Açaí berry: The free radical fighter
We’ll admit that part of the reason we love this berry so much is that it tastes pretty great in smoothies and juices. But its high levels of anthocyanins are what’s giving it buzz in the beauty industry.
In addition to açaí berries’ link to improved heart health, these antioxidants prevent free radical damage to skin in products like NUDE Skincare Detox Brightening Fizzy Powder Wash ($42; nudeskincare.com).
“It’s also good for eczema, psoriasis, and can even be beneficial for acne because it can help reduce swelling and inflammation,” Leonard says.