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Susan Knox

Ulrika Jonsson avoids looking at herself in mirrors because her 'face is collapsing'

Ulrika Jonsson has admitted that she sometimes avoids looking at herself in the mirror due to her ageing concerns.

The former model and TV presenter, 55, has revealed that she finds it difficult looking at her reflection because her 'face is collapsing'.

The much-loved star, who is well known for her good looks, feels that growing older isn't 'as fun as she hoped', and has admitted that although she's growing older, her insecurities are growing with her.

"I admit, I do it daily, I try to avoid mirrors for that very reason because I will look into them and pull everything about me apart," Ulrika shared.

Ulrika is concerned about ageing (Instagram/ @ulrikajonssonofficial)
The model finds it hard to look at herself in the mirror (TV Times/Future Publishing via Getty Images)

"In my youth, I might have been displeased by the size of my snout but I always knew a bit of blusher on my cheek made the world a better place. Fast forward to my fifties and putting my face on takes an hour.

"All I see is how my face is collapsing and diminishing – except for the hairs on my chinny, chin, chin. There’s plenty of them," she added in her latest column in The Sun.

The former Gladiators star might have some reservations about her ageing looks, but she recently admitted that sex drive is higher than ever at the age of 55.

The presenter revealed she has been dating on and off for the past 18 months and she admitted she prefers sex with younger men as they are more likely to keep up with her high libido.

Ulrika Jonsson and her daughter are the spit of one another (INSTAGRAM)

She also said it’s because she feels as “naughty, silly and ridiculous” as she ever did, and younger men seem more fun.

In a chat with Closer magazine, Ulrika shared: “I’m not ageist by any means. I’m an equal opportunities dater, so by all means apply!”

"I’m 55 now, but I feel rejuvenated and energetic. I genuinely still feel as naughty, silly and ridiculous as I ever did.”

Ulrika prefers to have sex with younger men (Instagram/ @ulrikajonssonofficial)

Although she has been taking Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) to deal with the menopause, Ulrika said it hasn’t affected her sex life at all.

“I’m still very keen. I would love to have somebody in my life, but possibly not in a conventional way,” she added.

Ulrika has been on Celebs Go Dating in a quest to find a man and she also on the dating app Hinge.

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