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Try the Trendiest, Most Unexpected Skin Care Ingredients of the Year

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We consider ourselves trendsetters, not trend followers. But if Kate Middleton is getting a bee venom facial, we want one too! This year there have been some unexpected (and downright strange) ingredients popping up in the skin care aisle. Apparently snake venom is the new Botox, mink oil is the new coconut oil, and kale is just as good on your body as it is in your stomach. That's right — you should be slathering vegetables all over your face, and this list is taking organic beauty to a whole new level. Each of these actives has been proven to give you brighter, tighter skin. You can shop the awesome products packed with these unexpected ingredients below. Then, when your friends ask why the heck you're using snail cream, you can wow them with your scientific knowledge.

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