We all have our little secrets about how we stay young, I know I do. I have My Secrets for Staying Young Looking! Occasionally I share them, but most of the time I keep my secrets to myself! When you are in your mid to late 30’s, you GOTTA have some good secrets to help make you look youthful 🙂
I am 37 and think I look okay for being that OLD!
Some of my beauty secrets you will find, are below!
I always wash my face in the morning, but now I am starting to NOT use any kind of facial cleanser, rather I just use good old water and a washcloth. That is it. In the morning I have all those left over night “oils” as I call it, on my face. I like to kind of wash that away and make a clean slate for my makeup, but I won’t wash it all away because I have found that if I do, my face will feel tight and then get totally oily in just a few hours, yuck! So, since I have been doing it this way, with no facial cleanser in the mornings, I have a better makeup and face day 🙂
Next, I will apply my anti aging skin care products. Under eye cream and face cream and I will use my face cream on my neck and chest too. Then I apply my makeup and after I apply my makeup, I will use a lighter facial moisturizer OVER my makeup. You would not believe the difference it makes, seriously! I am going to have to take a picture with one side of my face with makeup and no moisturizer over it and then the other side with makeup AND moisturizer on over it, you will be shocked! If you don’t do it, I highly suggest doing it. You will look YEARS younger, promise!!!
In the early mornings, when I have to take my son to school, I don’t do much with myself, but I ALWAYS have my makeup on 🙂 Later in the day is when I do my hair and add to my makeup 😉 A girl has to look good, right? But, before leaving out the door, I will spritz on my perfume-y body spray or as some call it “eau de toilette” !
At night, I will obviously use facial cleanser, eye makeup remover, a great facial toner and of course more anti aging products under my eyes, face, neck and chest. I will even use some anti aging moisturizer on the tops of my hands. Twice a week I do a facial mask to open and clean out my pours.
Those are my secrets for staying young looking, what are yours?
Margaret MacKenzie says
I, too, use no cleansers on my face…the only thing I have ever used is water. I have a secret that makes me look young but you can’t buy it in a store…it’s my freckles! I am often mistaken for my 24 year old daughter’s sister…I am 40, soon to be 41.
you look fabulous! great ideas too! =)
Alicia Zirjacks says
Thank you for these tips! You look great~
It’s working for you! I’m turning 30 this year and freaking out. Going to start putting these tips into practice.
And, you’re right! You look young (and great) for your age! As for me, I mostly like to use organic beauty products these days. My favorite line is Sea Chi Organics. 🙂
You look great for 37! Not that 37 is old at all! 🙂
Sarah L says
My secret is to stay active, volunteer a lot and swim 3 times a week. 63 years young.
Wow, I wish I was 37 again. Your routine seems to be working for you. I’m just not sure about the moisturizer over the makeup thing. I guess that wouldn’t work if one was using a mineral makeup. I would think it would remove it. Thanks for your tips, you look marvelous!
Canadian Mom Blogger says
You definitely don’t look your age! Thanks for the tips.
Marcie W. says
You hardly look 30, let alone 37 Kim! What brand of light moisturizer do you use over your makeup? If you can’t say here, could you please email me to let me know. I’d like to start that.
Woah! You do NOT look 37! I thought you were in your 20’s! Great beauty secrets. 🙂
Rebecca Shockley says
`I happen to think your right, your gorgeous!