Men and women look their best in their thirties, experts say
Women and men are considered to be at their most attractive in their thirties, a US survey of 2,000 people has found.
The study, carried out by Allure magazine, found women are considered most beautiful at 30, show signs of ageing at 41, stop looking ‘sexy’ at 53 and are thought of as ‘old’ at 55.
Whereas men look most handsome at 34, start to age at 41, stop looking ‘good’ at 58 and are seen to be ‘old’ at 59.
The research also looked at the average ages people started using anti-ageing creams. It was found to be 37 for both men and women, with 42 per cent of women and 18 per cent of men saying they would consider having anti-ageing injections or plastic surgery.
Speaking to newspaper the Daily Telegraph, Jillian Mackenzie, deputy editor of Allure, said: ‘In the past it (the ideal age) may have been a little bit younger. Anti-ageing is such a huge topic now and people want to look younger for longer. You see celebrities who are looking amazing into their fifties.
‘Across the board the ages for men were quite a bit older than for women and it’s interesting that men get an extra four years.’
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