Meet the woman that hasn’t smiled or laughed for over 40 years to fight wrinkles
Until humanity figures out a way to stop all of the ageing processes, people, especially women, will work hard trying out each and every beauty secret to keep themselves young-looking. From face exercise to injecting your own blood into the skin as an anti-ageing agent, there are some incredibly creative ways on how to prevent wrinkles and keep yourself looking as fresh as a daisy.
In their search for the ultimate answers on how to stay young, these women have employed strange methods that are as attractive in their simplicity as they are bizarre and extreme in their method. They aim to control their faces’ muscles and possible wrinkles by NEVER smiling (or, in one woman’s case, smiling ALL the time)!
Read on below to learn more about the unbelievable sacrifices they’ve made in the name of beauty!
This is Tess Christian, currently in her fifties
Since she was 10, she has never smiled
She didn’t even smile when her daughter was born
“After Stevie’s birth I was overwhelmed with joy, but still didn’t feel the need to smile”
She says that this has helped her maintain her youthful looks
“My strategy is more natural than Botox and more effective than any expensive beauty cream or facial”
“It’s not as if I’m miserable. I love life. I just don’t feel the need to show it by walking around with a rictus grin on my face”
“My friends have nicknamed me Mona Lisa, after the da Vinci painting. Mona Lisa was said to have been quietly amused, as am I. I just won’t show it”
This is Vicky Kidd, aged 42
She decided to stop smiling 9 years ago, after splitting up with her partner
“The lines on my face were escalating and with advancing age, I started worrying about being left on the shelf”
Christyne Remnant, 74, has a different strategy:
Since she was 8, she decided to never stop smiling
She says this helps prevent her forehead from developing wrinkles