Look Younger Without Really Trying
Here you’ll find answers to some of the most-frequently asked questions on how to look younger without going under the knife.
Eat foods that contain antioxidants, which fight free radicals.
Question: What causes free radicals?
Answer: Free radicals form when oxygen interacts with certain molecules in the body.
Drink water to keep your body hydrated.
Q: What if I don’t like water?
A: Try green tea (which also contains antioxidants) or herbal tea.
A toned, fit body looks more youthful. Do cardiovascular, strength and stretching exercises.
Q: What if I hate the gym?
A: Go for a walk, run or bike ride outside for the cardio component, but steer clear of a home workout. “Too close to the fridge,” says Ron Zalko, owner of Ron Zalko Total Body Fitness and Yoga in Vancouver
Your body renews and regenerates itself while you sleep.
Q: How much sleep do I need a night?
A: The average adult needs six to eight hours of sleep each night.
Avoid the sun-ultraviolet rays can damage and age your skin.
Q: Do I need to wear sunscreen all year?
A: JoHanne Doyon, makeup artist at a Montreal modeling agenc recommends a moisturizer or foundation with sunscreen to wear all year because UVA and UVB rays can still penetrate even when it’s cloudy.
Foundation can hide a multitude of imperfections.
Q: Who makes age-defying makeup?
A: Both CoverGirl and Revlon offer age-defying products-foundation, powder and concealer.
Highlights a shade or two lighter than your natural colour will help disguise grey hair.
Q: Why not dye your whole head?
A: You can, but the grey will then grow in as a block of colour, so you have to keep on top of it if you go this route.