7 Wrinkle Myths to Stop Believing

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Hint: Smiling isn’t the problem
Let’s get real for a second: No one has all the answers for crow’s feet. But there is a way to be smart about how you approach your antiaging game. Namely, don’t fall for these seven common untruths.

MYTH: GENETICS IS THE MAIN CAUSE OF WRINKLES

Truth: That number-one honor belongs to the sun. Heredity can still be a slight factor, but it really comes down to how much UV exposure you subject your skin to. (Sunscreen is your friend.)

MYTH: PEOPLE WITH OILY SKIN GET FEWER WRINKLES

Truth: It’s possible we’re just telling ourselves that to make up for frequent pimple-patch usage. There’s no definitive evidence either way. If you are on the oily side of the spectrum, though, it’s OK to go lighter in products on some areas (say, the chin versus the under-eye area, where you do still need moisture).….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE

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