The personal reason Lisa Snowdon is campaigning for better menopauses
The presenter tells WH how she was left blindsided by hormonal changes in her early 40s.The presenter, 50, was in her early forties when she sought help from her GP after she started experiencing vertigo and low mood - which are now recognised as one of more than sixty symptoms of the hormonal changes that come with menopause.
© GETTY/TIKTOK 40 year old makeup influencer and a woman using skincare
TikTok user Juli Herrignton looks incredible for her 40 years. She shared her "four tips to youthful skin". The content creator, who shares her makeup tips on her account @mamajherrington.
Her four tips are relatively simple, and she disclosed all to her followers. She said: "The question I get asked all the time is 'why is your skin so youthful?'
"I have four tips that really helped and so I'm going to share those with you. The first tip is, I use good skincare. It's not about the makeup and I say that over and over. It's not about the makeup, it's about what you have on your skin underneath."
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The second tip is a common one but is absolutely essential for preserving your skin. Juli said: "Number two is, to always use sunscreen. Always, no matter if it's sunny or not. Always wear your sunscreen. It matters."
Rays from the sun are clinically proven to cause not only ageing but skin damage. This damage can result in cancer, so always keep your skin protected from the sun.
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"Three," Juli went on, "I drink a lot of water. I feel like your skin shows that if you drink a lot of water, it shows it. The fourth one, and it's going to be the kicker, I don't drink alcohol. I feel like if you put toxins in your body, it shows and so I do not drink alcohol and I think that that really truly shows on your skin."
'40-year-old women will look 20!' Hair expert shares 3 anti-ageing hairstyles
A hairstyle can instantly make a woman look older or younger, here are three styles that can take 20 years off apparently.As you get older, your hair changes; the length of hair growth cycles get shorter, and the diameter of hair follicles gets smaller. To add to this, the scalp becomes drier.
How does alcohol affect the skin?
Alcohol has a number of effects on the skin, some of which could make you look older. The main factor is that alcohol dehydrates the skin. When the skin is dehydrated it looks less vibrant and wrinkled or can look puffy. Alcohol can also make some skin problems worse, including rosacea and psoriasis.
It can also leave eyes feeling dry, which may affect their appearance. If you are drinking, it's important to drink lots of water too.
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Another content creator recently detailed how to "trick the eye into thinking you are younger" with her anti-aging makeup hacks. Nicole Burant is a content creator who focuses on "mature skin beauty tips and building women up."
'Massive hairstyle mistake' could be ageing you and 5 styles to try to look younger
The biggest hairstyle mistake may be less to do with the cut and more to do with how you feel.Choosing a new hairstyle or cut can be daunting, especially if you're hoping to try something more contemporary or need a functional cut to fit with your lifestyle. However, according to Lisa, this shouldn't put you off trialling something new.
She said: "Okay ladies, let's talk looking younger. I have four tips for you. If you do these you will trick the eye into thinking you are younger than you are."
Nicole said: "The first is you need to shape and define your brows. If you are blessed with very full, dark brows, you don't need to fill them but you still want to shape them. If you're like me and you have a lot of sparseness, you want to also fill them because it immediately gives you a more youthful frame to your face." © GETTY Skincare
Best products for anti-ageing
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- Alpha-H Liquid Gold Exfoliating Treatment with Glycolic Acid - £41
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How to reduce loneliness this Christmas as psychologist shares six tips .
Not everyone enjoys the festive period.However, it can be difficult to put reality on hold on December 25, especially if you're spending it alone. While it is meant to bring people together, the festive period can strengthen feelings of loneliness in many people.