8 Foods That Will Make Your Hair and Skin Look Better Than Ever

Citrus Fruits
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Citrus Fruits

Oranges and grapefruits are loaded with vitamin C, an antioxidant that protects your skin against free radicals that lead to wrinkles. According to a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, people who ate C-rich foods had fewer wrinkles than those who did not. In addition, some studies suggest that vitamin C may slow the rate of hair loss in men. When possible, look for darker-colored fruits: “They have a greater amount of antioxidants, which increase collagen production,” says Dr. Hunter. In turn, “this thickens the skin in a more youthful way and decreases the abnormal blood vessels or rosacea.”

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