Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Raspberry Smoothie for Longer Hair

Happy hump day, ya'll! 

We're halfway through the week. Who wants a yummy pick-me-up? Alright, here it goes :

 While on vacay last week, I came up with a bomb 

raspberry smoothie, and my hair loves it!

It was so delicious, I drank 4 large glasses of it within 48 hours and felt incredibly hydrated. I didn't measure every ingredient this time around, though, because I was just doing trial and error and was in a rush.

I'm sharing anyway to give you all an idea of which types of fruits and veggies work well together for a delicious smoothie.

What I Used: 

  • - Very ripe raspberries 
  • - Apple
  • - Very ripe watermelon
  • - Cucumber
  • - Lettuce 
  • - Raw, organic honey
  • - 1/4 handful of carrots (carrots should be the smallest portion compared to your other ingredients)

Benefits for Our Hair: 

  • - Antioxidants & fiber (from raspberries, honey, and apples) stimulate new hair growth by renewing scalp   cells, regulating the digestive system and boosting the immune system

  • - Vitamin B (from raspberries) adds shine/sheen to your tresses, minimizes gray hair, and prevents hair loss

  • - Vitamin A (from carrots, watermelon, and lettuce) increases hair moisture by helping produce sebum, our scalps' natural oil

  • - Citrulline (from watermelon) - increases blood circulation for faster hair growth

  • - Vitamin K (from lettuce) prevents blood clots and maintains healthy hair

Bonus! Mane Tip: 

Looking for raspberries in Lagos? Try Abgoju Market in Amuwo Odofin LGA. Dobby of Dobby's Signature found two merchants there who sell foreign fruits (thanks, Dobby!). You may contact the sellers: Alhaji Sanni at 08023774890, and Alhaji Ibrahim at 08140377381.

Enjoy the rest of the week. And I'm out!