Fresh fruit is an enjoyable treat in both spring and summer. It's juicy and refreshing, making it the perfect snack on a hot day. Or any day for that matter. It turns out that applying fruit on your skin can have serious benefits. Yep, everything from watermelon to cherry to papaya has the ability to boost your glow, protect your skin from harsh environmental elements, calm redness and more.
We rounded up the best fruit-infused skin care products to add to your routine right now and continue using well after summer is over.
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This lightweight serum delivers dewiness without making you look shiny. It's formulated with niacinamide to brighten and reduce dark spots, vitamin-rich watermelon to moisturize and protect, hyaluronic acid to plump up skin and moringa seed oil to soothe. Dab it on as the last step in your skin care routine for a glossy effect.
Fact: One of the best ingredients you can use on your skin is vitamin C. Not only does it help prevent free radical damage from the sun, it also increases radiance. Strawberries have vitamin C in spades. This serum is chock-full of strawberry fruit and seed extract to shield skin from sun damage and unclog pores, kakadu plum to minimize redness and hyaluronic acid to hydrate.
BYBI Beauty Blueberry Booster, $14.99
We're all spending a lot more time at home these days and on our computers. That means blue light protection is a must. Enter this facial oil made of 100 percent cold-pressed blueberry seed oil. It absorbs blue light before it penetrates your skin. Try mixing this oil with your daytime moisturizer to keep blue light away from your delicate complexion.
Exfoliating is an easy way to reveal brighter skin and this fruity peel truly gets the job done. It's jam-packed with raspberry seed oil for antioxidant protection, pomegranate extract and strawberry to brighten, blueberry extract to ease inflammation, exfoliating acids like salicylic and bromelain, an exfoliating enzyme found in pineapple. You'll be amazed at how clear your skin looks and how smooth it feels.