Our Editors’ Favourite Plant-Powered Beauty Picks for Spring
If you're not into eating your greens, you could try wearing them. This spring, green tea, kale, cukes, avocado and more are playing leading roles in beauty products.
For next-level hydration
Hydrating aloe vera joins forces with blue tansy and lemongrass to create luxurious skincare for your entire body.
Detox Mode Infinite Crème, $50, thedetoxmarket.ca
For overnight results
Infused with both superfoods (avocado and matcha) and actives (like encapsulated retinol), this gentle overnight mask gets serious results, like more youthful-looking skin.
Glow Recipe Avocado Melt Retinol Sleeping Mask, $66, sephora.ca
(Want to make your won? Check out these DIY face mask recipes.)
For environmental protection
Enriched with plant stem cells, this gel-like serum protects skin from pollution. (Plus, don’t miss these tips on how to improve your indoor air quality.)
Drops of Youth Concentrate Serum, $40, thebodyshop.com
For luscious hair
The green goodness of kale, matcha and algae help this rinse deliver on shine.
Shea Moisture Moringa & Avocado Power Greens Hair Rinse, $12, Shoppers Drug Mart
(Psst: Learn how a good hair day can dramatically improve your mood.)
For redness relief
Basically fresh-pressed juice for your skin, phytonutrients from green tea, sprouts and celery stem cells target skin concerns like redness.
Supergreens Soother Cooling Gel Mask, $48, strivectin.com
For an instant refresh
This moisturizer uses cactus water, known to adapt to dry climates and retain moisture, to help your skin do the same. (FYI: This is the difference between dry and dehydrated skin.)
Boscia Cactus Water Moisturizer, $50, sephora.ca
For a detoxifying cleanse
Magnolia extract and white clay are behind this one minute (!) mask’s detoxifying powers.
Nivea Essentials Urban Skin Detox Purifying Clay Mask, $12, Shoppers Drug Mart
Next, check out our editors’ favorite exfoliators for buffing away dry skin.