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- Avocado benefits your skin like it does your body, thanks to those moisturizing healthy fats and vitamins.
- We’ve rounded up the best avocado beauty products you can use for a variety of purposes.
- Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado is our top pick because it uses avocado to soothe and hydrate the skin around the eyes.
Avocado is great on everything — toast, nachos, omelets, your face. Yep, you read that last part correctly. The superfood has quietly become a staple ingredient in beauty products over the years. Primarily known for its moisturizing properties, avocado is a great addition to everything from concealer to face masks to lipsticks.
If you have dry skin, you can probably benefit from a little avocado in your skin-care or even your makeup routine. Not prepared to literally mash raw avocado onto your skin for a DIY facial treatment? There are plenty of subtler ways to incorporate the powerhouse ingredient into your routine.
There’s an avocado oil-infused product in just about every beauty category these days. Here, I’ve rounded up the five most talked about, highly-rated items that include some form of avocado in the ingredients’ list.
Here are the best avocado beauty products of 2019:
- Best avocado beauty product overall: Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado
- Best overnight avocado mask: Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Hydrating Mask with Avocado & Swiss Glacier Water
- Best avocado concealer: First Aid Beauty Hello FAB Bendy Avocado Concealer
- Best avocado lipstick: Sephora Cream Lip Stain Liquid Lipstick
- Best avocado mineral soak: Dr. Teal’s Ultra Moisturizing Mineral Soak Super Moisturizer with Avocado Oil
Read on in the slides below to check out our top picks.
The best avocado beauty product overall
Why you’ll love it: The Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado is one of the most popular eye creams on the market, fusing a symphony of hydrating ingredients together in one tiny jar.
Even eye cream skeptics will flip for Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado. A powerful trio of avocado oil, shea butter, and and cocoa butter unite to form a thick, delicious moisturizer that keeps the eye area in top condition.
The cream has a very thick, rich texture and most reviewers note that a little goes a long way. To apply, gently tap the product around the orbital bone until it blends in — no rubbing! Eye skin is delicate and prone to wrinkling, so handle with care. Luckily, the ultra-hydrating formula of this cream will minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado is a popular pick. Sephora shoppers give it a 4.2 rating based on 738 reviews and it’s been featured by YouBeauty, Bustle, The Fashion Spot, Refinery29, PopSugar, Glamour, and more.
“My dry skin has gotten so out of hand this year and I thought to finally buy my first eye cream and I’m glad it was this one. It focuses on dryness (which it does a fantastic job at moisturizing) but I’ve noticed the dark circles under my eyes lightening up when I use this product,” writes one Sephora shopper.
Pros: Super hydrating, little goes a long way, ophthalmologist and dermatologist tested
Cons: jar packaging, no specific anti-aging ingredients
The best overnight mask with avocado
Why you’ll love it: Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Hydrating Mask uses avocado and Swiss glacier water to quench thirsty skin while you sleep.
I love an overnight mask, and Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Hydrating Mask is one of my most recent faves. It’s like an ultra-intense moisturizer — great for days when your skin is feeling dry and cracked.
The texture is thick and creamy, but it blends in quickly for a non-greasy, minimally shiny finish. You could even use it during the daytime when you need some extra hydration. It claims to work for up to 72 hours, and while I can’t attest to that because I wash my face about eight times in the space of 72 hours, I can say the plumping and hydrating effects are near instant and long-lasting.
This mask uses avocado, Swiss glacier water, and hyaluronic acid to soothe and nourish parched skin. It has a 4.6 Sephora rating based on 1,306 reviews and has been mentioned by The Fashion Spot, Influenster, and Glamour.
"Use this every night. The smell is amazing and a little goes a long way. I got the travel size and it lasted soooooo long. Nothing hydrates my skin like this does. Absolutely in love. My skin type is very dry and sensitive," writes one Sephora shopper.
Pros: Hydrating, can be used overnight, non-shiny, free of sulfates, SLS, and parabens
The best avocado-based concealer
First Aid Beauty
Why you’ll love it: The First Aid Beauty Hello FAB Bendy Avocado Concealer uses avocado to achieve a lightweight, natural finish with medium coverage.
My favorite concealers are hydrating and natural-looking, while still providing enough coverage to be worthwhile, and the First Aid Beauty Hello FAB Bendy Avocado Concealer sounds like the perfect blend off all three.
It claims to provide full-coverage, though most reviewers note it’s more like light-to-medium, and boasts a "natural, luminous finish." The product contains several good-for-your-skin ingredients such as hydrating avocado oil, vitamin E, and mushroom extract. The addition of caffeine helps de-puff and further diminish dark circles.
"An awesome product for day to day use. Literally blends into the skin, has a natural finish and doesn’t settle into fine lines. It stands true to its claim!" writes one Sephora shopper.
"Really nice product for my 56 year old skin. Doesn’t crease at all. Love it! Using under eyes and even on other areas of my face. I always feel like when I use FAB make up its good for my skin," says another.
Pros: Hydrating formula, no parabens, sulfates, or phthalates, vegan and cruelty-free
Cons: Limited shade range
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