Drugstores and department store cosmetic counters are always hawking the newest beauty product with the latest technology, promising to make hair fuller and shiner and skin smooth and wrinkle-free.

It's easy to get caught up in all the fancy verbiage and scientific lingo, but we often forget that the next best medicine cabinet is actually our kitchen pantry. There are some seriously surprising foods, including egg whites, garlic, and wasabi, that contain healing and revitalizing properties to improve your skin and hair just as well (if not better) than any big-name product from the drugstore can.

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Click through the gallery to find out which foods made our cut for the best beauty remedies straight from your kitchen pantry. You won't believe what we found!