10 Secrets Celebrities Use to Look Young

4. Don’t smoke and limit alcohol

Don’t smoke and limit alcohol, Gwyneth Paltrow

Alcohol is a known complexion dehydrator, which is why so many celebrities try to limit their consumption, or even eliminate it entirely. 49 year old actress Gwyneth Paltrow looks way younger than her years, and for a long time she’s practiced moderation when it comes to having a drink.

Smoking is also pretty much a no go for the Shakespeare in Love Best Actress Oscar winner – though she used to get through 2 packs a day, she kicked the habit when she discovered she was pregnant.

It’s good to know that even Gwynnie isn’t perfect – the actress admits that during lockdown she slipped and drank two whiskey cocktails daily just to get through quarantine, though she’s now taking a healthier approach to the hard stuff again.

Summary:

Limiting alcohol and quitting smoking are two of the best things you can do for your skin, as booze is dehydrating, and smoking contributes to premature wrinkle formation. The term “smoker’s face” isn’t for nothing – scientists have documented the aging effects of smoking on the skin.

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