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The Best Food-Based Luxe Beauty Buys To Boost Your Beauty Regimen

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Full disclosure: Our obsession with fresh, natural ingredients ain’t really new. From our grandma’s trusty Amla-infused hair oil to home-made face masks infused with Aloe Vera (fresh off our kitchen garden), there are numerous ways in which we have used good-for-you ingredients to boost our skin and hair health. So, when the offerings on the beauty aisles took an unmistakably gastronomic turn, we weren’t really surprised. After all, what can be better than a juicy lip mask fortified with the goodness of antioxidant-rich berries or refreshing hints of Cucumber in our face spray? What’s more! You can also pick and choose products according to your favorite hero ingredients; think grocery shopping in a more obvious-fun sorta way. Yay.
To help you navigate better, we have rounded up the best luxe beauty buys that will help amp up your beauty routine like no other.
You Love: Plump Bananas
So, you love your banana muffins…but did you know that Bananas can condition your tresses as well as heal flaky and dry scalp? This hair mask from Forest Essentials is infused with creamy Banana pulp and fresh herb infusions of Methi, Brahmi and Nagarmotha—a potent combo which protects, repairs and deeply nourishes tresses from deep within. Result: well nourished and glossy hair. Oh, and all this without the without the hassle of mashing and all the mess! We are sold.
You Love: Cooling Cucumbers
There we said it: You can never go wrong with Cucumber-infused anything. The M·A·C Prep + Prime Fix+ Primer and Setting Spray is a lightweight mist packed with the goodness of Cucumber, antioxidant-rich Green Tea and Chamomile that hydrates your skin with oodles of Vitamins and minerals—whilst delivering a soft sheen and setting your makeup for 12 hours. This holy grail of hydrating mists can also be used with other products in near-endless ways; think spritz some on your brush to intensify your highlighter or your eyeshadow. Love.
You Love: Succulent Berries
Leave it to Laneige to design a lip product that’s way more than just an afterthought. Laneige’s Lip Sleeping Mask contains oodles of Vitamin C and antioxidant-rich Berry extracts that works overtime to soothe and moisturize you lips; Hydro Ion mineral water, Evening Primrose Root Extract, and Hunza Apricot extract forms a protective film over the lips to lock in moisture. Swipe this on before you go to bed and wake up to a baby soft pout. PS: The sweet fragrance is to die for. Yum!
You Love: Fresh Amla
A tonic that helps instantly thicken hair for a fuller style? Yes please! The Aveda Thickening Tonic is powered with the goodness of the organic Amla fruit and wheat that aid in boosting volume, while Corn helps to maintain the style. Expect your tresses to instantly thicken from roots to ends for that va va volume. Spray thoroughly on towel-dried hair to watch the magic unfold.
You Love: Juicy Peaches
It isn’t only the buttery texture or the freshly take on neutrals replete with 18 gorgeous hues of peachy pinks, corals, bronze and purples that makes it a staple in every beauty aficionado’s makeup kit. It’s that fact that it’s infused with the juicy scent and antioxidant-rich essence of Peach that makes it a clear winner. Oh, and it also features a glamour Guide with three eye looks to get you started. PS: It’s free of Sulphates, Parabens, Phthalates and Gluten.
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