13 Food-Inspired Beauty Gifts to Make Your Friends Feel Gorgeous
Pamper your friends (and ahem, daughters) with one of these food-inspired beauty products.
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This Too Faced chocolate bronzer ($30) is a cult favorite in the beauty community for good reason. Not only does this product blend like a dream, but it smells exactly like a chocolate bar because it’s infused with 100% real cocoa powder. Here’s why cocoa is so good for your skin.
Everyone will love the pineapple-inspired packaging of this Pineapple-C Brightening Serum ($49) by Glow Recipe. It features vitamin C and chamomile along with pineapple juice to brighten, smooth and hydrate tired skin. Learn more about the health and beauty benefits of pineapple.
Kopari Beauty’s Organic Coconut Melt ($28) is perfect for people committed to an organic, vegan or GMO-free lifestyle. This product is 100% organic and unrefined coconut oil, and can be used as a hair mask, skin treatment or makeup remover.
Youth to the People’s antioxidant cleanser ($36) is loaded with nutrient-packed anti-aging ingredients like kale, spinach and green tea. This gel cleanser soothes and infuses skin with vitamins while also fighting off acne-causing bacteria.
One of Glamglow’s newest masks, this softening night cream ($54) is pure magic in a jar. The overnight mask contains passion fruit oil, which offers skin protective and rejuvenating benefits. If you’re inspired to DIY, take a look at some of our favorite homemade beauty recipes.
Foodies on your shopping list will go bananas for this gift set by Briogeo. The Banana + Coconut Shampoo & Conditioner pack ($48) contains banana to nurture and protect hair with a healthy dose of potassium and antioxidants.
This avocado mask ($26) by Origins is an ultra-hydrating, overnight sleeping mask that quenches skin for up to 72 hours. Avocados provide skin with rich, healthy fats and nutrients for lasting nourishment. Here’s why avocado is one of the best foods for protecting skin.
This pollutant defending masque ($39) by Kiehl’s contains both orange and cilantro extract. Both ingredients help block skin-damaging pollutants in the air while strengthening skin and replenishing it with nutrients often depleted by pollution.
Did you know red wine is one of the best foods for bright, healthy skin? The I’m Real Red Wine Mask ($4) is formulated with red wine, which reduces the appearance of enlarged pores while tightening and purifying the skin.
Kate Somerville’s soothing moisturizing cream ($65) is made with real goat’s milk which softens dry, damaged skin. The milk proteins in this product also do their part to reduce the signs of skin inflammation. Did you know milk proteins can benefit your feet, too?
OK, none of the products in Urban Decay’s Naked Honey Drop Vault ($115) actually contain honey. But they smell like sweet, sticky honey and the packaging is too cute for any food lover to not appreciate! Need the real deal for yourself? Try this DIY honey face mask.
The Egg-ssential 3-Step Skincare Set ($39) by Too Cool for School features the incredible, edible egg as a key ingredient. Each of these three products contains egg yolk extract, which provides the skin with moisture, and albumen extract, to tighten pores and help remove excess oil.