Gwyneth Paltrow turns fifty in the present day and — like the great Libra that she is — celebrated by releasing images of herself fully bare and painted head-to-toe in gold paint.

A golden woman to make certain, Gwyneth remains to be a far cry from the Golden Ladies, a few of whom had been of their early 50’s when the beloved TV present started!

What does it imply to be fifty today? Magnificence requirements for golden-aged girls have modified, as have our high-tech alternatives to satisfy them.

Gold-painted images apart, Paltrow additionally not too long ago shared this sincere tackle her fiftieth, sharing, “I do what I can to attempt for good well being and longevity, to stave off weakening muscle groups and receding bone. I’ve a mantra I insert into these reckless ideas that attempt to derail me: I settle for.

“I settle for the marks and the loosening pores and skin, the wrinkles. I settle for my physique and let go of the have to be excellent, look excellent, defy gravity, defy logic, defy humanity. I settle for my humanity.”

For greater than 20 years now, exhibits like Attractive and the Metropolis have portrayed their (now over-fifty) characters relationship, working and dwelling in a approach that Blanche and Dorthy would by no means.

In wellness, we’ve featured many the older woman with well being and power a twenty-one yr outdated would envy.

For an growing old Millenial like myself, it’s a beautiful factor to observe all this progress round age unfold in actual time. The golden years are trying higher and higher, which supplies me hope to examine what they’ll appear like as soon as I attain them myself. On the entire, I believe that’s what number of girls really feel about these shifts round age. Certain, these adjustments might extend the years wherein we give approach too many figs about the way in which we glance. And, no, not all of us have entry to the most recent and greatest in aesthetics and leading edge tech the way in which Gwyneth could. That mentioned, on a wellness stage, I’m consistently rooting for innovation in medical, aesthetic and other longevity technologies — anticipating what will probably be extra broadly obtainable as soon as I want them myself.

As I’ve famous typically in our magnificence tales, the popularization of elite spa therapies typically assist new wellness applied sciences trickle down and take maintain as viable well being therapies. Whereas nobody has a home spa like GP, advances in wellness applied sciences like infrared saunas and microcurrent facials are within the strategy of changing into increasingly more accessible over time.

Biohacker, Dave Asprey is fond of claiming that in case you can “keep alive” for the subsequent twenty years, you might be able to dwell into the subsequent hundred. The advances coming down the pike on the earth of longevity tech are that revolutionary.

In my interview with longevity investor, Sergey Young, he unpacks three longevity “horizons”, the third being “know-how obtainable over the subsequent 10-20 years with the potential to increase our lifespans to 200 years.” Fairly thrilling stuff.

I’m unsure you anticipated these nakie images of a 90’s starlet turned golden-aged wellness maven in your in-box in the present day. And I’m sure you didn’t count on us to attach them to a hopeful narrative round longevity. Nonetheless, in stark distinction to different girls’s wellness information around the globe this very week, we hope you wring a drop of hope and inspiration round the way in which concepts on girls and growing old are altering.

Even in case you don’t share Gwyneth’s enviable entry to the most effective of the most effective (who does?) the path we’re all heading with regards to longevity bears loads of promise.