Turning to the kitchen isn’t uncommon for us Indian girls to find beauty solutions. For generations, we’ve used turmeric to lighten skin, coconut oil for healthy hair and oatmeal flour as a scrub. So it’s only more exciting for us when our favorite super food comes neatly-packaged in the form of a beauty essential. Good enough to eat – these superfood-enriched beauty goodies are making us go yum!
GOOD FOR: Anti-ageing, nourishing, as a natural sunscreen, calming, restoring – the list is endless when it comes to using avocado for skin, nails and hair.
USE IT: Aloe Veda Distil Avocado oil, Price Rs.675/200 Ml
LOVE: COCONUT OIL
GOOD FOR: A great alternative for those with super-sensitive yet dry skin, coconut oil has been a skin and hair saver for generations. It has antifungal, antibacterial and super moisturizing properties. Also, it smells incredible.}
USE IT: Natio Spa Coconut and shea body butter, Rs 1,130/250 gms
GOOD FOR: As one of the greatest sources for Vitamin E, almonds are one of the best ingredients for anti-ageing and repairing any skin, hair and nail damage.
USE IT: Biotique Bio Almond oil soothing face eye makeup cleanser, Price – Rs 175/120 ml.
GOOD FOR: Not only do they help restore your skin’s pH balance but also help detox and nourish.
USE IT: Lotus Herbals White Glow oatmeal yogurt skin whitening scrub, Rs 185/100 ml
GOOD FOR: Chockful of Vitamin C, amongst other seriously good things, grapefruits also contain lycopene, which is a natural anti-ageing complex. This wonder fruit also helps reduce puffiness, increases immunity and has antibacterial properties.
USE IT: Aroma Magic grapefruit face wash, Rs 145/120 ml
GOOD FOR: It’s super potent in its purest form and is used for everything from healing cuts and bruises to skin lightening and even skin infections. So turmeric latte aside, this spice is great for your skin and hair too.
USE IT: VLCC Wild turmeric face wash, Price – Rs 140/100 Ml.
LOVE: ALOE VERA
GOOD FOR: Calming, restorative, healing, moisturising and antibacterial, aloe vera is widely used in all forms – topical and ingestive. Enriched with Vitamin E, enzymes and amino acids, it also includes essential nutrients like Vitamin B12 and Folic acid.
USE IT: Fruit of the Earth Aloe Vera skin care cream, Rs 195/113 gms.