Quitting the smoking habit is one of the most effective ways to prevent wrinkles. It is actually more effective in fighting wrinkles than using a face wrinkle cream. Creams alone will not prevent wrinkles for smokers because the harmful side effects of smoking can not be reversed.
Smoking plays a huge role in developing wrinkles because smoking accelerates the aging process. Aging naturally produces sagging and wrinkling of the skin and smoking makes it happen at a much faster pace.
Smoking can wreak havoc on your skin and develop irreversible skin changes in as little as ten years. This means a person who starts smoking at the age of fifteen can easily start seeing smoking induced wrinkles by as early as age twenty-five. The last thing a twenty-five year old should worry about is wrinkles.
Smoking depletes the skin of oxygen and nutrients because of the narrowing of the blood vessels in the outer layer of the skin. This causes a breakdown of collagen and fibers that provide elasticity and strength. With the breakdown of the collagen and fibers, skin will sag and wrinkle