Liz’s tropical beauty bombs

These beauty bombs provide an instant hit of summer, whatever the weather. Packed with skin-saving nutrients, they’re an easy healthy snack to give you a radiant glow from the inside out. Flavoured with the natural sweetness of dried apricots and mango, this low-sugar treat is ideal when you’re in need of that something sweet.

Almonds are an excellent skin-boosting food. Just one handful of almonds can provide almost 50% of our recommended daily dose of vitamin E. This is perfect for keeping skin glowing and hair healthy.

What’s more, these beauty bombs require no cooking and very little effort. Make a batch to last you a couple of days – if you can resist!

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TSkin by Liz Earle MBEhis recipe is taken from Liz’s bestselling book, Skin. Skin features a six-week programme to nourish your skin from the inside out. Each week focuses on a different aspect of skincare, from detox and exfoliation, cleansing and healing, to nourishing, balance and, finally, radiance and maintenance. It encourages you to incorporate new practices into your skincare routine such as body brushing and meditation, as well as guiding you through a make-up detox, making your own scrubs and masks and problem-solving for specific skin conditions.

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Ingredients

  • 75g dried apricots, roughly chopped
  • 25g coconut flakes
  • 25g unsweetened dry mango, roughly chopped
  • 25g ground almonds
  • 25g whole almonds
  • 1/2cm slice fresh root ginger, peeled and grated

Method

  1. Put the dried apricots, dried mango, ground almonds, coconut flakes, whole almonds and ginger into a food processor.
  2. Turn the food processor on to high to blend all the ingredients together. Stop it every now and then and push the mixture down with a spatula to make sure everything is evenly combined
  3. Tip the combined mixture into a bowl or on to a board and divide it into eight to ten evenly sized pieces. Roll each piece into a ball, then transfer to a small airtight container to store.