Beauty booster: Powerful green juices

Beauty Booster: Green Juices

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Green juices are having a bit of a moment. Thanks to their powerful mix of antioxidants and vitamin-rich ingredients, they have been spotted everywhere from super model Karlie Kloss’ handbag to many a backstage Instagram snap at Fashion Week.

Indeed, from Miranda Kerr to Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, pretty much every catwalk beauty has her own favourite recipe – and for good reason. While they might not always look too appealing, green juices are packed with energy-boosting, immune-system-strengthening, give-you-that-million-dollar-glow properties. Here are some of the model crowds favourite recipes.

The ‘ultimate smoothie’

This concoction comes from no other than beautiful Aussie model Miranda Kerr – and isn’t she the best advert for a green beauty boost? Having studied nutrition, the 30-year-old is a real wellness enthusiast and knows all about the ingredients that pack the biggest health punch.

You need:

The water of a young, fresh coconut
1/2 glass almond or goat’s milk
1 tbs acai powder
1 tbs goji berries
1 tbs spirulina
1 tbs raw cacao powder
1 tbs maca powder
1 tbs chia seeds

Method: Blend all the ingredients together and serve immediately.

The skin cleanser

Celebrity personal trainer James Duigan, the man behind the model physiques of Elle Macpherson and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, recommends this beauty-boosting recipe on his Bodyism website. An advocate of ‘clean’ eating, the fitness expert recommends creating dishes from organic ingredients while avoiding processed foods.

You need:

2 tablespoons CoYo natural yoghurt
150ml water/rice milk/nut milk
1 scoop Bodyism Beauty Food
a handful of spinach
a small handful of blueberries
1/2 teaspoon coconut oil
1 sprig of mint 
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon desiccated coconut (optional)

Method: Blend all the ingredients together and serve immediately with the desiccated coconut sprinkled on top if you want.

For more of James Duigan’s recipes and to purchase the Bodyism supplements visit Bodyism.com

Rosie’s super smoothie

Former Victoria’s Secret Angel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is another huge fan of green juices and is frequently snapped out and about clutching one of the powerful blends. With her perfect skin, glossy locks and strong, lean body we can’t wait to try Rosie’s favourite recipe!

You need:
4 romaine lettuce leaves
2 celery stalks
1 cup fresh spinach
1 apple, peeled and chopped
1 pear
½ banana
Juice of ½ lemon
1½ cups of water

Method: Blend all the ingredients together and serve immediately

Don’t have time to make your own?

Savse smoothies come in a range of delicious flavours, with ingredients being gently pressed to preserve their full nutritional profile.

And Karlie Kloss favourite Liquiteria offers a whole menu of cleanses and cold-pressed juices to create the most nutrient dense smoothies possible.

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