10 Foods That Will Improve Your Skin

Since our bodies don't have the ability to produce the fatty acids, [eating them] helps reinforce your skin's barrier, and keeps moisture in and irritants out," adds Leslie Baumann, MD

1. Salmon

Though it may sound counterintuitive, the high concentration of water in watermelon can actually reduce the water retention that leads to puffiness around the eyes," says Baumann.

2. Watermelon

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The vitamin K in green tea helps lighten dark circles under the eyes, too. So, put used green tea bags in the fridge for a great 15-minute under eye treatment."

3. Green Tea

Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, a potent antioxidant to protect skin from UV damage, says Zeichner.

4. Tomatoes

"This vegetable is orange thanks to high levels of beta-carotene, which is a precursor to vitamin A.This vitamin has been found to decrease the skin's oil production.

5. Carrots

"Avocados penetrate cells at the deepest level, which is virtually a tasty way to get a basal layer skin dose of vitamins A, D, and E, good fats, and phytonutrients," says Papantoniou.

6. Avocados

"About 75 percent of the fat in olive oil is monounsaturated fatty acids, which may play a role in the youth boost," says Marie Jhin, MD, certified board dermatologist

7. Olive Oil

Walnuts amp up collagen production because they are also high in omega-3 fatty acids.it's a protein that helps improve the skin's elasticity, preventing sagging.

8. Walnuts

Research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that people who eat foods rich in vitamin C have fewer wrinkles and less age-related dry skin

9. Oranges

This leafy green is rich in vitamin A, which is an antioxidant and promotes healthy skin cell turnover.it helps diminish the visibility of bruises, scars, stretch marks, and spider veins.

10. Kale

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