Happy first day of spring! We don’t know about you, but this warm weather and blooming spring flowers have us in a great mood. We’ve got a few ideas on how you can transfer all this natural freshness to your skin! Head to the store and get some of these seasonal ingredients, and try one of these blossoming spring recipes for gorgeous skin.

Sally’s Glowing Skin Smoothie
You already know how we feel about eating healthy. If you tell clients to take good care of their skin through consistent skin care routines, facials, and botanical ingredients, then they also need to be fueling their bodies from the inside out. Sally’s Glowing Skin Smoothie includes a couple of seasonal fruits that have great benefits for the skin. Avocado and mango have strong antioxidant carotenoids, which gives you a glowing complexion.

Pepper Poached Salmon and Herbed Beets
Mmm… fresh salmon and veggies, is there anything better!? This Pepper Poached Salmon and Herbed Beets recipe is a perfect way to celebrate the first day of spring. Plus, salmon is loaded with Omega 3’s, and beets have surprising benefits to both hair and skin. Both of these ingredients are an excellent addition to consistent professional skin care routines.

Sauteed Spinach with Garlic, Figs & Honey
On our list of spring recipes for gorgeous skin, this Sauteed Spinach with Garlic, Figs & Honey is our favorite! While spinach is the spring vegetable here, we’re looking at the garlic in this recipe when it comes to skin care. Garlic improves skin tone and increases elasticity, while it also has strong antiseptic qualities. If you’re working with clients who have blotchy skin tones or aging skin, it’s a good idea to suggest a few recipes that include garlic. It’s easy to add a teaspoon of minced or chopped garlic to any baked or pan-fried dish.