Negative Effects Smoking To Hair and Skin

Smoking is a habit and the trend for today's urban society, especially youth and adulthood. In fact, in addition to damage the heart and lungs, smoking also can give bad influence on hair and skin.

Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute assisted by senior consultant dermatologist, Dr. Nipun Jain, examines how smoking can affect a person's appearance.

"Smoking can damage the hair and skin, and makes a person look much older. This is caused by the nicotine and other chemicals into the arteries and block the flow of oxygen and vital nutrients throughout the body," said Dr. Jain.

Here are 6 negative effects of smoking for healthy hair and skin, as reported by the Times of India, Friday (05/24/2013):

1. Sagging skin and wrinkles

Chemicals released from tobacco smoke trigger the destruction of collagen and elastin. This causes sagging skin and wrinkles are very clear.

2. Lines around the lips

When smoking cigarettes, certain muscles around the lips are used in a manner that may cause wrinkle. This can also lead to loss of elasticity in the skin around the lips.

3. The spots on the face

Various studies have shown that smokers are more prone to freckles on the face. These spots are a darker skin color spots found on the face and hands.

4. Changes in skin color

This change is also called 'stained finger'. Excessive smoking cause discoloration of the skin, nails, and teeth.

5. Hair loss

Smoking can accelerate the process of thinning hair, not only the men and also women. Smoking also clogs arteries that reduces the flow of nutrients to the body, including to the head.

6. Eye wrinkles

Smoke from a burning cigarette in touch with the appearance of wrinkles around the eyes. Inhaling cigarette smoke can also damage the structure of the skin and blood vessels around the eyes. The destruction caused by the hazardous chemicals produced by cigarettes.