Lifestyle and youthful looks

  title={Lifestyle and youthful looks},
  author={David A. Gunn and Joanne L Dick and Diana van Heemst and Christopher E.M. Griffiths and C.C. Tomlin and P.G. Murray and Tamara W. Griffiths and Stephanie Ogden and Andrew E. Mayes and Rudi G. J. Westendorp and Pieternella E Slagboom and A.J.M. de Craen},
  journal={British Journal of Dermatology},
Lifestyle has been proven to have a dramatic effect on the risk of age‐related diseases. The association of lifestyle and facial ageing has been less well studied. 

Are Psychosocial Resources Associated With Perceived Facial Aging in Men?

Looking younger (compared with chronological age) was correlated with optimism, relationship satisfaction, and mental health, and mediation analyses and structural equation modeling indicated that mental health mediated the association between each psychosocial resource and a younger appearance.

The MC1R Gene and Youthful Looks

Defining skin aging and its risk factors: a systematic review and meta-analysis

This review identified seven notable risk factors for various skin aging phenotypes: age, gender, ethnicity, air pollution, nutrition, smoking, sun exposure, and the results will guide future works, such as those aiming to examine the interaction between genetic and environmental influences.

Impact of Smoking and Alcohol Use on Facial Aging in Women: Results of a Large Multinational, Multiracial, Cross-sectional Survey.

Smoking and alcohol consumption significantly but differentially impact skin and volume-related facial aging in women.

Lifestyle and Physiological Factors Associated with Facial Wrinkling in Men and Women.

Sunbed Use Prevalence and Associated Skin Health Habits: Results of a Representative, Population-Based Survey among Austrian Residents

The understanding of prevailing leisure time skin health habits is extended in adding data on prevalence of sunbed use in the general Austrian population to find a high prevalence of self-reported sun Bed use among Austrian citizens.

Facial looks: new insight in risk factors involved in looking old

  • A. Olesen
  • Medicine
    The British journal of dermatology
  • 2015
Development and initial validation of the localized scleroderma skin damage index and physician global assessment of disease damage: a proof-of-concept study and work in progress toward development of localized sclerosis outcome measures.

Appearance and Internal Aging

The effects of appearance on aging and disease risks are examined by classifying appearance into three distinct components: figure (physique), facial features, and skin.



Is skin ageing in the elderly caused by sun exposure or smoking?

There is little clear evidence of a strong association between cumulative sun exposure and skin wrinkling, butContradictory findings also exist on the association between facial wrinkling and smoking status.

Environmental and Lifestyle Factors Associated with Perceived Facial Age in Chinese Women

A number of factors associated with younger appearance in Chinese women are identified and quantified and presented in the context of facial appearance could provide significant motivation for the adoption of a range of healthy behaviours at the level of both individuals and populations.

Changes of oxygen content in facial skin before and after cigarette smoking

  • G. FanPei-lan WuXue-min Wang
  • Medicine
    Skin research and technology : official journal of International Society for Bioengineering and the Skin (ISBS) [and] International Society for Digital Imaging of Skin (ISDIS) [and] International Society for Skin Imaging
  • 2012
The purpose of this study was to measure the oxygen content in facial skin before and after smoking to find out if smoking is an underlying cause of premature skin aging.

Nonagenarian Siblings and Their Offspring Display Lower Risk of Mortality and Morbidity than Sporadic Nonagenarians: The Leiden Longevity Study

To compare the risk of mortality of nonagenarian siblings with that of sporadic nonagenarians and to compare the prevalence of morbidity in their offspring with those of the offsprings' partners.

Effect of smoking and sun on the aging skin.

The association between increasing age, sun exposure, and amount of telangiectasia was strong among men, but less apparent among women, and smoking was also associated with elastosis among both sexes, and with telang iectasia predominantly among men.

Association of dietary fat, vegetables and antioxidant micronutrients with skin ageing in Japanese women.

Examination of the associations of biophysical properties of the skin of women with intakes of fats and antioxidant micronutrients as well as food groups as sources of these nutrients showed that higher intakes of total fat, saturated fat and monounsaturated fat were significantly associated with increased skin elasticity.

Combined Impact of Health Behaviours and Mortality in Men and Women: The EPIC-Norfolk Prospective Population Study

The relationships were consistent in subgroups stratified by sex, age, body mass index, and social class, and after excluding deaths within 2 y, and the trends were strongest for cardiovascular causes.

Influence of environmental factors on facial ageing.

This study confirms previous findings of a negative influence of sun exposure, smoking and a low BMI on facial ageing and indicates that high social status, low depression score and being married are associated with a younger look, but the strength of the associations varies between genders.

Dietary nutrient intakes and skin-aging appearance among middle-aged American women.

Higher intakes of vitamin C and linoleic acid and lower intakes of fats and carbohydrates are associated with better skin-aging appearance, and promoting healthy dietary behaviors may have additional benefit for skin appearance in addition to other health outcomes in the population.

Ultraviolet Exposure and Mortality among Women in Sweden

Solar UV exposure was associated with reduced overall and CVD mortality, whereas artificial UV exposurewas associated with increased overall and cancer mortality among Swedish women.