SmokingSmoking accelerates the ageing of skin. It reduces blood supply to the skin.
Light SkinPeople with light skin are prone to sun damage, which accelerates wrinkle development.
Genetic FactorsWrinkle development is hereditary. If parents developed their wrinkles earlier in life, then their children will have them earlier too.
Some JobsPeople whose jobs are exposed to sunlight such as farmers or gardeners develop more wrinkles than others.
ClothesWearing hat and long sleeves, which cover a person’s skin, will have wrinkles later in their life compared to others.
Exposure to UV (Ultraviolet Light)People who spend considerable time out in the sun during their leisure hours are more likely to develop wrinkles earlier.
Facial ExpressionsExpressive people who tend to smile, frown and squint more will often develop fine lines and wrinkles earlier. Older people who do these facial expressions develop wrinkles because the surface of the skin loses its flexibility to spring it back.
GenderWomen tend to develop more wrinkles around their mouths than men do because women have fewer sweat glands and glands that secrete an oily matter known as sebum (sebaceous glands) to lubricate the skin and fewer blood vessels in this area.
Poor NutritionNutritional deficiencies are believed to contribute to skin aging.
Sleeping PositionSleep position induced wrinkles are a result of repetitive pressure on the face.
Too Much SugarThe more sugar a person eats, the more ages they develop. The harmful new molecules called advanced glycation end products or ages damages the protein fiber that keep skin firm and elastic leading to wrinkles and sagging.
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