This protein-packed ancient grain doubles as a natural beauty ingredient to boost collagen production, revive damaged hair, and plump your lashes
Paul Mitchell Ultimate Color Repair Triple Rescue
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Keep hair color vibrant for months using the quinoa-rich Paul Mitchell Ultimate Color Triple Rescue ($20; amazon.com). After towel-drying strands, generously spritz this shine-enhancing formula all over to protect your hair from heat styling, UV rays, and other environmental damage. (Did you know quinoa is one of the Top 10 Get-Gorgeous Foods?)
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GlamGlow Mud YOUTHCLEANSE Daily Exfolaiting Cleanser
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There's nothing like a good lather (and some quality exfoliation) to feel extra clean. The luxe mud-to-foam YOUTHCLEANSE from GlamGlow ($39; sephora.com) does just that. After applied to dry skin, antioxidants from Brazilian fruits protect your face from free-radical damage while protein-rich quinoa—when combined with fatty omega-3 and omega-6—strengthens and plumps. Use it after work—it dissolves makeup better than your go-to remover.
Cowshed Quinoa Hydrating Daily Moisturizer
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Cowshed is an inherently chic spa—it's only found in SoHo House Clubs and Hotels across the globe—and its products are just as cool. Case in point: the Quinoa Hydrating Daily Moisturizer ($50; cowshed.com), which is packed with (yep) quinoa to plump and smooth, chamomile to soothe, and geranium oil to balance out sebum production.
BareMinerals Lash Domination Volumizing Mascara
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Get camera-worthy lashes in a flash with this majorly dramatic formula. Aptly dubbed Lash Domination Volumizing Mascara ($18; bareesenctuals.com), this baby does everything you want your mascara to do: lengthen, define, separate, volumize, and stay put (it's full of quinoa proteins too). (Don't forget to Plump It Up! The Best Beauty Products for Full Lips, Eyelashes, and Skin.)
Briogeo Be Gentle, Be Kind Avocado + Quinoa Co-Wash
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Curly girls, this one's for you. If you haven't yet discovered using a cleansing conditioner instead of shampoo, now's your moment. Not only do cleansing conditioners (or co-washes) slash shower time in half, but they also keep ringlets intact by not stripping hair of its own oils (like most shampoos do). Briogeo Be Gentle, Be Kind Avocado + Quinoa Co-Wash ($20; sephora.com) is free of parabens and sulfates to keep hair color untouched, while avocado and quinoa help strengthen and detangle strands.
PhytoSpecific Moisturizing Styling Cream
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Think of this styling cream from PhytoSpecific ($28; ulta.com) as your hair's new BFF—it will literally do everything for you, including nourish and condition plus add shine and the right touch of hold. Sunflower extract prevents oxidation as quinoa seals in the cream's silicone-free hydrators.
Clarins Double Serum Complete Age Control Concentrate
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Double down on this buy: The Clarins Double Serum Complete Age Control Concentrate ($87; sephora.com) is a straight-up skin gamechanger that'll make you look years younger after just a few applications. Since it launched in 2013, this serum has caused a worldwide frenzy, selling out across the globe thanks to its age-defying powers. It's curated from over 20 potent plant extracts, including quinoa. (Pair it with these 10 P.M. Skincare Products That Work While You Sleep.)
Rahua Shampoo and Conditioner
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One hundred percent natural and organic, this shampoo and conditioner from Rahua ($32 and $34; rahua.com) make your mane instantly lustruous because of reparative ingredients like quinoa extract, coconut butter, and shea butter. Bonus? The conditioner, which should be left on strands in the shower for three minutes, can also be used as a light-hold styling cream—great for girls on the go, and especially after the gym when you're in a rush.
Honest Company Conditioning Detangler
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Shape cover star Jessica Alba is all about the healthy life—which is why her baby, the multi-billion dollar Honest Company, is one of our favorite beauty go-to's. The Conditioning Detangler ($6; honest.com) is a total steal, but more importantly, a complete strand-saver. Fortifying ingredients like quinoa extract, argan oil, shea butter, and jojoba oil keep even the messiest of manes intact. Running a comb through your hair just got real. (Finally!)
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Verb Sea Spray
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Don't let go of summer just yet—even if that means pairing your fall tights and chunky knits with beachy waves. There's no easier way to get 'em than with the hipster-approved Verb Sea Spray ($14; sleekhair.com). What sets this formula apart from other wave-makers? Its hydrating qunioa extract, which helps to smooth out any frizz from the sea salt, giving your hair body and texture without looking like you forgot to run a brush through it first. (We also have a DIY recipe for salt spray featured in Make-Your-Own Products for Summer Beauty Bummers.)