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Key skincare ingredient: kale

Pacifica Kale Detox Deep Cleaning Face Wash

Phytochemicals—active compounds found in plants—can help combat dirt and bacteria on the skin, says Gerstner. In this sulfate- and paraben-free kale cleanser, the compounds target blemishes and oil. Try it after an outdoor run to remove sunscreen and the effects of pollution from pores.

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Laneige Water Bank Hydro Gel

This lightweight moisturizing gel is cool to the touch and delivers a boost of vitamin C which, studies have shown, may help with UV damage. It's ideal for acne-prone skin as an after-sun treatment.

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Youth to the People Superfood Hydrate + Firm Peptide Eye Cream

Kale’s vitamin K is said to reduce the appearance of dark under-eye circles while hyaluronic acid purportedly mitigates fine lines and wrinkles. Tap the cream around the eye area once or twice a day after moisturizing.

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Éminence Citrus & Kale Potent C+E Masque

Vitamin E (for promoting skin elasticity) and citrus (a natural toner) are two primary ingredients in this masque. Gerstner suggests using it twice a week for a smoother, more even complexion.

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Kale-Lalu-yAHA Skin Resurfacing Exfoliator with AHA

This formula includes antioxidant-rich green apple, spinach, parsley, and kale extracts. Glycolic acid removes dead skin cells and reduces discoloration without being too harsh, says Gerstner. Chemical compound allantoin acts as a soothing agent.

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