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  • GABRIELLE UNION, 40 photo | Gabrielle Union

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Published: Wednesday Mar 19, 2014 | 02:30 PM EDT

GABRIELLE UNION, 40

Getting older? Bring it on – especially when you look as fresh-faced as Union, who hasn't lost a bit of her youthful glow since 1998. The actress, named one of PEOPLE's 2013 World's Most Beautiful, credits her age-resistant appearance to drinking a gallon of water a day and going without makeup. Her other secret? "I stay young by dating younger!"



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