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26 Bizarre Beauty Ingredients

From Starfish Extract Creams to Pine Tar Soaps

— July 23, 2015 — Lifestyle
Hippo milk, seaweed, starfish extract and sand are just a few of the strange beauty ingredients that can be found in many cosmetics on the market.

With so many bizarre beauty treatments out there, consumers have proven themselves willing to try just about anything to cleanse, heal and beautify skin. Although adventurous, many consumers are seeking products that supplement harmful chemicals with ingredients from the earth and sea.

As such, many of these beauty ingredients include food bases like avocado, tomato, honey, herbs, as well as more indulgent items like caffeine and champagne. While these ingredients are far from being seen as bizarre on a table, the cosmetic industry is only now beginning to push for skin to be nourished in the same way as the body.
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Carrot Cleansing Balms
Carrot Cleansing Balms
The Organic Pharmacy Carrot Butter Cleanser Contains Organic Ingredients
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Charcoal Facial Scrubs
Charcoal Facial Scrubs
Michael Todd's Latest Exfoliation Product Gently Removes Dead Skin
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Pine Tar Soaps
Pine Tar Soaps
This Sustainable Soap Can Be Used by Men, Women and Children
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Sage-Infused Shower Gels
Sage-Infused Shower Gels
The New Sage Body Wash Boasts Amino Acid Hydration Technology
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Superfood Body Scrubs
Superfood Body Scrubs
EvyJoAndCo's Lime and Matcha Body Exfoliant is Handmade
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Charcoal Detox Cleansers
Charcoal Detox Cleansers
The Michael Todd Product Neutralizes Acidity and Absorbs Impurities
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Champagne Face Masks
Champagne Face Masks
This DIY Face Mask is Infused with a Luxurious, Bubbly Beverage
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Whipped Tea Moisturizers
Whipped Tea Moisturizers
This Homemade All-Natural Skin Cream is Made with Green Tea and Coconut
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Fruity Beard Products
Fruity Beard Products
The Beardbrand Spiced Citrus Beard Oil Features Natural Ingredients
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Vegetable-Based Beauty Products
Vegetable-Based Beauty Products
The Osmia Organics Luz Facial Brightening Serum is Natural
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Cheesy Face Creams
Cheesy Face Creams
The Bounce Cheese Cream is Full of Beneficial Natural Proteins
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Platinum-Infused Eye Serums
Platinum-Infused Eye Serums
The la prairie Cellular Eye Essence Platinum Rare Uses Precious Metals
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Cocktail Face Masks
Cocktail Face Masks
This Margarita Face Scrub Smells Just Like the Citrusy Cocktail
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Charcoal-Based Toners
Charcoal-Based Toners
The Activated Charcoal Cleanser Absorbs Oil and Eliminates Acne
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Chili Lip Balms
Chili Lip Balms
Formula Five Creates a Moisturizing Product with an Added Bit of Heat
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Seaweed Facial Cleansers
Seaweed Facial Cleansers
Mermaid Scrubbers Act as a Natural Face Cleanser and Exfoliating Toner
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Sandy Body Exfoliants
Sandy Body Exfoliants
The New Exfoliating Body Scrub from Lush Contains Sand and Sea Salt
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Crystal-Infused Creams
Crystal-Infused Creams
Gemstone Organics' Healing Beauty Products Are Infused with Gem Essences
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Caffeinated Beauty Products
Caffeinated Beauty Products
The Fig + Yarrow Cardamom + Coffee Body Scrub Incorporates Grinds
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Charcoal-Based Shampoos
Charcoal-Based Shampoos
This Unique Hair Care Product is Made from White Charcoal Powder
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Herb-Infused Skincare
Herb-Infused Skincare
The New 'Elemental Herbs' Products Feature Natural Medicinal Herbs
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Anti-Aging Cannabis Cosmetics
Anti-Aging Cannabis Cosmetics
Cannabis Beauty Defined's Anti-Aging Beauty Products Are All-Natural
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Charcoal-Based Beauty Products
Charcoal-Based Beauty Products
The Fig + Yarrow Black Clay Mask Incorporates Atypical Ingredients
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Bizarre Mammal Lotions
Bizarre Mammal Lotions
Hippo Milk Body Lotion Uses Actual Hippo Milk as Its Main Ingredient
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Caviar-Replicating Skin Products
Caviar-Replicating Skin Products
Keep Your Skin Youthful with Anti-Aging Caviar by Holika Holika
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