How many times have you noticed that you look older in the photo and the mirror? And how many times has someone said you look younger? This is all because it is easy to trick the human brain.
Dermatologist, cosmetologist, and beauty product company founder Tiina Orasmae (Reporting from BrightSide) talks about a series of signs that people use to determine the age of other people both in photos and in real life. To my surprise, the appearance of the wrinkles had nothing to do with it.
1. Uneven skin color
Black spots or pigments are the uneven distribution of melanin in skin cells which makes some parts of the face appear darker than others. An even skin tone makes you look much younger.
2. Clear facial lines
Clear facial lines are associated with youth. This is all because of the elasticity of the skin changes with age. The younger we are, the tighter the skin elasticity. As we age, the skin becomes thinner and stretches. This is why when facial lines are uneven or unclear, people think that the person is older than them.
3. The size of the ears and nose
The smaller the ears and nose, the …