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Today is actress Bianca Lawson‘s 40th birthday, and the actress, who has been on small and big screens since 1988 (in 1993 she was cast in her first big starring role: Saved by the Bell: The New Class), has managed to stay frozen in time when it comes to this aging thing. Time may pass, but she’s remained youthful. The secret? As she told FabFitFun in 2013, it’s all about eating clean and staying away from things that aren’t natural. She also gives her just dues to good genes:

I live a pretty simple lifestyle – maybe that’s it. And genetics. I drink lots of water, and don’t have any real vices. I love green smoothies (specifically spinach and apple), and I don’t wear sunscreen (allergic to all SPF containing products) – so i don’t sunbath [sic]. I can be good and not good about exercise – when I do its [sic] simple like hiking, walking or using the elliptical, toning with light (3lb) hand weights … but ultimately I’m VERY inconsistent about it. I drink TONS of tea (white and green) – which is my main source of caffeine. I pretty much never drink coffee (it makes me sleepy and dehydrated feeling). I just started drinking Roobios tea (for a decaf option at night) which I find very relaxing. My lifestyle’s just very simple, nothing fancy or expensive. I don’t get facials or anything like that. I’m a fan of greek yogurt, and I use liquid stevia for my sweetener. I don’t take supplements, I prefer to get my vitamins and stuff from real food sources. I usually eat pretty light during the morning/day and have my biggest meal at night.

To show you the ways in which her “simple lifestyle” has paid off, hit the flip to check out how sis has aged backwards:

Bianca Lawson

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