Of course, everyone wants to look their best but this is especially true as you grow older. And, it is good to know that there are many ways in which you can help improve your look and appear younger.
First and foremost, one of the most effective ways to maintain a youthful appearance is simply by keeping your skin moisturised. Regardless of whether you’re male or female, adding more moisture to the skin means wrinkles are naturally reduced and the face appears fuller and younger.
Secondly, try to ensure you always use sunscreen. The sun’s rays are one of the most damaging factors for your skin, so make sure you stay protected.
Embrace Heavenly Hair
Now that your skin is in tip-top condition, turn the attention to your hair. Keeping your tresses in healthy condition makes you look more polished, which also helps when trying to achieve a youthful look. What’s more, white or grey hair does inevitably make you look older so you could opt to dye it and instantly knock a few years off your look.
Dress Your Age
In at number four, dressing your age is another important tip to remember. Ironically, dressing to look younger can have the opposite effect so it might be time to hang up the hotpants. Wear clothes that are appropriate to your age but stay up-to-date on current trends and give your wardrobe a spring clean in order to successfully transform your look.
Banish Dark Circles
Banishing dark circles under your eyes can immediately make you look better. There are many products to help with dark circles but if you eat well, keep your body hydrated and get a good night’s sleep, you may find this helps more than anything. For an instant fix try an under-eye concealer; there are even male-friendly options on the market.
Hit the gym or take a walk outside to help maintain good posture, get your blood flowing and alleviate stress. Keeping fit is of course an effective way to look better whatever your age.
In perfect harmony with number six, having a healthy diet helps with overall wellbeing and complements exercise. Plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables along with all the other essentials will keep you top-shape.
Maintaining a good posture by standing up straight can work wonders for your overall appearance and again is effective whatever your age. Keeping your back straight and shoulders down improves your breathing pattern and increases your focus level. Also, as you lengthen your spine to stand upright, you extend, strengthen and flatter your abdominals, which gives you a slender and spritely look.
Catch Plenty of Sleep
Getting a good night’s sleep not only helps with under eye circles but is vital for maintaining your immune system and boosting cell repair, so make sure you get your daily dose of slumber.
Whiter Than White
Last but not least, tooth whitening is a fairly quick and inexpensive way to look younger. Having a set of pearly whites to be proud of boosts your confidence with a brighter, whiter smile that can really take years off your face.
As you can see, there is plenty that you can do to make yourself look younger – and it doesn’t necessarily have to break the bank either.
Paul McIndoe writes for a digital marketing agency. This article has been commissioned by a client of said agency. This article is not designed to promote, but should be considered professional content.