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As the saying goes, “you are what you eat”…but it could just as easily be “you are what you slather on your face.” The same superfoods that keep us healthy and energized can also unlock a luminous glow—think products imbued with watermelon juice, turmeric and even quinoa. Bring on the antioxidants. 

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Leafy Greens

Glossier Mega Greens Galaxy Pack

The calming mask is like a juice cleanse for your face. Loaded with a who’s who of good-for-you ingredients—spinach, avocado, acai and more—this clay mask detoxifies while saturating your skin with a healthy dose of nutrients.

Buy it ($22)

Youth to the People

Youth to the People Superfood Cleanser

This gentle all-natural cleanser doesn’t leave you with the dreaded AWT (after-wash tightness) thanks to its rich gel texture and fortifying combination of kale, spinach and green tea.

Buy it ($36)



Frudia Blueberry Hydrating Toner

The mighty summer berry packs a lot of vitamins into one tiny little package, and so does this organic Korean brand’s extremely affordable collection. Frudia’s hydrating toner is especially good at locking in moisture for plump, dewy skin.

Buy it ($15)


Yes to Blueberries Series

This anti-aging line from the “Yes to…” family helps turn back the clock by harnessing the antioxidant power of blueberries in the form of serums, wrinkle creams and more. This mask/scrub/cleanser, in particular, is a great multitasker for overcrowded medicine cabinets.

Buy it ($15)



Kiehl’s Glow Formula Skin Hydrator

The apothecary’s newest launch uses pomegranate extract and illuminating minerals to create a highlighter and moisturizer in one. True to its name, the superfood-infused cream gives you a covetable glow with one simple pump.

Buy it ($38)


Green Tea

Innisfree Green Tea Series

Boasting green tea from the Korean island of Jeju, the K-beauty favorite recharges skin with hydrating oils from the seed and extract from the leaves. There’s a huge range of products to choose from, so it’s easy to incorporate one into your daily routine—or turn the antioxidant power up to 11 with a multi-step set.

Buy it ($37) 

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Soko Glam

Neogen Bio-Peel Gauze Peeling Green Tea

Neogen’s signature peeling pads use natural ingredients to help remove dead skin. Green tea’s anti-inflammatory properties help soothe and exfoliate gently.

Buy it ($27)



Cocokind Turmeric Spot Treatment

Turmeric’s healing powers have made it one of the trendiest cooking ingredients, and the spice’s anti-inflammatory properties work on the outside as well. Cocokind’s spot treatment blends together three natural stars (turmeric, ginger root and tea tree oil) to fight pimple-causing bacteria while also balancing skin tone.

Buy it ($9)

Glow Recipe


Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask

Watermelon isn’t just a refreshing summer treat. Combining the fruit’s natural amino acids with hyaluronic acid (which helps retain moisture), this luxe mask works while you sleep, so you wake up with seriously soft skin.

Buy it ($45)


Milk Watermelon Brightening Serum

Fans of Milk’s cult-favorite blur stick and matcha toner will love the brand’s latest offering. With hydrating watermelon extract and brightening vitamins A, C and E packed into one portable tube, the new formula is travel-friendly, so you can maintain your radiant look on the go.

Buy it ($36)



GlamGlow Youthcleanse Daily Exfoliating Cleanser

From your grain bowl to…your face wash? Quinoa is one of the active components in this foaming wash, which pulls double duty by cleansing and exfoliating at the same time. Best of all, the clay-based product is gentle enough to use every day.

Buy it ($32)



Sephora Avocado Face Mask

As if we needed another reason to love avocado, the toast topper has extraordinary beauty qualities too. Sephora’s paraben-free mask is enriched with avocado extract to help soothe blotchy skin and reduce spots.

Buy it ($6)


It Cosmetics Bye Bye Redness Skin Relief Treatment Moisturizer

If uneven tone is your biggest concern, say hello to It Cosmetics’ calming cream, made with avocado, chamomile and oatmeal to help tame redness. The neutralizing formula can go underneath makeup or be used by itself to help hide blemishes and scars.

Buy it ($48) 

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