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Pierce Mattie PR has named what it finds to be the top 10 ingredients in beauty for 2009. According to the PR company, 2009 will be even more focused on the natural/organic trend. Following are the ingredients named in no specific order.
Argan Oil: This natural source of Vitamin E with 80% essential fatty acids has been a beauty secret of Moroccan women for centuries. It can be dually used on skin and in hair for its high level of antioxidants and ability to replenish hair and skin's natural moisture.
Acai: This Brazilian berry contains antioxidants, amino acids, omegas, fibers and protein that positions itself as a formidable fighter in antiaging products. Acai can be found across the board in skin care, cosmetics and hair care products.
Goji Berries: This nutrient-rich berry, well known as wolfberries in the Himalayas, has often been called a "super food" due to its abilities to fight free radicals and boost the immune system.
Baobab: Rich in riboflavin, niacin and vitamins C, A, D and E, baobab has antiaging properties.