What’s not to love about smoothies? A blendable food that packs dozens of essential nutrients into your meals is pure genius. In the summertime, the OSEA family lives off smoothies. Read on to learn about five of our favorite plant-based superfoods that you can toss in a smoothie and smooth-ie all over your skin too. Looking for more blendable inspiration? We rounded up some of our favorite smoothie recipes for your glowiest skin yet. Get your free blendable download at the end of this post!
Sweet, juicy and titillating to our taste buds, pineapple is our favorite blendable fruit. Chock full of the antioxidant Vitamin C, this tropical edible helps fight free radicals inside and out. Pineapple is also thought to have anti-inflammatory benefits and its enzymes are commonly used to aid digestion.
Black Algae Flash Mask
This exfoliating mask buffs away dead skin with Pineapple enzymes, a natural source of AHAs (Alpha Hydroxy Acids) to give skin a luminous glow – in three minutes flash! The mask gets its gorgeous hue from mineral-rich Organic Seaweed and high vibrational Hematite crystal powders.SHOP NOW
This tropical fruit is packed with 17 essential amino acids, making it the perfect source of vegan protein. Coconut is rich in the amino acid Threonine, which helps support the production of collagen and maintain elasticity. It’s also a great source of iron, folate and fiber. Best of all, its sweet, nutty and mildly sweet flavor is super satisfying. Sprinkle dried coconut flakes in your smoothie or even better, fresh coconut meat if you can find it!
Anti-Aging Body Balm
This glow-getting body balm in a Coconut oil base smooths, increases the feel of elasticity and illuminates skin in seconds. Jasmine and Geranium oils soothe the senses and leave skin feeling soft, sensual and hydrated.SHOP NOW
There’s nothing quite so satisfying as slicing open a succulent leaf of Aloe Vera and adding a teaspoon of its gooey goodness into your smoothie. Aloe Vera Gel has been used for centuries to increase alkalinity, detox the liver, help with constipation and other digestive issues, such as heartburn. Don’t have an Aloe plant on hand? Not to fear! This do-it-all elixir is available in juice form for all of your morning smoothie needs.
Sea Minerals Mist
This refreshing, toning mist in an Aloe Vera base is like a drink for thirsty skin. Aloe soothes surface redness, including sun soaked skin. Pro Tip: Stash in fridge and mist whenever you need a revitalizing cool down.SHOP NOW
This creamy, dreamy, toast-topping ingredient adds a richness and depth to smoothies like no other. Avocados are known for their good fats, fiber, vitamins and minerals. Plus they satiate, turning your smoothie into a proper any time meal.
Atmosphere Protection Cream
This skin plumping moisturizer, rich in nourishing Avocado oils smooths the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Rich in antioxidants, it helps shield from environmental aggressors. We love how it sinks quickly into the skin, leaving behind a subtle, light-reflecting glow.SHOP NOW
Perfect for adding a little sweet and sour tang to your morning smoothie, Pomegranates have the most antioxidants of nearly any fruit – beating out blueberries and even Green Tea! These little seed-like berries pack a powerful punch of protection against free radicals with a special compound called Punicalagins.
Vitamin C Probiotic Polish
Gentle exfoliant with fermented antioxidant-rich Pomegranate enzymes resurfaces skin to make it glow. Vitamin C evens out dark spots and illuminates the look of your complexion, leaving your skin happy and bright.SHOP NOW
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