Lifestyle

Let’s face it. We all know these facts. However, we might still not follow them because of our addiction to nicotine, and because smoking gives us a ‘high’ that we love.

Whether you’re stressed at work, or need some time to yourself, or are just plain depressed and need a breather, cigarettes come in handy for smokers, and make them believe that they’re feeling more relaxed by inhaling & exhaling the tobacco

Here are a few things you need to know about smoking, and why you need to QUIT:

Why do smokers have wrinkles?
The nicotine in cigarettes causes narrowing of the blood vessels in the outermost layers of your skin, sources claim.
This impairs blood flow to your skin. With less blood flow, your skin doesn’t get as much oxygen and important nutrients, such as vitamin A, according to sources.
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How does tobacco affect your hair?
“The 7,000 chemicals in cigarettes affect every cell in the body, including hair follicles,” said Folan. “Smoking has been associated with hair loss.”
Quitting smoking makes your hair look and smell better as the lingering “ashtray” odor is gone, sources further claim. 
Do cigarettes cause hair loss?
Both men and women tend to develop thinner hair as they age, and smoking can accelerate this process. Some studies even suggest people who smoke are more likely to go bald. Researchers in Taiwan have identified smoking as a clear risk factor for male-pattern baldness in Asian men.
What other side effects exist for smokers?
One:
Smokers appear pale, and develop uneven skin tones/colouring.
Two:
There are more than 4000 chemicals in tobacco smoke alone, and many of them trigger the destruction of collagen and elastin. The consequences include wrinkles and saggy skin.
Three:
Deep lines around the lips are caused by excessive smoking.
Four: 
Age spots are blotches of darker skin color that are common on the face and hands, and smokers have more of these.
Five:
Yellow teeth and unhealthy gums are one of the most notorious effects of smoking, and smokers are twice as likely to lose their teeth as non-smokers.
Six:
Tobacco can stain the nails and skin, but the good news is they tend to get their colour back once you quit smoking.
Seven: