Celebrities in their 40s who look much younger: Gwen Stefani, Salma Hayek, Jennifer Lopez, Heather Graham and Halle Berry – TOP 5

What are the beauty tips and secrets to a fit body that make these celebrities look younger than their actual age? Is it hard work, with physical exercise, hydration and healthy food? Or is it simply genetics to be thankful for?

We have chosen five stars – Gwen Stefani, Salma Hayek, Jennifer Lopez, Heather Graham and Halle Berry – that seem to have found the fountain of youth. As the years go by, they remain so fresh.

In various interviews these celebrities have offered us an insight into how they manage to stay so young.

Gwen Stefani – 45

The No Doubt singer joked about her secret to stay in shape in an interview with the 2012 September issue of Harper’s Bazaar, saying: “There is no secret: You just have to eat healthy, work out, and torture yourself!”

Stefani also revealed that her husband, Gavin Rossdale, likes it when she puts her makeup on.

“I like to make my husband [Gavin Rossdale] like me more, and he likes it when I’m wearing makeup,” she said.

“I already put my makeup on twice today: I put it on to take my kid to school, and then I went home, washed my face, and put it on again to have lunch with you,” she added.

Salma Hayek – 48

Salma Hayek gave an interesting tip about her secret to maintain her skin young in an interview with Kate Garraway on ITV‘1 Lorraine in 2012.

“OK, one tip – always wash your face at night. Clean it,” she said. “You don’t have to wash it, but you have to clean it really, really well at night.”

“One strange tip – don’t wash it in the morning, at all, never. Because at night your skin is rebuilding some of the oils that you need to keep your skin young, and it balances the PH. So in the morning if you take them off – you can splash it with water, do something mild – but you don’t want to get rid of that. And if your skin is dirty in the morning, it means you didn’t clean well at night,” Hayek added.

Jennifer Lopez – 45

Jennifer Lopez opened up about her care routine in an interview with 2011 Allure.

“I’m a big believer in the basics. Less is more,” she revealed. “I get my cleanser from my dermatologist. I need a great cleanser because I’ve had to wear a lot of makeup for so many years.”

“I use a very mild makeup remover and a very basic sunscreen-moisturizer combo, and I try to get lots of sleep,” Lopez added.

Heather Graham – 45

Heather Graham shared some secrets about her enviable body with ShedYourWeight.

“Working out gives me a sense of relaxation, because oftentimes I feel like I’m just thinking too much,” she said. “And I used to eat sweets all the time, I was a big sugar person, but now, I’m like ‘I can’t do that’ so I try to eat healthier. I try to choose what’s right for my body.”

“I like Yoga the best, I try to do it three times a week. I do Pilates, like, two times a week.”

Halle Berry – 48

In a 2013 InStyle Magazine interview, Halle Berry talked about her young-looking appearance.

When asked by the magazine about her incredible skin, and if she does “facials all the time,” Berry responded: “I do that stuff, but my routine is actually pretty simple. As a busy mother I don’t have a lot of time, so I usually just cleanse and moisturize twice a day and always wear sunscreen.”

“But to be honest, I think a lot of how you look is about how you live. I’ve never smoked or indulged in alcohol or drugs. Those are things that show up on your face over the years,” the actress added.

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