Smile--You're On Botox!

A new miracle drug, soon to win FDA approval, removes frowns, cares and maybe your personality

Let's hear it for wrinkles--for those fabulous frown lines and high-kicking crow's-feet. What crucial moods they so subtly express! With a slight tightening of the skin between the eyebrows, bosses can communicate killer exasperation. Moms, salesclerks and 30-ish women at singles bars can signal displeasure without raising their voices. And consider the alpha male: why, Clint Eastwood with an unlined face would just be... Dick Clark. Wrinkles were surely what George Orwell had in mind when he wrote that at 50 everyone has the face he deserves.

That Orwell--he was so 1984. Today, when Youth is a secular religion and...

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