Running May Give You A ‘Bony’ Face

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While running is good for your health, it may be taking away from your skin. Lean athletes over the age of 40 may be at an increased risk of “runner’s face”, found a new study. This is characterised by a skeletal and bony looking face that results from a thinned layer of fat beneath the skin that can lead to premature skin thinning, laxity, and deepening of wrinkles, according to the study. Regularly running outdoors means you’re exposed to the sun quite often – see How The Sun Is Killing Us. Then try out these tips to make your skin look younger.

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