Pomegranate isn’t just a heart-healthy snack. When used topically, it offers tons of benefits for the face and body. Trust us—pomegranate skincare products pack a serious punch! The ancient fruit is jam-packed with potent antioxidants that nourish, strengthen skin, and protect against damaging free radicals.
In search of that luminous glow? Products infused with the superfruit promote collagen production and boast brightening effects. “Pomegranate is also an incredible anti-inflammatory with superb healing properties, making it excellent for treating redness, irritation, and sensitivity,” explains Despina Teodorescu, head esthetician at Apto Skincare.
Ready to slather on this seasonal skin savior? From a gel moisturizer to a smoothing body scrub, these are the pomegranate skincare products you won’t want to be without this winter!
Murad Pore Extractor Pomegranate Mask
Congestion causing a problem? Meet your new favorite mask. Purifying volcanic clay gets out all the gunk—namely blackheads and breakout-causing bacteria—as lactic acid gently exfoliates and pomegranate extract lends its glow-boosting abilities.
SHOP NOW: Dermstore, $38
Estée Lauder Nutritious Super-Pomegranate Radiant Eye Jelly
Because peepers need a superfruit pick-me-up! Powered by nutrient-rich pomegranate, this genius jelly-like formula fortifies fragile skin around the eyes, while targeting common concerns like dehydration, puffiness, and fine lines.
SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $47
Éminence Cranberry Pomegranate Sugar Scrub
The idea of escaping somewhere warm seems oh-so exciting until the reality of winter pallor sets in. If only there was a replenishing body scrub that could erase dullness and dryness. Oh wait, there is!
SHOP NOW: Dermstore, $48
Korres Pomegranate Balancing Cream-Gel Moisturizer
The not-so-secret star ingredient in this pore-diminishing moisturizer? You guessed it, pomegranate—which brings tannins, polyphenols, and vitamin C to the party. Salicylic acid, sodium hyaluronate, and alpine willowherb extract play an important role, too.
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $34
Weleda Awakening Body & Beauty Oil
Most folks tend to focus a lot of time and attention on matters of the face. And the body? Well, it all-too-often plays second fiddle. Remedy that situation by slathering on this rejuvenating medley of pomegranate seed, jojoba, sunflower, and sesame oils.
SHOP NOW: Dermstore, $25