Succulents are more than just an aesthetically-pleasing desk buddy. Cactus is having its moment as being the skincare ingredient on every beauty enthusiast’s mind (and skincare regimes) and for good reason.
Turns out, the plant’s water-storing capacity is a great way to combat dull and dry skin. Like aloe vera, the cacti leaves also contain a gel-like substance which is packed with ingredients that are beneficial for the skin, like amino acids and antioxidants that help in preventing damage from the sun. The high levels of vitamin E and K found in these leaves work towards keeping the skin glowing and hydrated all day long.
So, if you’re looking to dip your toe in the cacti-skincare pond, then we’ve rounded up a few products that you can include in your beauty kit…
DISCLAIMER: It is advisable to consult your dermatologist before introducing a new ingredient in your skincare routine.