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Fact or Fiction: Wrinkles
by Staff
Everyone dreads the onset of wrinkles -- and we all have our own methods of prevention. But how do you know what really works? We'll separate fact from fiction in this quiz -- and maybe even give you the lowdown on the best wrinkle cream out there!

Wrinkles form in the outermost layer of the skin: the epidermis.

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  • almost fact: They can form in the epidermis or the dermis.

People with higher body mass indexes have increased skin aging.

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  • almost fact: Thinner women tend to have more wrinkles.

Staying out of the sun is the best way to prevent wrinkling.

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  • almost fact: Wrinkling is natural -- staying out of the sun will help a little, though.

Smokers are much more likely to have wrinkled skin than nonsmokers.

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  • almost fact: Smokers who also drink alcohol are at high risk for wrinkling.

Dieting can cause wrinkles.

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  • almost fact: Yo-yo dieting can cause wrinkles.

Researchers believe that wrinkles can be the result of eating too much fatty food.

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  • almost fact: It's carbohydrates that could be the culprit.

The type of pillow you use can affect facial wrinkling.

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  • almost fact: Your sleep position is what can cause wrinkles overnight.

Foods rich in vitamin B have been found to be effective in lessening wrinkles.

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  • almost fact: It's better to stock up on foods high in calcium.

Creme de la Mer is the best wrinkle cream out there.

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  • almost fact: Garnier Nutritioniste Ultra-Lift Pro Deep Wrinkle Cream is the best.

There might not be an all-powerful wrinkle cream out there, but products that contain salicylic acid and vitamin D could help.

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  • almost fact: Alpha hydroxy acids are the best ingredients to look out for.