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You’ll be shocked which 7 everyday habits are giving you wrinkles

These signs can be very dangerous, but it is even worse if you don’t know what’s causing them and they continue to grow. So, here is a list of a few everyday habits that must be avoided to keep wrinkles away.

health and fitness Updated: Feb 27, 2016 18:14 IST
Nikita Sachdev
Wrinkles

Smoking and drinking cause ­premature fine lines mostly near your eyes and upper lips.(Shutterstock)

Have you ever woken up to a scary crease or wrinkle on your face or is your skin ageing too fast? While we expect wrinkles only as we grow older, but there are ­youngsters who complain of premature signs of ageing.

These signs can be very dangerous, but it is even worse if you don’t know what’s causing them and they continue to grow. So, here is a list of a few everyday habits that must be avoided to keep wrinkles away.

You can get crow’s feet, i.e. fine lines around the corners of your eye, if you stretch your skin while applying makeup. (YouTube)

1 Your eye make-up moves: You can get crow’s feet, i.e. fine lines around the corners of your eye, if you stretch your skin while applying makeup. “To make your makeup easier instead of stretching your skin, use a primer and then a base, which will make it easy to apply makeup, give you a smoother finish and make your makeup stay for long” advises makeup ­artist Neetu Rathore.

Read: Once the party is done, this is how to undo the effects of make-up

Sleeping on your face can give you wrinkles. (Shutterstock)

2 Sleeping the wrong way: Sleeping on your face can give you wrinkles. No, this is a not a myth, but a ­scientifically proven fact. If you still can’t help but sleep on your face, then go for a satin pillowcase instead of a cotton one, as this will reduce the ill effects on your skin. A wrong sleeping posture can also make you age very fast.

Read: Disturbed sleep is more harmful to you than lack of sleep

Did you know that ­pouting for pictures or while applying your makeup can give you wrinkles? (Tumblr)

3 Frowning and pouting: Did you know that ­pouting for pictures or while applying your makeup can give you wrinkles? So, girls, pout no more, smile for your pictures and turn your face while applying your make-up.

If you have dry skin and you are using a matte foundation, it can have adverse effects on your skin like wrinkles, fine lines and breakouts. (Pinterest)

4 Using the wrong ­foundation: If you have dry skin and you are using a matte foundation, it can have adverse effects on your skin like wrinkles, fine lines and breakouts.

The towels you use to wipe your face must be ­chosen very carefully. (Pinterest)

5 Harshly rubbing your face: The towels you use to wipe your face must be ­chosen very carefully. When you wash your face, your skin becomes supple and sensitive. Using a hard towel or applying too much pressure on your skin while wiping it can cause creases on your skin. It’s best to use baby wipes whenever you can.

Stress can also lead to not eating well and ­exercising less, which can cause ageing. (Shutterstock)

6 Stressing: When you stress, you tend to frown more. Frowning is one of the key causes of wrinkles on your face. Stress can also lead to not eating well and ­exercising less, which can cause ageing.

Read: Beware! Experiencing financial stress can trigger physical pain

Smoking causes ­premature fine lines mostly near your eyes and upper lips. (Tumblr)

7 Smoking/alcohol: Smoking causes ­premature fine lines mostly near your eyes and upper lips. These lines usually appear to smokers 10 to 15 years earlier than all those who don’t smoke.

Read: 9 things you didn’t know about smoking

(Inputs by beauty expert Neetu Rathore)

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