Reese Witherspoon is about to make you feel good about your greys and wrinkles

Nothing is more depressing than the visible signs of aging, right there on your face. But that’s just one mindset. Actress Reese Witherspoon has a completely different one.

She’s 43 now, and aging has come to her like it has come for us. But Witherspoon sees it as a badge of honor, not a mark of shame. Her age also means she’s earned wisdom, a lot of things to say, and a place at any table.

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“I have a point of view because I’ve been on this planet for 43 years, and I didn’t feel that same way when I was 25,” she says in an interview with Allure. “I didn’t have the same things to say. I’m 43 and I’ve had a whole bunch of experiences, and I can speak with a thoughtfulness about the changes I’d like to see in the world, and…I just feel like I earned that gray hair and my fine lines. I like ’em. I so prefer 43 to 25.”

Witherspoon already won our hearts years ago when she told Vanity Fair, “I have cellulite. I have stretch marks. Hollywood is one of those endless competitions, but it’s like running a race toward nothing.” “There’s no winning. You’re never going to win the pretty race. I just want to be the best version of myself that I can be.”

If you were wondering, of course she totally gets her greys touched up! It takes three hours and her colorist calls them “hyper-blondes.”

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