Trying the cuisines of cultures from around the world introduces new herbs and spices into the diet, many of which have unique health benefits. For instance, saffron is common in South Asian and Middle Eastern dishes. This high-end herb is said to prevent cancer, improve vision, and boost heart and brain function. It can also be used as the basis of many DIY skin treatments to encourage more luminous skin and fight breakouts.
Dana Laurie says, “Arguably, nutrition plays the largest role in skin health because it is the one factor that individuals have the most control over. Nutrients in the skin come from consuming certain foods and vitamins, as well as the topical application of products.”