If you think applying coconut oil or a homemade yogurt-and-honey mask to your face is progressive, just wait until you learn about this new wave of beauty regimens that may have you blinking in disbelief.
These seven unexpected skin care routines feature strange but beneficial ingredients that promise to perk up your complexion and smooth over flaws and fine lines in no time flat — which means you should try them, stat. Botox is so last century.
1. The incredible, edible egg
Not only is the egg incredible and edible, it’s also back in action as a superhero for your skin. Eggs are a natural source of protein, including skin-tightening albumin and collagen, both of which can help fight inflammation along with fine lines and wrinkles while improving skin elasticity. Sure, you can whip up an egg white into a frothy foam and apply it as a mask. But, if you’re not into that sort of raw thing — or the salmonella risk — try an egg white-infused product instead. The ingredient is showing up in everything from face wash to creams, serums, and masks. Let’s look at some options.