Beauty benefits of peppermint

Dec 3, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. ET

During the holidays there will be plenty of peppermint treats to share. Read how peppermint beauty can benefit your skin and hair!

peppermintPeppermint is a popular ingredient in many beauty products you may not even know about. Peppermint and chocolate are a popular treat this season, but you can also use peppermint on your face and hair to reduce redness and hydrate.

Peppermint Skin

The menthol in peppermint helps cool your face and reduce redness. Peppermint will also help control excess oil to help prevent acne and clogged pores. Using peppermint on your face will help clear your complexion and give you a healthy glow!

Peppermint hair

This season when your may be dull from the weather try using peppermint oil to create shine. Other benefits of using peppermint oil in your hair is to help hair growth and reduce or eliminate dandruff. Try Aveda's peppermint oil ($13).

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