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Help! What age does my skin look..?

(38 Posts)
lina38 Tue 06-Feb-18 14:08:17

Hi. Had a close up slightly magnified (poss uv light?!) close up pic. I was horrified at the state of my skin. I had make up on and none of this was visible before light on it.

How old would you say I was...

wowfudge Tue 06-Feb-18 14:10:44

In your thirties.

lina38 Tue 06-Feb-18 14:11:28

35. But the dark patches?! It's scared me a bit

TheShaniaTwainExperience Tue 06-Feb-18 14:11:31


lina38 Tue 06-Feb-18 14:12:35

This is exactly how I looked before that pic and just after

TheShaniaTwainExperience Tue 06-Feb-18 14:13:02

Younger in the second pic

lina38 Tue 06-Feb-18 14:14:04

Are the dark patches sinister?! Or simply bags?

TheShaniaTwainExperience Tue 06-Feb-18 14:16:30

Did someone take the pic with a special light or something?

TheShaniaTwainExperience Tue 06-Feb-18 14:17:09

If it’s uv it always shows up weird stuff

Just ignore it and moisturise


Mercurial123 Tue 06-Feb-18 14:19:13

Early 40s

lina38 Tue 06-Feb-18 14:44:50

It looked like a uv light. I've just spent a fortune on la Roche posey potions in sheer panic. I'm 35 but look in my 50's from that pic 😩

wowfudge Tue 06-Feb-18 18:35:51

Only to you - no one else said you looked 50!

WowOoo Tue 06-Feb-18 18:40:04

It just looks dirty and odd to me. I'd have said a very happy 40 year old. You have laughter lines...Be proud and keep smiling.

Waste your money on good shoes or perfume!

demirose87 Tue 06-Feb-18 18:42:19

About 38 to 40 x

Teetotal2018 Tue 06-Feb-18 18:45:56

You look lovely! Not old at all 😊 not there is anything wrong with being old 😊 I would say drink lots of water, eat your greens, wear little or no makeup as it’s very aging and bad for skin and use a natural facial oil x

Annabelle4 Tue 06-Feb-18 18:46:19

No idea, but love your eyebrow shape OP!

CountFosco Tue 06-Feb-18 19:16:36

DH (who is a wizard at guessing people's age) says you look mid 30s. So, nothing to worry about!

MiniCooperLover Tue 06-Feb-18 20:45:56

The skin underneath looks like sun damage? Can you go to a good dermatologist and get it checked out?

Shen0102 Tue 06-Feb-18 20:50:14

late 30s early 40s i'd say, but then it's too close..from afar you do look your age

AllPizzasGreatAndSmall Tue 06-Feb-18 20:51:15

How are people making their guesses based on the tiny amount of skin shown in the photo?

Fosterdog123 Tue 06-Feb-18 21:32:03

In the first pic, I've just gone off eyelids and crows feet, which is all you can see. Eyelid skin is still firm, which means she's under 45 and probably under 40. Crows feet are starting but not too pronounced, which puts her at mid to late 30s.

SwedishEdith Tue 06-Feb-18 21:39:50

The skin underneath looks like sun damage? Can you go to a good dermatologist and get it checked out?

What would you get "checked out"? Surely everyone who has ever exposed their skin to sun has sun damage.

taytotayto111 Tue 06-Feb-18 21:44:10

Mid 40 ish I’d say. You look like my sil and that’s her age

LemonysSnicket Tue 06-Feb-18 21:54:26


LemonysSnicket Tue 06-Feb-18 21:54:55

Second pic mid 30s

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