Graceful Aging

Ten Tips to Help You Look 10 Years Younger

Practices to help slow down visible aging and retain your youthful looks

Daniel Hopper
ILLUMINATION-Curated
9 min readDec 24, 2023

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youthful looking man
Photo by Andrea Rico on Unsplash

The oh-so-desirable foundation of youth. The mythical spring from the times of the ancient Greeks with powers to reverse aging. I think it is fair to say that we would all like a magic potion to retain our youthful looks.

A 2009 study on twins found that “up to 40% of changes that contribute to the aged appearance are the result of nongenetic factors”. So, we have some control over how we look as we age. Many of us spend thousands of dollars on diets, cosmetics, surgery, and all kinds of things to appear younger and more attractive.

We’re bombarded with media of Hollywood stars and the like who never seem to age. But it does not have to be only the rich and famous who can age gracefully. You can invest in many things to slow the effect of aging or at least give the impression of looking younger without requiring expensive and evasive surgeries.

I think I am one of the lucky ones who hasn’t visibly aged hugely since my twenties. People often mistake me for being younger than I am. I even occasionally get asked for identification when buying alcohol, and I’m 20 years older than the legal drinking age of eighteen here in New…

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Daniel Hopper
ILLUMINATION-Curated

A marketer and gym addict who shares their knowledge and passion of these things and more. | linktr.ee/BYB_Marketing | Inquiries danz_nz@hotmail.com