Sharon Stone Says Women Are More Glamourous & Beautiful With Age

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It’s ironic in a good way that Sharon Stone is Shape Magazine’s March cover girl, because at the age of 56 she is in damn good shape! But we’re not just here to ogle her body and place all her value on the way she looks, because women are worth far more than just their exterior, we are huge advocates of that.

However, in an industry like Hollywood, which Sharon has been part of for the past 22 years since that role in ‘Basic Instinct’, it’s hard to avoid the intense pressure put on women and the way they look, especially as they get older. But Sharon, being a badass onscreen and off has no problem going against the grain and wanting to look different.

She talks about aging and beauty and how being young isn’t the only time in your life that you should feel sexy or glamorous as a woman.

The star of the new TNT series ‘Agent X’ and mother to three boys, she has a firm grasp on self-confidence and wanted to share that with you all.

“This idea that being youthful is the only thing that’s beautiful or attractive simply isn’t true. I don’t want to be an ‘ageless beauty.’ I want to be a woman who is the best I can be at my age,” she says in regards to the youth-obsessed world we live in.

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She has never gone under the knife, although she has plenty of surgeons vying for her business. So why hasn’t she fallen prey to the pressure? Because she thinks plastic surgery just makes everyone look the same and eliminates any shred of unique beauty.

“We’ve got 400,000 girls with beachy blonde hair, the same nose, gigantic lips, implants in their cheeks, and little Chicklets for teeth. Are they really prettier?” she says.

While she has this confidence now, it took time to find it, but was definitely worth it.

“There was a point in my 40s when I went into the bathroom with a bottle of wine, locked the door, and said, ‘I’m not coming out until I can totally accept the way that I look right now.’”

Getting fit and healthy and changing her diet was a better choice than plastic surgery and it worked wonders for her body as well as self-esteem. Perhaps that is something more women who struggle with aging could try instead of quick fixes: a lifestyle change.

Sharon wants every woman to know that aging doesn’t mean your beauty fades in any way. In fact there are advantages to getting older than young women don’t have.

“I’m not trying to make myself look like a girl because I’m not a girl anymore. I’m very happy about being a grown woman. I think there’s a lot of sexuality, and glamour, and allure, and mystery to being a woman that you just don’t have when you’re young.”

Great advice from Ms. Stone. The message of accepting yourself as a woman and not being trapped in the mindset of constantly trying to make yourself look younger just to feel beautiful is an important one. It’s just another great example of beauty defying the numbers, and perhaps Hollywood could start to get on board with that idea a little more?

One step forward to this acceptance would be having more diverse women both in front and behind the scenes, casting and creating roles for women who are representative of real life.

While this is very slowly happening, it’s awesome to have women like Sharon Stone go to bat for us and tell society where it can shove it’s unrealistic beauty standards.

Badass…

SHARON-STONE

12 Comments

  1. I pray u may live longer

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  3. Way to airbrush the hell out of her face on the cover, though.

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  5. Takes lots of work done to keep up looking younger.

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