Flax Seeds for Skin and Beauty – What’s the Connection?
We’ve heard a lot about flax seeds and its benefits on health. The tiny power packed seed is loaded with goodness. So if you haven’t known the beauty benefits of these little brown seeds, listed below are ways they’ll help you stay beautiful and glowing always:
Salmon is good for fighting wrinkles as it contains omega-3 fatty acids (good fats). For those who can’t include salmon into diet can add flax seed. They also contain high levels of these super fats. Omega-3 fatty acids make your cell membranes stronger and prevent harmful toxins from being absorbed. They also keep moisture from getting out.
Drinking flaxseed tea will cleanse your colon and promote its good health which is very important to have good skin. Flaxseed tea is soothing for the colon. Pour 12 ounces of boiling water over a tablespoon of flaxseeds. Allow it to steep for 30 minutes or longer. Drain the seeds and drink the fluids. This will promote colon health.
Natural Hair Gel!
If you are looking for smooth shiny frizz free curly locks sans chemical laden gels, flax seeds will help you. Flax seed gel doesn’t flake like a normal alcohol-based gel. Boil water on medium heat. When it reaches a boil, add the flax seeds and let simmer for 10 minutes. Allow it to simmer. You will soon see a gelatinous mixture form that will look like egg whites. Remove from heat and put the mixture through a strainer. Once cooled, store the gel in a clean jar. This gel is preservative-free so it will keep for a 1-2 weeks in the fridge. You can apply the gel whenever you crave for shiny soft smooth hair. This is a natural therapy and comes at a fraction of price charged by salons. The gel won’t harm your hair. Since it does not leave a dirty, smelly residue behind, you need not wash hands regularly.
The antioxidants and phytochemicals present in flax seeds can work as a miraculous anti aging product for the lovely ladies. The best part is that all this is available for only a fraction of the cost.
Flax seeds are easily available at local grocery shops and in the aisles of your local supermarket. You may even try getting some from roadside grocer. Include fax seeds in your daily diet starting from today and flaunt your beautiful self!