6 Exotic Superfoods to Try For Glowing Skin and Silky Hair

superfoods for skin and hairIt’s common knowledge that some foods are good for your body and others do it harm. But these six exotic superfoods for skin and hair go far above and beyond your average fruit or veggie. And if you add them to your diet, you’ll see and feel the results in record time.


Seaweed is forced to endure the rough environment at the bottom of the sea, so it’s no wonder that it has a number of health benefits to offer. You can find seaweed anywhere, especially in stores in coastal areas. For something so common, it’s astounding how much seaweed can impact the health of your skin and hair.

Full of fatty acids, minerals, and vitamins, seaweed acts like a protein shake for your hair and skin. This helps hair rebuild itself and grow longer while it de-ages your skin and soothes sensitivities.

Goji Berries

Goji berries are a red-orange and can be found in nearly any organic grocery store. These berries are so packed with powerful nutrients and antioxidants that experts recommend eating just a spoonful with breakfast.

Goji berries are most known for their ability to clear toxins out of the body and even help prevent heart disease and cancer. But these berries are fantastic superfoods for skin and hair too! Many lotions and creams actually include goji berries because of how fantastic they are for your skin. They’re especially good in preventing sun damage and fighting off wrinkles. Don’t forget your hair, though. These berries encourage the production of collagen, which is essential for strong and healthy hair.

Acai Berries

Acai berries may very well be the most delicious item on this list, but that doesn’t make them any less healthy. These berries are full of antioxidants. They’ve been shown to improve weight loss, energy, and mental clarity.

The unique combination of vitamins A, C, and E help regenerate your skin to a youthful glow. Not to mention helping to prevent the hair loss that many individuals call ‘shedding’.


This may be an algae, but don’t let that turn you off. Spirulina is packed full of protein, and it boosts your immune system too.

On top of that, it has been used to promote hair growth and combat weak or thinning hair. It also detoxifies your skin and promotes the healing of scrapes or cuts. Spirulina is extremely easy to work into your diet. Simply add it to your morning shake!


Beets are excellent superfoods for skin and hair. They’re chock full of over nine different vitamins and minerals. They’ve also been shown to drastically improve the quality of your blood and the various cells it contains.

Beets are also incredibly good for the skin. They help with various skin conditions. For example: blotchy skin, dry skin, inflammation, acne, and age spots. Even if your skin is in good condition as it is, beets will make your skin flawless. Beets, especially used in a sort of facial mask, feed your skin iron and other vegetables straight through the pores. This gives your face a rejuvenated glow. They’re also great for getting rid of dandruff and making your hair shine.

Scotch Bonnet Pepper

This may be one of the world’s hottest peppers, but it’s also one of the healthiest. Not only do they actively combat headaches and sinus infections, but they also provide endorphins. These are the chemical in your brain that makes you happy. But that’s not all they do. Scotch Bonnet Peppers have been scientifically proven to not only strengthen your hair, but also help it grow noticeably quicker.

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Frank Trieu
Vice President of Business Development & Industry Relations

Frank Trieu is a cosmetology industry leader, and despite his accomplishments and accolades, he still prioritizes students on the Evergreen campus. Through building relationships within the community and local salons, retail stores, and spas, he helps facilitate job placements for aspiring beauty professionals using his expansive network.

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