Once the holiday season rolls around, you already know that adhering to a strict diet would be futile—the parties, reunions, and even gift shopping expeditions (you get so tired and need to recover) make you indulge in the most sinful of meals, but leave you with a calorie-intake regret after. Fact: While there’s really nothing wrong in sampling everything on the holiday spread, moderation is key, and so is balancing things out by switching to healthy options when you get the chance. Go eat, but for random snacking or low key days (read: free from any event or gathering), darling, make healthier decisions.
Your best bet? Salads, of course. What if I tell you there’s a salad that can boost your skin’s glow? The newest addition to SaladStop!’s roster of signature offerings, Cheaper Than A Facial, will help you achieve a healthy holiday complexion because of its fresh, cell-renewing, complexion nourishing components: Romaine lettuce, ripe mango, vermicelli, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, carrots, and Thai Lemongrass dressing (oh and it only has 421 kcal, and its wrap counterpart only 717 kcal).
If you’re in the mood for some salad DIY, take note of how these greens, veggies, and fruits will help you yield lovely skin:
Romaine lettuce – It’s laden with antioxidants, and Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and anti-allergy properties among others to help clear your skin of impurities and blemishes.
Ripe Mango – The nutrients in mangoes have the ability to reduce dark spots and delay the appearance of pigmentation and lines.
Vermicelli - It's part of the legume family so it's packed with protein and iron, which promotes vitality and luster.
Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumber, and Carrots – These are tried and tested ones when it comes to improving skin’s brightness and texture, whether prepared as meals and smoothies or transformed into DIY masks.
SaladStop! is located at Central Square in Bonifacio Highstreet Central, Power Plant Mall, OPL building in C. Palanca St., Makati and Missouri St. in Greenhills
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