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ADMIN posted a blog entry in FDF Online NewsIf you don't have the perfect Instagram skin like the Kardashians because, hello IRL dirt, sweat and 28347 other factors that lead to pimples, scars, blackheads, whiteheads, open pores and a million other problems, then you might want to read this. Apart from stuff that requires an actual effort like having a fixed beauty regime in place: buying products, not having it get shrouded by dust on a bookshelf but actually using them, home remedies that sound exciting but no one gets around to executing them, because life. You could also choose the simpler path of taking care of your skin by way eating yummy foods that boost the skin cells for healthier and glowing skin. But here's the good news, there are certain yummy foods out there that you can put inside your belly that builds your natural immunity against the bacterial infestations that lead to pimples and other gross pop-outs. The best part is that it also fights against the probability of getting skin cancer. First of all, know the thumb rule of sugar: foods high in sugar are especially highly detrimental for the health of your skin, however, some skin-friendly foods might also surprise you for example chocolate and red wine (when consumed in moderation, duh there was obviously going to be a catch!) So aside, from a beauty regime that you should have in place, here are foods you should have that catalyze the process of getting skin brighter than the sun: 1. Salmon © Getty Images The ray-finned fish, Salmon gets its pink colour from a carotenoid called astaxanthin, which by the way is regarded with the prestigious label of 'nature's most potent antioxidant'. Astaxanthin is, in fact, more potent than Vitamins C and E, and also helps encourage build up of collagen and minimizes damage like wrinkles and blisters from the harsh rays of the sun. 2. Green Tea © Getty Images The natural ingredient has polyphenols and catechins which improve skin's elasticity and help protect against sun damage. Green tea is also a powerful fighter against skin cancer. 3. Blueberries © Getty Images Blueberries get the blue colour from being rich in a powerful antioxidant called anthocyanins. They're also super rich in vitamins A, C, and E, and together they encourage skin tightness and firmness. 4. Kale © Getty Images Kale is regarded as a superfood, Because of its richness in the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin. A strong antioxidant, it helps minimize UV damage. It's is also rich in Vitamins A and C, all of these are good at boosting collagen. 5. Carrots © Getty Images Carrots are super rich in beta-carotene, and also can add a healthy radiance on the skin if consumed in the right amount. Too much, however, can result in an orange hue on your face. 6. Tomatoes © Getty Images The tomato paste from boiled tomatoes is rich in lycopene: the antioxidant that benefits prostate. Coming to the skin, it helps build immunity against sun protection. 7. Olive Oil © Getty Images Olive oil has good things like: monounsaturated fat (the good fat) and antioxidant polyphenols to protect against the smog, smoke, and the sun. So, replace the vegetable oil with something that'll be good for your skin. 8. Rosemary © Getty Images Rosemary is a great herb to use on your skin: rich in antioxidants, the herb when used frequently in your meals has been shown to decrease melanoma (skin-cancer) risk. 9. Red Wine © Getty Images This pointer might get you jumping with excitement. The red wine is rich in resveratrol, a powerful antioxidant with anti-cancer properties and pro-collagen effects on the skin which is always a plus. 10. Dark Chocolate © Getty Images Dark chocolate is known to be rich in cocoa flavanols, which has been proven to have helped with making the skin smooth. Make sure that you're picking a 70-per cent dark chocolate blend or higher. But consuming too much is a bad idea.