Time flies, but we can reverse this if we do it right. It turns out that it is very easy to look young even without plastic surgery. In addition to leading a healthy lifestyle, there are also some not-so-obvious tricks that can hinder people’s perception of their real age.

We share 5 secrets that will make you age by the years.

Wearing jeans

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Jeans especially ripped jeans, make you look young and elegant (as long as you combine them well). They give off a casual vibe and make you look less serious and official.

Besides, they also make you look taller and slimmer. It is better to opt for a modern cut rather than a mid-calf style or shorts.


Bangs totally change the game when it comes to hiding your age. They perfectly hide forehead wrinkles and frame your face. They also make your face look smaller.

It’s also easy to “tailor” the bangs to your own needs. Parted or long bangs suit all face shapes. The angled bangs contour your face and the sides soften your facial features.

White sneakers

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White sneakers are perfect when creating a youthful look. Another advantage is that it is easy to combine with clothes, and no matter how old you are, you will always look good.

You can use them with jeans, dresses, skirts, leggings and everything you have in your wardrobe.

Red lipstick

One study found that wearing red lipstick increases the contrast between facial features. Participants with rosy cheeks and lips looked younger. The fact is that the redness of our lips diminishes, along with the brightness of our eyes and eyebrows, as we age. On the contrary, our skin darkens.

Fortunately, it’s easy to fix this with just a tube of red lipstick.

Bob haircut

Our hair gets finer over time, and simply cutting off a few inches gives it more volume. The classic bob flatters your face, lifts your cheekbones, and makes your jawline appear higher.

Chin-length hair makes a slim face look oval, and women over 50 should opt for very short haircuts.

Glasses with black frames

Rimless glasses make you look older and are not suitable for aging skin. The glasses with thick black frames modernize your look in seconds.

Curiously, they combine perfectly with gray hair. You can also try wearing oversized frames to hide wrinkles and draw attention to your glasses.

What tricks never fail to make you appear younger? What things instantly make you look 10 years older?

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