16 Foods to Use as Beauty Products


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4. Sugar

Sugar tends to get a bad rap when it comes to consumption, but it’s your friend when it comes to beauty. Because of its coarse texture, sugar makes an excellent exfoliant. It can be mixed with food-based oils like almond or coconut to also add moisture back to the skin and lips. A naturally occurring alpha-hydroxy acid exists in sugar, which has anti-aging properties and can eliminate stretch marks and cellulite too.