Do facial exercises combat signs of aging?
February 14, 2011
There are many products on the market that aim to help those concerned about signs of aging eliminate wrinkles on their face. Facial exercises recently gained momentum with the release of several books and DVDs detailing the anti-aging method. However, many are skeptical that simply working out the muscles in one's face will make much of a difference, reports the Los Angeles Times.
There is currently no substantial evidence pointing to facial exercises as an effective method of eliminating or reducing wrinkles. Additionally, overused facial muscles are often the cause of wrinkles, such as crow's feet and frown lines, and that these workouts might even have the opposite effect.
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