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Study: Women Get More Wrinkles Than Men

Mirror, mirror on the wall -- who has the most wrinkles of them all?

According to a new study, men win the wrinkle war. Women wrinkle more easily. According to a study in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, women had more wrinkles and deeper lines than their male counterparts. Their analysis attributes a woman's wrinkles woes to fewer sweat and sebaceous glands, fewer blood vessels, and a different muscle structure.

View the Aesthetic Surgery Journal wrinkles study

CBS News medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton said on "The Early Show" this is particularly the case around the mouth and nose for women. As women age, Ashton explained, the muscles pull in closer to the mouth, and cause wrinkles.

But what about shaving - does that make a difference?

Ashton said the study didn't address hair, but added there are theories that hair follicles give more structure to the skin.

So what can women do to avoid the onset of wrinkles?

Ashton recommended these tips:

• Avoid direct sun exposure.
• Don't smoke.
• No drastic weight loss.
• Plastic surgery.

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