You are as young as you feel and look no matter what the calendar says. Changing your overall lifestyle for the better, will shave off some years and have you looking more youthful and attractive. Whether you want to look better to attract better or to simply feel good about yourself, your dreams are valid only if you incorporate the following in your regular regimen;
Your skin is the largest body organ. Unfortunately, it happens to be the first point where you start noticing age-related symptoms like wrinkles and saggy skin. However you can greatly reduce the aging signs by simply implementing the following anti-aging rules;
This is a process which involves scrubbing the skin by either mechanical or chemical means to instantly remove layers of dead skin and reveal a glowing younger looking skin.
A dry skin is a recipe for premature aging. Cleanse and moisturize your skin daily for a younger look. Product with Vitamins C and E helps in locking in the moisture and keeping your skin supple.
iii. Wear Sunscreen
Remember to always wear sunscreen whenever you are outdoors even during winter and cloudy days. When your skin is exposed to the sun, you are bound to get wrinkles and aging spots. You also risk getting skin cancer.
It’s very important to take lots of water. This helps to keep your skin more supple and give it a youthful appearance.
Among the numerous benefits of exercising like reducing that annoying and stubborn belly fat, increasing metabolism and improving posture, working out also helps to improve your posture and slow down cells responsible for aging. People who exercise are fit, happier and tend to look years younger. Exercise is also known to increase sex drive. I mean, who would want to keep up or even outdo her in the bedroom? I guess none.
- Add some color to your wardrobe
Overhaul your closet by injecting more color away from your usual blacks, navies and greys. Look for colors that are bright, sharp, and fashionable and at the same time those that reflect your personality. While at it, don’t forget to dress your age. You can do this by simply avoiding clothing trends. You can’t be 40 and trying to dress like a teenager. You’ll definitely look horrible and misplaced.
Invest in clothes that fit perfectly and cut down your jewelry to your watch and maybe a ring.
- Quit Smoking
Smoking brings with it a host of problems. From affecting the collagen which is responsible for that youthful skin elasticity and therefore making your skin prone to wrinkles and fine lines around your mouth and dark under eyes, to causing infertility besides staining your teeth. A smoker is also at a very high risk of contracting respiratory diseases and even lung cancer.
Quit smoking and you will be on your way to better health and even younger looking you.
- Get a Haircut
Your haircut has a huge effect on your overall look in terms of age. If you’ve been spotting the same haircut for about 3 decades, then it’s probably time to get a fresh new look. Resist long hair as it tends to look messy on thinning hair and receding hairlines are made more noticeable.
Getting grey hair at a young age makes you look much older than you really are. So if you think of adding color, go for one that looks good on you while trying to keep as close to your natural shade as possible.
There are many ways to take years off you, but they are all dependent on your willingness to adapt to a skincare regimen using appropriate products, exercising and quitting bad and unhealthy habits.