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We’re all for aging gracefully, but we can’t say we’re in a hurry to get there anytime soon. Sure, there’s nothing to fear about getting older, but we also don’t want to look like we’re 60 when we celebrate our 40th birthday. So basically, we just want whatever magical elixir Helen Mirren has been guzzling.
Turns out, there actually are ways to slow down the aging process — or at least stop it from speeding up. And while Mirren might not be spilling her secrets anytime soon, we found three health and wellness pros who are willing to dish on how you can put the brakes on that whole aging thing with nothing more than a few simple swaps to your skin-care routine, diet, and lifestyle. Read on to learn their tricks for staying (basically) forever young.
Illustrated by Ammiel Mendoza