How smoking affects the body – the exterior body

skin is very delicate and important and we spend hundreds and thousands over our life trying to stay looking young, in a culture obsessed with body modifications and staying youthful forever, it’s surprising smoking is still on the rise. Long term smoking can cause so much damage to the skin, here are some examples…

images taken from here.

* The constant contraction of muscles around the mouth creates these fine wrinckles aorund the mouth and eyes.

In 1985 the term smokers face was coined by Dr. Douglas Model. It’s a term which combines all the affects of cigarettes on the skin. These include, greying of the skin, boney contours and wrinkles.

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