Korean Food might be the secret to amazing hair and skin! 🤫

Kpop and Korean celebrities have been the definition of natural beauty nowadays. Many have travelled to Korea in searching for the secrets to be naturally beautiful. Is it their weather? Their culture? Or simply their genes? If you have wondered slightly further than just their genes, you're close.

Korean Food might just be their secret weapon!

Generally, Korean cuisine consists of grilled meats, fish, steamed and fermented vegetables, rice, and different teas. Sounds like what we already know right? Kimchi?

Kimchi

Many Korean celebrities LOVE kimchi. Many Koreans swear by kimchi. "I can't eat ramyeon without kimchi! It just feels like something was missing."

different types of korean preserved vegetables (kimchi)
DIFFERENT TYPES OF KOREAN KIMCHI VIA PEXEL
Jessica Jung at Bali
JESSICA JUNG VIA INSTAGRAM
Many of you might already know that kimchi is packed with rich nutrients and minerals that helps to boost your immune system. But do you know it brings it's results externally as well? Glowing skin and silky hair is also the results of kimchi. The selenium found in garlic in kimchi helps to keep your skin and hair on point. ✨

Seaweed Soup (Miyeok-Guk)

The Song Triplets eating seaweed

THE SONG TRIPLETS VIA INSTAGRAM
In Korean culture, Miyeok-Guk is made with brown seaweed. Many Koreans eat this dish on their birthdays, making this dish Korean Birthday Soup as it  is often served for a woman who just delivered a baby, because the nutrients that are contained in the seaweed are known to help with the recovery and also producing breast milk.
Miyeok-Guk is filled with Omega-3 and antioxidant that help to protect skin and hair from sun damage and other environmental damage.
For instance, according to "Alive: Canadian Journal of Health & Nutrition," omega-3 fatty acids feed hair follicles to stimulate growth  and zinc maintain hair production.Besides that,  vitamins A and C are also needed to produce sebum, which acts as a natural hair conditioner, giving your hair the silky smooth look that many Korean celebrities have.

 

Barley Tea

Korean Barley Tea
KOREAN BARLEY TEA VIA AMINO

Barley Tea is enjoyed both hot and cold. It not only taste nice, it also benefit our hair in many many different ways. Want to grow your hair? Having too much hair loss? Gray Hair? Hit Barley Tea up!

Barley is rich in certain vitamins like procyanidin-B3, thiamin, and niacin, which helps in hair growth. Barley is also rich in iron and copper, besides increasing red blood cells in our body, it also helps to prevent further hair loss. The copper also helps to restore the original colour of your hair thanks to the melanin it produce.

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