The Queen’s secret to ageing gracefully: Is this why the monarch looks so good at 96?

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May 25, 2022 16:24 BST

Melanie Macleod

Her Majesty is celebrating 70 years on the throne, and regardless of her grand age of 96, nonetheless looks vibrant and nicely. What’s her secret to ageing nicely?

Following her shock appearances at The Royal Windsor Horse Show, the Chelsea Flower Show and the opening of The Elizabeth Line, many individuals have been commenting on how nicely the Queen looks.

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At 96, and regardless of ‘episdoic mobility’ points, the Queen nonetheless looks nicely and wholesome – so what’s her secret? Ageing professional Stuart Miles credit Her Majesty’s longevity along with her dedication to her function.

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“The Queen’s secret to wanting good comes down to her self-discipline to responsibility. She isn’t somebody who obsesses about each element of her face but her life is certainly one of routine and moderation, which helps her cope with a busy workload and the strain of her function,” he says. 

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“This means she doesn’t eat, drink or reside life to extra and this has saved her wanting and appearing like somebody youthful than her years.

The Queen additionally reportedly goes to sleep at 11pm each evening earlier than waking up at 7.30am – clocking in a powerful eight and a half hours sleep, which is essential to staying wholesome.

The Queen regarded nicely at the opening of the Elizabeth Line

“Sleep is so vital for bodily and psychological relaxation,” says Women’s Fitness Specialist and founding father of Mamawell, Rosie Stockley. “Your mind will get to shut off and do its processing at evening once you’re sleeping and that works in a number of methods to put together, course of and relaxation your mind prepared for the subsequent day,”

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“Physically, sleep is so restorative for the physique. It’s essential to have this downtime at evening to enable your physique to work optimally throughout the daytime,” she continued.

The Queen’s always-immaculate look is one other anti-ageing secret. “She is at all times very cautious about her hair and it is at all times impeccably styled – and fairly cleverly, she hasn’t modified her type for a few years so that it stays a relentless,” Stuart says.

The Queen discreetly utilized lipstick at The Royal Windsor Horse Show

“Her hair, and a bent to put on brilliant heat colors, all add a vibrancy and vitality to her look – and her make-up is delicate and heat. She has additionally by no means misplaced her sense of humour and the capacity to preserve smiling. Her smile has at all times lit up her face and continues to do so.”

The Queen works onerous

When requested what he thinks the secret to the Queen’s impeccable pores and skin is, Stuart explains that solar safety is essential. “The Queen has unimaginable pores and skin and this is principally due to her lifelong avoidance of the solar’s rays on her face.

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When overseas on overseas journeys she has at all times worn a hat or carried a parasol which has protected her pores and skin from the results of the solar. She doesn’t partake in an annual sunshine vacation, preferring as an alternative to spend her summers in Scotland. This has saved her pores and skin as youthful as potential over the years.”

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