8 Beauty Tips From Celebs Over 50

From hairstyles to skincare, these famous ladies over 50 share their tips for staying radiant.
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Julianne Moore, 55

At 55, Julianne Moore bucks the idea that women of a certain age need to have short hair. Her long locks help keep her waves in check. She told Redbook in 2014, “One of the reasons I wear my hair long now is that the weight helps keep it smooth.” As for her equally smooth skin? “Sunscreen is my number-one thing,” she said. “I’ve worn it every day since I was 23.”

Demi Moore, 53

The 53-year-old actress and model attributes her youthful skin to one thing: moisturizer. “I moisturize, moisturize, moisturize,” Moore told Marie Claire. “No matter how late it is, when I get home, I take the time to clean and moisturize my face. I’m a big believer in that if you focus on good skin care, you really won’t need a lot of makeup.”

Iman, 60

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Although former supermodel Iman claims that genetics are responsible for her aging so beautifully, her attention to her skincare and exercise regimen certainly help. Iman makes sure to clean and moisturize her face twice a day and never skips sunscreen. She uses SK-II Facial Treatment Cleanser, according to Harper’s Bazaar, and does yoga and Pilates. “Cardio is the most important thing,” she told The Telegraph.

Viola Davis, 50

Award-winning actress and How to Get Away With Murder star Viola Davis shared her secret to smooth skin on The Ellen DeGeneres show. She rubs her skin with Crisco, the white vegetable shortening, to combat dry skin and reduce friction from bunions. She massaged Crisco onto her toes before the SAG Awards just in case, she told DeGeneres.

Rita Moreno, 84

Rita Moreno is best known for playing Anita in West Side Story, and the 84-year-old actress is the only Latina to win an Emmy, a Tony, a Grammy, and an Oscar. Moreno told Fox News Magazineshe keeps her skin healthy thanks to exfoliating every day for years. She also shared some makeup tips: She recommends applying foundation with a brush and finishing with a sponge if you need to. And remember to blend well. “You always see the foundation end at the chin. It has to go further down. The decolleté area,” she said.

Tina Turner, 76

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Age-defying singer Tina Turner has kept her famous legs looking fabulous over the years. The 76-year-old told the Mirror in 2009 that her not-so-secret secret to looking great - “The main reason I’ve stayed looking good is that I’ve spent 40 years doing the most intensive stage workouts ever,” she said. Her best tip to looking and feeling great at any age, however, is self-confidence. “My greatest beauty secret is being happy with myself,” she told Woman & Home magazine. “I believe that a lot of how you look is to do with how you feel about yourself and your life. Happiness is the greatest beauty secret.

Gloria Estefan, 58

Fifty-eight-year-old singer Gloria Estefan’s beauty secret starts with happiness and love, but her dedication to exercise and skincare also help her look her best, she says. She never sleeps with makeup on and exfoliates and exercises religiously, according to Healthy Living Made Simple. She recommends using a magnifying mirror when applying makeup so you can “see all that is going on with your skin.”

Cindy Crawford, 50

Model Cindy Crawford turned 50 this year, and although she’s genetically blessed, she dished on some beauty secrets that have helped keep her looking half her age to Allure magazine. “You can get any plastic surgery in the world, but hair color is what enables women to look younger longer,” she said. She gives herself hair treatments to keep it conditioned. She also takes aging in stride, however, saying “I don’t care how much you work out or how much cream you put on - things change.”

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