Your anti-ageing face workout

1. Smile Smoother

This exercise works on your cheeks and the lines around your mouth, but it also helps to lift your jaw, creating a smoother, firmer line. Hide your teeth with your lips and make an 'O' with your mouth. Smile as widely as you can while still hidingyour teeth. Repeat six times. Hold the smile shape and place one index finger on your chin. Begin to move your jaw up and down as you tilt your head back.


2. Puffer fish

This exercise works on your cheeks, helping to lift them. Puff out your cheeks as much as you can. Gently begin tapping them with your hands. Keep doing this for 30 seconds. Relax your face and then repeat.


3. The owl

"This is great for firming your forehead and reducing lines and wrinkles there," says Anna. Make big C shapes with your thumbs and index fingers and then place your index finger just above and parallel to your eyebrows and your thumbs along the top of your cheek bones, so you're making semi-circles around your eyes. Open your eyes wide and look up. Start to pull down with your index fingers while simultaneously trying to raise your eyebrows. Maintain this resistance for two seconds and repeat three times. Repeat once more, this time holding for 10 seconds. Repeat the whole set three times.


4. Kiss the sky

When the lower part of your face drops, it can be one of the most obvious signs of ageing, creating lines between your nose and mouth (naso-labial lines) that can make you look tired. This exercise helps to reverse that effect.Tilt your head back gently and blow ten kisses into the air. The kissing motion should be loud and exaggerated. After your tenth kiss, exhale slowly via one long, prolonged kiss. Relax your face and then repeat twice more.


5. The giraffe

This is aimed directly at firming a sagging neck. Look straight ahead. Place the tips of your fingers at the top of neck and pull the skin down as you tilt your head back. Bring your head back down and repeat twice. Jut your lower lip out as far as possible, place your fingers on your collarbone and point your chin upwards, trying to keep the corners of your mouth pulled down. Hold for four deep breaths.


6. Flirty eyes

This exercise is a great one for tightening the eye area, getting rid of crows feet and droopy lids. Place your fingers horizontally under your eyes – your fingers should be pointing towards your nose. Look upwards and begin fluttering your upper eyelids only. You should be able to feel the tiny muscles in your lower lids pulsing due to the resistance created. Keep this motion going for 30 seconds, then close your eyes for a moment and repeat once more.