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Identical twins are fascinating to just about everyone, but Olay turned to 21 sets of female twins to prove a point—skin care makes a difference.
The Olay Twins study started with a trip to Twinsberg, Ohio, to find twins aged 20 to 35, who showed equal lines and wrinkles and hyperpigmentation. Not the easiest job explained Laura Goodman, senior scientist at Procter & Gamble, the parent company of Olay. The twins needed equivalent smoking histories, sun exposure, and medical backgrounds to control for all possible variables that could affect the appearance of their skin.
Divided into two groups, nine sets of twins used the Olay Pro-X by Olay Tone Correcting Protocol regimen for
Not that we had any doubts, but a recent study confirms the honest to goodness aging effects caused by smoking.
In a twin study conducted in Twinsburg, Ohio, researchers verified that smokers show more premature aging, including wrinkles, nasolabial folds, and sagging upper eyelids. The study appears in the November issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
The study began with the researchers visiting the annual Twin Days Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio. There, they identified 79 pairs of identical twins who had different smoking histories—either one twin smoked and the other didn’t, or one twin smoked