Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle has already established her role as a fashion icon in the Royal Family. Next to the Queen, of course, who’s always on top. (Have you seen her highlighter green co-ords?) But there’s one more thing you need to pay attention to when it comes to Meghan and that’s her secret to glowing skin.
Allure recently dug up a 2016 article from Delish where Meghan shared her go-to meals and food items. When it came to what she likes to eat to maintain her camera-ready skin, almonds were one of her answers. According to NDTV, almonds provide vitamin E and keeps blood vessels dilated which help hydrate the skin and prevent acne, eczema, and dark spots.
Now, we’re tempted to run out and buy a whole bag of almonds to munch on. Of course, another option is to grab beauty products made with almonds and work just as well. So if you want to achieve that royal glow, you better get to shopping.
Made from almond and camelina oils, which are both rich in Omegas 3 and 6, this product is said to provide suppleness and comfort to the skin. It also leaves your skin feeling soft and firmer after continued use. Just spray this on your body and face, and soak in the good stuff. Available at Greenbelt 5.
Buff out dead skin cells and flaky skin with finely ground almonds and cornmeal found in this Mario Badescu scrub. Exfoliating is great for revealing glowy skin and the added honey extract will make it hydrated. Available at Rustan’s The Beauty Source.
If you have sensitive skin and you’re looking for a gentle serum, this one’s for you. It’s formulated with aloe vera to soothe and moisturize the skin, while the sweet almond oil hydrates and improves appearance of fine lines. It’s also vegan and cruelty-free, meaning it’s free from potentially harmful parabens and alcohol. Available on Beauty MNL.
Here’s another mask you can add to your growing collection. Himalaya Herbals’ almond and cucumber mask helps in brightening your complexion, eliminating dark spots and discoloration, and removes dead skin. Spread it evenly on your face for a proper peel-off experience. Available at Watsons.
Who doesn’t want to smell like sweet almonds when they step out of the shower? This body wash from Dove promises to give you softer, smoother skin while deeply nourishing it. The scent is also said to “leave you in peaceful tranquility.” Available on Calyxta.
You don’t have to deal with dry hands anymore when you use this hand cream. Made with almond oil and beeswax, it provides vitamin E to your hands and the latter helps in sealing in the moisture. You can use this product on dry patches on your knees, elbows, and feet as well. Just scoop a dollop that’s enough to cover your needs. Available at Beauty Bar.
Art by Marian Hukom
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