A new report has confirmed that there’s science behind the term, “Smoker’s Face,” coined in the 1980s for how cigarette habits change one’s appearance. Smokers who looked older than their age had two genetic variants that non-smokers didn’t have, according to the findings published in the PLOS Genetics. Smoking cigarettes leads to yellowing of the teeth, more cavities and an increased risk of losing your teeth at a young age; it makes your skin dry, sallow and more wrinkled due to a loss of elasticity caused by smoke; you may also develop tell-tale wrinkles around your mouth caused by puckering. Depending on when you start smoking, these symptoms can set in during your early 30s.
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