FEMAIL looks at celebrities, in their golden years, who look as good as they did 20 years ago.

Age is just a number, the saying goes, but for a select few celebrities, blessed with personal trainers and beauty treatments galore, it’s a number that doesn’t match their still youthful looks.

Star Gwyneth Paltrow has been taking the internet by storm with her ‘birthday suit’ celebration snaps on Instagram in recent years, and to celebrate her 50th birthday on September 27, the Goop founder decided to go all out.

The actress posed nude, showing that she is in her golden age, covering half of her body with gold spray paint. And she looks as good as she did 25 years ago at the height of her film career.

Alongside the likes of Jennifer Aniston, JLo and Halle Berry, Paltrow has seemingly discovered the fountain of youth, showing few signs of aging in recent decades.

Here, FEMAIL brings together celebrities over 50 whose faces have not changed…

GWYNETH PALTROW

AGE: 50

Gwyneth Paltrow at the Emma premiere in 1996 at age 24

Gwyneth Paltrow on her 50th birthday this week

Gwyneth Paltrow on her 50th birthday this week

Taken 26 years apart, these photos show how Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow, 50, has hardly changed. She is pictured on the left at the premiere of Emma in 1996 at the age of 24 and on the right celebrating her 50th birthday this week.

Photos taken of actress Gwyneth Paltrow, who turned 50 this week, show the star in her youth with glowing skin, a toned physique and blonde locks and, as photos of Gwyneth in gold show, the star has hardly changed in subsequent decades.

The blonde beauty marked her big birthday with a nude photo shoot, showing off half her body covered in gold paint as she welcomed the start of her golden years.

The actor turned wellness guru is married to American TV writer Brad Fulchuk and shares two children with her former husband, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin.

JENNIFER ANISTON

AGE: 53

Jennifer Aniston photographed on the red carpet in 1996, 27 years old

Jennifer Aniston photographed on the red carpet in 1996, 27 years old

Jennifer Aniston is seen filming on location for 'The Morning Show' at the Mercer Hotel at 53.

Jennifer Aniston is seen filming on location for 'The Morning Show' at the Mercer Hotel at 53.

Jennifer Aniston has often been admired for her boyish looks, which have hardly changed since her days on the hit series Friends. She is pictured on the left in 1996, aged 27.

Jennifer Aniston is certainly looking chic and youthful these days. The 53-year-old Friends veteran looks just as stunning as she did in her days playing the iconic Rachel Green on the hit series during the ’90s and early ’00s.

Aniston has often been admired for her youthful figure; The ex-wife of Brad Pitt and Justin Theroux is currently filming the Apple TV+ series The Morning Show with Mad Men veteran Jon Hamm.

HALLE BERRY

AGE: 56

Halle Berry at the 1996 Oscars at age 30

Halle Berry at the 1996 Oscars at age 30

Halle Berry on the red carpet at 56

Halle Berry on the red carpet at 56

Halle Berry fans have admired the artist’s flawless skin for years. The youthful-looking actress, now 56 (pictured right) has hardly changed in the last two decades (pictured left in 1996, 30 years old)

Halle Berry, 56, is another celebrity who looks the same as she did decades ago, when she first found stardom. The artist is often praised for her youthful skin and muscles, which she is not afraid to show off.

The mother of two began her modeling career in the early 1990s before her breakout role in the romantic comedy Boomerang (1992), opposite Eddie Murphy. Berry is currently filming the Netflix thriller Our Man with Mark Wahlberg in Croatia.

JENNIFER LOPEZ

AGE: 53

JLo on the red carpet in 1995, 26 years old

JLo on the red carpet in 1995, 26 years old

Jennifer Lopez, 53, at the Tribeca Festival Opening Night in June

Jennifer Lopez, 53, at the Tribeca Festival Opening Night in June

Actress and singer Jennifer Lopez has hardly changed in the last two decades. She is pictured on the left in 1995 at 26 years old and on the right in 2022 at 53 years old.

At the age of 53, the actress, singer and mother of 14-year-old twins Emme and Maximilian looks the same as she did in her twenties: sensational.

