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Jennifer Aniston's beauty secrets

The red-carpet star lets us in on her best-kept secrets for that year-round healthy glow.

By Ellie McDonald
Ageing is inevitable and there's nothing to not love about it, says Jennifer Aniston.
"I really wish we could shift our perspective on it as a negative because it's happening to every single one of us," she says, adding that one key to ageing well is to nurture your skin.
"Keep it healthy, and keep it tended to – as we tend to our cars, as we tend to our appliances, as we tend to everything else we tend to."
That goes from the inside, out.
"Don't eat processed foods, sugars or high-saturated foods," she says. "Like, all those fried yummy foods we love to have (and that we should definitely indulge in once in a while, of course) – it's pretty basic!"
For ultra-hydrated skin, Jennifer keeps to a morning routine.
"I keep my Aveeno moisturising lotion in the shower so that I put it on before I towel off," she explains. "That's it in a nutshell."
Jen as our favourite character of all time, Rachel Green on Friends.
If you've lain on a beach a little longer than you know you should in pursuit of a summer glow, Jen understands.
"I love the sun – I love it a lot!" she says, adding, "from the time of a babe – I mean, I was a brown berry! I loved being brown – I loved it, I loved it, I loved it.
"My biggest beauty regret is the amount of sunbathing I used to do without sunscreen," she confesses. "I mean, baby oil! What was I thinking?! It's certainly a cautionary tale: just wear sunscreen!
"For me, I'm all about Aveeno Protect + Hydrate Lotion Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 70 and the Aveeno Daily Moisturising Sheer Hydration Lotion – they are actually in my car, in my bag, in the pool, in the kitchen, in the bedroom, in the bathroom – they're everywhere. As well as my hand lotion. Lotions and sunscreens, all the time."
It's not just about taking care of the outside. While many celebrities have millions of fans following their every move on Instagram, Jennifer doesn't have a social media account.
"This business is stressful – and the world, in general, can be stressful," she says.
"Not only that, but we're staring at all these different screens that used to just be a television screen.
"Now it's a computer screen and a phone and God knows what else! These things are like barnacles to us; technology just wraps itself around us.
"It's important to just have that time to be with yourself. Be in your home with your feet on the ground, taking in the earth we have – however long we may have it," she laughs. "Appreciate it and take care of it. And get outta your damn phone. My god!"
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