Sage might be best known for its smudging
power, but ask any derm and you’ll learn that the botanical can work wonders for your complexion. According to NYC-based board-certified dermatologist Debra Jaliman, sage is popular for its antioxidant properties, which help shield the skin against damaging free radicals
. And with fewer of those pollutants wreaking havoc on your skin, you can look forward to an improvement in everything from fine lines and wrinkles to hyperpigmentation
and texture. Click through the slides ahead to add the natural problem-solving ingredient to your regimen.
Juice Beauty Blemish Clearing Cleanser ($24):
This deep-cleansing elixir works double-time to detox skin with a mixture of sage, lemon balm, and dandelion, while hydrating it with algae and aloe vera.
Yon-Ka Masque 103 ($48):
This face mask features a blend of clays, sage, lavender, rosemary, and other anti-aging essential oils to purify pores and defend skin against environmental aggressors.
Farmacy Hydrating Coconut Gel Sheet Mask ($6):
Enhanced with sage, cucumber, and bergamot, this coconut gel mask refreshes and rehydrates skin, leaving behind a cool, soothing sensation when it’s removed.
Bliss Lemon & Sage Body Butter ($10):
This creamy body lotion is made with shea butter, coconut oil, and soybean oil to deeply condition skin, topped off with a lemon and sage scent to ensure you smell delicious AF every time you apply it.
Bottega Organica Activate Face Serum ($105):
Formulated with a blend of sage and French lilac, this cell-rejuvenating blend restores a clear complexion and promotes a natural-looking glow.
Caudalie Instant Foaming Cleanser ($20):
Rinse your skin of bad juju (AKA blemish-causing dirt and debris) with this gentle combination of sage, chamomile, and grape extracts.
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