Top Foods--And Best Beauty Products Made with Them--For Healthy Hair and Good Skin

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Top Foods--And Best Beauty Products Made with Them--For Healthy Hair and Good Skin

Go ahead and eat your way gorgeous: Healthy hair and clear skin start with how you nourish yourself on the inside. "I often tell my patients to change their eating habits before I prescribe other treatments," says Alan M. Dattner, M.D., a holistic dermatologist in New York.

See which foods are best for you, then take your looks up a notch with a new crop of beauty products that are made from the best hair and skin foods. "Food-based ingredients are powerful anti-agers," says Howard Murad, M.D., author of The Water Secret. "They’re often gentler than chemical ingredients." So indulge! Fill your beauty—and grocery—cart with these fresh picks today.

Top Foods--And Best Beauty Products Made with Them--For Healthy Hair and Good Skin-2Healthy Hair and Good Skin Food #1: Apples
One a day may keep the doctor—and age spots—away. Rich in fiber and low in calories, apples contain quercetin, a free-radical fighter that helps even your skin tone and brighten your complexion. "It works by protecting skin cells from oxidation, preventing pigment changes," says Murad.

Best beauty products with apple:
Garnier Nutritioniste Moisture Rescue Fresh Cleansing Foam ($7) and Origins Brighter By Nature SPF 35 Skin Tone Correcting Moisturizer ($43). Some beauty products, like StriVectin-SD Intensive Concentrate for Stretch Marks & Wrinkles ($135), even use Swiss apple stem cells to repair DNA damage and improve skin’s texture and tone.

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