As far as these celebrities are concerned, things just get better with age. So let's stop obsessing about wrinkles and take note of these words of wisdom from some of the most beautiful and fabulous women in the world. They know what they're talking about...
'I think there's a pressure to maintain [your looks], not just because of fame, but just, you know, being a woman in this business. Getting older has not been... I don't think it's the easiest thing. I have done things that I regret, and luckily they're things that dissolve and go away. So, now I just have a new motto: Just let it be.'Courteney Cox
'As uncomfortable as watching myself age is, I don't think focusing on physical beauty is necessarily the best thing for your mind. It's a natural thing that we all do, but I don't think it's the healthiest thing. The older you get, the more you realise life isn't about your looks. Everyone ages, and it's okay.'
'If I can be the first 80-year-old to go out there successfully in a bikini, then I'll take that on. I don't think anybody needs to rein in anything because of an age. That is absolute BS. To each his own! Everybody needs to stay in his own backyard.' Jennifer Aniston
'I think I look nicer now. It’s really weird cause when you’re 21 you think, "Oh God, when I’m 36, oh God, that’s nearly 40, and I’ll look really old and wrinkly by then". And actually I quite like the way I look. I feel OK about myself these days.' Kate Winslet
'My ass is definitely higher than it was when I was 20. This is the thing that people don’t understand — take care of your body [and it will] get better! It gets better as I get older.'
‘Aging isn’t about getting old it’s about LIVING… Learning that you can age well, will actually help you to age better… let’s start celebrating and living an engaged life, and stop punishing ourselves for not looking a certain way, and instead holding ourselves accountable for actually taking care of ourselves inside first, knowing the results on the exterior will be a shining side effect.’
'I don’t want to be vain or fearful, and I don’t think I’ll do anything [in terms of plastic surgery], but if I want to do something, I will. From my perspective, there’s no reason to be afraid of ageing, because if you age, you’re lucky! The alternative is death.' Drew Barrymore
'I think that laughter and smiling are some of the best antidotes to ageing that you could possibly have. In general, I pretty much think of myself as still being about 5.' Demi Moore
'I was a dumpy teenager. My mum was a model and was all about looks, so I rebelled by going goth. It took me years of peeling back the onion to finally stop using make-up as a mask and feel comfortable in my skin.' Jennifer Aniston
'As a woman, you should be more at ease with your sexuality when you are in your 40s...You are more self-assured about that part. And that's the way it should be.' Salma Hayek
'I have absolutely no objection to growing older. I am a stroke survivor so I am extremely grateful to be ageing – I have nothing but gratitude for the passing years. I am ageing – lucky, lucky me!' Sharon Stone
'I don't think of getting older as looking better or worse; it's just different. You change, and that's OK. Life is about change. I don't have anxiety about it, so I'm not running to get Botox. Maybe that will change, but I don't think so. I feel comfortable in my skin and comfortable with ageing, so I think it's okay that I get wrinkles.'
'I do sometimes worry about getting older and the fact that I am not going to be a model for ever...But the fact that Helen Mirren can look so good in swimwear is an amazing boost for all women. When I think about [women like her] I instantly stop worrying.'
'I just think that things get easier as you get older and wiser and more experienced. You get more confident about who you are as you get older. I find that really comforting.'
'Growing older is not such a big deal for me, despite the fears that older actresses have in Hollywood. When I hit 40, for example, I didn't feel 40 - or whatever that is supposed to feel like.'
'I'm almost 50, so I obviously don't have the same body that I had when I was 20. But I also don't have the same mindset either, when I was wracked with self-consciousness and insecurity. Now I really appreciate my maturity as a woman, my depth of spirit and soul and my understanding of who I am and what's important to me.'
'Feeling attractive didn’t come until I was 29… What is it about a woman being in her late 30s that brings out the "Oh, my gosh, are you worried?" questions? Worried? What about? Thirty-eight, 39, 40, 50! Great! Still alive!'
'I love ageing. Why would I want to be 21 for the rest of my life?'
'I do think about ageing. I have those moments of panic and vanity, but life keeps getting better, so you can't worry about it too much.'
'Age holds absolutely no fear for me. There is so much enjoyment ahead.'