Top 5 Things That Make You Look Younger, According to Science

The older we get, the more we realize that our bodies are not the same as they used to be. Still, there are a number of things that can make us feel younger and more attractive. Some of them are getting a new haircut or style, getting a new outfit for work, taking good care of yourself, and becoming more active in the gym. 

Even if you are getting older, know that it is never too late to start living your best life. Here are some tips for keeping a youthful appearance in your older years:

1. Drink more water and no alcohol

The proper amount of water in the diet gives the skin a healthy glow. Hydrating or moisturizing your skin is very important before going to sleep because it makes your skin more sensitive and reactive. Drinking plenty of fluids and eating plenty of foods with water content help maintain hydration levels in the body.

Smoking increases the risk of skin lesions, including acne, freckles, and blemishes. Expect the same from alcohol, which is extremely dehydrating and makes you age faster. Drinking too much or too often might speed up the aging process and put your health at risk for diseases more commonly associated with the elderly.

2. Look for younger man/women(lesbian) for health and self-esteem

As you grow older, it is natural to lose your self-confidence. Do not despair. Considering the popularity of age-gap relationships and mature dating sites, it is just a matter of time until you meet the right partner. 

Most people love it when they are considered a potential match, and it is a confidence booster, especially for those who belong to a minority, like lesbians and gays, or even mature singles seeking partners. Some women use online dating services, hoping to meet someone special, but this isn’t always the primary motivation. Increasing their self-esteem is what they are aiming for. 

Flirting, especially for lesbians and those interested in dating a sugar momma is one perfect way to add more spice to their romantic lives. If you are a mature lesbian looking for love and you are financially stable, you may enjoy a great ride playing the role of a sugar momma and attracting younger girls on dating sites. 

Being on a dating site is an impressive idea because online chat rooms have reduced the fear of physical rejection. That chilled atmosphere accentuated by flirting, humor, inventiveness, and empathy is what boosts self-esteem and ultimately affects your health in a positive way.

In order to increase one’s self-esteem, it is important to receive positive feedback from other chatters. Women who assume their dating days are long gone might still find love with this method. When they see how young girls respond to them, they feel amazed. Celebrities enjoying age-gap relationships have also inspired mature women to come out and find younger girls for naughty encounters. 

3. Be yourself, don’t hide your desires

Some people worry that expressing their feelings would make them look weak and incapable of self-control. Because of this, they avoid expressing their true feelings of despair, anxiety, irritation, etc., which adds to their frustration and makes them age faster.

Do not hide your emotions. Talk to a close friend or go online and spend time in chat rooms on dating sites because there will be no one to judge you and you will be able to deal with pent-up energies.

4. Try to sleep enough, avoid stress

Excessive stress, anxiety, and sleep deprivation have been linked to a wide range of health issues, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, and depression. One night of inadequate sleep can cause cells in older adults to age faster. In the long run, sleep deprivation can lead to cognitive decline, memory loss, and even dementia.

5. Don’t eat too much sugar

Collagen and elastin, two proteins found in our skin and contribute to its pliability and flexibility, are the building blocks of our skin. Sugary stuff can cause the collagen molecules in the skin to cross-link and rob your skin of its elasticity, which ultimately results in a more aged appearance, something we would all like to avoid. 


Paying attention to your diet and maintaining a healthy lifestyle can make you look younger, but do not ignore your mental health, which is greatly associated with how you socialize and enjoy your love life. Dating sites are there to ensure you meet a younger partner even in your 50’s. so be sure to use them!

Written by Rob Nelson

Rob is an ecologist from the University of Hawaii. He is the co-creator and director of Untamed Science. His goal is to create videos and content that are entertaining, accurate, and educational. When he's not making science content, he races whitewater kayaks and works on Stone Age Man.

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