Hit Pause on the Party: Smoking and Drinking Makes You Ages Faster

It's True! Drinking and Smoking Make You Look Older

It’s common knowledge today that excessive smoking and drinking can have significant negative effects on your body, including nasty hangovers and, well, lung cancer. But can these two habits also impact the way we look? As it turns out, those hard nights of boozing and lighting up aren’t only bad for your health, but drinking and smoking make you look older as well, says research.

As we age, some of us begin to worry about those fines lines and wrinkles that begin to appear on our skin. While some say genes are responsible for how well we age, there are ways to slow down the visible signs of aging, like eating a healthy diet, fitting in exercise and loading up on H20.

But if you often indulge in drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes, your face will age much faster, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.

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