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SCORING: Look below to see where you stand when it comes to your attitudes about aging. And no matter what your score, check what our experts have to say about body image on 5 Weeks to a New Life.
21-24 — Looking young is super important to you — and you don't mind saying so. If modern medicine offers techniques that can reduce wrinkles, erase age spots and work other age-defying magic, why not take advantage if you can afford it? Sure, at some point you’ll have to give in to the effects of time and gravity. But that day isn’t here yet, and you’re hoping to delay it for as for as long as possible.
17-20 — Hearing that you look 10 years younger than your actual age is music to your ears. You work hard to look that way, even though there are limits to what you’ll do. In your mind, youthful beauty has its limits.
14-16 — You may not be willing to go under the knife or endure facial injections to look young, but you don’t see anything wrong with less invasive cosmetic enhancements like dying your hair or whitening your teeth. For the most part, you feel good about your body — but still want to look your best.
13 or below — You’ve earned your age and you’re proud to flaunt it. Hopefully, you get regular exercise, but your main goal is to maintain your health, not six-pack abs or a well-toned booty. Many experts say this isn’t a bad way to grow older; just remember to focus on your internal health and well-being.
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