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Vanessa Feltz reveals top tip for staying young after having Botox for almost 25 years

Vanessa Feltz thinks that having an open mind is the secret to staying young credit:Bang Showbiz
Vanessa Feltz thinks that having an open mind is the secret to staying young credit:Bang Showbiz

Vanessa Feltz tries to have an "open mind" to stay young.

The 62-year-old TV star has had a long career in broadcasting and now hosts her own show on TalkTV but insisted that rather than cosmetic procedures, the secret to staying young is embracing change and "learning" from others.

She told Platinum magazine: "If you want to keep young in life, I think one of the best ways of doing that is to keep an open mind and to not feel like you know the answer to everything. Instead allow yourself to possibly be open to change, and listen totally to what other people are saying. Appreciate their experiences, and then maybe you can learn from them. I really do think that keeps you much younger if you’re still open to having a different view on things."

Despite this the former 'Strictly Come Dancing' contestant is a big fan of getting made up and has had Botox every year since she split from her husband Michael Kruer almost 25 years ago.

She said: " I absolutely love make-up, but I’m not into anti-wrinkle creams. Lots of nice people send me their skincare ranges and want me to represent this and that, but I can’t do it in good conscience because I don’t use a single thing and never have!’.

"I’ve had Botox ever since my husband left me 24 years ago when I decided I wasn’t going to have him leaving lines on my face. And I’ve had it twice a year ever since. Sometimes I let it run out because I don’t get round to it, so I don’t live by it, but I do think it works. It stops you from getting a cross expression or appearing like you’re frowning all the time, and I don’t want to look like I am