ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

How Not to Look Old

Updated on January 13, 2010

I'm only in my early 30s right now, but I've been dreading the aging process for at least a decade now. It's hard not to worry about this when you're a woman, because society (and men!) put so much emphasis on beauty, which makes us think it's meant to be equated with worth. Obviously, the latter isn't true and most of us realize that -- but that doesn't stop us from frowning when we notice a new line or new gray hair. But there's good news! 50 is new 40 and 40 is the new 30. Or something like that. Simply put, just because you've cleared the hill doesn't mean you can't still be sexy and beautiful. Technology and healthcare have come a very long way and if you take care of yourself from the inside out, you can take years off your appearance. But that's not all, folks! There are loads of tips and tricks for holding onto the fountain of youth and you can find most of them in these awesome books.

How Not to Look Old

How Not to Look Old is a super fabulous book written by the chick who worked as Glamour's beauty editor. (How's that for credibility, eh?) That, and she's currently the style guru for The Today Show, so clearly, Charla Krupp knows what she's on about. The book is laid out in such a way that you can skim it for the bits you want most, or you can have a proper sit down read. This book will give you simple and easy to use advice for staying sexy and beautiful after 40. Very popular with my mother's generation!

Redesigning 50

Redesigning 50 will tell you how to get your youth back through diet. It's written by Oz Garcia, one of the top rated nutritionists in NYC -- but this isn't a "diet book" so don't skip over it yet! He explains everything from skin care, hormones, dental care and loads of other facets that effect your appearance. If you're having trouble feeling alert and full of energy, this book will give you back that fountain of youth you had back in your 20s and 30s. It also addresses the mental and emotional aspects of aging and feeling well, so, again, don't skip this over thinking it's a diet book!

Staging Your Comeback

Staging Your Comeback is written by Christopher Hopkins and it will become your new fashion bible. The man will help you sort through your closet to determine what you should and shouldn't wear; haircuts that will enhance your appearance; beauty tips that will do the same. This is the guy you've seen on Oprah, so you know he knows his stuff.

Gracefully

Valerie Ramsey has written Gracefully for those women who want to look and feel their best no matter what age they might be. She provides health and dieting tips, exercising tips, personal visualizations, beauty advice and much more. This isn't necessarily an au naturel book, however, as she does offer "strategic" uses for Botox. Ramsey is a cancer survivor (uterine) and has a heart condition and yet manages to stay healthy, positive and happy. Read her book to find out how she does it.

Comments

Submit a Comment

No comments yet.

working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)