FaceApp shows your wrinkles, but everything else in old age gets ...

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FaceApp shows your wrinkles, but everything else in old age gets smoother

Thanks to filters and apps like FaceApp, people fear getting old before they’ve properly reached adulthood

Bryony Gordon

The latest craze to sweep social media involves people posting pictures of themselves as they might look in old age.

Thanks to something called FaceApp, anyone with a smartphone and a willingness to apparently share their data with the Russians can now take part in the “age challenge”, which essentially involves adding a filter to your face to make it look elderly.

It was spearheaded by celebrities such as Courteney Cox, Gordon Ramsay and Heidi Klum, who have offered us a glimpse into an alternate reality where Botox, fillers and plastic surgery do not exist...

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