JLo has been a source of youthful inspiration for women for decades, and her recent wedding to former flame Ben Affleck proved that it’s never too late to fall head over heels in love (again). A huge fitness fanatic, the star regularly shares photos of her hitting the gym with her followers on social media.

In a recent talk for Grameen America’s Raising Latina Voices, JLo said, “The best advice I can give my kids: They can be who they think they can be.”

SALMA HAYEK

AGE: 56

Salma Hayek at the 48th Annual Cannes Film Festival in 1995 at age 29

Salma Hayek at the 48th Annual Cannes Film Festival in 1995 at age 29

Salma Hayek attends the Kering Foundation's Caring for Women dinner, aged 56

Salma Hayek attends the Kering Foundation's Caring for Women dinner, aged 56

Salma Hayek turned 56 earlier this month. The Latina bombshell looks younger than ever (pictured left in 1995, 29 years old). Hayek has always exuded confidence (pictured at age 56 at the Kering Foundation’s Caring for Women dinner)

Latina bombshell Salma Hayek, who has starred in more than 60 movies, turned 56 earlier this month.

The wife of billionaire businessman François-Henri Pinault, whom she married in 2009, continues to look as young and radiant as ever.

The mother-of-one has been busy this summer while filming a movie with Angelina Jolie attached to direct: Bloodless. They shot in Rome for several weeks.

Hayek has always exuded confidence and has never been afraid to show off her flawless figure.

Julia Roberts

AGE: 54

Julia Roberts at the 1990 Golden Globes at age 22

Julia Roberts at the 1990 Golden Globes at age 22

Julia Roberts on the red carpet at 54

Julia Roberts on the red carpet at 54

Julia Roberts, 54, looked elegantly chic when she arrived at History Talks 2022 earlier this week in Washington DC (pictured right). She still looks as young as she was in 1990 (pictured left, 22 years old)

Julia Roberts looked elegantly chic when she arrived at History Talks 2022 earlier this week in Washington DC

The 54-year-old actress opted for a tweed ensemble, showing off her amazing brooches, as she prepared to be one of the speakers at the star-studded event.

Roberts is another actress who still looks as spirited as she did when she played Vivian in the 1990 film Pretty Woman, at age 22.

The wife of cinematographer Daniel Moder has recently been promoting her new film Ticket to Paradise, in which she stars alongside George Clooney.

SANDRA BULLOCK

AGE: 58

Sandra Bullock on the red carpet in 1996 at age 32

Sandra Bullock on the red carpet in 1996 at age 32

Sandra Bullock at the UK premiere of The Lost City aged 58

Sandra Bullock at the UK premiere of The Lost City aged 58

More stylish as you age? Sandra is pictured right at the UK premiere of The Lost City aged 58. The actress has hardly changed her appearance since the 1990s (pictured left in 1996 at age 32)

Sandra Bullock has shown this year that she continues to gain style with age.

The 58-year-old actress wowed in the dazzling ensemble adorned with a pink and purple cape belt when she attended the UK premiere of The Lost City with Channing Tatum earlier this year.

Bullock has adopted two boys, raising them with her partner of many years, Bryan Randall.

He landed his breakout role in the action thriller Speed ​​in 1994, aged 30, and nearly three decades later, he looks exactly the same.

GWEN STEFANI

AGE: 52

Gwen Stefani attends the 2001 My VH1 Awards at age 31

Gwen Stefani attends the 2001 My VH1 Awards at age 31

Gwen Stefani on the set of The Voice, 52 years old

Gwen Stefani on the set of The Voice, 52 years old

Gwen Stefani still looks as young as she was in 2001 (photo left). The coach from the US version of The Voice still cuts a sleek figure in her colorful ensembles (pictured right)

In 2001, Gwen Stefani was just 31 years old, sporting dark lip liner, and in her rock band, No Doubt.

Fast-forward 21 years and despite seeing no change in her appearance, the singer has enjoyed a successful solo career, a fashion line, and fragrances.

She has three children with ex-husband Gavin Rossdale and married Blake Shelton in 2021.

Stefani is currently a coach on the US version of singing competition The Voice, and she looks bright and young in her colorful ensembles.

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