Thursday 23 June 2022 12:38 PM Fans are left in awe by Baroness Floella Benjamin's, 72, youthful appearance trends now

Thursday 23 June 2022 12:38 PM Fans are left in awe by Baroness Floella Benjamin's, 72, youthful appearance trends now
Thursday 23 June 2022 12:38 PM Fans are left in awe by Baroness Floella Benjamin's, 72, youthful appearance trends now

Thursday 23 June 2022 12:38 PM Fans are left in awe by Baroness Floella Benjamin's, 72, youthful appearance trends now

Baroness Floella Benjamin astounded Lorraine viewers with her youthful appearance on Thursday as she discussed the Windrush celebrations, her new book and her incredible career.

The 72-year-old, known for her role presenting children's shows including Play School, joked to Lorraine Kelly, 62, that the secret to her looks is cod liver oil, which her mother fed her when she was younger.

The star also told how she'd become emotional on Windrush Day on Wednesday as she joined Prince William and Kate Middleton for the unveiling of the National Windrush Monument.

Stunner: Baroness Floella Benjamin astounded Lorraine viewers with her youthful appearance on Thursday as she discussed the Windrush celebrations, her new book and her incredible career

Stunner: Baroness Floella Benjamin astounded Lorraine viewers with her youthful appearance on Thursday as she discussed the Windrush celebrations, her new book and her incredible career

Viewers tuning in to the show found themselves very distracted by Floella's youthful glow and were quick to rush to Twitter to share their compliments. 

'Floella Benjamin hasn't aged since I watched her on Playschool about 40 years ago!!' tweeted one person.

While another: 'Watching @floellabenjamin on Lorraine and she looks EXACTLY the same as she did when I used to watch her on Playschool 38/40yrs ago!! The woman doesn’t age, at all!!!'

Still fabulous: The 72-year-old, known for her role presenting children's shows including Play School, joked to Lorraine Kelly, 62, that the secret to her looks is cod liver oil, which her mother fed her when she was younger [pictured in 1983]

Still fabulous: The 72-year-old, known for her role presenting children's shows including Play School, joked to Lorraine Kelly, 62, that the secret to her looks is cod liver oil, which her mother fed her when she was younger [pictured in 1983]

'Floella looks amazing for 72' commented a third astounded watcher.

'Floella Benjamin hasn’t aged in 40 years' commented a fifth person.

With another agreeing: 'Can you ask Floella what she uses to make herself look so fabulous!!!!! She’s barely aged a day since Play School Days. Amazing woman!'

Touching: The star also told how she'd become emotional on Windrush Day on Wednesday as she joined Prince William and Kate Middleton for the unveiling of the National Windrush Monument

Touching: The star also told how she'd become emotional on Windrush Day on Wednesday as she joined Prince William and Kate Middleton for the unveiling of the National Windrush Monument

During the interview, Floella touched on her childhood, where she revealed the secrets to her fresh-faced looks.

She told Lorraine: 'The secret of life is to know that you're loved. My mum and day, especially my mum poured love into us every single day of my life. 

'She told me and my five brothers and sisters and poured cod liver oil into us as well! That's why I look so good at 72! 73 nearly. Cod liver oil is the secret!'

Reaction: Viewers tuning in to the show found themselves very distracted by Floella's youthful glow and were quick to rush to Twitter to share their compliments

Reaction: Viewers tuning in to the show found themselves very distracted by Floella's youthful glow and were quick to rush to Twitter to share their compliments

Meanwhile, Floella opened up on her pride and emotion at her being part of the unveiling of a national monument in one of London's biggest train stations to celebrate the dreams and courage of the Windrush generation.

Floella, who moved to the UK from Trinidad aged 10, explained: 'I just felt so emotional as I stood on the platform there thinking 62 years ago, I arrived at Waterloo, platform 19 with my little grip - my suitcase. Looking up at the huge

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