What Smoking Does to Your Appearance
Woman smoking

A Harmful Habit Inside and Out

You may be aware smoking increases your risk of cancer, but some of its other negative effects may be staring back at you in the mirror. Premature wrinkles, rotten teeth and yellow fingernails represent just three unflattering consequences of lighting up a cigarette. Before you open that next pack of cigarettes, take note of these seven ways smoking alters your appearance for the worse—along with the positive effects quitting smoking might have on your looks.

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