From Kitchen to Skin

       by Plexaderm Research Team

Let’s be honest. We all wake up and have those days where we are just like “what in the world is going on with my skin?” We have some great skin nourishing ingredients that can be found in your kitchen.
Foods that benefit the skin

Honey is one of the best promoters of natural moisture on the skin because it is a humectant (a substance that retains or preserves moisture) which therefore helps your skin absorb and lock in moisture. You can use honey on its own as a face mask. Just wash your face beforehand and apply!


Raspberries have high levels of antioxidants, amino acids, and essential fatty acids. When mashed up, you can use it as an antioxidant scrub, the seeds have an exfoliating effect that removes dead skin.

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has amazing moisturizing and rejuvenating properties since it contains a good number of antioxidants. It can also be used for super dry or sensitive skin. Grab that coconut oil straight from the kitchen and put it right on!


Whether you want to mash it up or use avocado oil, this is a great option for moisturization because it is easily absorbed into the skin. It also helps sooth sensitive skin damaged by the sun.

Plain Yogurt

Yogurt is rich in calcium. It contains proteins and probiotics making it a great natural moisturizer. It also contains lactic acid which can act as a mild exfoliant. Apply it directly to your skin or mix it with other natural ingredients.

Oranges /Orange peel powder

Eating, drinking or even applying the peels topically can work wonders on your skin. The rich source of vitamin C found in these ingredients provide an antioxidant rich scrub.


We’ve all seen the characters in movies that go to the spa and put cucumbers on their eyes to help with their under-eye bags. Well, it doesn’t work that well for under-eye bags, but it does help soothe the skin, especially to dry and sensitive skin. It is also a great way to relax.

Coffee grinds

Coffee is used to help wake most of us up almost every morning but coffee can also help to wake and brighten up the look of your skin. Its healthy antioxidants packed exfoliating effect do the skin wonders. The caffeine component helps to promote greater blood circulation so drink and lather up!