The Surprising Beauty Ingredient You Need Now: Fig

It's no wonder fig has made its way into skincare products-its extract has hydrating properties and the fruit's enzymes exfoliate! And while those beauty benefits make it popular on ingredients lists, fig's color is what makes it the focus of the latest makeup bag mainstays. Lately, lip balms, nail polishes, and eyeshadows all have shades inspired by the luscious, deep purple hue.

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