Bee venom! Snail slime! Dragon’s blood! Salmon egg enzymes! Yep, there are plenty of crazy ingredients found in cosmetics and skincare. Whether they actually live up to the hype is debatable, but we’re fans of trying anything at least once in the name of beauty. Which is why we have rounded up the the latest ingredients creating a buzz in beauty.
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Known for its brightening and balancing benefits, rhassoul clay is great for oily and combination skin. Josie Maran’s Whipped Mud Mask harnesses it to nourish, clarify, firm, and refine.
Red Ginseng Root
Red ginseng has been a staple in Korean skincare for years. But, the Western beauty industry is only just starting to take notice of its anti-aging, skin-perfecting properties. You can find it in Kiehl’s Pure Vitality Skin Renewing Cream.
Nilotica balm is a pure, nut-based oil that’s a rare type of shea butter. It’s jam-packed with vitamins and essential fatty acids, and when applied to the skin it can hydrate and smooth visible imperfections. That’s why it’s a key ingredient in LXMI’s Pure Nilotica Melt Nourishing Balm-to-Oil.