“Rise and shine” is an expression that may not resonate with everyone, and that’s ok. We can’t all be morning people — but just because you’re not into a 6am workout session, it doesn’t mean you can’t start your day off right with a major health boost. Yes, we’re talking about breakfast, and were not talking about your typical bowl of cereal.
Enter the superfood powder: a one-and-you’re-done super boost of health-promoting ingredients, often easily mixed up with the liquid of your choice and sipped streetcar-bound. Good morning, indeed.
THE BEAUTY BOOSTER
Designed to deliver a healthy dose of protection against sun, pollution, stress and toxin-causing damage, Goop’s Morning Skin Super powder boasts a comprehensive ingredient list that is as good for the body as it reflects on the skin. Working to reduce premature aging, lines and wrinkles, dullness, uneven tone, and loss of firmness, get gorgeous from the inside out with these orange and lemon verbena flavoured single serve sachets that are as easy to take on the go as they are beautifying.
In need of a bit of some gut-love but don’t love scarfing sauerkraut or sipping kefir? Fear not: The Beauty Chef Cleanse Inner Beauty Powder is jam-packed with good-for-your-gut probiotics to support a healthy and happy digestive system. Soothing bloat and keeping gut flora in check, this balancing cleansing powder is formulated with an impressively long list of nutrient-dense and detoxifying ingredients from fruits and veg to seed and roots to algae, herbs and grasses that encourage glowing skin and a flat belly.
THE SATIATING PROTEIN-RICH CHOICE
If you’re looking for a well-balanced morning shake, look no further than Vega’s Protein and Greens. With an impressive 20 grams of vegan protein powder per serving, this vegan certified, non-GMO verified protein and superfood greens powder is low glycaemic (read: won’t spike your blood sugar level) and gluten-, dairy- and soy-free for those with food sensitivities. Formulated with a blend of pea, brown rice and sacha inchi protein as well as organic alfalfa powder, spinach powder, broccoli powder and organic kale powder, this energy-boosting all in one will power any busy morning right through till lunch time.
THE HAIR, SKIN AND NAILS HELPER
Collagen is a pretty big buzzword in the beauty world right now, and we’re here for it. Supporting both health and beauty boosting properties, collagen rebuilds and repairs from the inside out. Our bodies contain over 20 different types of collagen; however, types 1, 2, and 3 make up over 90 per cent and are found in our skin, ligaments, tendons and bones. Formulated with type 1 and 3, NeoCell’s Super Collagen has amino acids which make up hair, skin and nails, and aids in improved elasticity, strength, thickness and length.
THE EXOTIC SUPERFRUIT-PACKED PICK
A deliciously fruity powder perfect for bright and warm summer days, Kora Organics’ Noni Glow Skin Food Supplement gives a glow that rivals Kerr’s own. The model and beauty mogul shares, “”I’ve been drinking Noni since I was 13 and feel it’s the key to my health and vitality. I take it every morning before a meal and sometimes in the afternoon when I need an extra pick me up.” Native to Southeast Asia and Australasia, noni fruit is known for its powerful health-helping properties thanks to it containing terrifically high levels of tons of vital vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. With no added sugar, artificial colours, flavours or preservatives, this super powder packs a punch with acai, blueberry and matcha green tea. Kerr has also confided that she adds a serving to a glass of champagne from time to time to add an element of wellness to cocktail hour. We’ll cheers to that!