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This is what 63 looks like: mom of three says a homemade exfoliator and an Ayurvedic diet keep her youthful

  • Dena Stemmer, the owner of Bal Harbor Boutique, lives in Manchester
  • She maintains her timeless appearance with a peeling twice a week
  • The 63-year-old walks five miles every day and follows an Ayurvedic diet

Dena Stemmer is the owner of Bal Harbor Boutique in Prestwich, Greater Manchester. She lives in Manchester with her husband Gidon. They have three adults daughters and seven grandchildren.

TWO STEPS ROSY-GLOW

I diligently wear sunscreen. I use Heliocare cream SPF 50 (£ 17.50, skincity.co.uk) on my fair skin. But I do like a pink glow so I use a primer under my foundation: Blossom Color Beauty Glow Multi-tasking Primer (£ 29.95, beautyandtheboutique.com). I use organic Jojoba cold pressed oil as an alternative to moisturizer (£ 14.95, botanicals.co.uk) to keep my skin soft.

HOME MADE EXFOLIATOR

I mix a handful of ground almonds in a bowl of water for a nice, gritty peeling twice a week. A few times a year I go to facialist Diane Nivern for an AlumierMD Glow Peel (from around £ 80, dianenivern.com), followed by Dermalux Tri-Wave Therapy (£ 55 for a 30 minute treatment). It produces vitamin D and stimulates the production of collagen.

Dena Stemmer, 63, (photo) who lives in Manchester, revealed that she maintains her timeless appearance with an Ayurvedic diet and regular exfoliating

Dena Stemmer, 63, (photo) who lives in Manchester, revealed that she maintains her timeless appearance with an Ayurvedic diet and regular exfoliating

TRY AN AYURVEDIC DIET

I am a big fan of Ayurveda, an herbal based alternative medicine from the Indian subcontinent. I was introduced to it by my daughter Ilana, an Ayurvedic therapist (kshamming.com). Eating the right foods can help digestive problems and clear brain fog. My skin glows when I stick to the plan.

DAILY ECO TRAINING

I walk about five miles every day if I can. But I am also religious about waste collection. An advantage is that all the necessary bending over keeps my joints nice and smooth.

TRAIN YOUR BRAIN

Laughter, mental fitness and healthy competition contribute to a youthful outlook. While locking, I brushed up my bridge skills with the ibridge plus app (ibridgeplus.net). We also played online card games with friends. It makes us all crazy and we laugh until we cry.

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