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Sunday, December 20, 2015

These 10 Bad Habits Can Actually Make You Look Older!

These 10 Bad Habits Can Actually Make You Look Older!
How well we look as we grow older depends on many factors, such as eating healthy, exercising, and staying physically as well as mentally fit. Beyond this, some areas we don't have control over, such as genes. But there are plenty of other habits women often do as they grow older that can make them look older.

Stop doing these 10 things!

  1. Don't be afraid to change it up: Yes, change happens. Don't fight it. Women's styles, in particular, change often, so keep up by changing your hair, makeup and clothes.
  2. Spend some $$$ on yourself: Yes, you deserve it. As we grow older, our bodies change, so take the time to select good clothing that flatters your body.
  3. Don't forget exercise: Yes, exercise is just as important as we grow older as it was when we were younger. In fact, exercise will keep our weight down, relieve aches and pains, and make us feel and even look better.
  4. Don't skip on sleep: It's OK to sleep and even take naps if necessary. Sleep allows the body to rejuvenate. Depriving yourself of sleep will make you look older. More importantly, not getting enough sleep is linked to a greater risk of diabetes and other health problems.
  5. Don't ignore your teeth: Not only is taking care of your teeth important for preventing gum disease that can even lead to heart problems, keeping your teeth white and gleaming will make you look younger.
  6. Don't worry about wrinkles: This will only make you look older. No beauty products on the market will take away wrinkles as you grow older. Retinol can get rid of fine lines and wrinkles, but Botox and other types of invasive products and procedures can make you look fake. Wear those age lines proudly.
  7. What is going on with your hair??: Hair, like skin, changes with age. Make sure you are changing, too. Ask your hairdresser to recommend a hair style, length and color that will flatter your looks.
  8. When it comes to makeup, more is NOT better: Heavy makeup will only make you look older. Keep it light and simple. Read fashion magazines or ask your friends for recommendations on new makeup styles.
  9. Let's talk about your bra: Well, let's just say that when the law of gravity kicks in, you need to invest in a good bra. Better department stores offer specialized bra-fitting services.
  10. Sexy?: Sure, you can look feminine and attractive as you grow older. Growing older doesn't mean you have to look or act like a spinster. Hey, look at Jane Fonda -- sexy at 70!

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