Of all the cruel jokes our bodies play on us, smile lines may be at the top of the list. The act of smiling makes you feel good. It can reduce stress, calm nervous energy, and lift a bad mood. That’s a lot for facial expression. And it doesn’t just stop with you. A simple smile goes a long way toward making others feel good as well.
But all that smiling you’re doing, it’s a repetitive movement. And like all repetitive movements, it can lead to creases and small wrinkles known as smile lines. It really is unfortunate that something so good (a smile) can lead to something so bad (wrinkles). There’s no need to worry about smile lines, though, because there are some very simple ways to treat these pesky little folds.