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Does smiling cause wrinkles? Here’s the definitive answer
By Antonia Hoyle for the Daily Mail. Tess Christian's female friends look the picture of merriment when they get together for their frequent Friday nights out in a local restaurant. Champagne flows, the conversation gets steadily more raucous and peals of laughter hang over their table. Not even a flicker of a smile, let alone a laugh, escapes her lips. Scroll down for video. Tess Christian, 50, pictured does not allow a flicker of a smile to pass her lips, and hasn't for almost 40 years, in an attempt to ward off wrinkles.
That groove is perpendicular to the movement of the underlying muscle, explains Dr. Marc Glashofer, a New York-based dermatologist. Those folds appear every time you smile. Rossi says your genetic makeup also affects how your hide holds up to years of smiling. Unfortunately, many of those variables are out of your hands. The more sun your skin soaks up, the more its connective tissue breaks down, leaving it less firm and less elastic.
Smile lines, sometimes called laugh lines, are types of wrinkles that primarily develop around the sides of your mouth. Sometimes smile lines can also occur around your eyes. They are more noticeable when you smile. As you age, these types of wrinkles may be inevitable. However, you have many options to help get rid of them.
Resting bitch face — that stern, stony-mouthed phenomenon — peaked culturally around three years ago. But now the smile seems to be having a resurgence. A raft of new research points to its potential benefits: lower stress levels and heart rates, increased immunity, even exercise sessions that seem less strenuous. And dermatologists agree that everyone needs to take a fistful of chill pills over eliminating their smile lines, aka crow's-feet. But there are still some wrinkles in our common wisdom around this gesture. So let's separate fact from fiction, shall we? The reality?