Have you ever bought a beauty product, only to be frustrated by its lack of results? It could have been a hair mask that did nothing to tame the frizzes in your hair or a serum that claimed to lighten under-eye circles but had no visible effect. You may have griped and moaned, but at the end of the day, you would still would have been left with a nearly full bottle of product you could no longer rely on and a few peso bills missing from your purse.

But not to worry, FNite! Because we all want to get our money’s worth when making purchases, we’ve listed 5 effective ingredients commonly found in beauty products. Seek them out the next time you go shopping, and you’re well on your way to better hair and skin.

(First published as “Beauty Boosters” in the “Features” section of Women’s Health Philippines’ May 2011 issue. Adapted for use in Female Network.)

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