It’s no secret that tanning beds are bad news: Ultraviolet radiation from tanning lamps can lead to premature aging (think wrinkles, spots, and sagginess) and, worse, skin cancer. But if for some strange reason you still need convincing, here’s more evidence that you should steer clear of those deadly skin ovens.
The crunchy sticks also contain skin-loving nutrients and vitamins (A and C), plus have anti-inflammatory properties.
Also packed with lycopene, an antioxidant that fights free radical damage, tomatoes help ward off dulling sun damage.
Greens like spinach, kale, and broccoli are also loaded with antioxidants and iron, which has been proven to aid in circulation.
One of the best sources of carotenoids, sweet potatoes are also loaded with collagen- and radiance-boosting vitamin C.
The high water content in this sweet melon helps hydrate skin from within, while folic acid helps regenerate cells so skin looks fresh and supple.