TikTok and Instagram have given us loads of beauty hacks and skincare trends to try out. From mayonnaise in the hair to turmeric on the face, there have been some interesting suggestions thrown our way, but this next one offered an aesthetically pleasing drink with some pretty great bonuses thrown in too. Let's see what all the hype's about.
Our favorite platforms have been buzzing about chlorophyll water and its many benefits. Now, you may recognize the term from bio class, but this plant food can also help out humans as well. According to Healthline, the supplement is packed with antioxidants and vitamins that can help with our immune systems, energize the body, and even cleanse the body of toxins and body odor! And as if that wasn't enough, chlorophyll has also been linked with improving the appearance of skin. Sign us up. The superfood can be purchased in the form of drops, which can then be added to water or smoothies.
The drops change the average cup of water to a potion-like green. But not to worry, many say the drink tastes as good as it looks. Most fans of the beverage liken it to a refreshing minty flavor. Yum! And Tiktokers weren't the only ones getting on board. Hollywood A-listers including Reese Witherspoon and Kourtney Kardashian claimed it was worth the buzz. In fact, 42-year-old Kourtney wrote in her Poosh publication that she couldn't live without it: "Liquid chlorophyll makes me feel like I'm multitasking by staying hydrated while also getting important nutrients my body needs and can't always get from food."
And what did the experts have to say? Well, Boston-based dietitian, Alex Aldeborgh and New York-based dietitian nutritionist Sammi Haber Brondo couldn't have been more on board. According to them, the proposed benefits of chlorophyll were endless. From blood-building to tackling skin inflammation, these tiny drops could really pack a punch.
And the best part of it all? The supplement is widely available at a low cost. So, there you have it... This viral trend is more than just a pretty drink, it's good for you too! Just ask Kourtney...