Anti-aging Tips

While aging can't be prevented, there are many techniques to help limit the effects of the aging process. See how to improve longevity and youthfulness.


Most of us say we would like to age gracefully. But the concept seems pretty much out of our hands or in the hands of a plastic surgeon.

Most of us wish we could stop the aging process, but scientists still haven't found the Fountain of Youth. Certain foods, though, can help counteract the process aging has on your body.

Fine lines and wrinkles on our faces are inevitable as we age. And costly cosmetic procedures can lift, tuck and turn back the clock, but there are simple makeup tricks we can do at home that can improve our looks, as well.

Like it not, all of us get old. But does that mean we have to look and feel our age? These anti-aging supplements want us to believe we don't.

No one wants to get old -- or look old. And there are light and laser treatments on the market today that claim to reverse the signs of aging. But can they really erase those years of wrinkles?

Most Americans can expect to live until just shy of their 78th birthdays. But there are things you can to do to add five, 10 or even 15 more years to the length of your life.

There's a difference between simply living to extreme old age and living a healthy lifestyle at age 100 or beyond. Researchers continue to look for patterns in the habits of people who make it into a second century of life. So how can you get there?

Old age is all the rage these days, and the growing likelihood that we can live past 100 pushes scientists, sociologists and no small number of entrepreneurs to seek out the secrets behind longevity. Is where you live one of these secrets?

People don't care that wrinkles are merely indicators of past smiles, as Mark Twain once opined -- they'd like to get rid of them. Is anti-aging cream worth the money, or is it empty promises in fancy packaging?

A diet is a series of inner negotiations and brokered deals. You might pass on a second slice of pizza to fit into your skinny jeans -- but what if by giving up that pizza, you could live longer?

You're probably not wearing the same clothes at 60 that you wore at 22, so why would you be wearing the same eyeliner? HowStuffWorks has five ideas to freshen up your routine and help you put your best face forward.

The way to a longer life may begin with starving mice. It sounds like mad science, but rodents are providing us with a map to the fountain of youth -- and it may already lie within you.

Skin changes as you get older -- just ask any adolescent whose baby-smooth exterior was transformed by the arrival of acne. What's the best way to care for skin once wrinkles and lines make an appearance?

There's a reason we don't want to get old. Beyond the wrinkles and age spots are the aches, pains and memory loss. What if a simple hormone could make all that go away?

Have people in blue zones discovered the so-called Fountain of Youth? Blue zone inhabitants are frequently reaching 90, or even well past 100 years of age. Is it possible to create your own blue zone?

Research confirms the health advantages of a positive state of mind, connection to others and belief in some sort of higher power. Learn how staying young at heart can benefit your health and longevity.

These two techniques claim to outwit aging and seem to turn traditional logic about dieting on its head. But could these new anti-aging methods really work?

Studies show that our genes determine 30 percent of aging; the remaining 70 percent is lifestyle driven. Are you younger than your years?

Cosmetic dentistry is catching on among those who want a big change in their looks without a big ordeal. A smile lift could make you look 10 years younger without the pain and invasiveness of cosmetic surgery.

If your aim is to be lively and robust in your 80s and 90s, you'll need to learn some anti-aging secrets that focus on the mind, body and spirit. These 10 anti-aging techniques will help you stay and feel young as you age.