Flaxseed Benefits for the Skin

4 Flaxseed benefits for the skin

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Flaxseeds are tiny power-packed seeds that are full of goodness, densely packed with protein, fibre, Omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants…Adding this miracle plant food to your diet and skincare regime opens the door to gorgeous skin. Wanna know how? Read on.

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#1 Anti-acne

The high content of Omega-3 fatty acids, dietary fibre and lignans in these tiny seeds ensure the digestive track is clear and clean to prevent ugly breakouts, plus inhibit the production of sebum produced by the skin glands. Meanwhile, flaxseed oil works as a great moisturizer, made from flaxseeds that have been ground and pressed. Simply take a few drops and massage it onto your face or on the affected area gently and leave it on while you sleep. 

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#2 Minimize irritations

Rough, irritated skin? Flaxseed oil is known for its high anti-inflammatory properties. This means that applying this oil to your skin can help ease skin irritation, redness and tissue inflammation. Add this omega-3 rich oil to your diet or massage it gently into your skin to keep skin irritation at bay.

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#3 Fight wrinkles

The omega-3 in flaxseeds helps your body to produce collagen that keeps skin smooth and elastic. The truth is the more omega-3 acids you have in your body, the stronger the layer of fat will be around your skin cells. This means taking this miraculous anti-ageing superfood plumps up your skin and minimises the appearance of wrinkles. And treating your skin with a flaxseed oil facial is also a great way to combat wrinkles.

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#4 Make skin glow

The essential fatty acids in flaxseeds work inside out to keep your skin hydrated, plump and glowy. And lignans in the oil help brighten and lighten the complexion since these are potent antioxidants that protect the skin from sun damage. Get glowing, dewy skin simply by adding these powerful seeds into your diet and skincare routine.

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