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How To Look Younger Than Your Age Before You Hit 40

The Rolling Stones sang, “Time waits for no one… Time can tear down a building or destroy a woman’s face”. Did you know that collagen production within our skin starts to drop as early as during our twenties? Throw in the stress of work (and kids), women notice the first signs of ageing usually in the mid to late 20s or if you are lucky, during your 30s. We cannot stop the passing of time and the effect on our youthful faces, but that is exactly the reason why every woman should consider anti-aging treatments early – to delay it.   Tip #1 SAGGING SKIN Ever wondered why the most beautiful celebrities look like they never age? Apart from good genes, they do put in hard work to make sure the devastation of sagging skin never ever hits them. From your early 30s, start with FDA-approved skin tightening treatments annually to ensure the skin stays plump with collagen. Treatments such as Ultherapy and Thermage stimulate a good wound healing response Continue Reading

Then And Now: How Should A 40 Year Old Today Look Like?

Approaching or in your 40s and rethinking your beauty regime? This decade is about serious anti-aging treatments delaying the appearance of worsening of wrinkles and doing all you can to keep that jawline tight and sculpted. Without further ado, here are the real treatments that every woman (and man) in their 40s should check out.   COMMON SKIN WOES OF THE 40s   Increasingly sagging jawlines, double chins, jowls, prominent nasolabial and marionette folds. The 40s is the curse of the lower face. Try looking at yourself in the mirror and using your fingers to reposition your skin to where it was in your late 20s or 30s. You might not have minded the slightly less V-shaped visage in your mid-thirties but come 40s and you wish you did something about it earlier. Read more: Exposed: How 30 Minutes Was All I Needed For An Eyelift   MAKE NON-INVASIVE SKIN TIGHTENING TREATMENTS A 40s RITUAL Ultherapy And Thermage : Mild to moderate cases of jawline sagging can take back that Continue Reading

What Should a 45-Year Old Look Like?

BY LISA WILLIAMS That is the question puzzling scientists from all across the globe. Researchers have found that humans age at vastly different rates, with some showing signs of premature ageing at a relatively young age, while others still looking youthful well into their fifties! What are the factors that result in such vastly differing ageing processes? Is it the genetic makeup, the lifestyle or just pure dumb luck? Below are some women in their forties. It is a well known saying that all of us can thank our genes for how we look before the age of 20, but we can only blame ourselves for how we look after. Even women blessed with great genes can throw it all away with neglect and poor after-care. It’s no secret that women who choose to embrace aesthetic advances will look far younger and better than their peers. Coco Chanel poignantly summed it up “ There are no ugly women in the world, just lazy ones”.     At 41, Lure Hsu Continue Reading

Ideal Beauty – The PERFECT Female Face Found

BY LISA WILLIAMS Florence Colgate was crowned the most beautiful woman in Britain in 2012. The 18-year-old student beat 8000 other participants in a competition in the search of the “Perfect Face”. Contestants were judged without makeup and were barred entry if they received plastic surgery or chemical enhancement. Some speculated her beauty secret was the air in her home town, or possibly a special ingredient in the chips from the seaside shop she was part-timing at. But it was really the blue-eyed blonde’s flawless mathematical facial proportions that added up to her success in winning the title as Britain’s most naturally gorgeous face. Read More: Forget Brows: Women Are Now ‘Thread’-Lifting Their Faces  

5 Procedures You Can Do For A Youthful V-Shaped Face

A V-shaped visage is probably the most coveted face shape in most parts of Asia, such as Korea, Japan and locally in Singapore. Check out the most popular Korean pop stars such as Park Shin Hye and you will know what we mean. A slim, V- or heart-shaped face imparts a youthful (and dare we say, sophisticated) appearance, and complements a wider midface.   In fact, the V-shaped face is so popular, many have gone under the knife to achieve it. But what are the options for the rest of us who would like to explore other non-invasive options? The good news is, unless you have an obviously recessive or protruding jawline that requires corrective jaw surgery, we have put together the best options that doesn’t require the blade.   Big Jaw Muscles – Botox Jaw Slimming Chewing muscles at the angle of the jaw are a common cause of a squarish jawline. This is commonly seen in Asians who are genetically predisposed, and worsened by vigorous chewing or grinding Continue Reading