Secret Beauty Ingredient: Avocado
Ah, the avocado. You know you love it in guacamole and whipped on toast. But in beauty products? Yup.
Turns out all of the properties that make this fruit super-healthy for your body also make it a genius addition to creams, masks, and cosmetics. Ultra-hydrating, rich in plumping essential fatty acids, and super gentle, the emollient properties of avocados have long been utilized in DIY hair mask and in facials.
Now, the star ingredient can also be found formulas that range from health-store standbys to the most deluxe brands at the beauty counter. Whether you're looking to plump up your lips or restore shine and elasticity to your hair, there's a product that can help.
Read through the slideshow above for our roundup of products that use avocado as a secret ingredient.