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Tobacco’s topical wrinkle rewards

Tweet Everyone knows that smoking can worsen wrinkles, but a new discovery by Italian scientists could put tobacco in a new anti-wrinkle role. Chosen because of its levels of proline and glycine, abundant amino acids in human collagen, wild tobacco was tested on keratinocytes and fibroblasts to determine its anti-aging properties. In addition to acting as an antioxidant, the researchers found that its mix of peptides, amino acids and sugars had a ... Jump to full article >>