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Spinel's avatar

Yes. If one wants spend thousands and have permanent damage done. That plastic surgery isn’t all its cracked up to be.

Grisaille's avatar

If that were possible, death wouldn’t exist.

You can spend thousands on plastic surgery or makeup, however, to give the illusion you aren’t aging.

mattbrowne's avatar

Actually there are a couple of things people can do to slow down (the signs of) aging:

- moderate forms of exercise once you’re 30 or older (most athletes age faster)
– healthy diet, avoiding toxins
– focus on preventing sickness, instead of treating it when it already occurred
– commitment to lifelong learning / exposure of the brain to novel experiences
– limitation of stress, appreciation of the little things in life
– appreciation of other people / helping other people
– refusal to get upset / positive constructive attitude to all negative experiences
– healthy spirituality

In most cases plastic surgery is actually counterproductive because the really important things in life get a lower priority. There are exceptions when plastic surgery makes sense, for example after severe accidents.

rooeytoo's avatar

I’m not even trying to reverse it, I just ignore it and keep on going!

Pandora's avatar

I agree with matt.
There are also creams and lotions that help slow it down.
Also, giving up things can help slow down aging. Sun worshiping every summer and smoking and drinking are things that when stopped that can help your appearance.
You still need at least 15 minutes of sun a day but do it in the morning or late evening. The rest of the time wear sunblock makeup or just sun block.
Moisterize, eat well, lots of fruits and vegetables and drink plenty of water. Also drink cranberry juice.
Cut out sodas, they rot your teeth and can give you kidney stones. Your kidneys help filter your body of toxins and so does your liver. You want to eat things that are kind to them. In return they will do their job well and reward you with better looking skin.
Taking care of your teeth and gums is something a lot of people ignore. Unhealthy gums can lead to heart problems.
Also get a good nights rest every night. At least 7 hours. But don’t over do. It will make you lazy, not rested.

Capt_Bloth's avatar

No. Just no.

skfinkel's avatar

@mattbrowne Great answer.
@zookeeny Aging is a part of life. Aging gracefully (with acceptance of the changes—while living as healthily as you can) might be a more fruitful goal than to reverse its signs, which we can’t do.

We are encouraged by advertising to spend lots of money with a promise to reverse aging, but it’s an elusive and impossible goal.

ccrow's avatar

Reverse? Not w/out extreme measures like peels, surgery, etc. Slowing it down can be done by following the excellent advice above.
Or you can just quit looking in the mirror!! :-p

Cotton101's avatar

Oh yes, $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$!

skjdflajwe's avatar

Currently no, but could be possible in the next 20–30 years. Well, at least this is what Ray Kurzweil claims.

stranger_in_a_strange_land's avatar

No; nor do I want to. I’m already a dinosaur totally out of place in this world. It would serve no useful purpose for me to live longer than nature normally allows. As for appearance, I don’t give a damn what I look like, I’m not interested in impressing anyone.

belakyre's avatar

I don’t want to be in my 60’s walking around like I’m 14. If I’m going to die, I want to at least look like I was old enough to die.

LeopardGecko's avatar

No, but it is possible to not visually age so quickly by not putting on lots of make up, that shit ruins your skin years beyond what it should be. If you do use any anti-wrinkle/aging/what not cream, stop using it immediately. Put on as little make up as you can as well. Leave your skin as it is, that’s the way it should be. Have you ever seen a celebrity without make-up…they look sick, most of that is because they wear copious amounts all of the time.

Exercise, diet, reduced stress and drug intake can reverse the physiological signs of aging for sure and it’s never too late for that.

cornbird's avatar

Yes there is.. Eat right, excercise and love yourself. You will be sooo surprized.

EgaoNoGenki's avatar

I’m for looking 15 by the time I’m 50. At the rate cosmetic science is going, that could be entirely possible in 25 years.

Cotton101's avatar

oh yes, just put the money on the table and it can be done!

CaptainHarley's avatar

You’d be amazed at how regular exercise and proper diet can decrease the impact of increasing age.

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