Salma Hayek Dishes Beauty Tips: Blasts Botox, Recommends Exercise, Juicing, Massage [Video]

Joanne Eglash

Salma Hayek says that she's never had plastic surgery or Botox. And at 48, Hayek considers herself an expert on what really works when it comes to looking forever young, whether it's avoiding Botox or using old-fashioned foundation, reported People.

In addition to her acting career, Salma has expanded into creating her own beauty products. The collection is called Nuance Salma Hayek, and she's excited about the potential. In particular, Hayek is a believer in her foundation product, called Nuance Flawless Finish Liquid Foundation.

And while she hasn't had plastic surgery, Salma isn't saying never to the concept.

"I don't really take big risks when it comes to beauty. I think a big risk is plastic surgery. I'm very conservative in my beauty routine. I don't know if I would never get plastic surgery. I'm not planning on it right now."

"I don't believe in Botox, especially when [people] do it so young," said Hayek firmly. "They destroy themselves."

"They keep telling young girls, 'Do it young, so you never get wrinkles.' No, your face is going to fall. You'll have to keep getting more and more and more each time. So if you're going to do it, I recommend doing it as late as you can."

Just as with deciding to come up with her own beauty product line to share her beauty secrets, Salma teamed up with Juice Generation maestro Eric Helms to create a juice cleansing program called Cooler Cleanse. Hayek credits juicing, working out, and conservative beauty measures for keeping her always red-carpet-ready.

"You have to find a good person that gives a good massage," she cautions. "I have a [massage therapist], but she lives in Japan. She only comes to London every once in a while. But when she comes, she's my secret weapon. Massage oxygenates, activates the circulation, and keeps the muscles healthy and firm. I cannot tell you, even just for the lymphatic [system], what the massage does for the face."

In addition, Hayek recommends exercise over Botox.

"Oxygenation and circulation helps immediately rejuvenate your body when you exercise. If you kill the muscle, if you paralyze it and your face is not moving, this is going to affect all the other [muscles] around it," she said.

Disclaimer: The Inquisitr strongly recommends you consult your physician before beginning any diet or exercise program. The Inquisitr does not endorse any of the diets or diet techniques mentioned in this article.

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