This piece from Shine is just too true. I feel lucky to have not worried about getting old when I was still in my 20s, like many women today. Yeah, I worried about being fat, even though I wasn’t, but at least women who are in their 40s now were largely spared that particular angst, mainly because (I think) Botox wasn’t yet in such wide use.

In any event, this is a great piece by my friend Liz Brody.

Botox @18? Is the anti-aging pressure insane?

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Stephanie Dolgoff is the kind of gal you want on your first responder team. Love crisis or career slider—she’ll decode it like a woozy anti-spam CAPTCHA and clarify the writing on the wall with just the something you never thought of, while simultaneously making you pee in your pants. Now that the magazine editor, blogger, mother of twins, and (in full disclosure) friend, has written a cheekily wise and hilarious book, My Formerly Hot Life: Dispatches from the other side of young, which comes out today, Shine had to have a sit-down, and ask her:  What gives with all this the anti-aging mania? READ THE REST HERE