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Beauty ingredients from around the world

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Beauty ingredients from around the world

Beauty ingredient: Argan oil

From: Morocco Why we love it: The fatty acids and antioxidants found in argan oil restores skin’s radiance, nourishes sensitive skin and hydrates dry locks Moroccanoil Treatment ($43), at moroccanoil.com. MUST-READ: The world's best beauty secrets

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Beauty ingredients from around the world

Beauty ingredient: Shea butter

From: Ghana and West Africa Why we love it: An all-natural Vitamin A cream that not only makes for a superb moisturizer, but also able to treat certain skin conditions and allergies L’Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream ($30), at loccitane.com. ANTI AGING SKINCARE: The best hand creams

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Beauty ingredients from around the world

Beauty ingredient: Eucalyptus oil

From: Australia Why we love it: Effective from head-to-toe, this natural home remedy can treat everything from skin irritations to itchy scalps to sore muscles. Aveda Eucalyptus Oil ($20), at Aveda salons, spas and Experience Centres.   GALLERY: Beauty brands you need to know

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Beauty ingredients from around the world

Beauty ingredient: Grapeseed oil

From: The Mediterranean Why we love it: Enriched with omega 6 and vitamin E, grapeseed oil makes for a lighter moisturizer alternative for those who have sensitive and acne-prone skin. Formula X Quench Cuticle Oil ($18), at sephora.ca. PERFECT NAILS: How to maintain a natural manicure

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Beauty ingredients from around the world

Beauty ingredient: Coconut oil

From: Tropical countries (India and Philippines) Why we love it: Besides having strong anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, it also makes for a natural moisturizer that helps treat dry skin and delay the appearance of wrinkles. Rms Beauty “Un” Cover Up ($38), at rmsbeauty.com. MUST-READ: 15 unexpected beauty uses for coconut oil

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Beauty ingredients from around the world

Beauty ingredient: Black tea

From: China Why we love it: Rich in antioxidants, black tea is becoming the go-to ingredient for anti-aging purposes and the reducing of puffiness. Fresh Black Tea Age-Delay Face Serum ($100), at sephora.ca.   Asia's best-kept skin care and beauty secrets

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Beauty ingredients from around the world

Beauty ingredient: Jojoba oil

From: Southern U.S and Mexico Why we love it: A liquid wax produced from the seeds of the plant, jojoba oil helps moisturize and soften the skin without clogging up the pores, as well as treats skin infections. Crabtree and Evelyn Jojoba Oil Moisturizing Body Wash ($22), at crabtree-evelyn.com. GALLERY: 4 secrets to perfect exfoliation

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Beauty ingredients from around the world

Beauty ingredient: Ginger root

From: Jamaica, India and China Why we love it: This herb contains detoxifying properties that not only help protect the skin and reduce inflammation, but also energize and create healthy-looking complexion. Glamglow ThirstyMud Hydrating Treatment ($76), sephora.ca. SKIN RESCUE: 1O fresh face masks

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Beauty ingredients from around the world

Beauty ingredient: Honey

From: Countries in North America Why we love it: Besides having the ability to heal and prevent infection, honey’s smooth, thick texture also allows it to help keep the moisture on lock. Burt’s Bees Honey Lip Balm ($5), at burtsbees.ca. GALLERY: 8 best beauty products with honey

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Beauty ingredients from around the world

Beauty ingredient: Soy

From: China Why we love it: A key player in anti aging products, soy can help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, tighten the skin and even reverse skin damage. Ilia Beauty Multi-Stick ($34), at iliabeauty.com.   ELLE editors dish their best beauty and health secrets

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Beauty ingredients from around the world

Beauty ingredient: Mint oil

From: Australia, Galápagos Islands, New Zealand and United States Why we love it: While it may be known for its medicinal properties, mint oil can also tackle common hair problems, from normalizing scalp’s oil production to promoting healthy hair growth. Pantene Pro-V Damage Detox Daily Revitalizing Shampoo ($6), at mass market retailers nationwide MUST-READ: 3 steps to instantly healthy hair

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Beauty ingredients from around the world

Beauty ingredient: Green tea

From: China Why we love it: In addition to benefiting the immune and digestive system, green tea can also be the source to treating acne and appearing flawless, thanks to its inflammation-fighting antioxidants. Amorepacific Green Tea Seed Treatment Oil ($220), at sephora.ca. BLURRED MAKEUP: How to get flawless skin

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Beauty ingredients from around the world

Beauty ingredient: Olive oil

From: The Mediterranean Why we love it: Packed with anti-aging antioxidants and hydrating properties, it’s no surprise that olive oil is a beauty staple since ancient times when it comes to treating the hair, skin or nails. Consonant Skincare Organic Olive Oil Body Soap ($12), at consonantskincare.com. NATURAL BEAUTY: Best organic skincare products

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Beauty ingredients from around the world

Beauty ingredient: Aloe Vera

From: Arabian Peninsula, North Africa, Sudan Why we love it: Thanks to the 18 amino acids, aloe vera not only has healing properties, but also plays a key ingredient in cosmetics to help comfort, soothe and calm skin. The Body Shop Aloe Calming Toner ($13), thebodyshop.ca. SKIN CARE: 5 reasons why you would use toner

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