Turning fifty isn’t a big deal anymore – at least not as it was half a century ago – and you too can look amazing in your fifties, as long as you start the anti-aging process on time and are fully committed to realizing your goals. Whether you rely on the innovations of the pharmaceutical industry or are a true fitness enthusiast, you’ll still be able to make a major difference in the way you look and feel in your fifties, so here are a few ideas you should start exploring as soon as possible.
This could easily be one of the most controversial ideas out there, especially for the male population, but it’s also among the most effective ways to make a visible difference in your skin. Botox has come a long way in the past decade or so, and it’s now completely safe, undetectable and rather affordable.
Moreover, the benefits that come with it are amazing – from making your skin appear younger to boosting your self-esteem and making you more attractive. After all, it’s a great way elevate the quality of your everyday life, which is why more and more men are choosing this sort of treatment today.
Regular physical activity
If you’re more concerned with your physique than your wrinkles, you should definitely think about getting physical. You might want to join a local gym, start playing basketball with your buddies three times a week or explore things like hiking, speed-walking and swimming – basically, whatever you do to keep moving is great for you and your health.
Regular physical activity is more important to men in their fifties than most of us think, and it’s essentially a way to preserve your heart, strengthen your bones and builds your muscles. Therefore, find an activity that suits you and dedicate to it instead of wasting your time in front of the TV.
This is another grey area for lots of men out there, not because they think cosmetic products are strictly for women, but because they’re not sure how effective these really are. However, the fact is that they can really make a difference in your skin and are actually better than surgical treatments in some cases.
What you need to do is explore various products and see what they can do for you, as well as talk to your friends who have already had some experience with them. From hair products to incredibly beneficial products for smoother skin, you can make a significant difference in your health and appearance this way, and all you need to do is get your hands on the right product.
This may sound like the simplest and most general idea in the world, but it’s actually surprisingly beneficial and helpful to all those fifty-year-olds out there who want to introduce a change into their lives. The power of positive thinking can get you out of the darkest thoughts and help you realize that life is a wonderful journey that’s definitely not ended just because you’ve reached your fifties.
Some of the ways to reprogram your mind into thinking positively include socializing with your friends more often, trying out yoga and meditation, spending more time in nature instead of being stuck at home, as well as exploring new hobbies that will show you how young and vibrant you still are. Whenever you start doubting this method, remember that feeling good also makes you look good, and that’s the combination everyone is striving for.
A new style
Again, this isn’t an idea everyone instantly thinks of when discussing how to look good in your fifties, but the fact is that dressing differently, just like acting differently, is going to help you feel differently, which will, in turn, make you look different as well. And the best thing about this solution is that it’s so easy to realize – all you need are some new clothes, a way to combine it into attractive outfits and a charisma to pull it all off.
Luckily, you don’t need to replace your entire wardrobe as that would be unnecessarily expensive and too much of a change, but a better selection will be quite enough. Pick a few of your most attractive pieces, buy a new sports jacket and a great pair of jeans, and you’ll be able to dress, feel and look amazing in a matter of minutes.
As you can see, turning fifty isn’t the end of the world. On the contrary, it’s just the beginning of a new phase in your life – a phase you can love and enjoy, especially if you find ways to make the most of it. Whether it’s new clothes and hobbies or a new skin care treatment, you have to embrace these changes and turn this into the best time of your life.
Peter is a men's grooming and health writer at The Beard Mag & High Style Life magazines, living between UK and Australia. Beside writing he worked as a grooming consultant for many fashion events around UK & Australia too! Follow Peter on Twitter for more men’s grooming tips.