specializing in plant-based diets. She’s been creating #beautyfood recipes for decades, and is thrilled to be creating new ones in the Om Aroma beauty kitchen!  Connect with Alise here.

 

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Alise Marie

Alise Marie

Alise Marie is an actress and Certified Holistic Nutrition Counselor, specializing in a plant-based and raw food lifestyle. She has been concocting #beautyfoods for decades, with an emphasis on herbal remedies.

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