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Eva Longoria Loves Her 40s: ‘I Got My Gray Hair From My Mom’

Eva Longoria is embracing her 40s — and her good genes. The Telenovela actress opened up about her beauty secrets, go-to workouts and so much more in an exclusive interview in the new issue of Us Weekly.

“I’ve always known that I’d love my 40s. I always say I want my 40-year-old mind with my 20-year-old body,” Longoria, 40, tells Us. “That would be perfect!”

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Longoria, who got engaged to longtime boyfriend José “Pepe” Bastón in December, credits her parents for how she’s aged so gracefully.

Eva Longoria

“Genetics has a lot to do with it. My dad barely has any wrinkles,” she explains. “But I got my gray hair from my mom. So I’m grateful to L’Oreal to cover it!” (Longoria became a L’Oreal Paris ambassador in 2014.)

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The Desperate Housewives alum is mindful of how she eats, though. “I really prepare my food for the day so I’m not starving,” she says. “Every time I’m running and I’m seeing the calories I’m burning I go, ‘That’s only one glass of wine! I haven’t even gotten to the food!'”

For more of Longoria’s beauty secrets — and the exercises she does to get in shape — pick up the latest issue of Us Weekly, on stands now!

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