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Why & How: Anti-Aging in your 20s

Posted in Health
on September 17, 2017

I hate the phrase anti-aging. I am absolutely not anti-aging. I am pro-aging! I kind of feel like aging is a privilege, because not everyone gets to.

However, I will admit that it can be difficult to come to terms with how your physical appearance might change as you age. We’re a society that places a lot of value and emphasis on youth; something the cosmetic industry is traditionally guilty of. People can make a lot of money from consumers who are nervous about looking older. Although, there are always exceptions to this – hate to tar everyone with the same brush.

Inevitably, though, we feel a lot of pressure to stay looking younger for as long as we can. I could talk A LOT about why this is utter nonsense. But maybe another time. For now, I want to talk about the trend of twenty-somethings becoming concerned and are taking action to prevent visible signs of aging.

If you are worried about visibly aging, then your 20s might actually be a good time to start doing something about it. Prevention is always better than cure, though I don’t particularly like those words in this context.

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