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5 Greens for Great Skin

Cucumber

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Similar to the concept of putting cold spoons on puffy eyes, AHAVA Dead Sea Osmoter Eye Concentrate Youth & Cellular Energizing Serum ($50; ahavaus.com) uses soothing ingredients, like cucumber and aloe vera, to fight signs of fatigue. 

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Seaweed

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When pesky blemishes make an appearance, slather on Bliss ‘No Zit’ Sherlock Breakout-Busting Rubberizing Mask ($38; beauty.com). The seaweed acts as a detoxifying agent, so this mask instantly zaps away pimple-inducing bacteria.

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Spinach and Kale

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Like a green juice for your skin, the water-based formula of Alba Botanica Good & Healthy Anti-Oil Weightless Moisture ($10; albabotanica.com) feels lightweight, but it packs a big punch: The antioxidant-rich kale and spinach extracts keep your complexion smooth and supple. 

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Artichoke

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As the star ingredient in SK-II Essential Power Essence ($195; shop.sk-ii.com), artichoke leaf extracts have been shown to shield skin from free radicals and shrink pore size in the process. Not to mention it feels ultra-luxurious and silky on skin.

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Avocado

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If you dread washing your dry skin at night (and hate the tight feeling afterward), you’re in luck: KORA Organics Cream Cleanser ($52; koraorganics.com) contains avocado—along with other hydrating oils—to cleanse without stripping skin of its moisture. 

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