02 August 2018

7 Tips on How to Stay Forever Young!

It’s a fact of life that everyone gets older! Getting older brings with it knowledge wisdom and a sense of calm which are great positives, however age also has a tendency to bring grey hair, dull wrinkled skin, aches, and pains. As people are living longer, there is much thought and research focused on the best way to hold onto a youthful image. Science and technological advances mean that there is a constant stream of new lotions and potions promising the elixir of youth, as well as wrinkle busting treatments such as Botox. Before you book your next treatment have a think about other ways you can create a more youthful image, this article aims to help!


As we age our skin tends to become drier in texture, leading to lines, wrinkles and sagging skin. It is important to not just rely on creams developed to smooth under eye wrinkles, if you take the time to change some lifestyle habits your skin will thank you for it by radiating health and beauty.

To keep skin in optimal health it is important to eat a healthy diet, rich in vitamins and minerals conducive to great skin. Omega 3 found in oily fish such as sardines and salmon will help to keep your skin supple and moisturised.

Sun protection is the single most important thing you can do for your skin in order to lower the effects of aging. Use a high factor sunscreen everyday - even in the cloud.

Ensure you stay hydrated, as dehydration can have a major effect on your skin causing it to become dull, dry and wrinkled.

Finally, moisturise, moisturise and moisturise! Our skin tends to become drier as we age, which leads to fine lines and wrinkles. It’s essential to replace lost moisture both on our faces and bodies, Daily. Concentrate on your neck and chest area, which is where aging tends to show first.

Hair Style--

Try not to stick to the same hairstyle year after year. The style you had in your twenties may not suit you as much in your fifties. People assume that as we age long hair is a no, no, however long hair in fab condition can look amazing whatever a person’s age. Visit your hair salon for advice and don’t feel as though you need a blue rinse and perm once you hit 60!

As we age the texture of our hair changes. The appearance of white hairs are a frustrating part of aging which happens to most of us. To hide grey hairs consider visiting a salon for professional hair colouring.

Often it is advised to go a couple of shades lighter when you get older, this brightens your skin. Get advice from your hairdresser when choosing a hairstyle and don’t stick to styles that you were happy with in your younger days.


Going back a couple of decades women had a tendency to become invisible once they hit a certain age. Everyone wore what could be classed as “old lady” clothes and they blended into the background. Thankfully these days people can remain stylish and fashionable as long as they wish. It may not be a good idea to wear what you did in your twenties, but if you can still rock a mini skirt and have great legs - why not!

Wearing the wrong clothes is one of the main causes of someone looking older than they actually are. If you feel a bit stuck in the style stakes, get advice from a personal shopper or personal stylist. There are so many attractive celebrities in the limelight now, who are considered older with amazing style.


In case you haven’t noticed, it’s all about the brow at the moment! A well shaped brow frames your face and  accentuates eyes. In fact well groomed eyebrows can literally take years off you!

If you have over plucked in the past there are many products available to “fill” in any gaps. There is also the option of microblading where a new brow-line is tattooed into place!

Beauty salons also offer many eyebrow treatments designed to get your brows in great shape.

Eat a Healthy Diet--

It is advisable to eat a healthy diet at any age, but even more so as we age. A healthy diet will enable you to have more energy, maintain a healthy weight and help your skin glow with health.


As with diet in order to stay fit and healthy as we age, it is important to develop some kind of exercise routine. Exercise will help to lower aches and pains and will keep you more supple. If you don’t use it, you’ll lose it!

The key to developing a routine that will become a habit is to choose an exercise that you enjoy. There’s no point in training for a marathon when you hate running! Sometimes developing a new plan requires motivation, so it would be a good idea to employ the expertise of a personal trainer in order to give inspiration and help you to develop a plan.

It is a good idea to exercise with others, this will keep everyone motivated to stick to the plan and move forward.


Your hands show signs of age more than anywhere else on your body. Hands are constantly exposed to the sun and are forever being submerged in washing detergents. This results in dry wrinkled skin and age spots.

Invest in a good quality hand cream and reapply frequently during the day. Manicures at the salon will be fantastic for keeping your hands in tip top condition, but if cash is short you could create the same effect at home.

Finally, don’t let the thought of aging prevent you from doing exactly what you want. Life is short and you need to live it to the full. A little extra preparation when you are young will ensure you stay fully active into old age! Ensure you get any health issues checked out early in order to ensure you stay in optimal health.

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