Uh, YUM: These Skin Products Are Made With Real Chocolate

embeddedimage: courtesy of karin herzog.
When a product promises to transform our regular skin care regime into a "deeply indulgent experience," we're of course a bit skeptical. But, this time, we're inclined to agree — and it's all thanks to perhaps the most universally beloved ingredient there ever was. That's right: Pure, sweet, decadent Swiss chocolate is infused in each of the products in the Chocolate Collection from Karin Herzog.
But, what's the big deal? There's chocolate-themed beauty products galore come Valentine's Day. But, as we discovered, not like this. These high-performance products actually count cacao as an ingredient — no artificial scents or dyes here. In fact, considering the skin-boosting properties of chocolate (nutrients and vitamins aplenty) and its natural, way-luxurious scent, we're surprised this is the first time we've heard about a skin care brand harnessing the power of our guiltiest pleasure.
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So, although you can't physically ingest this chocolatey indulgence (let's be real, that was our first question, too), you can still delight in its aroma — and of course, the supple, smooth skin you'll be left with post-application. Either way, to us it's worth it if only to have a cream in our medicine cabinet labeled simply "Chocolate!"
Karin Herzog Chocolate!, $55, available at Karin Herzog.

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