It’s no surprise that eating well and living a healthy lifestyle can be the key to healthy, beautiful skin. Whether you’ve heard that a daily serving of kidney beans keeps blemishes at bay, snacking on walnuts improves your skin’s texture, or eating bell peppers can help fight wrinkles around the eyes, it’s smart to take charge of your diet today to maintain that youthful glow tomorrow.

But did you know that what you put on your body is just as important as what you put in it? It’s true! Check out some of our favorite skin-saving ingredients:

  • Acai Berry Extract – This super fruit is not only loaded with antioxidants; it also contains just about every vitamin you could think of. Packed with vitamins A, B, C and E, acai berry extract turns any serum into a skin care powerhouse! Check out our No Problem serum, which combines acai berry extract with skin calming botanicals to reduce inflammation and control breakouts.
  • Macadamia Seed Oil – This ultra-rich emollient helps keep your skin soft and supple by replenishing vital moisture reserves. On hot or stressful days, sweating can quickly drain your skin of key nutrients and leave it unbalanced – but macadamia seed oil helps lock in those nutrients. For all-day, on-the-go skin hydration, try our Hydrate Plus moisturizer.
  • Olive Leaf Extract – Packed with antioxidants, olive leaf extract boasts highly-effective antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties to clean, protect and balance your skin. Our Exfol + serum combines a blend of naturally occurring AHAs (Alpha-Hydroxy Acids) like olive leaf extract, citric acid, sugar cane, wasabi root, and others to purify skin and lift away dull and devitalized skin cells.
  • Vitamin B – It’s one of our favorites! Vitamin B repairs damaged skin, calms irritation and reduces fine lines and wrinkles while locking in moisture. If you can’t guess, our Vita B serum is loaded with this face-saving ingredient, and promises to leave your skin refreshed and energized.
  • Vitamin C – With a daily dose of this highly-stable, skin nourishing vitamin, your skin will feel better and look brighter. Our vitamin-rich Vita C serum pairs skin energizing extracts with Vitamin C to tackle just about every sign of aging.
  • Wasabi Extract – Essentially the superfood of skin care, wasabi extract helps increase oxygenation and improve circulation to stimulate and energize skin. Our skin-evening serum, Pigment Eze, is made with wasabi extract to calm skin and tone down the look of facial redness.

The trick is to look for ingredients you’re familiar with (and can pronounce!). If you find yourself overwhelmed by hard-to-read ingredients or chemicals on skin care labels, just remember that you don’t have to settle. There are plenty of other options that use natural, skin nourishing ingredients – you know, the kind you would actually want to put on your face.

For a more natural, environmental-friendly routine, check out Auspect Skincare. Our full range of products is free from propylene glycol, mineral oils, petrochemicals, parabens, harsh preservative systems, artificial fragrances and animal-derived ingredients. Read more about our active ingredients here.