Ageless Beauty Aleta C. Saunders

ESSENCE.COM Aug, 27, 2008

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Real estate broker, devoted mom, outdoors enthusiast; Atlanta

“I’m 6’1” but I’ve never had an issue with that. If you feel beautiful, you radiate that; people see that and that’s what’s most important.”

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Age-defying secrets: “I’ve been a vegetarian for most of my life. I’m also a member of a boot camp. We meet three times a week; we jog, do suicide drills, box. And I’ve just started working with a personal trainer, twice a week.”

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Wise words: “There’s nothing wrong with enhancing your beauty. But beauty comes from within, and you have to feel beautiful to be beautiful.”

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Saunders doesn’t have a regimen. She simply washes her face and body with castile soap and drinks loads of water. “I am conscious of what I put into my system,” she adds.

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She also enjoys bike-riding and nature and loves to take advantage of Atlanta¹ various outdoor festivals and free concerts.

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Wise words: “There’s nothing wrong with enhancing your beauty. But beauty comes from within, and you have to feel beautiful to be beautiful.”