Nicoclean: A Reminder of Smoking's Effect on Beauty

Nicoclean: A Reminder of Smoking's Effect on Beauty


Last night, GiggleSugar sent me to Nico Market, an online "store" that stocks personal hygiene products that mimic the effects of smoking on your skin, breath, teeth and smell. My favorite one is Nicoclean, which promises to "add ten years to your looks in less than one week." Check out the clever "commercial" when you read more


This is a smart spot, but there's nothing even mildly amusing smoking can actually do to your health and beauty. Smoking increases wrinkles, causes blood vessels to shrink, stains your teeth, and generally does a nasty number on your complexion. (And no, light cigarettes aren't any better.) So if you've been needing yet another reason to quit smoking—or to never start—I think this "ad" is a good one.

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