If it isn't already obvious to you by looking at the photo of 75 year old Ernestine Shepherd above then you can easily see She looks better than most people do in their 50s, 40s or maybe even some women in their 20-to-30s!
9 reasons exercise helps you look younger
At the molecular level exercise has an anti-aging effect. Dr. Christian Werner
2. Lose Weight
Lose 10 lbs. & you'll look 10 years younger…
Weight comes off from the top down. Since weight sheds in the face first, this means that losing even five pounds will make you look younger. Dr. Donna Casey
Use any of these weight loss plans but don't lose too much weight because women should maintain a body fat % of at least 14% and men of at least 6% so your face can maintain the fullness from fat to maintain a youthful look.
3. Intermittent Fasting
4. Have More Sex
Having sex at least 3 times per week can make you look up to 10 years younger and according to Dr. David Weeks (the guy who did all the research on how sex can make you look younger…)
Having more sex is the next best thing you can do after exercise to look younger because it also helps you to naturally release more growth hormones and it's been proven that having more sex can help you live longer.
6. Use Retinoid Creams
See #1 & #2 of the top 5 ways to get rid of wrinkles to get more tips on how to use retinoids to look younger.
7. Stay Young With Antioxidants
Antioxidants battle the free radicals that speed up the aging process so when you get more antioxidants in your diet you'll slow down the aging process and reverse the effects of aging (by eliminating wrinkles) and along with your diet…
8. Exfoliate 1-to-3 Times a Week
When you exfoliate your skin you are basically removing all the old ugly dead skin cells (along with all the nasty oil, dirt & germs) to instantly reveal your younger looking face plus…
9. Monthly Chemical Peels
A Chemical peel or microdermabrasion is an advanced form of exfoliation done by your dermatologist where the upper layer of skin is removed to stimulate more collagen production and just like regular exfoliation…
You'll look younger instantly after a Chemical peel but if you can't afford the monthly doctor visit then use an over-the-counter chemical peel like DermaNew
"In some ways, my skin is better now than it's ever been. I used to get more pimples, and my pores could look big. But through skin care, microdermabrasion, and possibly aging, my skin has gotten less oily and evened out a bit. Supermodel Cindy Crawford
10. 6-to-8 Hours of Sleep
When you don't get enough sleep you are more likely to become fatigued and stressed out causing your body to release a hormone called cortisol that damages your skin.
Not getting enough sleep leads to puffy eyes and you can easily look many years younger by getting into the habit of getting 6-to-8 hours of sleep each night.
When you sleep 6-to-8 hours each night your body produces more growth hormones to keep your skin supple & elastic preventing your skin form wrinkling prematurely.
Sleep is free cosmetic medicine, pure and simple, nothing exacerbates stress and etches in lines like exhaustion. Dr. Amy Wechsler
11. Get More Moisture
You need to get more water or moisture into your skin to make your skin look more smooth and radiant by simply using a daily moisturizer like Dove Deep Moisture Facial Lotion and as a mater of fact…
Most anti-wrinkle products immediately make you look much younger simply by moisturizing your skin
I moisturize, moisturize, moisturize. No matter how late it is, when I get home, I take the time to clean and moisturize my face. I'm a big believer in that if you focus on good skin care, you really won't need a lot of makeup. 50 year old actress Demi Moore
12. Your Posture
Improving your posture will make you look more confident, look much thinner & many years younger. How to fix your posture
13. Get Whiter Teeth
How to make your teeth whiter to look younger.
When I compare myself with women my age who haven't used sunscreen… It does seem like their skin took more of a beating 46 year old model Paulina Porizkova-Ocasek pictured above
1. Wear Sunscreen
What the sun does is fast-forward your aging clock Dr. Doris Day, M.D., clinical assistant professor of dermatology at New York University
See How to use sunscreen or make sure you wear a hat and sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun.
2. Stop Smoking
Sun exposure & smoking are the biggest age accelerators.
Smoking quickly makes you look older by making your teeth & nails yellow and your skin wrinkly because Smoking prevents less blood and oxygen from getting to your skin and most cases of premature aging in younger people is due to smoking.
3. Don't use Tanning Beds
Tanning beds are just as bad as the sun for making you look older so if you really need a tan it's better that you use a Self Tanner
4. Don't eat TOO Much Sugar
Too much sugar in your diet will lead to an age accelerating process in your body known as glycation and to make a long story short…
Glycation does damage to the collagen in your skin making you lose skin elasticity causing wrinkles to appear.
5. Eat Right
Eat more of these healthy foods and avoid these bad processed foods like sodas & snacks that are full of phosphates that accelerate aging by replacing the calcium in your body and you need calcium to control the thickness and color of your skin and…
According to Dr. Steven Dayan who is a facial plastic surgeon out of Chicago… There's evidence that people who eat diets high in refined sugars get a dull, yellow cast to their skin.
6. Manage Stress
It's not a myth that too much stress can lead to gray hairs but stressing out all the time can lead to hair loss, brittle nails, dry skin and make acne worse plus cortisol released due to bad stress breaks down the skin cells leading to wrinkles.
7. Limit Alcohol
Too much Alcohol will dehydrate your skin making it dry and less elastic
When I drink too much alcohol, go on a few hours of sleep, don't eat well, and don't sweat, I look five to ten years older Supermodel Brooke Shields