Most women spend a lot of time and money to maintain a young and healthy look. Now, Ladies' Home Journal offers some advice on skin care. Women who want a de-aging effect can follow these tips.

-Smooth SPF 15 sunscreen on face, neck, back of hands and other age-revealing areas every morning.-Exfoliate with a gentle scrub to even up skin texture, promote glow and stimulate circulation.

-Wear a moisturizer all the time: When applying, let sink in 10 minutes, then blot and apply base makeup.

-Pat on an eye cream morning and night.

-Cleanse and moisturize neck twice a day from collarbone to chin.

-Wear a masque once a week to refine skin.

-Apply moisturizer and leave on for 10 minutes while bathing; then blot and rinse with cold water to eliminate morning grease.

-Moisturize after every shower while skin is still damp, and use more on heels, elbows, knees, feet.

-Pat face gently dry instead of pulling or rubbing skin.

-Rely on a humidifier while sleeping to increase skin's moisture level. Sip six to eight glasses of water daily.

-Give hands a weekly facial by smoothing on a facial masque up to wrists or soaking hands in warm olive oil for 10 minutes; blot and follow with hand cream.

-Exercise three to five times a week to fight flab and sag, have glowing skin and sleep restfully.

-Eat three healthy, low-fat meals a day to keep skin and hair shipshape.

-Avoid before-bedtime fluids, salt, alcohol and caffeine to fight puffy eyes bloat.