Feed Your Face For Great Skin

Use these ingredients-or utilize products that comprise them-to help keep wrinkles and wrinkles at bay.

Carrots, peaches, and apricots

Eat it: Orange fruits and vegetables are great sources of beta-carotene, "a compound that changesinto vitamin A, which helps prevent dry, flaky skin, and reduces lines and furrows," says New York City dietitian Tanya Zuckerbrot, RD. Use it: St. Ives Timeless Skin Apricot Scrub ($4; mass retailers) moisturizes as it sloughs away dead skin cells.


Eat it: A diet rich in tomatoes - packed with the powerful antioxidant lycopene-increases your body's ability to prevent skin damage from UV rays by as much as 30 percent. Apply it: Garnier Skin Renew Anti-Sun-Damage Daily Moisture Lotion SPF 28 ($13; mass retailers) contains lycopene to help reduce levels of free radicals attacking the skin.

Olives and olive oil

Eat it: These Mediterranean diet staples contain antioxidants like vitamin E that protect against free radicals and boost hydration.

Apply it: Perricone MD Hypoallergenic Peptide Complex ($98; perriconemd.com) ups moisture levels in skin, reducing fine lines.

Cherries, pomegranate, and blueberries

Eat it: Research shows that the antioxidants in these fruits prevent collagen destruction, protecting against wrinkles. "They are also high in vitamin C, which, according to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, is linked with fewer wrinkles and less skin dryness," Zuckerbrot says.

Use it: Yes to Blueberries Eye Firming Treatment ($20; mass retailers) softens skin and reduces fine wrinkles.