We’ve probably all wondered what kind of superpowers women like Christie Brinkley and Cindy Crawford have that seem to prevent them from aging.
Did they discover the fountain of youth?
Are they just genetic freaks? Maybe.
But we do know that certain lifestyle choices can slow the signs of aging, even for us mortals. Here are some tips that might help you be a hot grandma one day.
That Ghostly Appearance Might Actually Help You Save Face.
Sure, we all want that sun kissed look but the sun also causes the most damage to our skin.
Big hats and SPF 50 are your best friends when it comes to preventing wrinkles. Before you get too sad, remember, that’s what bronzer is for!
Get Your Butt Moving!
And the rest of you too. Nothing will age you like being a couch potato. Yoga, power walking, resistance training – anything to break a sweat for 30 minutes a day just might slow the hands of time.
You Are What You Eat, Be An Avocado Not A Big Mac.
Unfortunately, there’s still no magic pill to stop aging in its tracks. The good news is that a healthy diet might just stall it for a while.
Fruits and veggies are full of antioxidants which can help keep your body young.
A plant-based diet may help keep you young and healthy. If it’s good enough for Beyoncé, it’s good enough for us!
It’s never too early to start taking care of your skin.
50 might seem like light years away but your body starts losing collagen as early as your 20s.
Create or find a good skincare regimen and stick to it.
There’s always the hope that you’ll be bitten by a vampire and stay young forever but it’s good to have a backup plan.
You Might Want To Skip Happy Hour, At Least Sometimes.
We know it’s not what you want to hear but alcohol doesn’t have the best effect on your skin. It can cause inflammation which leads to clogged pores and redness.
Beer and dark liquor often have more additives and sugar, both bad for skin, so if you do choose to indulge try wine or clear liquors.
Remember to drink a glass of water between alcoholic beverages to stay hydrated.
Lift Things Up And Put Them Down
Resistance training will help keep your body in shape by strengthening your muscles, heart and bones.
Plus your skin will stay tighter and firmer longer. Don’t worry, you don’t need to be Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Resistance training 3-4 times a week for 30 minutes will improve your health and make you feel younger.