what cigarette smoking does to your skin

By Dr Anjali Mahto, Consultant Dermatologist & British Skin Foundation Spokesperson   Smoking damages nearly every organ in the body. Whilst most people are familiar of its association with lung cancer, stroke and heart disease, it also has profound effects on the body’s largest organ – skin. Unlike damage to your heart or lungs, the effects on skin are often outwardly visible for people to see.  Not only is smoking related to the development of certain skin disorders, it is a major culprit in premature ageing of the skin.  The…

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