Commonly used for a super boost in smoothies, spirulina is a blue-green algae rich in protein, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. All of these protect cells from damage, making it great at anti-aging, and also adding a radiance boost in a mask. Spirulina also has a protection element: It can prevent the aging effect of airborne pollutants.DIY: Wendy Rowe
, incredible makeup artist and author of “Eat Beautiful
” has a brilliant Spirulina Face Mask in her new book:
1 to 2 teaspoons spirulina powder
1 teaspoon raw coconut oil
1 to 2 teaspoons of mineral water
Mix together into a paste, apply on the face, and leave on for 5-10 minutes. Wash off using a muslin cloth or washcloth.