This Surprising Superfood Is Responsible for Glowy Skin and Hair

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Our beauty routine is no stranger to superfoods (looking at you, pineapple, watermelon and avocado). But there is one ingredient we’ve overlooked until now: tomatoes. And as of right now, they’re officially making their way into our skin-care routine, one antioxidant-packed product at a time. Why? Because lycopene, the enzyme responsible for a tomato’s red color, helps to fight free radical damage and hydrate skin on contact. And these eight products are the next best things to putting tomato slices on our face.

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Tata Harper Resurfacing Serum

Combining seven AHAs and BHAs with tomato extract, this serum resurfaces skin to reveal a new, healthy and *way* glowier complexion without a single synthetic ingredient.

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Playa Ritual Hair Oil

While a blend of kukui, apricot and coconut oils adds softness and shine to dry or damaged hair, it’s tomato-derived lycopene that adds protect locks against sun damage and discoloration with a natural UV shield.

Buy It ($38)

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Briogeo Curl Charisma Rice Amino + Shea Curl Defining Conditioner

Defined, bouncy curls are possible in the summer heat—just use this conditioner to nourish them and banish frizz. Rice amino acids lock out humidity, while tomato fruit ferment comes in to seal the hair shaft and ensure coils dry in a consistent pattern.

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Ilike Organic Skin Care Tomato A-c-e Booster Mask

After spending all day in the sun, you’re going to need something to calm inflamed skin—and this mask is just the thing. It sinks deep down into pores to fade fine lines and remedy free radical damage from environmental stressors (like UV rays). Just apply it after cleansing, let it sit for 10-15 minutes and rinse.

Buy It ($59)

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100% Pure Tomato Lycopene Spf 20 Moisturizer

We’re all about soaking up vitamin D, but not at the risk of our skin’s health. This super hydrating moisturizer boasts tomato lycopene for added antioxidant and free radical-fighting benefits, and mineral SPF 20 to keep sun damage at bay.

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Yes To Tomatoes Detoxifying Charcoal Cleanser

Have oily, acne-prone skin? Add this detoxifying cleanser to your routine. Charcoal naturally exfoliates and removes unwanted sebum, while tomato extract brings in a hefty dose of antioxidants for youthful, glowy skin without a blemish in sight.

Buy It ($10)

davines nounou shampoo

Davines Nounou Shampoo

We love this Italian hair care brand for its commitment to sustainability and responsible ingredient harvesting. But we also love it for this line of super nourishing and UV-filtering products. See ya, dry, damaged strands.


Tonymoly I'm Real Tomato Mask Sheet

Need a quick fix? This tomato-infused sheet mask will get the job done in as little as 20 minutes. Apply it to your face and let the amino acids get to work hydrating and revitalizing skin for a more radiant complexion ASAP.

Buy It ($3)

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