the insider’s guide on how to look young

how to look young
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There is no getting around the fact that we are getting older with each passing year; it is unavoidable. So one should aspire to grow old with grace. Despite what social media and other outlets project, everyone is beautiful in their own way, and you shouldn’t base your life on what you see in the media. Most of which is heavily photoshopped and unrealistic. 

While we’re constantly faced with unrealistic beauty standards, sometimes it can lead to us feeling less than we should. Like our inner doesn’t match what is on the outside. While this is more of a mindset than reality, there are other methods we can use to maintain our youth and health. Below we list the most effective ways to maintain an outer sense of youth and how to look young.


There are millions of anti-aging products on the market today, but do they actually work? It is a matter of trial and error, to see what agrees with your skin, but it also relies on what you put into your body. In general, keeping your skin moisturised and hydrated is the best strategy to combat wrinkles. If you don’t want to invest in anti-wrinkle treatments, you can use your regular moisturiser more frequently throughout the day to keep your skin hydrated. However don’t invest your money on anti-wrinkle creams if you’re not going to keep yourself hydrated with water and look after everything else that you’re putting into your body. A well balanced diet and staying hydrated is the best way to combat the signs of ageing. The wrinkle creams just go a tiny step further.


We begin to notice our hair is turning grey or white as we become older. While grey hair is popular in the fashion world right now, many people become self-conscious about their greying hair. This is usually remedied by going to a salon for natural hair colouring or you can simply do it yourself at home.

When it comes to hair lengths, people have the misconception that shorter hair is best as you get older. While lifestyle factors can contribute to convenience, there’s no reason why you should keep your hair short just because you’re getting older. Longer lengths can be versatile and add a sense of youth to your look. Though not always practical. So clip in hair extensions may be the solution you’ve been looking for if you love having long locks but may be having difficulty growing your hair. Or you simply want to avoid the maintenance that comes with a longer length. Hair extensions are perfect as you can do them yourself and opt for that longer length at your hearts desire.


The world has become more obsessed than ever with staying fit and becoming healthier, so there’s no reason why you can’t join in on the fun. Eating the appropriate foods and drinking the recommended amount of water per day will have you glowing in no time. And if you’re carrying a little extra weight, a change in lifestyle will help you shed those pounds and look young for the rest of your life.

Exercise is another excellent technique to maintain your youth by keeping your muscles in shape and your skin as taut and wrinkle-free as possible. This doesn’t mean you have to join a gym and start pumping iron; it simply means that increasing your exercise from where you are now will benefit you and your body greatly.



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