Apple, Walnuts Beauty Uses 

To make myself look and feel beautiful, I follow a three-step mantra every single day. ‘Eat well, sleep well and cleanup well’. Apple, Walnuts Beauty Uses help all three of these purposes. Trust me and follow these simple rules. Here’s how I do it.

I remember watching an episode of Oprah once, very long ago. As a teenager back then, fighting acne and insecurities related to it. Feeling inspired, I wanted to be as confident and as beautiful as the women on that show. I never thought that it would be easy, especially for a girl like me! Even in my growing years I was plump with wavy dark hair and a face dotted with old and new acne marks.

Even so, one little line from that show always stuck with me. It was, ‘Happiness makes you look good’. Even to this day, I believe that happiness truly makes a woman look the best she can look. Well, happiness and a little care will make you feel good about yourself.

Foodmantra food consultants are always researching for the best combinations of natural foods to make you look good and feel good everyday. Foodmantra recipes, videos will always use simple ingredients to benefit your health and wellbeing.

FoodMantra for Better Sleep

Apple, Walnuts Beauty Uses

Apple, Walnuts Beauty Uses

Apple, Walnuts Beauty Uses

I really believe in getting my beauty sleep. Eight hours of stress free sleep. Not only does this avoid puffy eyes, your face looks hydrated and cared for. I’m serious! Stress and lack of sleep speeds up your wrinkles. That means sleeping well will prevent your skin from ageing quickly. I know getting your beauty sleep can be hard. We easily get preoccupied with work, errands and random thoughts. One thing that has worked for me is eating natural foods that have nutrients to help you sleep better.

How Walnuts work..

Walnuts have melatonin, which helps you sleep better!  Omega-3 fatty acids help in relieving your stress. Walnuts are loaded with Vitamin B which manages your stress and mood. Better sleep and low stress levels are going to make your skin look healthy, hydrated and beautiful everyday.

Vitamin E and antioxidants in walnuts also remove toxins from our skin and fight the free radicals to delay our aging process. Walnut oil helps in hydrating and moisturising our skin. It also reduces puffiness, soothes and relaxes your eyes and lightens your dark circles.

Not only are walnuts great for your sleep and skin but they also  make your hair better. Being full of useful nutrients like Omega-3, 6 and 9 fatty acids and potassium strengthen our hair follicles and prevent hair loss. The natural oil in walnut moisturizes your hair and gives them a natural glow. They are naturally an anti-dandruff and anti-fungal agent and fight any scalp infections your may have . Walnut husk will also naturally highlight your hair. So in every way possible, walnuts make you look good!

Foodmantra for Eating Well

Apple, Walnuts Beauty Uses

When was the last time you treated your own self to a delicious breakfast and felt really good about it? I’m tired of people associating anything tasty or sweet with negative emotions like, ‘I shouldn’t’ or ‘this is bad for me’. Eating well makes me really happy. Good food makes you feel energetic, light and happy all day. It carries us through our day. I don’t mean we load up on sugar every morning, but incorporating nuts and fruits in our breakfast can do wonders to the way we look and feel.

Including apples for instance, brightens, tightens and lightens the skin – also know as BLT. The antioxidants in apple prevent tissue damage, potassium is required for the skin, Vitamin A for new skin development and Vitamin C protects the skin. The collagen in apple helps the skin remain youthful and flawless. During the summer it can do wonders for your health and even for your skin! Here’s my recipe that combines the goodness of apple with the richness of walnuts to make a great breakfast.

No-Mayo Healthy Waldorf Salad 

Serves 1

Ingredients 

Apples, cut into bite size pieces; 1 cup

Walnuts, chopped; 2 tablespoons

Celery, Chopped; 2 tablespoons

Raw Honey; 1 tablespoon

Cinnamon powder; 1 teaspoon

Yogurt; 2 tablespoons

Iceberg Lettuce, ice- cold cups; 2 leaves

Method: 

In a large cold bowl, add yogurt, cinnamon and honey and whisk into a smooth dressing.

Add in the chopped celery and walnuts and fold it with the yogurt.

Fold in apples and the chill the salad for 20 minutes.

Place ice-cold cups of Iceberg lettuce on a plate and add spoonful of salad into the lettuce cups.

Serve right away!

This recipe makes a great healthy, wholesome and nutritious mini-meal. Perfect to start the day and stay energized. Apple walnuts crepes protect you and make you more beautiful with every passing day. These ingredients are great to ingest and also to apply for a great looking face.

Mantra for Better CleanUp

As I have mentioned above, using walnut and apple together is not only nourishing when eaten, it can also be applied on the skin. They help in cleaning dead skin, energizing and brightening the face with useful nutrients. A mix of these two ingredients to scrub the face helps get rid of blackheads and makes the skin glow. I find it increasingly difficult and expensive though, to prepare this mixture at home everyday. For regular and frequent exfoliation, moisturizing and nourishment, I have to rely on something that is easier to do.

 My Daily Ritual

I found that Himalaya’s  #GentleExfoliatingWalnutScrub turned out to be much cheaper than using actual walnuts and apple. It is great in the summer because the skin tends to darken and my skin is oily, so it attracts dirt and then I get pimples. The Walnut scrub helps me clean, remove blackheads and scrub out dirt from the pores. It also gives that suppleness from the moisture in walnut and that thin glow from the nut oils. When it comes to brightening, lightening and tightening – Himalaya #GentleExfoliatingWalnutScrub uses the same nourishing ingredients but it is applied on the skin and not eaten for breakfast!

Apple, Walnuts Beauty Uses

I feel really good about the fact that I’m using such rich ingredients that nourish my skin with their nutrients for 130 bucks. It is literally like using the healthiest breakfast of fruits and nuts to clean and nurture my skin. Most importantly, I can use it frequently and regularly to clean my face. I know the scrub boasts its natural ingredients, so I find it way safer than using complex sounding chemical compounds that I don’t understand.

You’ll be surprised to see how hard it is to clean your face properly. Ever so often, we assume that we have washed off the dirt and pollution we attract to our exposed faces everyday. When you look closely, that same dirt clings on to the oil on the face and forms acne, blackheads and makes the face look dotted and patchy. We even wonder why our face isn’t glowing even though we think that we are eating right.

Why its important

Sometimes we miss including the yummiest and the most important nutrients in our daily diet. We also unknowingly ignore the importance of our sleep and daily hydration; not realizing that what makes us beautiful is the mantra to happiness itself! If you want to look beautiful, don’t forget to sleep well, eat well and cleanup well everyday. Happy Smiling!

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Apple, Walnuts Beauty Uses

Apple, Walnuts Beauty Uses

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