(Natalija silk top, Silk Slip eyemask and pillowcase )
Remember when you were a kid and people in their twenties looked so old? I laugh at this naivety now because the older I get the more I understand that aging is an inevitable bitch. It starts it’s creeping early, in fact, studies prove that the skin around the eye shows the first signs of aging somewhere in our twenties ,14 years faster than the rest of the face.The saying goes that the eyes are windows to a person’s soul, the feature we look to for first impressions, sadly, even to judge a person’s age and attractiveness.
Most women rely on make up to make their eyes more appealing, all the while disregarding the care of the delicate skin underneath and the deep moisturising this area so desperately needs. For this story, I wanted to draw your attention to Olay’s new range of products specifically formulated for the eyes only, along with sharing some of my own anti-aging tips of the trade. Let’s face it, I have amassed a few in my twenty, ahem!- ok, ok thirty something years.
- When it comes to sleep, the saying goes that we need at least 7-8 hours sleep per night for optimum cell renewal and it is true that when I get this, I wake up looking like a 12 year old. Ok, that’s not quite true, but I sure do feel like it! To help me gain optimum sleep time and prevent creasing and subsequent wrinkling of my face I use a pure silk eyemask and pillowcase- added bonus, no split ends
( Jac & Jack cashmere sweater, Christopher Esber linen pants )
Meditation, yoga, and long walks in nature work like a balm on my soul and now science has proven exactly why : people who've meditated daily for at least four years had longer telometres - the protective caps on the ends of chromosomes- than people that did not meditate. Since short telometres are believed to be markers of accelerated aging, this is an anti aging tip with multiple benefits. Just ask Richard Gere
read more on vogue.com!
photographed by Alice Wesley-Smith