By Corina Mendoza
The days of looking for the fountain of eternal youth are definitely over. Nowadays, we all know that beauty requires effort, patience, a lot of work, and a substantial amount of money. It’s also about being aware of how your daily life has an effect on your appearance and how much importance you give it.
Most celebrities value their appearance a lot and work really hard to stay looking flawless despite the passage of time. As anyone aware of aging, it seems that these celebs have been following healthy lifestyles and intense beauty routines to delay the process.
Iconic Movie: Monster’s Ball (2001)
Last Project: John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)
Beauty Secret: Exercise! As she claims, cardio helps your blood circulate all over your body, resulting in healthy, glowing skin. In addition, exercise can give you a great anti-aging boost.
Iconic Movie: Pretty Woman (1990)
Last Project: Homecoming (2018)
Beauty Secret: You can actually find Julia Roberts’ favorite beauty product in your kitchen because it is olive oil. She adds this natural in in all her beauty treatments, and you can definitely tell.
Iconic Movie: Moulin Rouge (2001)
Last Project: Aquaman (2018)
Beauty Secret: A thorough beauty routine that includes deep cleansing, constant sun protection, and retinol at night as an anti-aging cream.
Iconic Movie: High Fidelity (2000)
Last Project: Road to Paloma (2014)
Beauty Secret: Lisa Bonet has a strict skincare routine to cleanse and exfoliate her skin that includes serums, creams, and coconut oil. But like Halle Berry, she thinks exercise is key to keep the skin young. For her, dancing is the perfect type of exercise.
Iconic Movie: Indecent Proposal (1993)
Last Project: Corporate Animals (2019)
Beauty Secret: Besides being obsessed with moisturizing, Demi Moore isn’t afraid of trying even the strangest methods to keep her skin young. She has tried cryotherapy and even leach therapy to detoxify the blood.
Iconic Movie: Hamlet (1976)
Last Project: The Good Liar (2019)
Beauty Secret: Besides a healthy diet, Dame Helen Mirren underwent an exclusive permanent makeup treatment that gives her radiant skin and a natural glow.
Iconic Movie: What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993)
Last Project: Black Panther (2018)
Beauty Secret: For Angela Bassett, the secret to stopping the aging process has nothing to do with exercise or a diet. Actually, for her, the key is leading a stress-free life.
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Iconic Movie: The English Patient (1996)
Last Project: Tomb Raider (2018)
Beauty Secret: Strict use of sun protection and detox treatments like pills to cleanse the body and skin.
Iconic Movie: The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
Last Project: Who You Think I Am (2019)
Beauty Secret: Meticulous skin care treatments and very light and discreet makeup to bring a subtle glow to the skin.
Iconic Movie: Still Alice (2014)
Last Project: Gloria Bell (2018)
Beauty Secret: Constant hydration and moisturizing to slow the aging process. She also drinks lots of water to keep her skin hydrated.
Iconic Movie: Malena (2000)
Last Project: The Best Years of a Life (2019)
Beauty Secret: She’s a strong believer of diet being the key to beauty, and for that reason, she follows a strict, healthy, and balanced diet. She’s also quite a fan of hydrating face products, and her best secret: happiness.
Iconic Movie: Miss Congeniality (2000)
Last Project: Bird Box (2018)
Beauty Secret: Bullock has been quite vocal in her preference of more natural methods before Botox or other types of filling. Still, she’s quite experimental when it comes to trying new trends like the time she got a “penis facial.” If that is too much for you, you can always go for deep cleansing and facials to help your skin glow.
Iconic Movie: Shameless (1995)
Last Project: The Royals (2015-2018)
Beauty Secret: If exercise isn’t your cup of tea, you can always achieve great beauty through something less extenuating, as Hurley does with yoga.
Iconic Movie: Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
Last Project: The Monkey King 2 (2016)
Beauty Secret: It’s not just a trend: Asian beauty products are really the best to treat the skin. Gong Li has kept her skin glowing and young through natural Chinese products we should all give a try.
Iconic Movie: The Blue Lagoon (1980)
Last Project: Jane the Virgin (2014-2019)
Beauty Secret: Brooke Shields likes going back to basics when it comes to her beauty routine, which involves a strict exercise routine and lots of water to keep the skin hydrated.
Translated by María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards