Our society celebrates youth. Youth equates beauty, creativity, energy, fun and delicious cool. Even in the media, lists such as Forbes‘ and TIME‘s 30 Under 30 elevate those who succeeds when they are very young.
In an article titled “Women would rather hear they look young than slim” (DailyMail), the following list was posted:
- Two thirds of women use anti-aging products
- One fifth worry about their age every day
- 41% wish they look younger
- 39.5 years old is when women are most worried about how old they look
Interestingly, while women obsess over their appearance (as evidenced by anti-aging specialist Uzzi Reiss’ book title, Natural Hormone Balance for Women: Look Younger, Feel Stronger, and Live Life with Exuberance), men strive to feel younger. Continue reading