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…and cause everything from pimples to wrinkles! Because stress hormones trigger inflammation and protein loss, which breaks down firming collagen. But there IS an antidote: Positivity! UCLA dermatology professor, Dr. Howard Murad, had female study participants read positive affirmations off note cards every day for a month. The result: The women had lower blood pressure, reduced hormonal stress levels AND better skin hydration – which is a major factor in youthful-looking skin. He calls it the brain-beauty connection. And he says thinking positive, and viewing obstacles as opportunities, will help make your skin younger-looking too.