Skin & Make-up

Juicing Your Way To Clear Skin

When I first learned about juicing I tried making all kinds of crazy juices. I had no clue what I was doing and once even juiced a sweet potato. Since then I have read up on juicing, the benefits for health and beauty and found a ton of great recipes. Once I got the hang of juicing I experienced some amazing benefits like better sleep, more energy, less random nausea, lighter periods, clearer skin, brighter eyes, less breakouts. Everything just felt better and looked better when I juiced. When I went back to working full time I stopped juicing as often but being back at home and spending so much of my time on pinterest has awakened my desire to get back to juicing.

One of the benefits I loved from juicing was having amazingly clear skin. I never suffered from acne but I do get occasional pimples, had eczema growing up and have had dark circles for as long as I can remember. When I juice I don’t experience any of that. My skin looks so vibrant without makeup and just has a glow to it from the inside out. 

Here are a few of my favorite juices for clear, vibrant skin.

1. Celery detox


2 stalks of celery

A handful of spinach or kale

1 green apple

Half of a lemon of lime

2. No more acne


3 carrots

1 inch slice of ginger

¼ tsp cinnamon

Squeeze of lemon juice

3. Turmeric for clear skin

3 carrots

1 inch piece of turmeric root

½ cucumber

Juice of 1 full lemon

1 cup of water

4. Beet acne juice

1 beet

1 apple

1 orange

5. Glowing skin from within

2 cups of filtered water

Juice of one full organic lemon

½ tbs of organic raw honey

1 organic peeled cucumber

6. No more eczema

2 carrots

2 celery stalks

3 parley leaves

A handful of spinach

7. Dark circles be gone

1 cucumber

2 celery stalks

Half of an apple

A handful of spinach or kale

I hope these recipes are as good to your body and skin as they have been to mine. Let us know how they work out for you!

What is your go-to juice for clear skin?

By Ashley Renee

Ashley Renee is a soul food enthusiast, sometimes plant based, spoken word poet, who doesn't trust boxed macaroni or cats. To keep up with her head over to her twitter and Instagram @ashleyreneepoet also check out her website.

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