The Top Beauty Tips for Glowing Skin in Your 40s


After 90+ years of living, Betty White of The Golden Girls fame stated that those who dread aging are really wasting their lives away. She is correct. Regardless of what you may try to do to turn back the hands of time, you will get older. However, there is a line between aging and aging gracefully. When you decide to age gracefully, you are telling your imperfections to take a back seat. For the majority of women, the key to loving themselves is to create a healthy yet simple beauty and self-care regimen that will work for any age.

It can be daunting to try and find the perfect combination of products for your skin, but when you do, you will notice the changes in your complexion.

Never fear. These beauty tips are simple to incorporate into your skin care regimen and you may already be using some of them already. The good news is that they can carry you into your 50s, 60s, and beyond.


When you exfoliate, you are removing the dead skin cells that are sitting on the surface. By removing dead skin cells, you can remove dirt and oil in your pores, even out your skin tone, and keep pimples and blackheads away.

A face scrub, formulated for your skin type, will help reduce the appearance of fine lines and smooth the texture of your skin. A word of warning: Do not scrub your skin too harshly because it can cause your skin to become inflamed.

Stay Hydrated

When your body is dehydrated, your skin is the first one to tell the world. Dry, cracked and dull skin is often the tell-tale signs of chronic dehydration.

So, begin your day with a glass of water. You can drink bottled or even tap water, despite the negative press regarding the dangers of fluoride and the effects on dental health – yes, it is good for your teeth! By drinking enough water every day, your skin will become soft and supple. You may even begin to notice that wrinkles and lines on your face are less noticeable.


The older we get, the more moisture our skin needs, as the glands that produce oil are less active. Use a moisturizer that will complement your skin type and be sure it contains SPF.

Got Under Eye Bags? Get Some Sleep

As you get older, you may be less into the party scene that used to keep you up dancing until early in the morning and it may now be work or family life that is reducing your sleep time. If you are not getting enough sleep, once again, the skin will be the first to tell. Pale skin, red eyes, puffy eyes and under eye circles are signs that you are tired and your body needs sleep.

These are the beauty tips that will keep your skin glowing as you get older. Remember, you are as old as you feel. By taking care of yourself, you no longer have to look at getting older as ‘terrible’. Instead, give yourself permission to let go and enjoy the ride.