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The Ultimate Skin Care Diet For Brides

When it comes to wedding prep, bridal detox diets are commonplace for looking healthy and radiant in your gorgeous gown. But what about another part of your body that will be on full display on the big day? Yes, we're talking about your skin. If you feel like your complexion needs a little help before your trip down the aisle, try incorporating some of these skin-beautifying foods into your diet. You'll look back on your wedding day photos with awe:

Food How much Benefit
Green tea At least one cup daily Antioxidants like EGCG help fight redness and inflammation
Steel-cut oatmeal At least a cup daily Keeps your blood sugar stable, which helps prevent wrinkles
Soy (beans or milk) A cup daily Contains minerals and proteins that fight hyperpigmentation
Kidney beans At least a four-ounce serving They're high in zinc, which can help fight acne
Sunflower seeds A handful daily They're chock-full of vitamin E, which helps protect your skin from the sun
Red, green, and yellow peppers Two cups daily Helps fight crow's-feet and decreases skin's sensitivity to the sun
Walnuts A handful a day Full of omega-3 fatty acids to improve skin's elasticity, as well as copper to improve skin's texture
Pomegranate One a day, or a few glasses of the juice daily Packed with polyphenol antioxidants, which help fight free radicals and improve skin's blood flow, giving you that bridal glow
Greek yogurt One serving daily The protein helps firm up your skin, so it's more resistant to lines
70 percent cacao dark chocolate A couple squares a day Contains flavonols, which hydrate your skin, making it firmer and more supple
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