Ireland: Irish Moss to Remove Dark Lines
This salty seaweed is a type of brown algae and is packed with vitamin K, an important vitamin for healthy skin. Soak the dried form in water to rehydrate it and cut the salt. Try it in a smoothie for vitamin K on the go.
Hawaii: Sea Asparagus to Repair Skin
Despite the name, sea asparagus is actually a distant relative of beets and spinach. The vitamin A and folic acid found in this tasty plant are essential for skin repair. Sea asparagus is readily available in specialty stores, but make sure it’s ethically collected and has no added preservatives. Try it sautéed in a stir-fry for a delicious and healthy meal.
Mexico: Dragon Fruit to Reverse Skin Damage
This sweet and vibrant succulent grows on cacti and contains lycopene, a red pigment also found in tomatoes. Lycopene is known for helping to reduce damage to the skin when exposed to the sun. Dragon fruit are also rich in cartenoids, another excellent antioxidant.