It’s a touchy subject — one that often leads to misunderstandings and misquotations.
This standard of youthful beauty not only gives us undue cause to worry about a completely unrealistic pursuit (trying to appear perpetually youthful), but also entirely devalues women who have moved past what society deems to be their sexual worth.
Between their frequent movie roles, they're defying logic by staying busy while aging as gracefully as an actress can in their particular situations.
Some of these sexy ladies look as good now as they did when they were first up-and-coming stars.
Just look at Carmen Electra, Julie Bowen, and Uma Thurman who are still stunning despite having been under the hot glare of the public spotlight for much of their careers.
These attractive women have managed to defy logic and nature to remain beautiful well into their 40s.
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The common bond between these women, besides age of course, is that they're in tremendous physical shape.
That’s terrifying for a whole handful of reasons — two of which particularly strike me.
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Notions of ageism plague women in the entertainment industry, as they continue to limit the available roles for women over 45 in Hollywood.
This is an Ultimate List of the hottest women over 40.
It's hard to believe that some of these well known women are over 40, considering it seems like yesterday that they just burst onto the scene.