Superfoods to Add To Your Skincare

There’s been a surge in superfoods in skincare! The same foods that added nutritional value to our health, are being seen as equally potent and advantageous for our skin too. But, in a lineup of avocados and berries, which do you pick in your skincare? Read on for the best-rated superfoods for the skin and add them to your line-up, pronto!

Firstly what are superfoods? Nutritionally dense fruits, vegetables, oils or even spices, superfoods come full of amino-acids and anti-oxidants that can help you build better skin, defends against pollutants and protect against inflammation.

Chia Seeds

Love a Chia pudding? Turns out, Chia seeds have tons of omega-3 fatty acids and are a great add-on for your skincare. Even more so if you have dry or eczema-prone skin! Chia Seeds strengthen the skin barrier and lock in hydration, all while relieving itchy and cracked skin. The Nuxe Bio Organic Chia Seeds Essential Antioxidant Serum contains 99 % natural origin ingredients and 78 % of ingredients processed from organic farming. Blended with a star active ingredient Chia Seed extract, it gives anti-oxidant effectiveness boosted by green biotechnology.


We all know that mushrooms have been used in traditional medicine for centuries, so it should come as no surprise that they are amazing for your skin too. Mushrooms contain antioxidants that have several skin-benefiting properties. They also help with protection against free radicals, fighting the signs of ageing and calming down stressed skin.
The Origins Dr. Andrew Weil Mega-Mushroom Set comes with a creamy super soothing and resilience boosting treatment mask with the power of mega-mushrooms. Not only does it reduce visible redness rapidly, it also restores resilience and hydration while keeping skin calm and soothed. The set also comes with a non-rinsing cleanser that gently removes makeup and helps the skin build resilience against environmental irritants.


Curry may be good for your health but adding Turmeric to your skincare is even better! This natural anti-inflammatory spice is known in South Asia for its ability to treat acne. It also helps with brightening and removing sunspots. The Clarins Double Serum (Hydric + Lipidic System) Complete Age Control Concentrate combines the 20 most powerful anti-ageing plant extracts with turmeric extract to effectively combat the signs of ageing and restores a youthful complexion. It also visibly reduces enlarged pores wrinkles and fine lines.


Pomegranates are known for their nutritional benefits such as strengthening the skin’s moisture barrier. Not only does it help by improving hydration levels, but it also prevents the skin from drying out. On top of that, Pomegranates protect against premature ageing by reducing the signs of skin ageing such as wrinkles and fine lines. The Estee Lauder Nutritious Super-Pomegranate Radiant Energy Moisture Creme is an energizing and nourishing facial moisturiser that comes powered by 2X Mediterranean pomegranate concentrate to protect skin with anti-oxidant properties. Containing a patented Super-Berry ferment essential vitamins and minerals, it promises to deliver intense hydration – all day long!

Green Tea

Last but certainly not least, Green tea or matcha is known the world over for its antioxidant properties. As one of the most desired superfoods, its chemical compounds help protect the skin from damage caused by free radicals. Think lesser wrinkles, fine lines and better elastin and collagen production!

Antioxidants also help reduce free radicals that cause inflammation and break down of collagen in the body.  Innisfree’s The Green Tea Seed Serum is a natural organic and hydrating facial serum that contains organic green tea. These fresh, green tea leaves are harvested on Jeju Island! Rich in amino acids and minerals that deliver intense hydration, it comes blended with green tea seed oil. So, you can look forward to moisture and less drying skin.