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6 Ways To Use Food In Skin Care Products That Give You A Glow Up

Get a Glow Up from Food in Skin Care

If Cleopatra Made TikToks She’d Be An Influencer For Food In Skin Care

Using food in skin care isn’t new.  In fact, it’s been around for centuries.  Cleopatra is the OG of using food in skin care.

Like, can you imagine if she had social media?  LOL

What if Cleopatra made TikToks?  You can be 100% sure one of  TikToks would have been something like this……

A 60 second video  of her explaining….. “Benefits of Milk + Honey to get  you from teenage princess to Ruler of Egypt! How I got my glow up from these ritual milk + honey baths.”

You can almost feel her anxiety after she posts the TikTok, just waiting for Mark Antony to like it.

6 Foods In Skin Care That Help You Glow Up

We’re not living in Ancient Egypt. Effective and luxurious skin care is not reserved for the just the country’s rulers. Nope! Now, we all have access to a Glow Up because some of the savviest product formulators know that using foods in skin care offers benefits to the skin that give us a natural glow!

Skin care brands are using some of those same foods that Cleopatra loved.  Honey is still used as a key ingredient, as is the lactic acid from milk.  Formulators are even finding uses for Jackfruit, Roobois, Olive Oil and Passionfruit!  We’ve got 6 amazing brands for you that use food in skin care products that they produce.

1. Organic Manuka Honey

Honeybutter – Blossom Essentials 

Honeybutter is a rich and nourishing balm, formulated by a medically licensed chemist to help alleviate the symptoms of dry skin, eczema, psoriasis, pregnancy itch, dermatitis, and many other skin irritations.  Enjoy honeybutter’s cool, soothing sensation! We know that what you put into your body is important to you, which is why we promise absolute transparency when it comes to the ingredients and production of our products.  Organic Manuka Honey is a delicious way to use food in skin care. 

Most over-the-counter soothing balms that are anti-itch remedies are filled with chemicals that you cannot pronounce and that do not produce long-lasting relief. We have created a line of products that only uses the best naturally sourced ingredients and are safe for all areas of the skin. . We take pride in everything we make and love hearing from our customers every day about how one of our products has changed their lives.

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food in skin care

2. Jackfruit

Illuminating White – E.F. Tropics’s Illuminating Collection

Jackfruit or Artocarpus heterophyllus seed extract is a way that E.F. Tropics uses food in skin care. It’s one of the 3 sources of Resveratrol in Illuminating White, the other two are Artocarpus lakoocha wood extract and Pterocarpus arsupium bark extract.  

Illuminating White attacks the hyperpigmentation issue from different angles.The traditional whitening process is achieved by competitive inhibition of tyrosine activity, thus preventing melanin formation. Our product tackles the skin discoloration problem from more than one angle.

Illuminating White contains active ingredients that 1.  Stop tyrosine activity by competitive and non-competitive processes. 2.  Prevent melanosomes formation in the melanocytes. 3.  Prevent the release of melanosomes from the melanocytes. 4. Interfere with the uptake of the melanosomes into the epidermal cells. Melanosomes that do not enter the cell shortly after they are released are destroyed in the extra cellular matrix. 5. Actively reduce existing melanin by anti-oxidants, Resveratrol and others.                  – 

3. Roobois Tea 

Lamina Lift™ Hydrating Seaweed Mask – Repêchage

The Repêchage® Lamina Lift™ Mask is instantly refreshing and hydrating, leaving your skin dewy and glowing. Formulated with the exclusive Repêchage® Laminaria Digitata complex, combining seaweed, Orange Water, and Aloe, this convenient sheet mask also contains natural ingredients like Rooibos Tea, Licorice Root and Horse Chestnut extracts to help tone and brighten the appearance of the skin.  Roobois Tea is a food in skin care that has incredible nourishing properties.


4. Passionfruit

Mist Me – Hale & Hush

Mist Me is a refreshing face spritz formulated to hydrate, nourish and energize skin via gentle, yet proactive ingredients. Detoxifying, protecting and restoring the delicate nature of all skin types especially sensitive skin.


  • Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-aging and mood enhancing.
  • Supports moisture and protection against environmental-damage effects while also offering detoxifying and soothing benefits.
  • Dual Purpose: Refreshing mist and may be used to set mineral makeup.

Mist Me In Summer Skin Care Guide

Summer Skin Care Guide Part 3 – Refresh + Brighten + Protect

During the summer your clients will need on-the-go solutions to refresh their skin.  Mist Me from Hale & Hush is a must for the summer beach or pool bag so they can refresh their skin with its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-aging and mood enhancing properties.

Read The Summer Skin Care Guide

5. Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil 

Dawn To Dusk – Dawn Lorraine Conscious Skin Care

If you have visions of an Italian feast, it’s because using so much delicious Italian food uses Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil to nourish the skin.  Dawn Lorraine uses it as a food in skin care, a brilliant way to hydrate the skin topically.  Dawn To Dusk is a beautifying tinted SPF that uses mineral pigments for a gorgeous warm tone on the skin, but it’s also incredibly hydrating and protecting.  Feel good about using this tinted SPF because it’s vegan, gluten free, dairy free, soy and nut oil free.  We love it as a a creamy daytime spf moisturizer with superior sun protection and sheer mineral tint coverage. Contains only non-micronized non-nano Zinc Oxide.


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6. Papaya (papin)

Retinyl Enzyme Treatment – dmSkincare

Retinyl Enzyme Treatment is an enzyme exfoliator, plus skin rejuvenating vitamin A proprietary complex. Proven superstar fruit enzymes bromelain and papain denature proteins of surface dead cells and enhance vitamin A delivery. Green tea and ubiquinone offer potent antioxidant support for skin structures, in addition to providing needed substrate for collagen production. Like a fine buffing cloth, this product exfoliates gently and in a controlled manner providing instant results for amazingly smooth, firm, soft and glowing skin.

We’d like to thank Repêchage, dmSkincare, Dawn Lorraine Consious Skincare, Blossom Essentials, E.F. Tropics and Hale & Hush for sponsoring this article.

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