Skin School

Skin School: Mushroom

by Madeleine Borgersen

More than just a delicious risotto ingredient, mushroom is a superfood for your skin, making it’s way into products from Clinique, Smashbox and Origins.

Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins Mega Mushroom Treatment Lotion ($56.20)

One of the most popular mushroom skincare ranges this Reishi containing lotion is the perfect daily fix for problem skin turning it from stressed to soothed with mega anti-inflammotory power.

Colbert MD Nutrify & Protect Day Serum ($169)

Mixing Tremella Mushroom and Goji berries this serum is perfect for the mornings offering plumping, hydrating and antioxidant benefits before your base.

Bliss Micro Magic Spa-Powered Microdermabrasion Treatment ($67.68)

Exfoliate dead skin without the sensitivity with this mushroom extract micro-exfoliator.

Root Science Youth Restoring Face Mask (US$50)

Keep your anti-ageing regime in check with this once-weekly, collagen boosting and skintone evening face mask.

Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield ($91.65)

An amazing pre-makeup pick this beauty combines SPF, a mushroom anti-ageing treatment and skin-smoothing primer in one.


Think you need to spend big for mushroom-packed skincare? Aveeno says you don’t with their anti-ageing daily exfoliator with the benefits of Shitake mushrooms.

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