Coco Chanel uttered those words and they ring so very true. There is nothing that makes me more sad than a woman who has aged before her time. We all know sun beds are bad (check out the super pale skin, do you think I have ever tried to get a sun tan) but you have to eat well too, try to get 10 of your 5 a day you will feel better for it. Swap bread for more vegetables, salad or fruit. It gives you great skin.
I also think that a good skin care routine is vital - I am a great believer in Mitsy (a character in Priscilla Queen of the Desert who packs a suitcase of moisturiser for the trip to the outback.
Invest in a good exfoliant there are plenty on the high street, I like the Body Shops Vitamin C micro exfoliant, I use environ as my main range and get that from a local salon.
We've all had hard lives, trials and tribulations and stress that we could have lived a happy life without encountering, but looking after yourself and treating yourself with a good bit of pampering is a healthy way of boosting your self esteem and feeling good about yourself. Don't let yourself go girls love the skin you are in.