Love to love
On the night after my first real kiss, I ran to the mirror, sure that this thrilling new experience must show on my face. And there it was, or so I was convinced: an otherworldly glow, as if a light had been switched on inside me. Turns out science backs up those adolescent instincts. Love really can do wonders for the complexion. It also bolsters the immune system, increases longevity, reduces stress and floods our systems with energising, happiness-producing dopamine, making it the very best drug on the planet.
So please regard this Valentine-themed issue as encouragement to celebrate the love in your life, whether it involves a grand romance, your dearest friends, family members or animals. The effects really will show in your life and on your face as you –