Helen Mirren, 69, Works Her Age-Defying Beauty As L’Oreal’s New UK Ambassador: See the Gorgeous Star in Her 20s and More

Helen Mirren at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards on June 3, 2014.
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Like fine wine, Helen Mirren gets better with time! 

The Oscar-winning actress may have wooed the public in a number of buzzworthy films, but her latest role is one she was born to play. The Hundred-Foot Journey star, 69, was appointed beauty ambassador for L’Oreal Paris UK. She joins fellow age-defying stars, Jane Fonda, 76, and Diane Keaton, 68, who also rep the brand. 

Although many women freak out over wrinkles and going grey, Mirren has always embraced aging while promoting positive body image. In this new campaign, Mirren wants to inspire women to make the most of their natural beauty. 

“I am not gorgeous. I never was, but I was okay-looking and I’m keen to stay that way,” she told Telegraph UK. “I hope I can inspire other women towards greater confidence by making the most of their natural good looks.” 

Mirren has always been an alluring beauty since she started her career during the late 1960s. The youthful British actress was known for sporting bright blonde locks and giving the camera a sultry glare. 

Helen Mirren - 1985
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The actress worked it in 1985 in a black peasant top with an edgy choker necklace at 40.   

Helen Mirren - 1970
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The doe-eyed beauty poses here in 1970 at 25, with shoulder-grazing bright blonde hair. 

Helen Mirren - 1995
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Glamour girl! A sultry Mirren poses for a headshot, wearing a slick of red lipstick at 50 in 1995. 

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