Provided By: Jennifer Bell
As men age, it’s common for them to begin to find things about themselves, specifically things having to do with their appearance, that they don’t find attractive anymore. From hairlines to weight, and even to wrinkles, it’s common for men to find insecurities about themselves as they age. Therefore, it’s common for men to want to find ways to make themselves appear younger.
Some men want to look younger for personal reasons, while others want to do this for friends and family or to help them find a significant other. No matter the case, appearing younger is just as important to men as it is to women. This post will detail 4 ways that men can look younger even as they age.
How Can Males Preserve Their Youth?
If you are an aging male, you may have thought of ways to make yourself appear younger. You probably have researched a variety of different ways and are looking for the method that is most affordable, practical, and has the best results. With that being said, here are 4 things you should try to preserve your youth.
Take a Supplement
Taking a supplement doesn’t mean taking a pill that is going to magically make you look younger (even though some companies do promote this idea). Instead, it means to take a supplement that can fix an imbalance or issue in your body that may become more apparent as you age, for example, consider taking a hair loss supplement.
Figure out what part of your body you are feeling insecure about and ask yourself whether or not it can be solved with some sort of supplement. You may be able to find the answer online, or you may have to visit a doctor. Some things that supplements may be able to fix in order to preserve one’s youth include:
- Weight gain or weight loss
- Hair loss
- Skin rashes
- Wrinkles/fine lines
Avoid Stress As Much As Possible
This is something that doesn’t cost any money, it just requires effort. Stress can make the body age in a number of different ways but can be especially apparent in the way that someone looks. In addition to internal issues that stress causes such as loss of sex drive, increased anxiety, and lack of sleep, stress can cause wrinkles, dark under-eye circles, weight loss or weight gain, and even aches/pains.
Do your best to avoid stress as much as possible to appear younger. Of course, this is challenging with everyday life stressors, however, in order to preserve your youthful appearance the best, you need to make an effort to avoid stressful situations at work and at home. Some ways to do this include:
- Make time to meditate
- Take up yoga
- Take up running
- Start hiking
- Adopt a pet
- Do more of what makes you happy such as spending time outdoors or reading
Spend Time Getting Back in Shape and Pay Attention to What You are Putting into Your Body
This is perhaps one of the easiest ways to look younger and keep looking younger. It’s always important to pay attention to what goes into your body, however as you age, you especially need to focus on filling your body with quality things. This means to eat quality foods and to avoid tobacco and excessive amounts of alcohol. Some health tips to keep in mind that will make you look younger and keep you healthy include:
- Avoid added sugar; natural sugar is okay
- Avoid solid fats; such as butter
- Make sure you are eating enough protein
- Avoid processed foods
- Eat organic fruits and vegetables
Similarly, make it a point to work out and get back into shape. A healthy and strong body will not only make you look younger, but it will also make you feel younger. Try to tone up your muscles and lose body fat to truly appear younger, some ways to do that include:
- Weight training
Consider Some Sort of Cosmetic Surgery
If you have tried many of the simple and cheaper ways to appear younger and you aren’t having any luck, it may be worth your while to consider cosmetic surgery. A specialist from a company that works with male rhinoplasty in Tampa Bay pointed out that it’s just as beneficial for men to get cosmetic surgery as it is for women when it comes to appearing younger. Some cosmetic surgeries to consider to aid in preserving your youthful appearance include:
- Hair transplant
Look Your Best as You Age
No matter the reason you want to appear younger, the most important thing is to do what makes you feel your best. Try these tips and be sure to do some more research or talk to a doctor/profession on whichever you choose to ensure you get a good understanding of it.
About the Author
Jennifer Bell is a freelance writer, blogger, dog-enthusiast and avid beachgoer operating out of Southern New Jersey