Thursday 23 March 2017

After three decades in the spotlight, ageless Winona Ryder credits sunscreen for her flawless skin

Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Winona Ryder in 1990, 1996 and 2016
Winona Ryder in 1990, 1996 and 2016
Winona Ryder & Johnny Depp (Photo by Barry King/WireImage)
Winona Ryder attends the Marc Jacobs Spring 2016 fashion show during New York Fashion Week at Ziegfeld Theater on September 17, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Actress Winona Ryder said she feels "ridiculous" discussing ageing because has "maintained youthfulness" since her career began nearly 30 years ago.

The 44-year-old star, who shot to fame in 1998 with iconic roles in Beetlejuice and Heathers, is often hailed for her ageless appearance with Marc Jacobs even joking that she "made a pact with the devil".

Ryder stars in the designer's latest Spring/Summer '16 beauty campaign and he praised her natural approach to ageing, saying: "[She] doesn't seem to age...[it's not] plastic and it's not filler or any of those things."

While the Edward Scissorhands star said she hasn't experienced any ageist attitudes in Hollywood, she said she enjoys getting older. "I do look older. And, obviously, everyone knows about airbrushing," she told The Sunday Times.

Winona Ryder & Johnny Depp (Photo by Barry King/WireImage)
Winona Ryder & Johnny Depp (Photo by Barry King/WireImage)

"I feel like it sounds ridiculous for me to talk about ageism, because I've been very lucky, in the sense that in other people's eyes, I've maintained this [youthfulness], but I wish society could just celebrate ageing and it could be more of a goal. I do enjoy getting older.'"

She credits daily sunscreen application with boosting her skin over the years, saying she never leaves home without it and a good night's sleep is her secret to

"When I’m not working, (I just use) sunscreen and lip balm," she told Allure magazine. "If I go out, tinted sunscreen and lipstick."

Winona Ryder attends the Marc Jacobs Spring 2016 fashion show during New York Fashion Week at Ziegfeld Theater on September 17, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
Winona Ryder attends the Marc Jacobs Spring 2016 fashion show during New York Fashion Week at Ziegfeld Theater on September 17, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

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