When you look at ingredients found in your beauty products, a lot of them are familiar (though a lot aren’t—looking at you, unnecessary chemical additives). And while we might feel like we have a handle on what each of our go-to beauty products do, there’s a whole smorgasbord of weird ingredients that just make us go huh?, but that doesn’t necessarily mean we should knock them just yet. We’ve rounded up five of the weirdest beauty ingredients we could find—with products to go with then, you know, in case you’re curious to see what all the fuss is about.
Your favourite flavour and breath ruiner, now acceptable to rub on your face! Garlic is a natural antiseptic that is powerful, but mild on skin, so it makes a fantastic ingredient in a face mask, like this one from LUSH. The antiseptic properties of garlic help keep away blackheads, blemishes and vampires!