Advertisement

Can quitting smoking help my skin look younger?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner
One of the benefits of quitting smoking is a younger-looking skin. Smoking accelerates wrinkling and the loss of elasticity that causes skin to sag as people age, so quitting will slow these skin changes down to a normal pace. Your skin tone will improve as well.

Continue Learning about Quit Smoking

Develop a Quit Smoking Plan That Really Works
Develop a Quit Smoking Plan That Really Works
Robin Miller, MD, explains why your doctor should be part of your smoking cessation team, plus some quit smoking tools that may help prevent slip-ups....
Read More
What does pipe tobacco smoke contain?
Dr. Vincent T DeVita JrDr. Vincent T DeVita Jr
All tobacco products contain over a thousand chemicals many of which cause cancer. Pipe tobacco is n...
More Answers
Why are cigarettes harmful?
Frank T. Leone, MDFrank T. Leone, MD
There are over 4,000 chemicals in just one cigarette:400 are known to be toxic40 are known to cause ...
More Answers
How Have We Done in Combatting Smoking?
How Have We Done in Combatting Smoking?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.