The Beauty Trend: Fruit-Infused Skincare

Fruit can be pretty powerful when it comes to effective skincare – so it is any wonder more and more skincare brands are incorporating them into their products? From a glow-boosting cleanser to a viral hydrating overnight lip mask, here are a few of our favourite products that use fruit as their hero ingredient.
By Sapna Rao /

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Watermelon Brightening Serum, £16 | Milk Makeup

The Hero Ingredient: Watermelon

MILK’s smartly packaged balm-stick is designed to instantly replenish and nourish skin. The hero ingredient – watermelon – is known for its moisturising capabilities, but the product is also boosted with prickly pear for extra nourishment. Offering a powerful blend of vitamins A, C, and E, the complex formula also contains a selection neutralising free radicals to protect the skin barrier, reduce uneven skin tone and brighten the complexion. 

Available at FeelUnique.com

Papaya Sorbet Enzyme Cleansing Balm, £29 | Glow Recipe

The Hero Ingredient: Papaya

Promoting better glow and a smoother skin tone, this lightweight, creamy balm gently exfoliates and removes make-up at the same time. Once it’s massaged onto damp skin, the exfoliators get to work unclogging blocked pores, while vitamin C-rich papaya sweeps away dirt and removes dead skin cells for better tone and texture. Finally, vitamin A boosts elasticity and bounce.

Available at CultBeauty.co.uk

Skincare Pineapple Enzyme Glow Gommage Peel, £8 | Revolution

The Hero Ingredient: Pineapple

Brimming with pore-purifying goodness, this fruit-infused peel works hard to fade dark spots, scars and pigmentation. It also addresses sun damage, leaving the skin looking more even and smoother post-use. Apply a generous amount to clean, dry skin, and gently massage it in using circular motions – you’ll soon see dead skin is sloughed away to reveal a luminous finish underneath.

Available at LookFantastic.com

Daily AHA BHA Detox Tonic With Glycolic, Lactic & Salicylic Acid, £14.99 | Skin Proud

The Hero Ingredient: Citrus

Formulated with a naturally-derived hit of AHAs and BHAs, this toner is boosted by citrus fruits and berries to brighten and refresh the skin – so you see that noticeable lit-from-within glow. Apply after cleansing and before moisturiser to really reap the benefits.

Available at ASOS.com


Lip Sleeping Mask, £19 | Laniege

The Fruit Hero: Berries 

This lip mask has gone viral for a reason. With a thick and balmy texture, it softens and soothes thanks to a helpful dose of berry-derived vitamin C and hyaluronic acid. Use it overnight to deeply condition or during the day as a quick fix. Alternatively, if you’re someone who suffers with chronically dry lips, use it as hydrating lip balm to keep them soft and supple on the go.

Available at CultBeauty.co.uk

Cucumber Gel Mask, £48 | Peter Thomas Roth

The Fruit Hero: Cucumber 

This cooling face mask works wonders to nourish dry and irritated skin in an instant – making it perfect for this time of year. Formulated as a gel, it soothes, hydrates and detoxifies using its hero ingredient – cucumber – as well as papaya, chamomile and aloe vera to calm and soothe.

Available at CultBeauty.co.uk

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