Forty is a weird age for women. It's society's fault. We think we have it so much better when we're young. Youth is good times without the need for a really good moisturizer, that's certain, but 40 is fabulous. Sexual peak comes at 30; at 40, we have the sex, the looks, the brains, and the knowledge of the years we've lived. Provided we've taken care of ourselves.
Having dreaded turning 40 myself, I hit it and then saw the previews for This Is 40. Perfect, I thought! Laughing is better than frowning when it comes to keeping wrinkles away.
I turned 40 in really good-looking company, with women who defy their age. Look at Cameron Diaz -- 40 and stunning. Her hands, her clavicle, her decolletage! You can tell she moisturizes. Let's take a look at the other gorgeous, confident, put together, smart, and beautifully seasoned ladies who hit the big 4-0 this year. They'll make anyone younger no longer afraid to age.
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I have a major girl crush on This Is 40 star Leslie Mann. She's like the Tina Fey of movies, where Tina Fey is the Tina Fey of TV. Tina's got two years on 40-year-old Leslie, but both women are not only beautiful and hilarious, they both got to kiss Paul Rudd on-screen. Lucky!