14 Surgery-Free Vegan Celebs Over 40 Who Prove Plants Will Keep You Young!

From using masks, peels, and oxygen therapy to undergoing plastic surgery, people have been on an enduring quest to stop the aging process. But the search for the Fountain of Youth is finally over because the secret to looking and feeling youthful has been revealed.

According to some of Hollywood’s most famous stars, it seems that a delicious and compassionate vegan diet might hold the key to eternal youth. But it’s not just these A-listers who are making the claim; there’s also science to back it up.

A Yahoo! Voices article describes how a nutritious vegan diet helps skin appear smoother and may even diminish fine lines. The author discusses the natural glow produced by eating plant-based foods rich in vitamins A and E, such as kale, spinach, and collard greens.

Need proof? Just look at these 14 vegan celebs over 40 who look absolutely incredible!

Christie Brinkley

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A vegetarian since age 12 but now a vegan, the 63-year-old model and actress has “praised the weight loss and age-defying beauty benefits of the vegan diet,” according to Celebrity Health & Fitness.

Jared Leto

When asked by Rolling Stone how he has stayed looking and feeling so vibrant, 45-year-old Leto replied, “Twenty solid years of eating vegetarian/vegan and taking care of myself.”

Persia White

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Best known as Lynn Searcy on the sitcom Girlfriends, the 44-year-old actress is also the co-producer of Earthlings, a powerful documentary that explores our relationship with nonhuman animals, including those used in food production.

Tony Kanal

The famed No Doubt bassist is truly a die-hard animal rights activist. The 47-year-old musician has been on the cover of MFA’s Compassionate Livingmagazine and credits his veganism to his love for animals.

Michelle Pfeiffer

The 59-year-old actress credits her youthful glow to her plant-based diet. In an interview with Urbanette she said, “Eating a vegan diet—it’s just so much healthier—and you avoid a lot of toxins that could age your skin and your body.”

Jessica Chastain

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Famous for her roles in action movies, this 40-year-old bombshell gets all her energy from plants! In an interview she said: “I don’t want to torture anything. I guess it’s about trying to live a life where I’m not contributing to the cruelty in the world. … While I am on this planet, I want everyone I meet to know that I am grateful they are here.”

Russell Simmons

At age 60, the music mogul is killing it! He says he feels better than ever thanks to yoga and his vegan diet. Namaste!

Mayim Bialik

The science nerd from The Big Bang Theory is also a big animal lover. The 41-year-old actress is a proud vegan and has even published her own plant-based cookbook!

Erykah Badu

Award-winning singer and songwriter Erykah Badu has been vegan for more than 20 years. “Vegan food is soul food in its truest form,” the 46-year-old singer declares.

Daisy Fuentes

She broke barriers as MTV’s first Latina VJ and was Revlon’s first Latina spokesperson to be signed to a worldwide contract. But did you know she’s also vegan?! At age 50, Daisy used her voice to help animals by hosting MFA’s 2016 Hidden Heroes Gala.

Alicia Silverstone

The Clueless actress now runs a vegan blog and has written a plant-based cookbook! When she’s not busy working, she’s running around after her five-year-old son. So where does the 41-year-old mom get all her stamina? Plants, of course!

Babette Davis

At age 66, Babette Davis is a force to be reckoned with. She’s the co-owner of Stuff I Eat, a restaurant in Los Angeles that offers all-vegan, mostly organic food!

Elaine Hendrix

The 46-year-old actress may be known for her roles as Meredith Blake in The Parent Trap or, more recently, Ava on Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, but she’s also a vegan advocate. She’s attended our Hidden Heroes Gala over the years and looks stunning every time she steps onto the red carpet.

Alexandra Paul

At 54, this Baywatch star looks amazing. Alexandra Paul is a longtime vegan and it shows. The actress and triathlete now lends her voice to the voiceless by supporting numerous animal protection organizations. You can hear her speak at this year’s Circle V festival.

Ready to stay forever young? Switching to a plant-based diet is an excellent way to feel great and look fabulous—all while helping animals.