I received a comment quite recently, which I will not quote verbatim. But what was essentially said was that this person is in her late 20s and “terrified about fine lines” and how she’d age.
The comment was asking if the product I had reviewed would help reduce or erase these fine lines. I did say in my reply that we shouldn’t be terrified about aging, because it’s a natural process. But I couldn’t help thinking about the statement about how she was terrified about having fine lines.
This issue about aging and the attendant fear of growing old, was further highlighted by a recent inquiry in person by someone who asked if I could recommend a product or brand to help with “anti-aging” because of lines etc.
I must confess when faced with situations like this, I am at a a loss for words. You see, there is nothing as certain in life than death and taxes – morbid yes. But true.
And the fact is this – we all age and will age, whether we like it or not. But do we have to play into the grabby hands of the beauty industry and believe that it’s a bad thing?Continue Reading