Gloria Estefan’s Ultimate Anti-Aging Secrets

Get the scoop on Gloria Estefan’s secrets to having energy and feeling youthful inside and out.

Gloria Estefan’s Ultimate Anti-Aging Secrets

Gloria Estefan has an incomparable and infectious energy that gets everyone on their feet! Ever wondered how she maintains her youthful spirit and overall appearance? Check out her daily regimen to get the easy-to-follow secrets to looking and feeling half your age.

Exfoliate on a Regular Basis

Gloria recommends exfoliating on a regular basis to slough off dead skin and promote cell turnover. By removing dead skin cells, your skin will appear softer, smoother, and most of all, youthful. Since skin loses its natural ability to shed as we age, it's important to give it a little boost. Exfoliating can also help improve the texture and tone of your skin, masking unevenness and creating a more uniform appearance.

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Will you ever feel comfortable in your own skin? That is, if you don't make an effort to protect it? Although 64% of adults do report wearing sunscreen when outside for prolonged periods of time, it turns out that only about 10% of people surveyed actually protect themselves daily, according to a recent review.

No matter what your skin tone is, unless you live in a cave with no sunlight, daily protection with either sunscreen, sunblock or protective clothing can not only protect you from developing sunburns (ouch!) but can significantly reduce your risk of developing skin cancer, particularly the deadliest type called melanoma. In addition, for those of you wanting to keep your youthful looks, daily sunscreen has been shown to reduce the development of wrinkles. A great teacher once told me that the best way to not have wrinkles is not to get them in the first place (think of how much money you can save on useless creams that claim to diminish wrinkles).

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