20 Superfood Beauty Products that are Almost Good Enough to Eat
These 20 food-inspired beauty products use the power of nutrition and superfoods to make your skin and hair gorgeous.
Superfood beauty products
Believe it or not, some of your favourite foods can also work wonders on your hair and skin. Here are the season’s best food-inspired beauty products that are (almost) good enough to eat.
A good egg
Nourish your body from the neck down with a cake-worthy blend of egg yoke, egg white extract, butter and moisturizing oils (think sweet almond, sesame and macadamia seed).
Too Cool For School Egg Mellow Body Butter, $34.80 at Sephora and sephora.ca.
It’s tea time
This firming face and neck cream packs an antioxidant punch with a skin-friendly combination of black-tea, blackberry-leaf, lychee-seed and goji-fruit extracts.
Fresh Black Tea Firming Corset Cream, $122 at Sephora, Sephora.ca, Nordstrom Toronto Eaton Centre and Nordstrom Yorkdale.
All hail kale
Gently sweep away makeup and impurities with the help of free-radical-fighting kale and skin-hydrating watercress.
Nip + Fab Kale Fix Make Up Removing Pads, $15.95 for 60 pads at Shoppers Drug Mart.
A lash conditioning formula of açai fruit and pomegranate seed oils, as well as rosemary leaf extract goes on smooth. And it defines lashes with every swipe.
Beautycounter Lengthening Mascara, $29 at beautycounter.com.
Fair-trade honey, marula and olive oils moisturize skin, leaving it feeling moisturized, soothed and supple.
The Body Shop Ethiopian Honey Deep Nourishing Mask, $28 at The Body Shop and thebodyshop.ca.
Sweet as candy
Long known for its anti-inflammatory benefits when eaten, licorice root is just as effective at battling blemishes from the outside in.
bareMinerals Blemish Remedy Anti-Imperfection Serum, $58 at Sephora and sephora.ca.
This mix of almond butter, almond oil and crush almond shells exfoliates skin by removing dead cells while softening skin.
L’Occitane Almond Delicious Paste, $48 at L’Occitane stores and counters, and at ca.loccitane.com.
The purple broccoli extract in this treatment purifies and slows signs of hyper-pigmentation, while the coconut gel hydrates to give you that coveted post-facial glow.
Farmacy Brightening Hydrating Coconut Gel Mask, $32 for 3 at Sephora and sephora.ca.
Lather up your hair with a mix of coconut milk, guava oil and mango butter for smooth and silky locks.
Maui Moisture Nourish & Moisture + Coconut Milk Shampoo, $10.99 at drug stores and major retailers.
With a twist
Infused with yuzu, a Korean citrus fruit, this lightweight facial lotion is loaded with vitamin C. The nutrient stimulates collagen production and works to help with anti-aging and brightening.
Erborian Yuza Double Lotion, $44 at Sephora and sephora.ca.
To the moon
You apply this before you go to bed, so the prickly pear, goji berry, and red raspberry seed ingredients fight free-radical damage. Also, the enzymes of papaya, lemon, sugar cane, orange, bilberry, cranberry and maple gently refine your skin while you get some Zs.
Herbivore Moon Fruit Superfruit Night Treatment, $70 at Sephora and sephora.ca.
An apple a day
There’s no reason for your hands to reveal your age. This hand cream taps the malic acid from organic green apples to minimize the look of fine lines, dark spots and discoloration on hands.
Juice Beauty Green Apple Age Defy Hand Cream, $16 at Murale.
For a natural way to feel fresh, trust the antibacterial and antimicrobial benefits of rosemary, sage, Japanese green tea and organic baking soda. Plus, it has a soft vanilla scent.
Lavanila The Healthy Deodorant Sport Luxe, $22 at Sephora and sephora.ca.
Antioxidant-rich tomatoes team up with dirt-drawing charcoal to de-clog pores and prevent breakouts in these wipes.
Yes to Tomatoes Detoxifying Charcoal Wipes, $10 at Shoppers Drug Mart.
The good bacteria
This soothing cleanser features a Greek yogurt concentrate, a protein that boosts of essential amino acids.
Korres Greek Yoghurt Foaming Cream Cleanser, $30 at Beauty Boutique by Shoppers Drug Mart and beautyboutique.ca.
Strawberry fields forever
Formulated with strawberry fruit extract, this hair and body spray will leave a mouth-watering scent in your wake.
Delectable Strawberry & Cream Radiance Boosting Hair & Body Mist, $10 at cakebeauty.com.
Salt of the earth
While Canadian sea salt draws out toxins and improves circulation, the coconut and olive oils hydrate and improve the health of your skin.
Province Apothecary West Coast Sea Salt Soap, $14 at provinceapothecary.ca.
This reusable sponge is enriched with green tea to even skin tone and remove dirt, oil and makeup. And you use with your regular cleanser to really get your face clean.
Origins Green Tea Infused Facial Sponge, $19.50 at Origins counters, The Bay and thebay.com.
Heard it through the grape vine
This can contains 100 percent organic grape water that works perfectly as a toner, makeup setter and refreshing midday facial mist.
Caudalie Grape Water, $24 at Caudalie at ca.caudalie.com.
Agave nectar joins forces with Madagascan vanilla C02 extract to protect and hydrate your lips all day long.
Bite Beauty Agave Lip Balm, $20 at Sephora and sephora.ca.