The topic of aging-getting older and looking younger-is more and more pervasive in our society's collective consciousness.

To find out exactly how women and men across the country feel about their own changing looks, the effects of plastic surgery, and whether sex gets better with age, Allure conducted their first-ever survey on aging.

Allure partnered with Penn Schoen Berland to poll 2,000 people nationwide-and here are some of the most fascinating results.

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