Jennifer Aniston has joked that it was "almost just as good" to be snubbed for an Oscar than nominated.

Thrifty Jennifer Aniston doesn’t just rely on expensive creams and overpriced serums to maintain her youthful skin.

The wealthy 43-year-old actress keeps wrinkles at bay using a tried-and-tested technique that costs under R20.

Every night, she religiously smooths trusted beauty stand-by Vaseline below each eye.

The former Friends star starts each morning with another simple – and free – technique for glowing skin.

She fills her sink with water and ice cubes and dips her face in it to shrink the pores and reduce puffiness around her eyes.

“Jen doesn’t like the thought of surgery because she doesn’t want to look stretched, so she has a 30-minute nightly beauty ritual,” an insider told Now magazine.

“Jen’s very disciplined when it comes to staying young.”

The LA-based actress, who is dating Justin Theroux, begins her DIY facial by steaming her pores for 10 minutes.

She then applies a gentle cleanser and toner, followed by Cetaphil Moisturising Lotion.

Dedicated Jennifer then applies a vitamin A treatment from Anna Lotan called Rénova, which she leaves on for another 10 minutes, in which time she smooths vitamin E capsules on to her shins and elbows.

The final touch is the quarter of a teaspoon of Vaseline under each eye. It may seem like an effort, but if the key to flawless skin is elbow grease rather than pricey products, perhaps we should all start trying the Aniston regime. – Daily Mail