How much younger than your age do you look?

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How much younger than your real age do you look?
I look older 6%  6%  [ 4 ]
I look as old as I am 11%  11%  [ 8 ]
I look a few years younger 11%  11%  [ 8 ]
About 5 32%  32%  [ 23 ]
About 10 31%  31%  [ 22 ]
People still think I am a teenager even though I am an old fart 7%  7%  [ 5 ]
I am not old enough to look younger than my age yet. 1%  1%  [ 1 ]
Total votes : 71

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15 Dec 2013, 3:59 am

I am told by people I look around 10 years younger than I am. This has happened to me a number of times since going out and about. People ask me my age, I tell them and they are surprised that I am 38 as they seemed to think I was in my late 20s at the most. I get the "wow, I didn't think you were *that* old" comment.

Ummm...thanks. I think.

I have a young looking face it seems.

I don't use lotions, potions and creams so it's not that. I don't wear make up often so its not that. I assuming its genetic. My mum used to look young too.

How old do you look?



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15 Dec 2013, 4:21 am

5 years I think.



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15 Dec 2013, 4:31 am

I'm 30 and look 20.

My mom is 65-ish and looks 50-ish.


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15 Dec 2013, 8:11 am

I look a few years younger than I am.
If I shave I lose anywhere between five and ten years more.



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15 Dec 2013, 8:31 am

I'd say I looked about five years younger than my age until I started balding. I now shave my head and grew a beard and suddenly people treat me like an adult, I don't get carded, etc. Being bald at 30 I don't know if I look 30 or older (since balding is associated with older age)? Either way, I quite like it.



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15 Dec 2013, 8:47 am

I'm 35 and have been told I look 30. My dad's 80 and looks early 60s. My mom's 71 and looks early 60s.


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15 Dec 2013, 8:48 am

I grew a beard to age myself up a bit... Right now I only look a few years younger, without it I guess at least 5 years younger...


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15 Dec 2013, 9:12 am

I voted "I look older" because I look older unless I shave. But I'm considering that "I am not old enough to look younger than my age yet".



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15 Dec 2013, 9:15 am

I'm 41. I resemble 35. I feel 50.



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15 Dec 2013, 9:19 am

NEtikiman wrote:
I grew a beard to age myself up a bit... Right now I only look a few years younger, without it I guess at least 5 years younger...


It takes me a long time to grow good facial hair, so for a while I look like a 30-year-old with a dirty face.


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15 Dec 2013, 10:27 am

I am actually 26 years old, but I look like I am 16 years old.


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15 Dec 2013, 10:34 am

I've no idea. I've been told I look younger, but I've no idea how much younger I look.

<------ That's me. I'm 27.



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15 Dec 2013, 10:44 am

People always seem surprised when I tell them how old I am, and say they thought I was younger. They don't usually say how much younger, though... I'd guess between five and ten years, depending on how rumpled I look that day.

Then again, last year my Mum (whom I visit about once a year) told me that some of her friends had estimated that I was in my early 20s... I was 42 at the time. But I suspect that goes beyond 'looking younger' and into 'seems wildly immature' territory. :roll:



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15 Dec 2013, 10:45 am

McCool wrote:
I've no idea. I've been told I look younger, but I've no idea how much younger I look.

<------ That's me. I'm 27.


I would have guessed 23, maybe 24.


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15 Dec 2013, 2:14 pm

10 years at least. I am 35 but people still sometimes mistake me for a college student.