9 seriously magical anti-aging ingredients for better skin

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Natural beauty calls for natural ingredients--but which ones actually work? These nine surprising ingredients provide your skin with rich nutrition to keep your body looking and feeling youthful. Avocado, fiber, coconut and more! Below, we've partnered with our friends at MikMak to let you play short product videos, hit add to cart and purchase right here on AOL.

1) Coconut oil

Packed with medium-chain fatty acids and anti-bacterial properties. Basically, healthy fats that don't make you fat plus a boost for your immune system.

How to use it:

  • Conditioning hair mask in the shower. Apply after shampooing, let it sit for a few minutes, then rinse.
  • Makeup remover. Melts mascara right off your face.
  • Under eye cream before bed. Hydrates to fight fine lines, bags, and dark circles.
  • Lip balm. Locks in moisture and tastes yummy.
  • Shaving cream. Don't shave with it in the shower though because it's super slippery!
  • Ice cream topping. It freezes into little chips and is the best food hack since frozen grapes.

Top Product: Organic Lip Balm Flight
These four organic lip balms contain coconut oil and other nourishing (and tasty) oils for your lips. One for every season.

2) Grapeseed oil

Helps regulate natural oil production, and it's packed with antioxidants like vitamin C which brightens your complexion.

How to use it:

  • Gently dab under eyes. Apply a few drops before bed and first thing in the morning to strengthen your skin and reduce dark circles.
  • Supercharge your current moisturizer. Mix it in to help your skin hold in moisture.
  • Hot oil treatment. Use on its own or mix with other oils for a healing hair and skin treatment.

Top Product: Tailor Moisture
Tailor Moisture contains grapeseed oil along with blackcurrant and kiwi seed (packed with vitamin E and omega 3 fatty acids). A hyper concentration of natural nourishment that helps balance oily skin and smells AMAZING.

3) Probiotics

These are "good" bacteria and yeasts, like yogurt extracts, that are great for your skin and gut by fighting off nasty bacteria.

How to use it:

  • Face cleansing. Wipe out the bad bacteria hanging out on your face.
  • Face serum. Illuminates the face with a healthy glow.
  • Hydration. Probiotics nourish a healthier complexion.
  • Eat it! Probiotics are full of proteins and build skin health from the inside out.

Top Product: Deluxe Skin Discovery Kit
Smoothie for your face? The Discovery Kit by Tula includes a cleanser, cream, serum, and eye cream.

4) French green clay

Draws impurities and toxins from the skin with natural minerals and electrical charges from the earth.

How to use it:

  • Face mask. Cleans and reduces pore size. Tones and softens dry skin. Naturally treats acne and oily skin. Gently exfoliates.

Top Product: Hibiscus Mask
Want to make your face mask pink? This one by S.W. Basics also includes calming lavender and hibiscus.

5) Fiber

Helps flush out toxins from your body so that they won't be excreted through your skin as acne or rashes.

How to use it:

  • Exfoliating scrub. Use soaked oats to gently remove dead skin cells.
  • Eat lots of it! Prevents breakout, strengthens hair, and makes your skin glow.

Top Product: 3D Fiber Mascara
3D Fiber Mascara adds pieces of fiber to your lashes as you apply it. Basically, they're fake lashes that you can paint on and layer as thick as you want.

6) Aloe barbadensis leaf juice

This hyperactive juice penetrates the skin's layers four times faster than water and delivers amino acids, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory compounds. It's also the only plant that carries vitamin B12.

How to use it:

  • Mouth wash. An alternative to chemical cleansers for dental hygiene and better breath. Mix 1 parts aloe gel with 2 parts water.
  • Wound healing. Apply it to an injury to nourish the skin and boost recovery time.
  • Burn relief. Instant cooling and hydration for relief and healing from sun irritation or other burns.

Top Product: Wanderlust Set
Aloe overload body lotion. Wanderlust by Redflower is packed with aloe vera and smells amazing. The set comes with a complementary body wash and a candle that smells so good it should be illegal.

7) Avocado oil

A super-powered oil full of vitamins A, E and D that moisturize and combat skin-aging free radicals.

How to use it:

  • Body oil. Reduces appearance of age spots, boosts collagen production, and protects from UV radiation.
  • Hair growth treatment.Apply throughout your scalp and hair for improved hair structure and quicker growth.

Top Product: Lemongrass Body Oil
This golden body oil gives you all the benefits of avocado oil plus sesame and macadamia oils, and the incredible scent of lemongrass oil. Also doubles as the best massage oil ever.

8) B Vitamins

B vitamins work together to improve the skin's moisture retention along with strengthening both hair and nails. These vitamins counteract the damaging effects of free-radicals which leads to smoother skin and reduction of fine lines.

How to use it:

  • Supplements, hearty greens and lentils. Spinach, beets, fish, and lentils contain a blend of essential B vitamins, which are also available in supplements.
  • Hair health. Hair products should pack a punch of B vitamins (especially B7) to keep your hair growing strong.

Top Product: Tailor Hydrate
Tailor Hydrate's oil-free gel plumps the skin and promotes skin regeneration with deep hydration from provitamin B5. It also contains powerful antioxidants found in green tea which block oxidative stress caused by environmental factors, along with New Zealand grown kowhai and calendula help to sooth dry irritated skin. It makes our skin feel light and lifted as it absorbs, and we're obsessed with it.

9) Dead sea salt

The unique mineral composition of dead sea salt helps to aid skin metabolism (yes,your skin has a metabolism). Slows skin aging and calms the nervous system, while balancing the body's fluids and immune system function.

How to use it:

  • Soaking. Salt baths help to stimulate blood circulation and aid body aches and arthritis.
  • Psoriasis treatment. Soaking afflicted areas can be effective in reducing inflammation!
  • Wrinkle Reduction. Mix with oils to soften and reduce deep wrinkles.

Top Product: Sea Minerals Mist
Sea breeze in a bottle. Sea Minerals Mist by Osea combines dead sea salt with seaweed extracts and makes your skin feel amazing. Moisturizes and seals makeup against humidity, reduces tightness and inflammation. Also looks gorgeous on your shelf.

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