There are a large variety of chilli with different colours and flavours, so whether you like it hot (or not!) there is a one for everyone. Cayenne are long, red and fiery, birds eye are mild and sweet, ranging from red to yellow while jalapenos are a thick, green and very hot!
Capsaicin, Vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin E, beta carotene, folate, potassium, magnesium and iron.
Chillis aren’t just for spice! Capsaicin which gives beauty food chilli its spicy flavour also helps to reduce inflammation and redness from your complexion, it also reduces muscle and joint pains. Beta carotene and vitamin A work together, protecting your skin from the suns damaging UV rays. This nurtures your skin while outdoors, maintaining a firm and glowing complexion. It is also a great metabolism booster!
Used fresh or dried, red, green or yellow! Sprinkle into salads or stir-fry for that extra kick or add to curries to bring out flavour. Be sure to wash your hands after touching them as capsaicin can cause your skin to become irritated.
It can be difficult to pick the perfect beauty food chilli due to variety of flavours and spice levels. In general make sure they are bright in colour and slightly glossy. Their skin should also be firm and taut, not wrinkled or discoloured.
PRINT TO KEEP HANDY
PRINT this gorgeous 10x15cm beautifood skin food card to keep beauty inspiration at finger tips reach in your kitchen
Step 1. Simply click on the skin food image .
Step 2. Then right click and choose †˜Save image as’ where it will be a JPEG in whichever folder you choose.
Step 3. Open the saved image and print on a postcard size (6†x4†/10cmx15cm) photo paper.
Step 4. Send to printer for your gorgeous skin food card!
Step 5. Display on your fridge file in a A-Z card box in your kitchen.