Kale Beauty Products!! KALE, the all around trendy superfood (which I love, by the way) has moved from the salad bowl and into your beauty cabinets. A growing number of heavy-hitting brands are capitalizing on the phytonutrient, antioxidant, vitamin, and mineral-rich leafy green’s ability to replenish and restore skin, hair, and even nails.
Here are a few of my favorites:
Alba Botanica® Good & Healthy Range
Free of Parabens, Sodium Lauryl/Laureth Sulfate, Petrolatum, Artificial Colors and Phthalates
A fresh new range of facial moisturizers developed for different skin types to ward off dullness and recharge skin. Powered by leafy green goodness, the formulas are packed with Kale, Spinach and Swiss Chard Extracts, with contain vitamins, antioxidants and phytonutrients like lutein for a smooth, luminous complexion. Too oily, too dry, overly sensitive – whatever your primary skin concern may be, there is a Good & Healthy ™ moisturizer to keep your face looking radiant and healthy. Range includes:
- Anti-Oil Weightless Moisture – For normal to oily skin
- Oil-Free Radiance Cream – For normal to dry or sensitive skin
- Tinted Perfector – For combination skin
- SPF15 Moisturizer – For daily sun protection
- Spots Be Gone Corrector – For dull, uneven skin tone
Price: $9.99 each; Available at Target, Walmart, Whole Foods Market, natural food stores, grocery stores, drug stores and on the web at www.AlbaBotanica.com.
Fast-absorbing, advanced serum for all skin types. This potent dose of non-irritating Vitamin C is stabilized by botanically-derived ferulic acid to deliver optimal antioxidant benefits and improve the appearance of skin.
Eminence Citrus & Kale Potent C+E Serum
Great for all skin types, this fast-absorbing, advanced serum for all skin types. This potent dose of non-irritating Vitamin C is stabilized by botanically-derived ferulic acid and of course leafy Greens (Kale, Spinach & Broccoli Sprouts): High antioxidant content to help improve the appearance of skin elasticity and hydration and deliver optimal antioxidant benefits and improve the appearance younger-looking skin.
Available at fine spas nationwide or us.eminenceorganics.com
Nails inc NAILKALE Polishes
Nails inc is the first polish brand to introduce kale, the super-hero of clean eating, into a collection of everyday polishes. The range, supercharged with kale extract, is packed with high levels of vitamins A, C
and K to stimulate advanced keratin production, hydrate and nourish nails.The collection also features Nails inc’s patented Regenerating Complex (a two-fold Aldehyde, Zinc and Calcium blend), making it the ultimate treatment for stronger, healthier looking nails.
- Montpelier Walk – nude
- Mayfair Lane – light peachy pink
- Victoria – deep cherry
- Bruton Mews – forest green
Price: $14, Available at nailsinc.com
Nails inc NAILKALE Superfood Basecoat
This basecoat is powered by a unique formula that blends a combination of kale and superfood extracts to promise five distinct nail benefits:
• Keratin hardening
• Keratin activation to stimulate growth
• Hydration, anti-breakage and anti-splitting protection
• Deep nourishment
• Healthy looking, brighter nails with a high gloss finish
Kale, which is supercharged with high levels of Vitamin A, C, and K stimulate advanced keratin production to nourish nails and promote growth. The Superfood Basecoat also includes extracts of aloe vera, lemon, ginseng, pomegranate and grape to revitalize and brighten nails. Pomegranate and pistacia precious resin oils heal and strengthen the nail.
To use: Apply two coats to a clean, bare nail twice a week to use as a treatment, or apply as a basecoat under your favorite polish color.
Price: $15, Available at nailsinc.com
Nails inc Bright Street, The NAILKALE Illuminator
The ultimate solution for yellowing or stained nails, the NAILKALE Illuminator is enriched with antioxidant-rich kale, vitamin E and seaweed extract for deep hydration. Nails inc’s patented Regenerating Complex, a two-fold Aldehyde, Zinc and Calcium blend, boosts the production of keratin for harder, stronger, and healthier nails. Iridescent pearls brighten the pink nail bed and give the appearance of whiter tips and healthier nails. An added advanced oxygen technology allows the polish to be breathable, encouraging the natural physiology of the nail.
To use: Apply one or two coats to clean bare nails.
Price: $14, Available at nailsinc.com
Have you used any beauty products with Kale??