Choose watercress for your health
At the top of many lists of healthy greens is watercress. The easiest solution for a patchy and splotchy complexion (which may mean you have circulation issues) could be to add this green vegetable and great salad ingredient to your diet. It's appearing on more and more menus these days—it has always been a staple in the UK… and may help explain the English peaches and cream complexion.
It's also good for you inside and out--with anti-cancer and cardiovascular benefits. Watercress is an excellent source of many vitamins and minerals, particularly “bone building and strengthening Vitamin K” and Vitamin A, says The Guardian. The latter is great for eye health.
The results of a study in the Daily Mail indicated that women on watercress noticed a visible improvement in skin texture, pores, and a reduction in redness. Watercress contains more Vitamin C than oranges and four times more beta carotene and Vitamin A than apples, tomatoes, and broccoli.beta carotene and Vitamin A than apples, tomatoes, and broccoli.beta carotene and Vitamin A than apples, tomatoes, and broccoli.beta carotene and Vitamin A than apples, tomatoes, and broccoli.
Poor circulation starves your skin of oxygen and nutrients. Watercress is high in iron, helping the blood to carry more oxygen throughout the body to oxygenate your skin. So next time you're at the supermarket,
Watercress is often found in salad-in-a-bag mixes, so it may already be part of your diet.
p.s.If you've been keeping up with Face Talk, watercress is # 3 on the Great Skin Food list overall.
p.p.s Alway wash/WARSH away the makeup and grime before you go to bed. And always use the Warsh Cloth and only water. Happy complexions start with clean.