Skincare can be pretty tricky (and expensive), especially if you are running around after your gorgeous kiddos all day long. 

 

However, it doesn't have to be a massive under-taking, and according to makeup guru, Bobbi Brown, there a number of herbs you can consume to get glowing skin. 

 

Yep, you can actually up your skincare regime using products from the supermarket - which is excellent news for all you lovely mums. 

 

 

Bobbi Brown is filming a series with Lifetime, and recently revealed the five best herbs for gorgeous, dewy skin - that you can simply add to any dish.

 

You never know, the contents of your spice rack may actually be the key to a flawless complexion (here's hoping, eh?)

 

Calendula

 

Bobbi says that calendula oil is "really good for dry skin," but it can also be used for treating sore throat and menstrual cramps - bonus points.  

 

Dandelion

 

Apparently, if you steep dandelion seeds in hot water for a while, it will produce a powerful acne-fighting tea.

 

Dandelion on Green Grass Field in Shallow Focus Lens

 

Tumeric

 

"Cook with it, make tea with it, or even make tumeric milk." This yellow herb contains anti-inflammatory properties that help clear up acne. 

 

Medicinal Mushrooms

 

We're not talking about those cute little button mushrooms, ladies. Think oyster, shitake, and maitake - they're delicious and detoxifying.

 

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Burdock

 

This handsome little herb helps to clear up acne and blemishes. Bobbi says that you can "eat it raw, or steam it up," - and apparently its really good in a stirfry. 

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