14th October 2016

Dry Skin boosting juices

Skin Improving Juice Plan - Dry Skin

I have been a fan of juicing for a number of years,  I particularly like adding a juice day in once a week rather than doing a hardcore week long juice cleanse. I find this approach is easier to fit into your life and become part of your regular wellbeing routine. The winter months make your skin generally drier so these juices are focused on exactly that, drier skin. If you can’t fit in a whole day of juice why not try 2 days of juice for breakfast and lunch and a warm meal in the evening. 

Dry Skin Juice Shopping List

Watermelon, papaya, mango, fennel, lime, parsley, coconut water, watercress, avocado, coconut oil, hemp oil, celery, cucumber, garlic, ginger, basil, beetroot, black pepper, turmeric 

Supplements to take alongside every morning:

  • omega oils 
  • Hyaluronic acid 

Daily Healthy Diet:

Whilst this is not a diet of any kind I advise that you eat a healthy balanced diet across the whole week, that’s full of a variety of fresh food, nuts, seeds and wholemeal grains. Cut back on refined food, high sugared foods if possible as this will help to boost your skin ten fold.

Note. If starving, LISTEN TO YOUR BODY, a mid-morning snack of humous and carrot is fine and mid-afternoon snack of miso soup, nuts (Brazil nuts are really good for skin) and half an avocado or a banana. Allow yourself an extra ½ an hour in the morning to prepare your juices.

Don’t just stick to one juice, rotate to get a balanced array of nutrients. 

Breakfast juices

Juice 1 Sweet 

  • ¼ Watermelon
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • ½ Papaya
  • ½ mango
  • ¼ fennel bulb
  • ½ lime
  • Couple of sprigs flat leaf parsley
  • Big bunch watercress

Juice 2 Sweet 

  • Coconut water 
  • 1 tbls hemp oil (Waitrose sell this)
  • 1/2 papaya
  • 1/2 mango
  • 2 x celery sticks
  • 1/2 lime
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 
  • Handful parsley

Lunchtime or Dinner juices

Juice 1 

  • Whole small avocado
  • 1 x cucumber pealed
  • 2 x sticks of celery
  • 1 apple 
  • 1 x inch of root ginger
  • 1/2 Lime 
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil

Juice 2 savoury 

  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 2 x celery sticks
  • 2 parsley sprigs
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 5 basil leaves
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1 raw beetroot (not in a pack)
  • Ground black pepper

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