5 Ridiculous Tricks That Actually Make You Look Younger Longer

by Stephanie Montes
Jennifer Lopez with a high bun wearing a white lace up dress

When it comes to preserving our youthful glow, we look to methods that work, no matter how out of the box they may seem. To prove how open-minded we are, we’ve rounded up five slightly ridiculous antiaging tricks we’ve found to be totally effective. Don’t knock ’em till you try ’em—your face will thank you.


Forever Young

You may be a regular at your local yoga studio, but it's time you start exercising the area above your shoulders. All it takes is a few minutes of stretching each day to prevent common wrinkles like frown lines and crow's-feet. Click here for a step-by-step video on the antiaging face exercises that will keep your skin looking youthful well into your golden years.

You might think your hair has nothing to do with how your face is aging, but it actually makes a huge difference. Click here for a guide to the haircuts that make you look younger at every age.

You are what you eat, and it's important to add more healthy bacteria to your diet to help your body process toxins. An unhealthy gut is reflected in the condition of your skin, so take a probiotic supplement every day to keep your skin balanced and glowing from the inside out.

By now you know the sun can wreak major havoc on your skin. Not only does unprotected sun exposure contribute to your risk of skin cancer, it also causes premature aging. Ninety percent of skin changes commonly attributed to aging are actually the result of sun damage. Make sure to wear a daily SPF, but take it a step further and tint your car windows to help fend off sun exposure while you drive.

Taking a razor to your face isn't just the best way to tackle peach fuzz. Dermaplaning is a type of exfoliation (similar to microdermabrasion) that utilizes a sharp tool to gently remove the top layer of the skin and excess facial hair, resulting in smooth, baby-like skin. Regular use promotes cell turnover for a youthful glow and helps skin soak up more of your antiaging products. Get ready to be carded.